Curbly Bookworm: DIY Furniture 2: A Step-by-Step Guide

By: Diy maven Feb 26, 2014

A few years ago, designer/maker Christopher Stuart hit the ground running with his book DIY Furniture: A Step-by-Step Guide. I reviewed it for Curbly, giving it a glowing shout-out. When Christopher's followup book appeared in my mailbox last week, my first thought was, "more of the same?" The answer to thatContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Wooden Beaded Keychain

By: Matt allison Feb 26, 2014

DIY Wooden Beaded Keychain

Wooden beads are on trend and being used in a lot Scandinavian decor products, everything from candle holders to trivets. I love how simple this craft project is, pick up a few beads at your local craft store, glue and some leather and in 15 minutes you'll have a new Nordic inspired keychain.

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Dining Table

By: Capreek Feb 25, 2014

We were on the hunt recently for a new dining table and, while we did find one we love, this DIY table is definitely up my alley! It's modern, rustic, and perfectly simple. Oh, and totally affordable!      Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Boring Living Room Wall Gets a Simple Upgrade

By: Meghan and al Feb 25, 2014

Since the beginning of time together, Al and I have always struggled with our living room wall; or as I like to call it, the desolate wasteland of blank space. The gigantic flat screen tv, which was one of the only items that made the cut from Al’s bachelorhood to our new domestic life, was such aneye sore for me that the only thing I could do was to ignore it and pretend it didn’t exist until future inspiration hit. The burden began at our first apartment (which we blamed on our temporary and unowned status of walls), transitioned with us to our new house and has lived with us ever since, in it’s exact same state of sorry-ness.

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How To: Turn any Branch into a DIY Vertical Wall Hook

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 25, 2014

I love projects that repurpose basic household items, like this DIY, that will turn yard work into a scavenger hunt for craft supplies. Check out how you can transform any branch from your backyard, into a unique, vertical  wall hook.   Continue Reading

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10 Creative DIY Wedding And Shower Gifts

By: Faith-towers Feb 25, 2014

Roundup of diy wedding and shower gift ideas.

This month has been all about parties, entertaining and celebrations here on Curbly, so I thought we would be remiss to leave out a post on DIY wedding and bridal shower gifts. Wedding season is almost upon us, so you might want to start your DIY projects now! Here are some super creative ideas.   

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How To: Make a DIY Copper and Wood Magazine Rack

By: Capreek Feb 24, 2014

Store your favorite magazines and catalogs in style with this simple to make, but oh-so-stylish DIY magazine holder!        Continue Reading

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Make It: Modular Planters from Scratch

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 20, 2014

I've seen a lot of planter DIYs over the last few months, but never one that I felt like I needed to drop everything for and make right away. That is, until I found this modular planter project.   Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Modern Plant Stand

By: Diy maven Feb 19, 2014

Some scrap hardwood lumber and doweling is the basis for Lidy and Joel's DIY plant stand. They were inspired by the item pictured below fromContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Leather Pendant Light

By: Matt allison Feb 19, 2014

DIY Leather Pendant Light

There have been a few leather and wood craft projects going around, but this is one of the first that combines the two into a contemporary DIY pendant light fixture. Step by step instructions available at the link below.

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Make It: Etched Wood Spoons Decorated With Kid Art

By: Lexy.b.ward Feb 19, 2014

ETCHED WOOD SPOONS

It's so refreshing to see a new use for an old skill. Wood etching and burning has been a popular craft for years, but I love seeing how others create something so unique with it! These wooden spoons will be my new go-to gift!      

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How to: Build a Toddler Bed

By: Diy maven Feb 18, 2014

Evie was ready for a big girl bed, so her mommy got down to business and made her one. Yup, a toddler bed from scratch. She madeContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Wall-Mounted Side Table

By: Capreek Feb 18, 2014

Every space has one: that funny little spot where you need a side table, but don't quite have enough room. Maybe it's in a tiny bedroom or a reading nook or a too-small living room. Instead of trying to track down an appropriately-sized side table (and no doubt coming up short), why not make one instead?       Continue Reading

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9 Clever Tips For Hosting A Fabulous Wine And Cheese Party

By: Faith-towers Feb 13, 2014

Wine and cheese parties are my favorite kind of bash to host, because the clear theme eliminates the need to cook a million different apps and mix drinks all night. But if you don't know much about wine, it could be a little daunting. Well have no fear my friends, because I'm going to share some fool-proof tips and resources with you.   

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Roundup: 25+ DIY Cloud Decor Projects

By: Capreek Feb 12, 2014

Cloud-shaped decor has been a quietly growing trend for the past few years and, considering how easy (and adorable) most of these projects are, it's no wonder! Check out some of our favorite DIY cloud ideas below!      Continue Reading

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