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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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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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… 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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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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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: Brittnimehlhoff 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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Make It: Modern DIY Blanket Basket Makeover

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2013

Spruce up a plain basket with a fun, painted pattern and hand-stitched embellishments! It's an easy, inexpensive way to add a pop of personality to your home, while providing a simple solution for storing blankets and… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern Wall-Mounted Storage Unit

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2013

If floor space is at a premium, put your vertical space to work for you with some cleverly arranged wall-mounted shelves and cubbies!… Continue Reading

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Make 'em: DIY Telephone Bookends

By: Diy maven Oct 21, 2013

FINALLY, something super-clever to do with those old telephone handsets! Turn 'em into bookends!! Cool in funky, retro colors and white, but I can see thisContinue Reading

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From Beige to Blue: MCM Desk Gets Colorful Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 21, 2013

The midcentury modern desk Lindsay found on Craigslist looked to be in great condition. The before picture is more pinkish beige than the blonde we're used to when considering such pieces,Continue Reading

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Roundup: Budget Fall Decor From The Backyard

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Functional Pumpkin And Gourd Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 17, 2013

Pumpkins and gourds are fun to decorate with, but are usually just that - decorations. Why not use them for something at the same time? Here are ten creative ways to use pumpkins and gourds as functional decor in your… Continue Reading

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Make It: Classy DIY Magnetic Letters

By: Diy maven Oct 17, 2013

I have a new blog crush. His name is Michael, and he's the soul of Inspired by Charm. Michael's eye (and voice) puts a fresh spin on just about everything in the creative-living department. Case in point are… Continue Reading

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How to: Super Simple DIY Confetti Pumpkin

By: Faith-towers Oct 16, 2013

You'll never guess what material was used for this colorful confetti pumpkin... and once you know, you'll wonder why you didn't think of it yourself! Click through to find out what the secret item is, and how you can make your own vibrant confetti… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

By: Faith-towers Oct 14, 2013

The minute you carve into a pumpkin it will begin decomposing... and will be in the trash before you know it. So we wanted to share some great no-carve ideas that will last a bit longer. Recently we showed you how to create your own typographic pumpkins, and this week we have ten other great no-carve pumpkin projects to share with… Continue Reading

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