Roundup: 10 DIY Tote Bags for Summer

by Capree K

Summer is hot on our heels, which means farmer's markets, picnics, and bike rides will be happening on the regular. Make sure you have a tote bag handy for all these outdoor adventures (that bottle of wine and loaf of bread aren't going to transport themselves)! Here are 10 of our favorite DIY tote bags that will dutifully serve you all summer long.      

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How to: DIY Ampersand Accent Pillow + Free Printable Pattern

by Faith Towers

DIY Ampersand Pillow Tutorial

Being a typography nerd, I'm a big fan of the ampersand. It's a beautiful letterform. And being fabric and textile month here at Curbly, I thought that combining sewing and typography could be the perfect project. I mean... who wouldn't want an ampersand accent pillow on their couch? Keep reading to get your free printable pattern and the full photo tutorial.     

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Roundup: 22 Mother's Day DIY Gift Ideas She Will Love

by Brittni Mehlhoff

You've been DIYing gifts for Mother's Day since you were in elementary school, writing cards on construction paper and pressing your hand into a concrete stone with the date on it. Now that you're all grown up though, it's time for some more adult DIY ideas for Mom - ones that she is sure to love. So, I've rounded up 22 awesome DIY gift ideas for Mother's Day to get your creativity going.   

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Roundup: 13 Budget-Friendly DIY Ideas for a Stylish Kitchen

by Brittni Mehlhoff

There are so many cool kitchen accessories out there right now, but as someone who doesn't cook very much, or spend a ton of time in the kitchen, it's difficult for me to warrant buying them nine times out of ten. DIYing them, however? That's a whole other story. If you're looking to DIY a few kitchen accessories on a budget, this is the roundup for you. Here are 13 budget friendly DIY kitchen accessories.   

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Stop Wasting Money on Cleaning Products: Make 4 Simple DIY Cleaning Solutions (with Free Printable Labels!)

by Alicia Lacy

DIY cleaning solution recipes with free printable labels (PDF download)

Over the last month I've been experimenting with making my own cleaning solutions. I was skeptical about the effectiveness of a homemade, natural-ish cleaner, but given the amount we were spending each month on 'green' cleaning products, I thought it was worth a go. 

The good news is that I've discovered four recipes that are easy to put together and good at getting the job done. Below are a collection of recipes. And, pretty...

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Free Download: Curbly's Alternative Uses Cheat Sheet Bundle

by Alicia Lacy

Alternative Uses Cheat Sheet

March is here and in our neck of the woods, Spring arrived like a lion. If you're anything like me, the extra sunlight and climbing temperatures make you want to scrub your house from head to toe.

To help you feed your spring fever, we've compiled a set of PDFs to help you tend your house using items you have around the house (vinegar, coffee grounds, baking soda, and olive oil). Read on to find out how to download the set!

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Roundup: 10 Easy, Affordable (and Natural) DIY Cleaning Products You Should Try

by Faith Towers

DIY natural cleaning mixture.

Cleaning products can be expensive. And let's face it - many store bought varieties have toxic chemicals in them. So why not make your own natural cleaners at home? They're super simple to make and you probably already have most of the ingredients right in your pantry or under the sink. To take the guesswork out of it, we've rounded up ten of our favorites.   

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