Make It: DIY Ink Blot Placemats

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 14, 2012

created at: 12/13/2012

Is your dining room table looking a little less than inspired lately? Dress it up before the holidays rush in with this DIY.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 DIY Garland Ideas for the Holidays

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 13, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

Garlands are one of the most fun DIY projects to tackle during the holidays. Don't you think? They're festive and versatile and pretty much anyone can make one. So, if you're looking for some garland inspiration for decorating your mantle or elsewhere this year, be sure to check out this list of creative ideas.   

reindeer garland

1. diy santa reindeer garland

created at: 12/12/2012

2. cozy pom pom garland

easy neon garland

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Eye Candy: 40 Scandinavian-Style Christmas Decor Ideas

By: Capreek Dec 12, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

What's black and white and wood all over? A modern, rustic, Scandinavian Christmas! We've rounded up forty (40!!) Scandinavian-style holiday decor ideas that will have you daydreaming of log fires and warm glasses of glogg in no time. God Jul!      

1. Simple Black and White Christmas Decor

2. White Christmas Kitchen Decor

3. Elegant Bathroom Christmas Decor

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Mid-Century Modern Christmas: How to Make a DIY Floating Holiday Centerpiece

By: Capreek Dec 11, 2012

created at: 12/11/2012

Curbly recently had the great pleasure of creating a series of Mid-Century Modern holiday decorations for DIY Network, including everything from ornaments to stockings to wreaths. We're excited to share our final project with you, this awesome, modern floating centerpiece! Check it out!

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Make It: DIY Stick Horses

By: Matt allison Dec 07, 2012

created at: 12/07/2012

As a child I recall gallivanting around the room on my sticky steed, imaging that I was being chased by a band of thieves hellbent on my capture. These were simpler times, times I cherish and those memories came flooding back on discovering this fantastic craft project.  

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Roundup: 35 DIY Holiday Gift Tag and Topper Ideas

By: Capreek Dec 07, 2012

created at: 12/06/2012

Yesterday, I shared a few of my favorite DIY gift wrap ideas. Well, you can't leave those gifts undressed and naked! Here are 35 gift tag and gift topper ideas that are sure to offer the perfect finishing touch to your holiday gifts this year. Enjoy!     

1. Fabric Poppy Gift Topper

2. Pyramid Box with Tissue Paper Pom Pom

3. Modern Paper Gift Tags

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4. Felt Monogram Ornament Tag

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Roundup: 30+ Inspiring and Festive DIY Gift Wrap Ideas

By: Capreek Dec 06, 2012

created at: 12/06/2012

If store-bought wrapping paper just isn't doing it for you this year, here are over 30 DIY gift wrap ideas to inspire and delight! Happy crafting!     

1. Polka Dot Gift Wrap

2. Studded Gift Wrap

3. Celery Stamp Gift Wrap

created at: 12/06/2012

4. Re-purposed Sweater Gift Wrap

5. Stitched Gift Wrap

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6. Fringe Gift Wrap

7. Hand-Lettered Gift Box

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Mid-Century Modern Christmas: How to Make an Atomic Age DIY Stocking!

By: Capreek Dec 04, 2012

created at: 12/04/2012

Curbly recently had the great pleasure of creating a series of Mid-Century Modern holiday decorations for DIY Network, including everything from ornaments to stockings to wreaths. We'll be sharing the projects one-by-one. This week's DIY holiday project? Awesome space-age stockings! Check it out!

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How to: Make a DIY No-Sew Tree Skirt

By: Craftmel Dec 04, 2012

created at: 11/21/2012

Dressing up our Christmas Tree is one of my favorite times of year.  Everyone gets involved, and after hours of stringing lights just perfectly, sentimental ornaments are pulled carefully from their packaging and placed with precision on the tree (or, as much precision as a 3- and 5-year-old can muster).  The last step for our family is tucking the tree skirt under the tree- and this year we needed something new, like a no-sew Snowflake tree skirt!  Read on to see how I easily made this in one nap time.   Continue Reading

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Make It: A Giant Knit Blanket

By: Capreek Nov 29, 2012

created at: 11/29/2012

Okay, so I don't know how to knit and I've never tried. But, holy cow, if this giant knit blanket doesn't make me want to learn STAT!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 14 Modern DIY Advent Calendars and Holiday Countdown Projects

By: Capreek Nov 28, 2012

created at: 11/28/2012

I'll be honest, I prefer that my DIY projects and crafts be heavy on the modern side of things. Sometimes it's hard to find ideas that are easy to make, affordable, and super contemporary. BUT! It can be done! Even the most ubiquitous Christmas craft, the advent calendar, can be turned into an aesthetically pleasing design object. Here are 14 examples that are sure to fit in with modern homes of all types!     

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How To: Washi Wrapped Advent Candles

By: Matt allison Nov 28, 2012

created at: 11/28/2012

I love the Scandinavian duo Dos Family. I stopped by this week and spotted Isabella's wacky advent light post and just had to share it with you.

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Roundup: 25+ Creative DIY Holiday Wreaths

By: Capreek Nov 27, 2012

created at: 11/27/2012

Christmas is right around the corner which, depending on your degree of seasonal decorating, means it's time to put up a holiday wreath! Ring in the season and add some cheer to your entryway with one of these creative (and oh-so-festive) DIY wreaths!     

1. White Yarn Christmas Wreath

2. Holiday Light Wreath

3. Ornament Wreath

4. Candy Cane Wreath

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DIY Gift Card Holders

By: Craftmel Nov 27, 2012

created at: 11/26/2012

Sometimes finding the perfect gift for someone is hard to do, or maybe all they want is money!  Instead of simply putting money or a gift card in an envelope, try making cute little stocking holders instead!   Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Advent Calendar

By: Brittni mehlhoff Nov 23, 2012

created at: 11/20/2012

The days are counting down before December hits. Seven more days until December 1st. Do you have an advent calendar ready to go yet?    Continue Reading

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