How to: Make Your DIY Own Garden Markers

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 05, 2013

Are you a big gardener? It's fun to plant, but it can be even more fun to customize your garden! Create simple and clean garden markers using a few simple items!       Continue Reading

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The Incredible Flying House and Other Artful Architecture

By: Diy maven Jun 05, 2013

A recent trip to Franconia Sculpture Park in Franconia, MN, made me see architecture in a whole new way. Or maybe it made me see art in a whole new way? I'm not sure. I mean, I've always seen (some) architecture as art, but never art as architecture. Especially in a literal sense. Confused? Me too. Let's try an example. Melanie Van Houten's incredible "Reclamation," which is the size of a one-stall garage, suspendsContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mini Macrame Eggshell Planters

By: Capreek Jun 04, 2013

I swear, succulents and cacti get all the good DIY planters these days! (Probably because they're cute and sculptural and hardy as all get out.) They certainly look great in these hanging macrame eggshell pots, though!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Pallet Playhouse for the Kiddos in Time for Summer

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 04, 2013

The internet has been home to plenty of DIY projects that involve pallets. In fact, we've featured quite a few here on Curbly as well. I don't think I've ever seen one used to create a playhouse for the kiddos though. Until now. Check out this clever way to build a cozy fort-like oasis for kids.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Projects For Your Pets and Furry Friends

By: Faith-towers Jun 04, 2013

When I adopted my puggle, Charlie, two years ago, one of the biggest surprises was how much stuff I needed to get for him...and how expensive everything was. So of course, the logical solution was to start making things... and you can too! Here are ten of my favorite projects.   

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Father's Day Roundup: 25 Awesome DIY Gifts to Make for Dad!

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Father's Day is right around the corner (June 16th, mark your calendars!). If you're planning on making your old man a gift this year, here are 25 DIY gift ideas that are sure to make the occasion a memorable one!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Vintage Fans Turned DIY Succulent Planters

By: Capreek Jun 03, 2013

Old wire-cage fans seem to lurk in every corner of every consignment shop/thrift store/estate sale on the planet. If you've wondered what to do with them, here's a clever DIY project to consider!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 18 DIY Planters, Pots and Other Decorative Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 31, 2013

Break out those gardening gloves and a bag or two of soil. It's time to bring the outdoors in, with 18 decorative pot and planter ideas to breathe new life into your living space.   Continue Reading

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Cool to Creepy: 6 Toys Turned Planters

By: Diy maven May 31, 2013

On your next garage sale excursion, you might want to keep an eye out for old toys. It doesn't matter if they're broken, because you won't be playing with them; you'll be planting in them. From cool to downright creepy, these 6 toys-turned-planters are sure to inspire.

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Eye Candy: New Uses For Old Backyard Sheds

By: Faith-towers May 30, 2013

Sheds aren't just for storing tools anymore. When I was a kid, my dad put an addition onto his shed so that I could have a fort to play in (it was awesome). Since then, I've always dreamed of having an office in a shed - but people are using them for all kinds of other things too.   

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Five Inspiring Landscaping Ideas

By: Lexy.b.ward May 30, 2013

You should absolutely take pride in your yard. It takes a lot of time, money, and effort to create an outdoor oasis. If you are stuck in a rut, here are five inspiring landscapes to help your creative juices start flowing!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 5 DIY Composting Techniques For Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer

By: Matt allison May 29, 2013

DIY Composting MethodsAs a gardener and urban farmer you come to appreciate and treasure compost, or as I affectionately call it, “Black Gold”.

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How to: Keep Out Garden Pests with DIY Row Protectors

By: Rebekah-greiman May 28, 2013

As with all gardens, protecting your seedlings and plants from evil predators is a top priority. Evil predators like this:

Look at this devilish little nibbler. He must be stopped.       

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How to: Easy DIY Chalkboard Pennant Banner

By: Faith-towers May 28, 2013

This stylish all-occasion chalkboard banner will add a little pizzazz to your wall, whether it be for a party or just for everyday use. Write a celebratory message on the pennants, or draw stripes on them... the possibilities are endless!  

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Roundup: 10 DIY Garden Tool Totes and Benches

By: Diy maven May 28, 2013

One of the most irritating things about gardening can be getting all your gardening tools to the spot where they're needed. It's cumbersome, and it oftentimes involves multiple trips to the garage or garden shed because you've forgotten something. By the time all your equipment is assembled, you just might be too tired to actually garden! And then, when you're finished, you have to haul all that stuffContinue Reading

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