Paper goods are my weakness. I loved getting new school supplies each year when I was a child. I sometimes feel like I should have been born a few generations behind me because the school supplies kids get these days?! They're out-of-this-world awesome. Need proof? Check out these 11 notebooks, backpacks, pencil cases, and more!
School starts in two days at my house and we've been running around getting ready for my son to start the third grade. Although it is not much, my son is becoming the age where homework and projects need to get done at home. My dining room table has been the landing zone for everything. After homework was finished, it continued to remain all over my dining room table, making it a mess. This year, I decided to make a fun and organized place for homework and craft projects so I could take my dining room table back!
With all the inspiration available these days, it's easier than ever to find a totally do-able DIY table project. From console tables to coffee tables to dining tables, it seems these projects all have one common denominator: hairpin legs. But where to buy hairpin legs? How much are they? Do they come in different sizes? Styles? Colors? Wonder no more, folks. We've scoured the internet and rounded up 12 sources for quality hairpin legs!
My son is starting to take piano lessons and we're trying to figure out how a piano fits into our home. Here are some inspiring interiors with pianos that prove a piano can be quite stylish in a home.
We're rounding out our MCM week on Curbly with a booklet of twenty-four iconic modern design silhouettes, along with the vector files we used to make them! We chose our favorite designs by Eames, Nelson, Saarinen, and the best of the mid-century designers. Read on to see how to download the files - for free.
To download out MCM Icons:
This August we're devoting each week of the month to a different decor style or theme. This week, we're all about the mid-century modern (MCM) style. The clean lines, geometric shapes, and natural woods and metals make this style iconic and evergreen. MCM treasures are widely sought-after and coveted by collectors, making it difficult and pricey to get your hands on the real deal.
The good news is you can achieve a MCM look in your home...
There's nothing like an iconic mid-century classic to set your home apart. Your home can be as contemporary as can be, but add even one Saarinen or Eames piece to your space, and you've connected with a movement. You've invested in a piece that, fifty or sixty years later, looks as elegant, playful, and amazing as it did when it was first unveiled.
'Cept, here's the deal: these guys can be expensive. While you're paying for comfort and style, you're also paying for the time of some of the most talented artists of the 20th century, quality materials, and, true, some copyright.
So, get creative, and make your own mid-century classic!
What's a room without a coffee table? Some would call it "unfinished". In most cases, a room doesn't feel complete until a coffee table is placed in the center or focal point of the room. Not only are they great resting places for feet, they're also a spot for highlighting your accessories. Here are 10 mid-century beauties that fit any budget!
This week, we're diving down deep into mid-century modern love on Curbly and we're re-sharing our "Make It! Mid-Century Modern" eBook. It's full of mid-century inspired masterpieces you can make at home.
The book features twelve MCM-inspired how-to projects will show you how to make a Calderiffic Mobile, Eames-embroidered napkins, a fantastic Girard-ish ottoman and more!.
Each article includes background on the designer who...
It's no secret that we at casa Curbly are big lovers of everything mid-century modern (MCM). The classic, clean lines of this style of furniture make it timeless and easy to blend with different styles. But true MCM pieces can be hard to come by, and even harder to afford. We've rounded up some of our favorite MCM looks for a fraction of the price. And, while nothing beats the quality and durability of a classic MCM piece, these doppelganger...
Mid-century modern decor is striking, timeless, and a little funky. Here are some DIYs to try to add some MCM flair to your home.
I love buying vintage furniture and I often am asked where to look for affordable mid-century furniture and decor. Today I will share with you all the places I look to shop for vintage and reproductions of great MCM pieces.
My style can be defined as a mix of midcentury modern and eclectic with a TOUCH of bohemian and southwestern. Right? It's a mouthful. I'm tending to lean more southwestern after creating this list of Etsy shops filled to brim with home decor that fits the southwest bill! Check them out below!
It's time for a summer decor refresh, and we've teamed up with a handful of gorgeous, modern brands to help you make it happen! We're giving away $2,100 in decor products and services:
- Decorist Classic Makeover: full room design in your own style and budget including a detailed write-up, shopping list and floor plan plus a $50 furniture credit (total value: $350)
- $350 in authentic peel and stick wood wall paneling from Stikwood
- $350 in comfort-driven luxury sleepwear built for function and flattery from Lunya
- $350 in "Room in a Box" bedroom decor arrangements from Remodo
- $350 in modern furniture from interior designer resource LexMod
- $350 in environmentally friendly detergents, fabric care, and home cleaning products from The Laundress
To enter, simply follow the link below and start dreaming up the possibilities!
Palm Springs is a world of a its own. Set against a desert backdrop, the homes and hotels are filled to the brim with bohemian, eclectic, and midcentury modern inspiration. If you're decorating your patio (or just feel the need to drool over some gorgeous images), here are 9 pretty fantastic spots found around Palm Springs!