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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DIY Gate Glam

By: Craftmel May 08, 2012

created at: 05/01/2012

Here's a great project that puts a little unexpected color in your backyard fence, and the key ingredient is one you might have lost at one point or another:… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Colorful Woven Bench Makeover

By: Capreek May 07, 2012

created at: 05/07/2012

The "before" looks familiar, yes? A discarded bench, sad and lonely without a seat to call its own. Before you pass a similar one by, check out this creative… Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Handmade Clay House Pots!

By: Capreek May 07, 2012

created at: 05/06/2012

Even though outdoor/plant/garden projects were so last month*, I had to share this adorable little DIY planter idea. Mostly because it's so simple and awesome, but also because it could make a sweet Mother's Day gift,… Continue Reading

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How To: Make DIY Marbled Glassware

By: Capreek May 04, 2012

created at: 05/03/2012

Hellllloooo! This is one of the coolest ideas I've seen in a long time. In related news, it looks like I better plan a trip to the thrift store STAT (you know... for some glassware I can experiment on just in case something goes horribly… Continue Reading

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DIY Decor Idea: A Spring Antler Centerpiece

By: Capreek May 03, 2012

created at: 05/03/2012

I'm in full support of the painted antler trend that's been floating around for a while, especially if it combines pretty little bud vases and springtime blooms like this… Continue Reading

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