Roundup: 15 Furniture Turned Pet Bed Projects

By: Diy maven Jun 17, 2013

Besides DIYing, DIYers love their pets. These 15 examples prove as much. From magical to minimal, from challenging to easy, there's something for every decor and skill level. 

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Cool to Creepy: 6 Toys Turned Planters

By: Diy maven May 31, 2013

On your next garage sale excursion, you might want to keep an eye out for old toys. It doesn't matter if they're broken, because you won't be playing with them; you'll be planting in them. From cool to downright creepy, these 6 toys-turned-planters are sure to inspire.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Garden Tool Totes and Benches

By: Diy maven May 28, 2013

One of the most irritating things about gardening can be getting all your gardening tools to the spot where they're needed. It's cumbersome, and it oftentimes involves multiple trips to the garage or garden shed because you've forgotten something. By the time all your equipment is assembled, you just might be too tired to actually garden! And then, when you're finished, you have to haul all… Continue Reading

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6 Sensational Up-cycled Birdhouses

By: Diy maven May 24, 2013

This selection of birdhouses will have you rethinking the wooden variety from here to eternity. 

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Make It: Modern DIY Brass Chandelier

By: Capreek May 22, 2013

Oh, hey there drop-dead gorgeous chandelier! What's that, you say? You're totally DIYable?! Tell me more!… Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Braided Fabric Scrap Basket

By: Capreek May 16, 2013

Put old t-shirts, fabric scraps, and discarded bedding to use with this fun -- and functional -- DIY… Continue Reading

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10 Outdoor Furniture Makeovers to get you Ready for Summer

By: Brittnimehlhoff May 14, 2013

With the weather heating up and the rain beginning to clear, it's time to start tackling those outdoor projects that are on your list this season. So let's start with something easy. Here's a roundup of (completely do-able) outdoor furniture makeovers to get your the DIY wheels… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Orimono Pillow

By: Diy maven May 14, 2013

Anthropologie's delightful Orimono Pillow takes patchwork to a new and fresh level. Not so fresh is the price. Eight-eight bucks. Ouch! Mim had the same reaction, so she made a DIY version that set her back a schmeezily $3. The outcome? Nothing… Continue Reading

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Updated Walls: Do-It-Yourself Map Wallpaper

By: Lexy.b.ward May 08, 2013

It can be hard to commit to a full wall-covering. I know this. If you are finding yourself wanting to update your walls, but don't want to overdo it and cover them all the way, try this little trick!  … Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Art-Filled Bedrooms and Living Rooms

By: Diy maven Apr 26, 2013

Art. It can add immediate personality, interest and beauty to any space. It can even mess with our minds, hiding the bad elements of a room and highlighting the good. The vignettes featured in these images serve as great inspiration as to how we might organize and display wall art ourselves; some even perform feats of decor magic. 

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Just in Time for Spring: Free Bike Printables

By: Diy maven Apr 25, 2013

It looks like spring has FINALLY arrived where I live, and what a perfect way to celebrate but get out the old two-wheeler and hit the trail. OR print these fresh and charming FREE bike printables.… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Cool Gallery Walls in Homes

By: Matt allison Apr 24, 2013

I've always been deeply attracted to gallery walls. Their presence in a home immediately draws me in; the artwork an extension and reflection of a home's… Continue Reading

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Cool Collections: 10 Creative Ways to Display Your Collectibles

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

Vintage cameras, PEZ dispensers, tin robots -- we all have our obsessions and it's time to show off those quirky collectibles in style! We've rounded up a few of our favorite display ideas below.  … Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 11 Amazing Artist's Studios and Workspaces

By: Capreek Apr 09, 2013

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It's art month here at Curbly and we'll be sharing more awesome DIY art projects than you can handle. While we're at it, though, I thought it might be fun to take a peek into the work spaces of a few professional artists. So, put on your Eye Candy aprons and check out these 11 inspiring studio spaces!… Continue Reading

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Patterned Paint: Roll-On Paint System

By: Diy maven Apr 09, 2013

Etsy seller Clare Bosanquet of The Painted House offers up a cool way to add print to just about anything that can take paint. Walls, sure, but also paper, cloth and wood too. Each of the… Continue Reading

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