How To: Make a Stylish Herringbone Cabinet from Upcycled Flooring Scraps

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

I stopped dead in my Internet-browsing-tracks when I saw this DIY cabinet on ManMade. I mean, c'mon! A solid-wood, Herringbone-patterned storage cabinet made from leftover flooring?! AWESOME.  … Continue Reading

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Cool Collections: 10 Creative Ways to Display Your Collectibles

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

Vintage cameras, PEZ dispensers, tin robots -- we all have our obsessions and it's time to show off those quirky collectibles in style! We've rounded up a few of our favorite display ideas below.  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Campaign Chest IKEA Hack

By: Faith-towers Apr 22, 2013

The Ikea Rast, only available in a natural pine finish, lends itself to Ikea hacks... it's like a blank canvas. And we've shown Rast hacks before. But this transformation is so complete, you would never even know the end result was achieved using a $35… Continue Reading

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Genius Transformation: Director's Chair to Accent Table

By: Diy maven Apr 20, 2013

Erin from House of Earnest took a director's chair, much like the Pier 1 staple pictured above, into a fabulous accent table in about a minute. Okay, it took longer than a minute, but all she did… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inexpensive DIY Art & Picture Frame Ideas

By: Matt allison Apr 19, 2013

Framing your artworks can become quite costly when you add it all up, but take a peek at these inexpensive options that won't break the bank AND provide attractive ways of displaying your prized… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Playful DIY Mountain Wall Shelf

By: Capreek Apr 17, 2013

DIY Wooden Mountain ShelfI love mountains, loooove them. I'm lucky enough to live in a place where I can look any direction and see snow-capped mountains, going back in seemingly infinite layers, year-round. They're just straight up majestic. And, turns out, they look pretty dang adorable translated into wooden wall shelves!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Turn a Pizza Box into a Laptop Stand

By: Matt allison Apr 17, 2013

Every wondered what to do with that empty pizza box? Look no further, assuming of course the double crust, extra cheese you ordered hasn't left an unsightly mess inside. I love this upcycling project, all you need is a ruler, box cutter, pencil and stapler. Have fun!

Laptop stand made from a Pizza box via Behance

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How To: Turn an Old Tire into a Stylish, Nautical-Inspired Ottoman

By: Capreek Apr 16, 2013

As it turns out, with the right materials and some creativity, you can transform just about anything into a functional and stylish piece of furniture -- even old tires!  … Continue Reading

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Rusty Plant Stand turned End Table Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 16, 2013

credit: Smile and Wave [http://smileandwave.typepad.com/blog/2013/04/40-projects-plant-stand-to-end-table-diy.html]

If you're looking for a small table or stand for a couple of knick knacks or spring plants, check out this DIY for converting a rusty plant stand into an end… Continue Reading

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How to: Make an Easy Perpetual Chalkboard Calendar

By: Faith-towers Apr 11, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I enjoy being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help to keep my schedule in order. I wanted to make one that I could reuse each month to keep track of my projects and appointments, so I decided to make a perpetual chalkboard version. And then? I stumbled upon the miracle of clear chalkboard paint... and the rest is, well, my own DIY… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Cardboard Boxes into Colorful Leather Handled Storage Bins

By: Capreek Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

I'm a bit of an online shopper... and with online shopping comes cardboard shipping boxes. Lots of 'em. I usually hold on to them "just in case" or take them to our neighborhood recycling bin. But this clever upcycling project has me thinking about them in a whole new light!… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn an IKEA Nightstand into an Indoor Dog House/End Table

By: Diy maven Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

Alex's little Yorkie needed a home to call his own. Perfect for breeds of about 10 pounds or smaller, Alex says an IKEA, 2-drawer Malm chest ($50) is the way to go. The chest-turned-doghouse/end table hack takes… Continue Reading

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Print Your Own Personalized Post-It Notes

By: Matt allison Apr 10, 2013

created at: 04/10/2013

I love these printable post-it notes from How about Orange, imaging surprising a loved one with these custom messages. Just… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 11 Amazing Artist's Studios and Workspaces

By: Capreek Apr 09, 2013

created at: 04/09/2013

It's art month here at Curbly and we'll be sharing more awesome DIY art projects than you can handle. While we're at it, though, I thought it might be fun to take a peek into the work spaces of a few professional artists. So, put on your Eye Candy aprons and check out these 11 inspiring studio spaces!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Creative Uses For Mirrors

By: Faith-towers Apr 08, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

Most of us have mirrors in our homes. They can be a beautiful addition to a room, making it feel larger. But the reflective power of mirrors can be harnessed in many other ways... as sculptural art, accents on furniture and even functional pieces.… Continue Reading

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