Two Crocheted Rose Pillow Patterns

By: Diy maven Jul 13, 2011

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You know those rose pillows that are hugely popular these days? The look really was made for re-creation in crochet as evidenced by these two lovely patterns. The first one (pictured above) comes to… Continue Reading

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The Ostrich: Weird or Wonderful?

By: Diy maven May 31, 2011

created at: 05/31/2011

You might be able to guess what this is just by considering the name. If you can't, take a look at the 'Ostrich' in… Continue Reading

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Makeover: Typographic Chair

By: Diy maven May 31, 2011

created at: 05/31/2011

Diana took a plain, old IVAR chair ($19.99) like the one pictured above and gave it a very cheeky makeover, thanks to one big 'S' that she cut out of a piece of 1/2" plywood. Some 150 grit sandpaper and a couple cans of spray paint later, this is what it looks like… Continue Reading

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Infinity Chair

By: Diy maven May 19, 2011

The Inception Chair by Vivian Chiu gives us a glimpse into infinity, or does it?? The incrediContinue Reading

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5 Modern Pillow Tutorials to Freshen Up your Decor

By: Craftmel Apr 27, 2011

created at: 04/26/2011

I don't know about you, but those winter blues have flown out the window now that warmer weather has set in.  And in my neck of the woods, it is hot weather.  With the changing of the seasons, I feel like my whole condo needs a facelift to change along with the temperature.  With a very limited redecorating budget (the husband says he'd rather eat, phaw!) I figure the best place to start is inexpensive throw pillows like a shag pillow made from recycled t-shirts or knit yardage?  Talk about comfortable!  V&Co shows us how to make it.  Here are a few more fun and modern pillow ideas for… Continue Reading

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A Transparent Chair (Yes, You Can Sit on This!)

By: Diy maven Apr 19, 2011

Transparent Chair

From design firm Nendo, this chair appears to consist only of a backrest and armrests, BUT if you look closely, you'll see that its wrapped in a film. Kinda like cling wrap, the polyurethane film… Continue Reading

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Giveaway: Win a Designer Blu Dot Knicker Chair from 2Modern (a $279 value!)

By: Bruno Apr 18, 2011

It's a Curbly Giveaway!

Blu Dot Knicker Chair in Dark Roast
This week we have an amazing giveaway for you: a Blu Dot Knicker Chair from! You might know as a great place to find the most talented and innovative designers of modern furniture, contemporary lighting, & eco-friendly products for the home and office. Read on to find our how to win this awesome chair from (shout-out!) Minneapolis-based Blu DotContinue Reading

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Chair Turned Picture Frame

By: Diy maven Apr 18, 2011

created at: 04/18/2011

Just when you thought you had seen every kind of chair makeover imaginable, some clever individual decides to turn one into a picture frame. That clever person… Continue Reading

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Pallet Turned Outdoor Swing Chair

By: Diy maven Apr 11, 2011

created at: 04/11/2011

A wooden pallet, much like the one pictured above, was turned into an outdoor swing chair. Clever,… Continue Reading

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Five Eames Chairs that Aren't Just for Seating

By: Craftmel Apr 05, 2011


created at: 04/04/2011

In my opinion, the most loved and easily recognized and furniture designers of the Mid-Century are Charles and Ray Eames.  Together, they had the Midas touch when it came to home furnishings; if the Eames' designed it, it became a classic. 

If you aren't lucky enough to own an actual Eames Chair of any variety, how about using their images as… Continue Reading

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Turn a Dining Chair into a Chaise Lounge

By: Diy maven Mar 07, 2011

I have never felt the need for a chaise lounge in my home. Until now, that is. I think it's because this chair-turned-chaise is such a cleverly weird idea. And who doesn't love finding new ways to… Continue Reading

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Split Chair Benches

By: Diy maven Jan 27, 2011

I have taken a serious shine to these benches by Junktion. Wooden chairs cut in half and outfitted with a bench top that… Continue Reading

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Five Funky Sofa's

By: Jill w Jan 20, 2011

Twists and turns seem to be all the rage in the surrealist furniture trend. Lila Jang’s Wall-Climbing Sofa is perfect for that odd corner of the house where no other furniture… Continue Reading

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Pallet Sofa

By: Diy maven Jan 13, 2011

Cut a plastic pallet in half. Add some stainless steel plates and legs. Throw on some fresh… Continue Reading

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