DIY: Summer Lamp Shade Bunting

By: Craftmel Jul 04, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

Summer party?  This eclectic approach at a light garland will bring a whole new level of interest to any… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Retro Marquee Sign

By: Craftmel Jul 03, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

This summer wouldn't be complete without an evening under the stars watching a good oldie with some friends, and a movie party wouldn't be complete without some memorable decorations, like this DIY marquee… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Simple DIY Picnic Blanket for Summer!

By: Capreek Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/26/2012

You guys, it's totally picnic weather these days. And picnic weather means picnic blankets! Here's a simple one you can make in an afternoon and be picnicking on by sunset!… Continue Reading

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How to: Brilliant Upcycled DIY Watering Can

By: Diy maven Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012
The folks at Hawaii Gardening are geniuses, and this DIY watering can proves it. It's so brilliant and easy to make we may never buy another watering can ever again! They started with a plastic laundry detergent bottle, much like the one pictured above, and turned it into… Continue Reading
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Roundup: 7 Sweet Treats to Keep you Cool this Summer

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 22, 2012

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Summer is officially here! And I am already thinking about ways to cool off when the temperatures start to rise. Are… Continue Reading
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Make It: DIY Color-Blocked Coasters!

By: Capreek Jun 15, 2012

created at: 06/14/2012

I can't quite put my finger on it, but for some reason I'm a total sucker for coasters. Maybe because they're small, cute, and functional?? Who knows... But I do know that these DIY color-blocked coasters are just too fantastic not to share!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Mid-Century Modern DIY Projects

By: Capreek Jun 13, 2012

created at: 06/13/2012

It's modernism month here at the Curbs so, naturally, a roundup of our favorite MCM-inspired DIY projects was in order! Happy… Continue Reading

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Curbly Gift Guide: 20 Awesome Manly Gifts for Father's Day

By: Capreek Jun 05, 2012

created at: 06/05/2012

Man-gifts: leather, wood, bacon, and tools for the great outdoors (or life). We've rounded up 20 gifts that would make any dad proud. Happy Father's… Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Rainbow Party Food Picks

By: Craftmel Jun 05, 2012

created at: 05/29/2012

Summer is here and in full swing, which means lots of backyard parties with lots of food!  Here is a quick DIY project to take your food presentation up a notch.  … Continue Reading

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How To: Turn an Indoor Chandelier into an Outdoor Chandelier

By: Diy maven Jun 04, 2012

created at: 05/31/2012

Diane found a brass chandelier at a thrift store and decided to turn it into an outdoor chandelier for her deck. She removed the candelabra covers, cut all the wires and removed the sockets. A shot of Rust-Oleum primer and… Continue Reading

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Make It: Super Easy Frozen Yogurt Pops

By: Capreek Jun 01, 2012

created at: 05/30/2012

Summer is coming! Cool down with a yogurt pop -- this healthy frozen snack is a cinch to make. Here's… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Colorful DIY Painted Glass Table

By: Capreek May 28, 2012

created at: 05/28/2012

This painted table is all kinds of hot geometric goodness! The real kicker, of course, is that it's super affordable. Oh, and completely… Continue Reading

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DIY Hand Painted Summer Party

By: Mollymc May 24, 2012

created at: 05/21/2012

When the weather is nice, I'll take any excuse to dine al fresco. Kristen went the extra mile and created a hand-painted dinner party, complete with paint-dipped glasses and ikat… Continue Reading

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How To: Make an Upcycled DIY Reusable Drink Carrier

By: Capreek May 21, 2012

created at: 05/14/2012

Summer is coming, which means lots of time outdoors, picnics, BBQs, and festivities! All these events? They mean cold beverages better be at-the-ready. Check out this clever upcycled drink… Continue Reading

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How to: Deal with Summertime Bugs and Pests

By: Diy maven May 21, 2012

created at: 05/21/2012

The good people over at The Family Handyman are talking about bugs and pests in their June 2012 issue. Specifically, how to rid and repel them from our homes. They were kind enough to send along these GREAT tips on how to do just that.

Repel ants with mint or bay leaves. Discourage ants from… Continue Reading

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