How To: Make Your Own DIY Printed Wrapping Paper with Rolling Pins

By: Capreek Sep 05, 2012

created at: 09/02/2012

I know, I know. Rolling pins?? That sounds like a bunch of malarkey, but trust me when I tell you that this idea is genius!… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Paper Scrap Tray

By: Capreek Aug 30, 2012

created at: 08/26/2012

Got paper scraps? Put 'em to work sprucing up a plain wooden tray!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Origami Business Card Holders

By: Capreek Aug 24, 2012

created at: 08/23/2012

Sooo... this is pretty cool, right? Origami business card holders? In any awesome paper and pattern my heart desires? I am all over this simple DIY project from How About Orange!… Continue Reading

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How To: 5 Fast and Inexpensive Ways to Refresh Your Kitchen Cabinets

By: Diy maven Aug 22, 2012

created at: 08/21/2012

Painting kitchen cabinets is great for a budget update, but not everyone relishes doing it, and for good reason. When you have 30+ door and drawer fronts laying all over your garage floor, you'll understand why. It's a lot of work, if you're going to do it right. To make life easier, here are five easy, fast and inexpensive ways to refreshen your kitchen cabinets without all the bother and commitment to the painting process.

A few… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Magnetic Notepad...with Free Downloads!

By: Craftmel Aug 22, 2012

 created at: 08/21/2012

 You know the how the story goes: you are at the grocery store lugging around that gallon of milk, but you have this tingling in the back of your brain that there was something else you needed to get as well.  After walking down every single aisle waiting for your memory to trigger, you give up and just go home- only to remember you are completely out of cereal.  This is where a fridge-mounted notepad comes in handy to jot down those needed items as they run out.  Better still is a mod notepad that you've made… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Geometric Paper Lanterns

By: Capreek Aug 16, 2012

created at: 08/16/2012
Who says you need to have a party to hang a few of these awesome tissue paper lanterns around? I would keep them up all of the time!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Make your Ice Cream Cones even Cooler with a Decorative Wrappers DIY

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jul 20, 2012

created at: 07/18/2012
Cool down in style on a hot summer day or at the next ice cream party, with these kid-friendly (and adult-friendly) ice cream cone wrappers.… Continue Reading
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How To: Make a Modern Paper Mache Lamp

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jul 19, 2012
created at: 07/18/2012

Remember back in the day when you made those paper mache masks and impressed all your elementary school friends? Well, paper mache is growing up (in a big way) with today's DIY lamp idea.… Continue Reading

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Make It: Graphic and Modern Tissue Paper Collage!

By: Capreek Jul 16, 2012
created at: 07/16/2012
When a DIY project idea comes from two sisters who run a modern stationery company, you know it's going to be awesome!  … Continue Reading
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Make It: DIY Paper Flower String Lights

By: Capreek Jul 12, 2012
created at: 07/11/2012
What's an outdoor summer soiree without some fanciful lighting?? Bring the festivities up a notch with some colorful flower string lights!    

These pretty garden lights are made using low-heat LEDs (we don't want your party to take a turn towards Tragic Fire Town) and colorful cupcake liners. Check out how to make different flower and leaf styles over on Oh Happy Day!
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Make It: A Free Printable Jigsaw Puzzle of the U.S.

By: Capreek Jul 03, 2012

created at: 07/03/2012

Puzzles are fun, learning is fun, and hey, it's the Fourth of July: why not make a jigsaw puzzle of the U.S.??… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Retro Marquee Sign

By: Craftmel Jul 03, 2012

created at: 07/02/2012

This summer wouldn't be complete without an evening under the stars watching a good oldie with some friends, and a movie party wouldn't be complete without some memorable decorations, like this DIY marquee… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 20 Awesome DIY Modern Lighting Projects!

By: Capreek Jun 20, 2012

created at: 06/20/2012

In celebration of Modernism month at Curbly, we rounded up 20 of the best and coolest modern lighting projects on these here Interwebs. Yes, you read that right, TWENTY. So, put on your DIY pants, it's time to get illuminated!… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Calder-Inspired Mid-Century Modern Mobile (for under $10.00)

By: Chrisjob Jun 20, 2012

created at: 06/20/2012

Iconic mid-century designer Alexander Calder’s background in engineering and mathematics inspired him to make art that was three-dimensional and kinetic. But you don’t need a degree to make your own mobile! It just takes a little imagination and a lot of balance. In this project, you’ll learn how basic shapes can come together to create a spinning, swaying, stunning work of art for any room. For less than… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Book iPhone Dock

By: Craftmel Jun 20, 2012

created at: 06/19/2012
Unsightly phone cords be gone!  Books on the nightstand are no longer just for late-night reading; now your phone has a nifty new home while it recharges, thanks to a clever DIY-er.  … Continue Reading

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