Make It: DIY Painted Confetti Tumblers

By: Capreek Jun 27, 2012

created at: 06/27/2012

I'm always looking for clever ways to turn thrift store glassware into something fantastic, so when I spotted these DIY Anthropologie-inspired confetti tumblers, I flipped! Not only are they a fraction of the cost, the sky's the limit when it comes to color combos.    Continue Reading

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Make It: A Simple DIY Picnic Blanket for Summer!

By: Capreek Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/26/2012

You guys, it's totally picnic weather these days. And picnic weather means picnic blankets! Here's a simple one you can make in an afternoon and be picnicking on by sunset!    Continue Reading

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Nostalgic How-To: DIY Wooden Cooling Board

By: Craftmel Jun 26, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

As the story goes, there were a bunch of decision-makers sitting around a board room table at General Electric one afternoon in the 50's.  Aware that home design was welcoming the "great room," one of the fellows suggested the company start making kitchen appliances in the current trendy colors in the design world to match the living areas, since that is what his wife would want.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Vinyl Record Upcycle Projects

By: Diy maven Jun 26, 2012
created at: 06/26/2012
We've come a long way from the melted-LP-turned-bowl days. Yeah, people are still melting their vinyl, but they're also taking Dremels and drills to them, to great effect. Check out these 10 crafty ideas:
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Roundup: 7 Modern Furniture Makeovers!

By: Capreek Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

We've got some modern makeover madness for you today! Here are 7 awesome furniture face lifts to inspire your own creativity. Enjoy!    Continue Reading

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Make It: Lacy DIY Cement Candle Holders

By: Capreek Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012

I know, I know. Cement and lace? These aren't exactly materials you normally associate together, which makes this cool DIY project that much more intriguing (and a great jumping off point)!    Continue Reading

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How to: Brilliant Upcycled DIY Watering Can

By: Diy maven Jun 25, 2012

created at: 06/25/2012
The folks at Hawaii Gardening are geniuses, and this DIY watering can proves it. It's so brilliant and easy to make we may never buy another watering can ever again! They started with a plastic laundry detergent bottle, much like the one pictured above, and turned it into this: Continue Reading
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Week 3 Journal: Demolishing the Bedroom Ceilings (VIDEO)

By: Bruno Jun 21, 2012

The Curbly House: Week Three Journal (VIDEO)The first week of demolition on the Curbly House went so smoothly, you kind of had to expect things would get worse in week two. And worse they did get. Read on to watch my weekly video journal and learn how not to take apart a ceiling.

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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 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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Before & After: A DIY Painted Starburst Rug

By: Capreek Jun 18, 2012

created at: 06/18/2012

What do you do with a giant, solid color rug? Give it some personality with paint, of course!    Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Color-Blocked Coasters!

By: Capreek Jun 15, 2012

created at: 06/14/2012

I can't quite put my finger on it, but for some reason I'm a total sucker for coasters. Maybe because they're small, cute, and functional?? Who knows... But I do know that these DIY color-blocked coasters are just too fantastic not to share!    Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own DIY "Sun Print" Fabric

By: Capreek Jun 14, 2012

created at: 06/13/2012

Well, I know what I'm doing this weekend!   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Light Fixture from a Tart Tin

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 14, 2012
created at: 06/11/2012


Looking for a unique spin on DIY lighting that will leave house guests saying  "Why didn't I think of that"? Well good news, you won't need to search much further than your kitchen cabinets for the main ingredient of a project that fits the bill.Continue Reading

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