Make It: Fabulous Fallen Leaf Lantern

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 06, 2013

Looking for a unique project to take your autumn decor to the next level? Wow your visitors and friends with this lantern made from gilded leaves!      

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How to Make a Modern Succulent Planter for $2 or Less

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 05, 2013

Using plumbing pieces in unique shapes, you can create inexpensive planters and vases just in time for the holidays. Great for centerpieces on a dining room table, sitting on a decorative shelf, or as hostess’ gifts for holiday parties and alike. The best part of this DIY though, is the cost, with each finished planter coming in under $2 (or around $5 if you include the succulent in the cost), this easy craft project won’t break the bank. Click through to find out how to make your… Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 10 Memorable DIY Hostess Gifts

By: Faith-towers Nov 05, 2013

Although it's hard to believe, it's almost that time of year when holiday parties start occupying most Saturday nights. My go-to gift for these kinds of events is usually a bottle of wine, but sometimes it's nice to surprise your hostess with something different. Here are some wonderfully affordable DIY ideas that you can start thinking about ahead of time to avoid excessive holiday… Continue Reading

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A New Way to Make Crayon Art

By: Diy maven Nov 05, 2013

Remember when people glued crayons to canvas and melted them with a blow-dryer to make art? Jenna did, but she came up with a new way to make crayon art that… Continue Reading

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Awesome New eBook: "Make Your Day: DIY All Day Long"

By: Capreek Nov 04, 2013

I recently received a crafty surprise in my mailbox: a DIY "face planter" kit from Chelsey Andrews (The Paper Mama) and Chelsea Costa (Lovely Indeed) to celebrate the launch of their first eBook, Make Your Day. Well, it certainly did and, after taking a peek at the book, I'm pretty confident that the project ideas will make just about anyone's day a bit brighter!

Make Your Day is chock-full of easy, fun, and totally clever DIY projects, templates, printables, and inspiration -- all the things we love here at Curbly. Read more about this new eBook and grab a special discount… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Incredible Office-In-A-Closet Makeover

By: Faith-towers Nov 04, 2013

This was your typical messy closet. Ugly storage, lots of cords, and not much organization. But once Tricia got her hands on it, the space was transformed into a functional and stunning office inside of a closet. Click through to see the unbelievable… Continue Reading

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Ugly-No-More Bamboo Chair Makeover

By: Diy maven Nov 04, 2013

When Lisa's husband saw this chair 'handed down' by his parents, he had just one word to say about it. Actually, one word repeated 5 times: No, no, no, no, no. But Lisa, having vision and a great eye, was not deterred. She had the… Continue Reading

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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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