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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Roundup: 10 Easy DIYable Spring Centerpieces

By: Diy maven Apr 05, 2013

created at: 04/04/2013

There's still snow on the ground where I live, so I'm doing all I can to bring a breath of spring indoors. These easy spring centerpieces do just that. They're pretty enough for parties and simple enough to make any day special.

These first ideas pair flowers with fruit.… Continue Reading

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How to Turn a Tin Can into a Stylish, Industrial Table Lamp!

By: Capreek Apr 04, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Before you toss that tin can in the recycling bin, take a look at this clever DIY lighting idea!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Custom DIY Window Bench -- with Storage!

By: Capreek Apr 03, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

If you're planning your spring and summer projects, definitely add this custom DIY window bench to the list! It's beautiful, comfortable, and oh so functional.… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Wood Shims into a Table Runner

By: Diy maven Apr 03, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013Whitney was looking for something to dress her naked dining table. After considering options for table runners, she decided to make her own using wood shims. Varying the skinny and fat ends of the shims… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Beautiful DIY Flower Vase Projects

By: Matt allison Apr 03, 2013

created at: 04/03/2013

Spring has 'officially' sprung in the Northern Hemisphere, though Winter seems to still be clutching several places in its icy grip. What better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons by cheering yourself, and home up with fresh cut flowers, complete with our DIY vase… Continue Reading

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How To: Turn Builder-Grade Blinds into Designer Roman Shades

By: Capreek Apr 02, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Ah... mini blinds. The bane of every home and apartment on the planet -- and an eyesore, for sure. But installing custom window treatments can get out-of-control expensive very quickly. So what's a mini-blind-loathing homeowner (or renter!) to do? Work with what you've got -- and make it better!… Continue Reading

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Totally Type Roundup: 9 DIY Typographic Wall Art Projects

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 02, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

Maybe it's the artist in me, but I tend to believe that a room is never finished until there is something hanging on the walls. There is just something special about artwork that makes a space feel complete. And since I'm talking about wall art, we might as well discuss typography too. We're big fans of typography here at Curbly and much like wall art, type can make a pretty big statement, whether it's in a book or on your walls. So let's explore the latter. Here's a roundup of awesome typography wall art your bare walls will… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Colorful Offices & Workspaces

By: Faith-towers Apr 02, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

Now that spring has finally started to show its pretty face here in Boston, I've been inspired to add some bright colors to my apartment. The first place I always like to start is in the office... to me, there's nothing more motivating than a fresh new colorful look. So I've compiled a group of inspiring, brightly-colored offices and workspaces for you to check out. … Continue Reading

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12 Cool 3D Wall Art and Tabletop Decor Projects

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Art doesn't need to be flat to hang it on your wall -- heck, it doesn't even need to be hung on a wall at all! Here are 12 creative DIY projects that will add some dimension and visual interest to your space in no time flat.… Continue Reading

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