Make It: DIY Hanging Planter Garden

By: Capreek Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/04/2012

Make use of all that vertical space on your porch, deck, or balcony with an easy, make-it-in-a-single-afternoon DIY hanging planter garden!… Continue Reading

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DIY: Summer Lamp Shade Bunting

By: Craftmel Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

Summer party?  This eclectic approach at a light garland will bring a whole new level of interest to any… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Free Printable Jigsaw Puzzle of the U.S.

By: Capreek Jul 03, 2012

created at: 07/03/2012

Puzzles are fun, learning is fun, and hey, it's the Fourth of July: why not make a jigsaw puzzle of the U.S.??… Continue Reading

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My Quest for Curbly House Color Inspiration

By: Alicia Jul 03, 2012

Our daughter's room in it's pre-painted state.
We're in the middle of a huge remodeling project to create what promises to be our dream house. Last week, drywall started going up and I stopped having contractions, because for the first time in months, the house began looking like a house again. Read on to see how I'm gathering color inspiration for what promises to be a huge paint… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Decorative Plaster Letters

By: Capreek Jul 02, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

We've shown you how to make your own faux-zinc letters, but here's a unique twist on the classic decorative monogram that we think is pretty cool!… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Patriotic Pillows for the 4th of July

By: Capreek Jul 02, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

Independence Day is this week! By now you've stocked up on all your legal fireworks and have your favorite potato salad recipe ready to go. But, if you're looking to bring a little of the red, white, and blue into your decor, we've got a simple sewing project for you!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Concrete Coasters

By: Capreek Jun 29, 2012

created at: 06/28/2012

I'm on a concrete kick these days, exploring all the unique ways you can use it in home decor. From accent walls to candle holders, its possibilities seem endless... and these DIY coasters might be the simplest and easiest of them all!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Typographic "Home Sweet Home" DIY Yarn Art!

By: Capreek Jun 28, 2012

created at: 06/28/2012

We're all about string art these days. I particularly love this simplified, playful approach from Jen Lula!… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Painted Confetti Tumblers

By: Capreek Jun 27, 2012

created at: 06/27/2012

I'm always looking for clever ways to turn thrift store glassware into something fantastic, so when I spotted these DIY Anthropologie-inspired confetti tumblers, I flipped! Not only are they a fraction of the cost, the sky's the limit when it comes to color combos.… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Simple DIY Picnic Blanket for Summer!

By: Capreek Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/26/2012

You guys, it's totally picnic weather these days. And picnic weather means picnic blankets! Here's a simple one you can make in an afternoon and be picnicking on by sunset!… Continue Reading

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Our Energy Rehab Results Are In!

By: Bruno Jun 26, 2012

 We've started out our Curbly House project with a series of energy improvements. Find out how a new HVAC, ductwork, and insulation are paying off.

created at: 06/26/2012
A house is such a personal thing. It’s private, intimate. It’s family. And yet, in most cases, it belonged to someone else before you. And someone else before them. How does a house that belonged to another family for fifty years become your own? How do you know when that change has… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Modern Furniture Makeovers!

By: Capreek Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

We've got some modern makeover madness for you today! Here are 7 awesome furniture face lifts to inspire your own creativity. Enjoy!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Lacy DIY Cement Candle Holders

By: Capreek Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

I know, I know. Cement and lace? These aren't exactly materials you normally associate together, which makes this cool DIY project that much more intriguing (and a great jumping off point)!… Continue Reading

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Food Sculptures by Carl Kleiner

By: Capreek Jun 22, 2012

created at: 06/21/2012

Carl Kleiner is a commercial photographer based in Sweden whose portfolio is full of incredible imagery! Today, of course, we're highlighting this series of food sculptures he created and photographed. It's got just the right amount of whimsy to send you off into a new weekend!… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Minimal DIY Desk Fan

By: Capreek Jun 21, 2012

created at: 06/21/2012

I'm bracing myself for an impending heatwave this weekend (with a yet-to-be-determined end date) and am realizing now just how gosh darn hot my office gets -- without a heatwave! In anticipation, I've been looking at possibly adding a small fan or two to my space, when BAM! I spotted this adorably minimal DIY desk fan. Isn't it just the cutest?… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 20 Awesome DIY Modern Lighting Projects!

By: Capreek Jun 20, 2012

created at: 06/20/2012

In celebration of Modernism month at Curbly, we rounded up 20 of the best and coolest modern lighting projects on these here Interwebs. Yes, you read that right, TWENTY. So, put on your DIY pants, it's time to get illuminated!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Pillows -- Three Ways!

By: Capreek Jun 19, 2012

created at: 06/19/2012

I'm what you might call a pillow freak. I have an entire board dedicated to modern cushions on Pinterest. It's called "Pillow Power" because I'm a weirdo. So, spying not one but three awesome pillows that I can make myself, makes me very, very happy!… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A DIY Painted Starburst Rug

By: Capreek Jun 18, 2012

created at: 06/18/2012

What do you do with a giant, solid color rug? Give it some personality with paint, of course!… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Minty Fresh Nightstand Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 18, 2012

created at: 06/18/2012

I love seeing how people interpret more expensive furniture in their DIY projects! Check out how these nightstands get transformed -- and the inspiration behind the… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Color-Blocked Coasters!

By: Capreek Jun 15, 2012

created at: 06/14/2012

I can't quite put my finger on it, but for some reason I'm a total sucker for coasters. Maybe because they're small, cute, and functional?? Who knows... But I do know that these DIY color-blocked coasters are just too fantastic not to share!… Continue Reading

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