Make It: DIY Mounted Animal Mask Art

by Capree K

I tend to like a bit of humor or quirkiness in my decor, which probably stems from my belief in not taking anything too seriously. I want to surround myself with things that make me smile, you know? So when I spotted this DIY animal mask art, which struck me as weird (in a good way) and immediately made me laugh, I knew I had to share it!     

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Art in Unexpected Places: 10 Ideas to Add Style to Every Space in Your Home

created at: 04/05/2013

Art doesn't necessarily have to be displayed in the living room... sometimes it can be more inspiring in another part of your home. Your patio, bathroom, kitchen or even your closet may be the perfect spot for your masterpiece. Go ahead, try it!    

created at: 04/05/2013

1. This colorful piece of art adds some much-needed interest to a monochromatic bathroom. [Photo: House and Leisure]

2. Make the mundane task of doing the laundry more fun by adding...

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Sneak Peek: Curbly House Bathroom Reveal

by Bruno Bornsztein

Our bathroom makeover reveal teaser

Guess what? It still feels like winter here in Minnesota. Last year around this time we were happily painting a new nursery for our then-unborn baby boy, with the windows open and a warm breeze wafting through the house. This year, not so much:

Hey, what's going on here? Isn't this supposed to April?

FYI, here's what things looked like last year for National Painting Week (notice the short sleeves and generally increased level of happiness):

So what's all that stuff sitting in our back yard...

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10 Do-It-Yourself Hanging Mobiles

by Lexy Ward

created at: 04/12/2013

Mobiles are a fun and unique way to hang all kinds of art in the home. Traditionally, they were hung over cribs where babies sleep. The mobiles we've rounded up here are made with all kinds of crafty mediums and prove that you don't need a baby in the house to have some cool hanging art around you!      

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How to: Make an Easy Perpetual Chalkboard Calendar

by Faith Towers
created at: 04/10/2013

 

Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I enjoy being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help to keep my schedule in order. I wanted to make one that I could reuse each month to keep track of my projects and appointments, so I decided to make a perpetual chalkboard version. And then? I stumbled upon the miracle of clear chalkboard paint... and the rest is, well, my own DIY perpetual...

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