Roundup: 25+ DIY Cloud Decor Projects

By: Capreek Feb 12, 2014

Cloud-shaped decor has been a quietly growing trend for the past few years and, considering how easy (and adorable) most of these projects are, it's no wonder! Check out some of our favorite DIY cloud ideas below!      Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Metallic Diamond Mobile

By: Capreek Aug 27, 2013

Add a little bling to your decor with this fun and easy mobile you can make yourself!      Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Geometric Mobile

By: Capreek Dec 20, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

I've professed my love of mobiles many a time, so when I see a particularly awesome one, I can't help sharing it!     Continue Reading

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Best of Curbly: Top 10 DIY Art Projects of 2012

By: Capreek Dec 17, 2012

created at: 12/17/2012

As 2012 rolls to a close, we're paying tribute to a year full of awesome DIY ideas with roundups of our most-loved projects and posts! First up, our ten favorite art and art-inspired decor projects. Enjoy!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Copper Mobile

By: Capreek Dec 13, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

This is by far one of the coolest DIY mobiles I've ever seen. It helps that it's in über-on-trend copper, of course, but it would look awesome in any color or finish! Check out how to make it below.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 Awesome Things to Make with Tree Branches and Limbs!

By: Capreek Oct 30, 2012

created at: 10/28/2012

Branches, twigs, and logs -- oh my! Turn this readily available material into stylish decor accessories. Stumped? Here are 15 awesome projects to get the creative juices flowing.     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Colorful DIY Geometric Paper Mobile

By: Capreek Oct 18, 2012

created at: 10/18/2012

I looooooove mobiles. Love 'em. I love the energy they bring into a space, the visual interest, and the fact that they're not too terribly difficult to make yourself. And this DIY paper version? Easy peasy!     Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Modern and Colorful Geometric Mobile

By: Chrisjob Aug 28, 2012

 created at: 08/23/2012

I'll admit it: I'm an excitable guy. I get really energized by surrounding myself with inspiring things. And this DIY geometric mobile project combines three of my favorites: the combination of natural wood grain and solid color, kinetic, evolving art, and really inexpensive materials that come together to look like something I'd paid bundles for.   Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Charcoal Mobile

By: Capreek Aug 08, 2012
created at: 08/08/2012
I love mobiles. LOVE 'em. We have one in our guest room and will be adding another to our office (if we ever finish making it over!). There's something soothing yet infinitely interesting about them -- their kinetic energy just does it for me, y'know? So, when I see a unique take on a DIY mobile, I get pretty excited.     Continue Reading
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How to: Make a DIY Calder-Inspired Mid-Century Modern Mobile (for under $10.00)

By: Chrisjob Jun 20, 2012

created at: 06/20/2012

Iconic mid-century designer Alexander Calder’s background in engineering and mathematics inspired him to make art that was three-dimensional and kinetic. But you don’t need a degree to make your own mobile! It just takes a little imagination and a lot of balance. In this project, you’ll learn how basic shapes can come together to create a spinning, swaying, stunning work of art for any room. For less than $10.00.   Continue Reading

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Make It: A Simple Wood Veneer Mobile

By: Capreek May 16, 2012

created at: 05/14/2012

How cute is this little wood veneer mobile?? I kind of want to make a million of them... and then, I guess, give them away? I don't know what I'd do with a million adorable mobiles. But, gosh darnit, I want to make 'em!   Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Upcycled Water Bottle Chandelier

By: Capreek May 09, 2012

created at: 05/09/2012

Part installation piece, part upcycling genius, this DIY water bottle chandelier is a cinch to make!   Continue Reading

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Curbly Gift Guide: 30 Hip Design Gifts Under $25!

By: Capreek Nov 08, 2011

created at: 11/09/2011

Got a web designer girlfriend?  A graphic designer brother?  We've rounded up our favorite gifts for the aesthetically inclined... and all for under $25!  

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6 No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

By: Craftmel Oct 18, 2011

created at: 10/18/2011

I know that pumpkin carving is a significant tradition for many on Halloween, as is cleaning up all the goopy leftovers after the event (which is no fun when cleaning said goop off of small toddling people). While it would be almost blasphemous to not carve a pumpkin at our house, it wouldn't hurt to try some of these non-carving ideas!   Continue Reading

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Make: A Bird Mobile

By: Diy maven May 04, 2011

created at: 05/04/2011

Artist, illustrator, painter and blogger, Joel Henriques of Made by Joel shows us how to make a bird mobile. We're told that it's a kid-friendly project, but in more experienced hands, itContinue Reading

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Make: A Christmas Tree Ornament Mobile

By: Diy maven Dec 23, 2010

Christmas Tree Ornament Mobile

Not Martha's Megan shows us, step by step, how to make this amazing Christmas Tree Ornament Mobile. Might not have time to make it for this Christmas, but definitely worth the to-do listContinue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Super Mod Sputnik Mobile

By: Capreek Dec 21, 2010

created at: 12/21/2010

You're definitely getting a big (atomic) bang for your buck with this ridiculously cool and easy DIY mobile.  And when I say easy, I mean E-A-S-Y!   Continue Reading

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The Fall Creek Mobile Cabin

By: Diy maven Mar 17, 2010

Cabins should be small. And they could look like cabins...inside and out. Otherwise they really aren't 'cabins' are they? So now that I've gotten that decree out of the way, check out this little gem from Montana Mobile Cabins. It's a tidy little 14' x 20' andContinue Reading

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The Blob Mobile Home

By: Diy maven Jan 13, 2010

blob VB3 Mobile Living Space

Called the Blob VB3 Mobile Living Space, this egg-shaped pre-fab has all the amenities of home including a bathroom and kitchen. Completely portable, its designer dmvA foresees it being used for office space, guesthouse or garden house. Although it doesn't have much in the way ofContinue Reading

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How to Make a Leaf Mobile

By: Diy maven Nov 12, 2009

This leaf mobile is great way to pay homage to fall--as well as decorate for the season. Most of what you'll need to make it you can find in your yard. Don't have a yard? No biggie. Just swing by a park on your way home.Continue Reading

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