Make It: Yarn and Felt Halloween Wreath

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2013

Soft and inviting, this Halloween wreath is nice departure from the typical front door decor fare this time of year. The maker used yarn to wrapContinue Reading

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How to Make a Wire-Wrapped Speech Bubble

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2013

Give your stuff a voice with speech bubbles. Supplies are minimal but the impact is big. Of course, 'hello'… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 11 Quick and Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

By: Capreek Oct 07, 2013

If you're the type to wait until the last minute to come up with a Halloween costume (guilty as charged), here are a few homemade options that won't take a ton of time or… Continue Reading

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How to: Make DIY Colorful Geometric Textiles with Sharpies & Rubbing Alcohol

By: Faith-towers Oct 02, 2013

Science was never my best subject, but every now and then I find myself using a little book learning in my everyday life. And this project? Definitely one of those times. It turns out Sharpie marker ink mixed with rubbing alcohol creates a very striking effect. Add some ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape, and you'll be able to make a unique, DIY geometric textile worthy of hanging on your… Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Our Dining Room Makeover with Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Sep 27, 2013

Last week we told you all about the magic that's happening in our master bedroom, thanks to Ms. Emily Henderson and the lovely folks at Sherwin-Williams! This week, we're back to give you a little preview of what's in store for the dining room. 

But, before we get into the details of our new-and-much-improved dining space, let's take a little trip down memory lane, shall we?

When bought the house, the dining room… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Burlap Projects That Are Awesome For Autumn

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 27, 2013

Burlap can be a tricky medium to use when crafting. If you don't have a clear idea of what you want to do with it, you may want to pull your hair out from the mess it can leave. Here are ten projects that make great use of this rustic fabric and they're all perfect to decorate your home this… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Monkey's Fist Knot Pendant Light

By: Capreek Sep 26, 2013

Cord pendant lights have been all the rage for a little while now and we've seen them used in a variety of interesting DIY lighting projects. This nautical-inspired version, though, is one of the most unique versions I've seen in a… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 8 Stylish Shower Curtains You Can Make Yourself

By: Capreek Sep 25, 2013

Ah, shower curtains. It always seems to take forever to find one you like and then when you do, the asking price seems less like "asking" and more like a ransom. Since we're big believers in the do-it-yourself mentality around here (have you noticed?), we've rounded up 8 budget-friendly shower curtain projects for makers of all skill levels. Check 'em out and let us know which style is your… Continue Reading

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Make A Colorful Wreath From Balls Of Fabric

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 25, 2013

Searching for that perfect wreath to grace your front door this fall? Take the plunge and shy away from traditional autumn colors. This bright and colorful wreath will keep you cheery all season long!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Colorful DIY Hanging Rope Mirror

By: Capreek Sep 19, 2013

I love, love, LOVE this colorful spin on the nautical rope/leather belt mirrors that have been popular lately. And, as it turns out, this version is quite easy to… Continue Reading

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100+ Clock Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 19, 2013

Mel's making those of us who roundup look bad. Case in point: a couple days ago she posted one that included 106 (if my math is right) clock makeovers. There is, literally,… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Old Chair Gets a Modern, Hand-Printed Makeover

By: Capreek Sep 17, 2013

The fabric on this chair had seen better days, no thanks in part to the resident feline who couldn't resist its velvet flocked goodness. Fast forward to now, and it's sporting a brand new look courtesy of some hand-printed, geometric… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Colorful Office Chair Makeover

By: Faith-towers Sep 16, 2013

Office chairs can be pretty drab. Usually they're built more for comfort than for beauty... but that doesn't mean that you can't add a little personality to yours. All you need is paint, some bright fabric and creative… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 18 DIY Ideas for Placemats, Napkins, and Tablecloths

By: Brittnimehlhoff Sep 13, 2013

Admittedly, I'm not the greatest cook. In fact, I struggle with making a single meal without setting off the fire alarm. There is, however, one thing I can definitely help with when it comes to dinner parties and alike, as things get closer to the holidays. And that is decorating. You can count on me for table top DIYs and beyond, if you ever need help in that department. Though, I suspect you're pretty good at that stuff as well. So it's probably easier to just give you a list of cool DIY ideas for placemats, tablecloths, and napkins.… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Serving Tray Projects

By: Faith-towers Sep 12, 2013

Pretty store bought serving trays often have not-so-pretty price tags. But lucky for us, there are tons of easy DIY solutions to this problem. Here are ten of my favorite handmade tray… Continue Reading

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