Believe it or not, this two-story backyard playhouse is a DIY project, built from scratch. Which means, you can make one too.
I'm not going to lie: I am completely OBSESSED with this easy and elegant floral display idea. Have a small wall you're not sure what to do with? An entryway that could use some 'oomph'? A room that's just begging for some cheery flora? This project is just what the decor doctor ordered!
A few years ago, designer/maker Christopher Stuart hit the ground running with his book DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide. I reviewed it for Curbly, giving it a glowing shout-out. When Christopher's followup book appeared in my mailbox last week, my first thought was, "more of the same?" The answer to that
We put so much into our backyards–greenery, pots, cushions, umbrellas, furniture–and yet, those of us with gas barbecues are forced to live with nasty-looking propane
I've seen a lot of planter DIYs over the last few months, but never one that I felt like I needed to drop everything for and make right away. That is, until I found this modular planter project.
Hanging planters have taken a lot of different forms as DIY projects, but a hanging plant stand? That's something I haven't seen before!
This month on Curbly we're focusing on parties and entertaining... so I wanted to share some of my favorite "why didn't I think of that?" ideas that I've run across lately. Click through to check out these super genius (and easy) DIY party ideas.
Whether it's for camping or enjoying in the back yard, a Swedish Fire Torch is a lovely way to enjoy a flame and maybe make a S'more or two. The editors of Smart Bushcraft explain that it only takes a small of space and, because of its vertical construction, it's a great fire to build
This vintage glass hanging vase looks like something you'd see in the West Elm catalog for $40 -- except it's a DIY project that's practically free!
When you're expecting guests, an extra table or two always comes in handy. The go-to solution is typically a card table, which can easily be folded and stored away, but sometimes (okay, most of the time) they're just plain ugly.
Check out what this clever DIYer did to up the style ante while still maintaining all the functionality of the original table:
Sure, it's cold and snowy and completely freezing right about now, so featuring a patio makeover might seem a little weird. But I say, think of this as something to look forward to while you're bundled up and shivering: a warm, outdoor entertaining space that's easy on the eyes and budget!
We've scoured Etsy to find ten of our favorite handmade home decor gift ideas! Check out our picks below and let us know some of your favorite Etsy shops in the comments!
I've seen my fair share of wreath tutorials over the years, but this one is definitely my new favorite. It's the perfect (asymmetrical) holiday wreath for a front door or over the fireplace. Want to make your own?
Our next door neighbor erected a trampoline in their backyard last summer. It was pretty popular. For two days. Another yard in the neighborhood has one. I've never seen anybody actually use it, but their big black dog loves to lounge on it. Not sure what the 'interest' lifespan of a trampoline