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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Roundup: 12 Mid-Century Modern DIY Projects

By: Capreek Jun 13, 2012

created at: 06/13/2012

It's modernism month here at the Curbs so, naturally, a roundup of our favorite MCM-inspired DIY projects was in order! Happy DIY-ing!   Continue Reading

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How To: Turn an Old Leather Belt into DIY Drawer Pulls!

By: Capreek Jun 12, 2012

created at: 06/12/2012

Well... THIS is cool! Before you think to toss an ill-fitting belt into the trash (or donation bin), check out this awesome DIY idea!   Continue Reading

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Before & After: A DIY Pegboard Headboard!

By: Capreek Jun 11, 2012

created at: 06/11/2012

I always love seeing creative, affordable solutions to decor dilemmas and this DIY pegboard headboard does not disappoint!   Continue Reading

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How To: Create a DIY Concrete Wall

By: Capreek Jun 11, 2012

created at: 06/11/2012

Looking to introduce some texture into your home? Here's a unique twist on the ol' accent wall!   Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Tennis Ball Helper

By: Diy maven Jun 08, 2012

created at: 06/08/2012

 This cute little fellow will gladly hold your keys, mail, pen and hand towel without one complaint. And, when not lending a hand--er....mouth, he wears a sweet smile. So, how do we DIY one? An Xacto Continue Reading

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How To: Make Colorful DIY Felt Storage Boxes

By: Capreek Jun 07, 2012

created at: 06/07/2012

It's no secret that I have an on-going love affair with felt. Add my obsession with little boxes and storage containers to the mix, and this DIY project is a no-brainer!   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stitched Leather Gadget Case

By: Capreek Jun 06, 2012

created at: 06/06/2012

...or wallet, or pencil holder, or mouse pad!   Continue Reading

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How to Turn a Drum Into a Pendant Light

By: Diy maven Jun 06, 2012

created at: 05/31/2012

Lindsay bought a used Tom drum off Ebay for 30 bucks and decided to turn it into a pendant light. At 12 inches tall and 10 inches wide, a Tom is a perfect specimen for this project, but I can imagine other drums-types would work too. The process of conversion is pretty simple. Some scrap wood, finish nails, a drill, jigsaw, pendant light kit, scissors or Continue Reading

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Recycle It: How to Make a Cardboard Catch-All Organizer

By: Craftmel Jun 06, 2012

created at: 06/05/2012

It might just be at our house, but if my husband asks me where his keys are one more time, I might poke my eyes out.  And at the rate I lose my phone, we are going to be the blind leading the blind, literally.  That's why I liked this clever recycled cardboard catch-all project; solutions like this help me keep my eyesight.Continue Reading

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Curbly Gift Guide: 20 Awesome Manly Gifts for Father's Day

By: Capreek Jun 05, 2012

created at: 06/05/2012

Man-gifts: leather, wood, bacon, and tools for the great outdoors (or life). We've rounded up 20 gifts that would make any dad proud. Happy Father's Day!   Continue Reading

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How To: Turn an Indoor Chandelier into an Outdoor Chandelier

By: Diy maven Jun 04, 2012

created at: 05/31/2012

Diane found a brass chandelier at a thrift store and decided to turn it into an outdoor chandelier for her deck. She removed the candelabra covers, cut all the wires and removed the sockets. A shot of Rust-Oleum primer and ORB Continue Reading

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