When the holidays roll around, I usually break out my glue gun and come up with a few easy winter projects to tackle. Today though, I'm branching out from the materials I almost always use and picking up a hand saw instead. With a bit of careful measuring and a handful of cuts, I made this hanging wood Christmas tree shelf perfect for storing small gifts and holiday odds and… Continue Reading
Kirstin fell in love with the abstract black & white West Elm art collection pictured above the first time she saw it. So much so, in fact, that she decided to make a knockoff with the help of her two young sons. They made… Continue Reading
I spotted this adorable little paper decor/wall art project the other day and couldn't wait to… Continue Reading
Up here in Boston, the weather has gotten cold and drizzly... not exactly conducive to sending the kids outside to play. Instead, grab the feathers and the glue and try out these fun Thanksgiving DIY projects, crafts and games that will have them busy for hours. And you might just have… Continue Reading
You can make so many amazing things with cork stamps. Print your own greeting cards. Create an original piece of art for your wall. Make your own fabric by printing with fabric paint. The possibilities are endless. Here are two great ways to make these useful… Continue Reading
This quick and fun project is a great way to use up not only scrap wood but also scrapbook paper, ribbon, fabric, buttons and other various leftover embellishments from past craft projects. (Who doesn't have some/a lot of those on hand?)NOTE: This photo block frame is suited for a 4" x 6" photo.
Supplies we used:
- a length of 2" x 6" lumber at least 7 and 1/2 inches long'
- 180 grit sand paper
- paint brush
- … Continue Reading
Pinterest has become the go-to virtual inspiration wall, but I think it's still fun to have a physical inspiration board with meaningful clippings and photos. And why not make the board itself interesting? Check out these ten inventive… Continue Reading
There's a major trend happening right now, and it's a user-friendly one... watercolors! They're popping up everywhere; and I'm about to share ten super easy ideas that you can finish in an afternoon (or less). C'mon, get on board before it becomes the next… Continue Reading
In the interior design world, a vignette is a small grouping of items arranged artfully on a table, shelf or mantle. Creating a vignette is an easy and affordable way to infuse some of your own unique style into a space. So go grab a few of your favorite vases, candles, books and knick knacks and let's get… Continue Reading
The days of fall are getting shorter and chillier here in New England, signaling the approach of a long, cold winter - and inspiring me to get outside and make stuff! It's amazing what you can do with pinecones, branches, rocks and all the natural materials hiding in plain sight in the… Continue Reading
For the last few weeks, we've been sharing all the amazingness Emily Henderson is going to bring to the Curbly House. We hooked up with Emily, her assistant Orlando Soria, and Sherwin-Williams to bring a calm, airy, elegant do-over to our master bedroom, dining room, and living room. This week we're back to introduce our final room makeover, and it's our most loved (and most perplexing) space: the sunroom.
When we… Continue Reading