How To: Make DIY Macrame Curtains

By: Capreek Feb 10, 2014

Add a touch of bohemian chic to your decor with these DIY macrame curtains! They're a great addition to door-less closets, hallways, or even just hung as wall… Continue Reading

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8 Easy and Fun DIY Dinner Theme Party Ideas

By: Capreek Feb 06, 2014

Sure, dinner parties are typically for celebrating some sort of life event (a birthday, an engagement, retirement -- you get the idea), but there's no rule saying you can't throw one just… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Brilliant Brunch Party Ideas

By: Faith-towers Feb 06, 2014

I'm having some friends over for brunch next week, and I'm pumped about it because I rarely have the opportunity to cook breakfast for guests. It's the perfect excuse to experiment with smaller portions, and also try my hand at some new DIY projects for the table. Here are some of the clever ideas I've gathered so… Continue Reading

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Inspiration: 8 Ways to Decorate with Sheepskin Throws

By: Diy maven Feb 06, 2014

Every time I'm at IKEA and I see a pile of those faux sheepskin throws, I invariably have to stop and 'pet' one, which leads me to want to buy one, which leads me to wonder what the heck I'd do with it once I brought it home, which leads me to NOT buy one because I'm not sure WHAT I'd do with it once I brought it home. Before my next trip to IKEA, I decided to go prepared and compile some inspiration to alleviate the turmoil. Surprisingly,… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Hanging Concrete Plant Stand

By: Capreek Feb 05, 2014

Hanging planters have taken a lot of different forms as DIY projects, but a hanging plant stand? That's something I haven't seen… Continue Reading

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How To: Make DIY Valentine Arrows for the One You Love

By: Alicia Feb 04, 2014

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I recently celebrated my sixth wedding anniversary with my guy (Bruno!) and I wanted to make him something meaningful. When I looked into the traditional and modern wedding anniversary gifts I learned that year six is marked by iron (traditional) and wood (modern). I decided to incorporate… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wooden Polaroid Picture Frames

By: Capreek Feb 04, 2014

Whether you make these for yourself or as part of a gift set, these DIY wooden Polaroid frames are a fun way to bring Instagram photos out of your phone and onto… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever DIY Ideas for Your Next Party or Event

By: Faith-towers Feb 04, 2014

This month on Curbly we're focusing on parties and entertaining... so I wanted to share some of my favorite "why didn't I think of that?" ideas that I've run across lately. Click through to check out these super genius (and easy) DIY party… Continue Reading

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DIY Inspiration: Lightbulb Turned Wall-Mounted Vase

By: Diy maven Feb 04, 2014

Incandescent lightbulbs will soon be a thing of the past. What better way to pay homage to its history than turn one into a piece of… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 12 Gorgeous Table Settings to Inspire Your Next Dinner Party

By: Capreek Feb 03, 2014

We'll be sharing loads of great party decor ideas and tips this month, starting with some festive dinner party table settings. Enjoy the eye… Continue Reading

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Shake It! DIY Confetti Gift Wrap Idea

By: Capreek Feb 03, 2014

Looking to add an extra-festive touch to your next gift? Try this super fun and unique "Shake It" confetti wrap… Continue Reading

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Benjamin Moore Teams up with Target Garanimal-Style

By: Diy maven Feb 03, 2014

Yesterday, I was at my local Ace Hardware and saw a flier in the paint department advertising Benjamin Moore's partnership with Target. The companies have teamed up to provide a Garanimal approach to decorating kids' rooms. Basically, you pick your… Continue Reading

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Make It: Stylish DIY Speaker Box Covers

By: Capreek Jan 30, 2014

Call me crazy, but the idea of covering those little eyesores we call speakers with nice, clean boxes makes my visually-inclined soul so happy. SO happy. (It's all about the details,… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Cool Blue Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jan 30, 2014

This kitchen was dark and dingy, with way too much brown. But it had a lot of potential - the room is open and feels spacious, with lots of big windows. Sherry and John recognized this when they bought the place. See what they did with it after the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A DIY Painted Floor Makeover

By: Capreek Jan 29, 2014

This factory in Brooklyn was converted into a loft space, which is awesome... not so awesome was the century-old layer of grime and who-knows-what embedded in the wood floors. So what does a design-minded DIYer do? Paint the floors of… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stationery Organizer from Scratch

By: Capreek Jan 28, 2014

I tend to have a lot of stationery and greeting cards on hand, a result of my inability to pass up a cute card when I see one. What I don't have, though, is an easy way to organize them -- until… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Fun Ways To Decorate A Non-Working Fireplace

By: Faith-towers Jan 28, 2014

I see these all the time around Boston: beautiful fireplaces that don't work. Maybe your landlord doesn't allow it, or maybe there's a fire safety issue. Or perhaps yours does work, but you're just looking for a decorative idea for the warmer months. Whatever the case may be, there are lots of fun ways to decorate this coveted area of your home. Here… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Cute and Cozy Nursery Makeover

By: Capreek Jan 27, 2014

After getting the keys to their new place in November, Holly and her husband got to work preparing the 110-year-old home for a very special new addition: a baby… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Pegboard Wall Shelves

By: Capreek Jan 27, 2014

This is probably one of my favorite DIY projects I've seen recently. It's simple. It's beautiful. It's completely functional... And just about anyone can make it!    … Continue Reading

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How to: Declutter Your Bathroom Fast with These Clever Ideas

By: Faith-towers Jan 27, 2014

We've been talking about organization all month, and the bathroom is one of the hardest rooms to find extra space - but it's also super rewarding once it's done. Here are some tips for curbing the… Continue Reading

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