How To: Make a Diamond Tufted Headboard

By: Capreek Sep 20, 2012

created at: 09/20/2012

Stuff like this always blows my mind. How does one actually make something so, well, amazing looking -- without breaking the bank and from scratch?! Fortunately, Jenny from Little Green Notebook knows the answer to that!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Upholstering a Spool

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 20, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

I'm sure you've seen giant spools being used as coffee tables before, but what about something smaller? Could you upholster a spool and make it look more modern? Well, it turns out the answer is yes, you can, and it looks even cooler than you might… Continue Reading

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DIY Fall Tree Embroidery

By: Craftmel Sep 19, 2012

created at: 09/19/2012

Fall is a time where trees lose their leaves and expose those things usually hidden during the warmer months, like little engravings from people in love. This embroidery done by My Girlish Whims fits perfectly into what Fall means to… Continue Reading

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DIY Bunting Lantern

By: Craftmel Sep 18, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

In today's CraftyLand, bunting is big.  But no one ever said the bunting itself had to be large- take, for instance, this mini bunting strung around a paper… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Stylish Chandelier Makeovers

By: Diy maven Sep 17, 2012

created at: 09/17/2012

Most chandelier makeovers we see on the intertubes these days consist of a quick shot of spray paint. Although they're always fun to see, when I started looking for projects for this roundup, I wanted to find chandelier makeovers that did something that went above and beyond just color transformations. Here are ten that will make you think outside the box. Or should I say 'can'? 

We had a light fixture in one of our houses that looked very much like Chelsie's. Brass with… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Fortune Cookie No-Sew Place Cards

By: Capreek Sep 14, 2012

created at: 09/13/2012

These. Are. Adorable: fortune cookie place cards you can make in snap, without sewing a single stitch! Plus, they're bound to bring some good luck to your next event, right?    … Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Business Card or Gadget Holder

By: Capreek Sep 13, 2012

created at: 09/13/2012

If you've got gadgets and gizmos (and business cards) aplenty, then you might want to get in on this DIY project: a warm 'n' fuzzy felt cover/holder.… Continue Reading

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10 Ways to Reinvent a Lampshade

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 13, 2012

created at: 09/12/2012

If you've ever bought a lampshade you know it isn't exactly the most exciting item to shop for. The shades and drums that are readily available tend to be pretty basic and lack personality, or they cost an arm and a leg. Luckily, there are plenty of DIY options for those inexpensive store bought shades, so you won't have to shell out a ton of cash to get a designer look. Here are ten ways to reinvent a basic lampshade on a… Continue Reading

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Make It: Modern DIY Abstract String Art

By: Capreek Sep 11, 2012

created at: 09/11/2012

String art is all the rage these days, though most projects tend to take more typographic forms. I'm a big, big fan of this abstract/geometric version though. Plus? It's way easy!… Continue Reading

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Week 12 Journal: Let There Be Light

By: Bruno Sep 07, 2012

The Curbly House Week 12 Journal: Turning on the lightsAhhh ... It seems like just yesterday we walked through the Curbly House and decided to take a chance on it. But, in reality, it was waaaay back in January!
And this week, we put the finishing touches on the inside: light fixtures and switches. Read on to watch our weekly video update and find out how we chose lighting fixtures for each room.

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How To: DIY Recovered Mousepad

By: Craftmel Sep 04, 2012

created at: 09/04/2012

If you give a mouse a mousepad, chances are it it will want something cute and colorful to go with it.  Most of use with a computer mouse have a mousepad, and I'd venture to guess that 80% of those mousepads are plain, boring, or have some huge logo on it since it was a freebie from your neighbor's company.  Well, if you happen to be in that 80%, there is still… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Custom DIY Pet Pillows

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 30, 2012

created at: 08/29/2012

I realize that making a pillow with your pet's photo on it might sound a little crazy, but I can assure you that this project is one part quirky and two parts awesome. Check it… Continue Reading

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Kitty Litter Cartons Turned Tote Bags

By: Diy maven Aug 29, 2012

created at: 08/29/2012

Pixie Dust Originals turns kitty litter cartons into the cutest tote bags. They also say that any similarly-shaped carton will do (like a detergent box). They're currently for sale on their Etsy Shop, but PDO… Continue Reading

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Make It: No-Fall Dishtowels

By: Diy maven Aug 24, 2012

Ashley suffers from "dishtowel on the floor" syndrome. Her way to combate this pesky problem is not only creative, but cute too. To make one--or several--ourselves, we'll need a dishtowel (this would be great… Continue Reading

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How To: Dye Table Linens with Vegetables

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 24, 2012

created at: 08/21/2012

If you're heading out to the farmer's market this weekend, or even to the grocery store, you might want to pick up some extra vegetables for today's Foodie Friday… Continue Reading

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