Instead of the run-of-the-mill baby nurseries that are in every catalog out there, this mom-to-be wanted her little guy's nursery to have something extra that would stand out and grow up with the baby. That called for something a little more masculine than Winnie the Pooh.
It's no secret: custom window treatments are EXPENSIVE. Excessively so, it seems. That's why I flipped my lid when I spotted this tutorial for making your own DIY cornices (those fancy box-like things at the top) for about $15 a piece. Yes, fifteen dollars.
Here at Curbly, we love a good magnet, especially if we can make a bunch and make 'em ourselves. What could possibly be better than that? Super colorful magnets made from recycled materials that allow for spontaneous creativity and fun in the kitchen! Sold? Read on!
You can read the story behind this series and the first part here. Click here to read the second, third and fourth edition of this series. As I was bouncing of ideas for this edition in my head, I thought back to what I made when I started sewing again. Duh!....why didn't I think of it earlier. It was a supecute halter-neck dress with a lined bodice. It looked great on little one and was pretty easy to make. You can...
Fluffy pastel animals: take a hike! This may be one of the manliest baby nurseries I've ever seen.
Yes, makeovers plural! And yes, they're all ultimate! Don't believe me? Read on.
This basement renovation took a little over a year, but I'm willing to bet the "after" is what little kids' dreams are made of!
Sandra had a bit of wasted space under a staircase. She framed it in to make a closet and then constructed a 'whimsical' facade, which transformed it into the playhouse
I spent several hours on Christmas putting together various LEGO sets for my nephew, Gavin. After the first set, he grabbed the next and the next. I couldn't say no, as I, like Gavin, love the LEGOs. Which is why I'm thinking this LEGO brick toy box might be in Gavin's future. Called
This DIY gift is sure to keep you and your tinkering-hungry significant-other busy during these cold, gray winter days. Not exclusively an adult gift, the box full of three simple building elements will also send a volt through the young tinkerer's creative wiring. What you build is entirely up to you. That's a beautiful thing.
Recently, I stumbled upon these amazing doll houses (read: works of art) by Brinca Dada. Not only would I love to have one of them for our daughter Ayla, but I'd love to live inside one of them. They are simple and stunning.
The company's philosophy is that "toys should be beautiful and fun." They believe they should be athestically pleasing to parents and inviting to children. They pride themselves on skipping the flash and noise, in favor...
These subway tile nameplates are so cute, I wish I had thought of them. A great little something to make for the nursery or a fun summertime craft for the kiddos to tackle; a worthy addition
Boots and Totty's baby, Van, was on his way. The only thing separating their bedroom from the nursery was a six-foot opening - no door. Any new parent knows that will NEVER do.
If a child's room re-do is in your future, you are soooo lucky. Just think, as you plan your new decor (with munchkin's help, of course; we want to indoctrinate them early) you have permission to embrace your inner kid! Follow these tips,
Black out window shades kind of remind me of support (panty)hose that stewardess' wear. Heavy duty and not so pretty. Well, simple solutions are always the best don't you think?