Roundup: 17 DIY Valentine's Day Decor Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 01, 2013

created at: 01/31/2013

Valentine's Day is one of the holidays I rarely get around to decorating for, but then I see all these awesome projects and it makes me want to change my ways. Does this ever happen to you?

This year, I am vowing to try at least one of these V-Day decor ideas. What about you? Will you join me?   Continue Reading

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How To: Make An Instagram Photo Cube

By: Matt allison Jan 30, 2013

created at: 01/30/2013

I LOVE Instagram, my stream is filled daily with beautiful images from across the world from some very creative people, likewise I hope I inspire others with my own snapshots.

Though sometimes you just want to have something tangible to relive those memories, enter the DIY Photocube.

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How To: Make Sculptural Origami Pyramid Wall Art!

By: Capreek Jan 24, 2013

created at: 01/22/2013

I really love the look and inherent texture of sculptural wall art; I feel like it adds a unique energy to the room you just don't get with your typical 2D fare. If you're looking to add a unique "wow" factor to an entryway, guest room, or anywhere in your home for that matter, check out this clever DIY decor project from Rue Magazine!      Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Origami Pendant Light

By: Capreek Jan 22, 2013

created at: 01/22/2013

Currently, all our pendant lighting needs are being met, but the next time I need something awesome (and inexpensive) to light our place, I will definitely try out this DIY origami lamp!       Continue Reading

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Make It: Giant Geometric Washi Tape Jewels

By: Matt allison Jan 16, 2013

 

created at: 01/16/2013

If you've caught a couple of my previous posts you'll know I'm a sucker for washi tape. While I've seen some great uses before I love this larger than life geometric art feature, it's one of the coolest creative uses I've seen and very much on trend.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Cord and Cable Organizers

By: Matt allison Jan 15, 2013

created at: 01/11/2013

A by-product of a plugged in life is that we are surrounded daily by a plethora of cables, a never ending proverbial rats nest of insulated wires.  

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Make It: Modern DIY Paper Scrap Wall Art

By: Capreek Jan 15, 2013

created at: 01/15/2013

If you've ever made anything out of paper, you know how quickly an unruly scrap pile can grow. It's always a shame to throw those (perfectly good) bits away, which is why I love this DIY idea from A Little Hut!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Awesome DIY Metallic Vases and Planters

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2013

created at: 01/14/2013

Who doesn't love a pop of shiny, metallic goodness? This design trend has been hot for a couple years and, judging by the huge amount of gold and copper DIY projects we keep seeing, it doesn't appear to be going out of style anytime soon. If your own space could use a little touch of shine, check out these easy vase and planter projects -- they'll add just the right amount of flair to desktops, counters, or windowsills!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 DIY Office Storage and Organization Ideas

By: Capreek Jan 07, 2013

created at: 01/07/2013

Raise your hand if your home office or workspace could use some help in the storage and organization departments! That's everyone, right? Check out these 15 clever DIY ideas that are sure to make your space more functional -- and boost your productivity!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Giant Confetti Wall Mural

By: Matt allison Dec 28, 2012

created at: 12/28/2012

Many of us suffer from what I call 'White Wall Syndrome'. We spend so much time analyzing what to hang on them by pinning ideas and laboring over artworks we can't afford that we don't get around to actually doing anything with them!

This simple project is a great way to get some color up on your walls without costing the earth -- and it's the perfect family holiday project!

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Best of Curbly: Top 40 Design Trend Projects of 2012

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 21, 2012

created at: 12/20/2012

The year is beginning to wind down, with New Year's just ten days away. It's been a great 12 months, filled with plenty of DIYs and no shortage of trends, from neon and color blocked to polka dots and ombre. To celebrate the trends of the year, here's a top 40 list focused on the best design trend projects of 2012.   Continue Reading

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Best of Curbly: Top 10 Original How-Tos of 2012

By: Bruno Dec 20, 2012

Best of Curbly: Top 10 How To Projects from 2012
We're wrapping up the year with our favorite DIY ideas from 2012. Here are the original how-to projects I liked best this year. Starting with dog treats and cabinet makeovers, all the way through to DIY household cleansers and organization ideas. Enjoy! (All links open in new tabs for your browsing pleasure)Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Geometric Mobile

By: Capreek Dec 20, 2012

created at: 12/19/2012

I've professed my love of mobiles many a time, so when I see a particularly awesome one, I can't help sharing it!     Continue Reading

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Best of Curbly: Top 10 DIY Art Projects of 2012

By: Capreek Dec 17, 2012

created at: 12/17/2012

As 2012 rolls to a close, we're paying tribute to a year full of awesome DIY ideas with roundups of our most-loved projects and posts! First up, our ten favorite art and art-inspired decor projects. Enjoy!     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Tube Light

By: Capreek Dec 17, 2012

created at: 12/17/2012

This minimalist DIY light reminds me a little bit of the (much, much more expensive) Pipe Light by Tom Dixon. While his version is made from powder coated aluminum, this clever interpretation is crafted from -- wait for it -- a discarded cardboard poster tube!     Continue Reading

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