How to: Make a Scrapbook Photo Block Frame from Scrap Wood

By: Diy maven Nov 01, 2013

This quick and fun project is a great way to use up not only scrap wood but also scrapbook paper, ribbon, fabric, buttons and other various leftover embellishments from past craft projects. (Who doesn't have some/a lot of those on hand?)NOTE: This photo block frame is suited for a 4" x 6" photo.

Supplies we used:

  • a length of 2" x 6" lumber at least 7 and 1/2 inches long'
  • 180 grit sand paper
  • paint brush
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The Curbly House: Our Kitchen Revealed!

By: Alicia Oct 31, 2013

In the whole history of the Curbly House, I don't think I have ever been more excited or proud to share a room with you. Because friends, our kitchen journey has been long and ugly. When we first set eyes on the house, the kitchen looked like this:

And, it remained like this for far too long, fifteen long months, to be exact (though, to be fair, we actually only lived with it this way for nine months). The… Continue Reading

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Easy DIY Gold Embellished Clay Bowls

By: Capreek Oct 31, 2013

Little clay bowls with gold accents have been a big trend for a while now (remember our gold-dipped version from a while back?) and that's because: a) they're insanely easy to make and take very little time b) they make great little gifts in a pinch and c) they can be quite delicate and pretty, like these imprinted bowls from Camille… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inventive Inspiration Wall Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 31, 2013

Pinterest has become the go-to virtual inspiration wall, but I think it's still fun to have a physical inspiration board with meaningful clippings and photos. And why not make the board itself interesting? Check out these ten inventive… Continue Reading

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Make It: Color Block Clock

By: Matt allison Oct 30, 2013

Color Block Clock

Can you believe this stunning DIY clock costs less than $10 to put together? A simple decor element that is both striking and functional and inspired by the David Weatherhead's 'Primary… Continue Reading

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7 Ways To Use Droolworthy Walk-Ins As Inspiration For Your Own Closet

By: Faith-towers Oct 30, 2013

Living in a 525 square foot condo, I am constantly struggling to find extra storage space. Sometimes I drool on my computer when I stumble upon one of those images captioned "dream closet" on Pinterest. But then it hit me - maybe we can learn a few things from those beautiful walk-ins. So here are seven tips for reinventing your closet, no matter what size it… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Typographic Welcome Mat

By: Capreek Oct 29, 2013

Give a plain welcome mat a colorful makeover with this easy idea from A Beautiful… Continue Reading

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Day of the Dead Wallpaper

By: Diy maven Oct 29, 2013

If you've been paying attention, I'm not a fan of wallpaper. As a matter of fact, I've said on more than one occasion that I think it should be outlawed. Be that as it may, I am loving Day of Dead Sugar Skull wallpaper… Continue Reading

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5 Contemporary Sewing Projects For Your Home

By: Faith-towers Oct 29, 2013

Dust off your sewing machines my friends, because there are lots of great new sewing tutorials floating around the web since the last time I posted a roundup on the topic. Here are five super easy, modern sewing projects you won't want to… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Festive, Glam Door Makeover

By: Capreek Oct 28, 2013

Add a festive, joyous touch to your home with this fun, temporary door makeover… Continue Reading

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Can You Guess What These Pumpkins Are Made Out Of?

By: Diy maven Oct 28, 2013

Misplaced preposition aside, can you guess what these pumpkins are made… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Average Bathroom Becomes Extraordinary

By: Faith-towers Oct 28, 2013

There was nothing interesting about this bathroom. It was all white with basic fixtures, like a million other bathrooms. But then, something amazing happened... and it involved paint, tiles and beautiful wooden… Continue Reading

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Weekend Project: DIY iPad Stand from Scratch

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 25, 2013

This wooden iPad stand would be the perfect weekend project if you're looking for something to DIY. You can use it in the kitchen when you're sourcing recipes or give it as a gift to the chef in your life when the holidays roll around. You won't even need a hammer or… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Stunning DIY Watercolor Projects

By: Faith-towers Oct 24, 2013

There's a major trend happening right now, and it's a user-friendly one... watercolors! They're popping up everywhere; and I'm about to share ten super easy ideas that you can finish in an afternoon (or less). C'mon, get on board before it becomes the next… Continue Reading

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GENIUS: DIY Rope Basket

By: Diy maven Oct 23, 2013

Yeah, yeah, yeah . . . rope basket, big deal. But this one is different, because the base of its construction is genius. Jen wanted a BIG utility basket for her guest room, but the price of a store-bought basket was a bit steep for her guest bedroom budget. So she… Continue Reading

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