Make It: DIY Porcelain Holiday Luminaries

By: Brittnimehlhoff Dec 12, 2013

I'm almost done decorating around the house for the holidays, but I need one more thing that I can put on the mantle before I call it 'done'. As usual, I'm looking for something minimal and not overly Christmas-y, and I think I found the perfect project to fit that description - DIY porcelain tree… Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Stuffed Elf Plush Ornaments -- Free Download!

By: Capreek Dec 11, 2013

We're excited to welcome Sibylle Roessler from Funkytime on the blog today! She's sharing a tutorial and free download for making your own stuffed elf Christmas ornaments.

These Elf Christmas ornaments will add a little bit of magic and color to any Christmas Tree this year. They are so easy to make, even adults can do them, but only with kids supervision of course! They're a perfect little project for a snowy Sunday… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 of Our Favorite DIY Tabletop and Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

By: Capreek Dec 11, 2013

We're big fans of the ol' alternative Christmas tree around here, including the tabletop variety (it's perfect for small spaces!), so we've rounded up our favorite DIY tree projects from the Curbly archives. Check 'em out and let us know which project is your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Festive Christmas Printables For Your Home

By: Faith-towers Dec 10, 2013

Doesn't the holiday season seem rushed this year? With Thanksgiving falling so late, we a missed out on a whole precious week of decorating and shopping... so quick and easy is the name of the game. Here are ten festive (and free!) printables that will have your home looking fantastic in no… Continue Reading

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Christmas Home Makeover in a Day

By: Diy maven Dec 09, 2013

Still haven't decorated for Christmas? Think you don't have time? Check this out: it took designer Stephen Saint-Onge just one day to decorate the living… Continue Reading

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Nine Ways to Decorate Your Bell Jar for Christmas

By: Diy maven Dec 06, 2013

Do you have a bell jar or two? Are you looking for ways to decorate them for Christmas? My answer to both these questions is, "yes." I figured I can't be the only one, so I decided to… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Modern Wooden Tabletop Christmas Tree

By: Faith-towers Dec 05, 2013

Make this simple Make a Modern Wooden Tabletop Christmas Tree

If you live in a small space, it can be tough to find a spot for a Christmas tree. In my urban apartment, it's impossible to display one, let alone make space to store it the other eleven months of the year. But this year, I was determined to find a small tabletop solution, and while I was at the craft store, it hit me: a reusable dowel rod tree that could be folded up and easily packed away flat. So, I grabbed my Dremel tools, and I… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 24+ DIY Christmas Stockings

By: Diy maven Dec 04, 2013

Christmas stockings have made their footprints all over Curbly since our very first Christmas together back in oh-six. Those early projects are still as fresh as ever, which is why we're giving them a shout out in this roundup in addition to a bunch moreContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Christmas Hanging Terrariums

By: Matt allison Dec 04, 2013

DIY Christmas Hanging Terrariums

If you're looking to hang something a little different this Christmas why not try your hand at these adorable, no fuss, Christmas terrariums using vintage miniatures and a little… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Playful, Spotted Sofa Makeover

By: Capreek Dec 03, 2013

This old Craigslist sofa had great bones, but its yellow velvet upholstery was in pretty sad shape. Knowing that it would need to be reupholstered soon, Jordan kept her eyes open for the perfect fabric until, one fortunate spring day, she found it. And now? Now this sofa looks like… Continue Reading

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How to: Turn an Outdoor Light Fixture into an Indoor Holiday Lantern

By: Diy maven Dec 03, 2013

 

I had this old outdoor light fixture taking up space in the garage just waiting to be converted into an indoor, decorative lantern. So simple, the project took about an hour to finish, not including drying time for the spray paint. To start a conversion like this, a little reverse engineering is in order.… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY String Art Alternative Christmas Tree

By: Capreek Dec 02, 2013

We've seen typographic string art, abstract string art, and now: Christmas tree string art! If you've got the patience and the wall space (and don't want to take up any floor space), this project's for… Continue Reading

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How-to: Make A Beautiful Snowflake From A Toilet Paper Roll

By: Faith-towers Nov 28, 2013

I don't know about you, but I spend most of my budget on gifts this time of year... which means that I don't have much to spend on ornaments and decorations. So a toilet paper roll snowflake sounds pretty good to me! Check out the surprisingly beautiful result after the… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Faceted Gemstone Ornaments

By: Matt allison Nov 27, 2013

DIY Faceted Gemstone Ornaments

While it's Thanksgiving week, there is no denying that Christmas is almost upon us, pumpkins are being replaced by lawn deer and lights and shopping malls spinning yuletide classics.

So if you're looking for a quick craft project in between cooking up a culinary storm why not try your hand at these simple… Continue Reading

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How To Make an Ornament Christmas Tree

By: Diy maven Nov 26, 2013

With the help of an old framed screen, Melissa crafted an ornament Christmas tree that will be adorning her porch this holiday season. She used a star ornament for the top, 35 or so plasticContinue Reading

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