9 Tips for Smart Kid-Friendly Design

By: Alicia Jul 01, 2014


Creating a home that's both stylish and family-friendly can be a hard balance to strike. But, with some creativity and clever space planning, making your home a place that can be safely enjoyed by the entire family is achievable. We've rounded up a list of nine tips that blend style and function. 

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Make It: Do-It-Yourself Seed Bombs

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 04, 2014

DIY seed bombsHow do you get the kids (and adults!) excited about gardening? By spending an afternoon making seed bombs! I smell a weekend project coming on...      

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Make It: Etched Wood Spoons Decorated With Kid Art

By: Lexy.b.ward Feb 19, 2014

ETCHED WOOD SPOONS

It's so refreshing to see a new use for an old skill. Wood etching and burning has been a popular craft for years, but I love seeing how others create something so unique with it! These wooden spoons will be my new go-to gift!  … 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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Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Sweet Handmade Gifts for Kids

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 21, 2013

Forget the early-morning-Black-Friday-shopping this year and give your child something unique and handmade! We've rounded up 12 great gifts for your littles that support handmade Etsy shop owners and a few other online shops as well!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Playful, Pattern-filled Kids' Room Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 01, 2013

With a little bit of re-arranging and a playful new accent wall, this kids' bedroom now puts the "fun" in… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Inspiring Kids Playrooms

By: Faith-towers Jun 27, 2013

For anyone with a young family, the playroom is probably one of the most popular rooms in the house. Does yours need a little help? Or maybe a complete makeover? Grab some inspiration from these ten ultra creative spaces.… Continue Reading

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10 Kid-Friendly 4th of July Projects

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 27, 2013

The Fourth of July is one of those holidays that the kids are begging to be involved with. From decorating for the party to making the food to creating a game, kids can definitely help you prep for this year's Independence Day. Here are 10 projects you can enlist their help with!  … Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Kids Craft Projects Using Recycled Materials

By: Faith-towers Jun 24, 2013

School's out, and the dog days of summer are here... don't let the kids even have the chance to get bored. Try out these fun craft projects using recycled materials that you probably have laying around the house. And you'll be doing our earth a favor while you're at it!… Continue Reading

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Indoor / Outdoor Kids Swing DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 21, 2013

As you may know, this month is kids (and pets) month here on Curbly. So, today I have a fun project that will make things a little easier for all you parents out there. Make a cool indoor / outdoor baby swing from scratch to entertain little ones hands… Continue Reading

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Shopping Guide: Cool Kid's Decor Picks under $75

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 20, 2013

Choosing affordable decor items for the kiddos is easy enough, but affordable and cool, well that is another story entirely. So today, I have rounded up some of the coolest online decor picks for kids, all under $75. If you have been looking for non-branded, design-y storage options, wall decals, bedding, etc, be sure to bookmark this shopping… Continue Reading

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Kid-Centric Living Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Jun 19, 2013

This is one of those unbelievable 'before' photos. Could it possibly be the same room as the after?? According to HGTV's Carter Oosterhouse, it is. Dark panelling and furniture straight out of That 70's Show were cast asideContinue Reading

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Kid Craft: Paper Japanese Flying Carp

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 19, 2013

Now that the kids are out of school, it's up to us to keep them occupied and entertained, right?! Instead of letting them lounge in front of the television, help them find their creative side by making these adorable… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 9 Summertime Activities For The Kids

By: Faith-towers Jun 18, 2013

Summer break is always fun at first, but sometimes as the novelty wears off and the days get hotter, the kids need some help finding things to do. Make sure they don't utter the phrase "I'm bored" ever again with these enjoyable games and… Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Colorful and Quirky "Big Girl Room" Bedroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

I'm super, super excited about our Makeover Tour today! It's kids and pets month here at Curbly, and to celebrate we're getting a behind the scenes look at this colorful, personality-filled bedroom any kid (or grown-up) would love. Check it… Continue Reading

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