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Weekend Project Idea: Malachite Pumpkin Project for Halloween

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 24, 2014

With Halloween just one week away, I thought a pumpkin DIY would be the perfect weekend project to try. This isn't your typical painted pumpkin project though. This pumpkin DIY was inspired by the malachite trend that we've seen popping up a lot lately. And the end result is seriously gorgeous. Check it… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Hanging Wardrobe with Just Four Supplies

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 23, 2014

If you have these four supplies, you can make a hanging wardrobe. Technically, you don't even need the spray paint, so it's really only three supplies. Want to see how this space saving DIY turned… Continue Reading

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How To: Create a DIY Doormat the Easy Way

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 21, 2014

Give a basic doormat a fresh new look with this simple tutorial for creating a typographic statement mat, super… Continue Reading

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6 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkins This Season

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 20, 2014

Last week was the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge, where Curbly authors came up with 6 DIY entertaining and decor ideas for pumpkins this Halloween. There were some really fun ideas, including mini pumpkin vases, pumpkin cups (and mugs) for fall beverages, a painted peephole pumpkin idea, and more. Want to see all six… Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 17, 2014

Friday afternoon calls for another round of weekend projects to try. Don't you think? There's a DIY coffee table tutorial and hanging light project, for those looking to tackle larger DIYs. And if you are hoping to get your hands on a smaller project, I have you covered too, with geometric coasters and an awesome pour over coffee stand. Click through to check out all 7 weekend DIY… Continue Reading

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Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: A DIY Pumpkin Project Inspired by an Iconic Pendant Light Design

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 16, 2014

I thought it would be fun to concoct a DIY pumpkin project that was inspired by a classic design from the past, as a part of the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge. So after thinking about it for a little bit, I came up with a pumpkin DIY inspired by Poul Henningsen, who designed some of the iconic light fixtures that you have seen copied by many a company. Want to see what I made?   

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How To: Make an Awesomely Giant Aluminum Marquee Light

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 16, 2014

We've all seen a DIY marquee sign or two, over the years, but a giant one made of metal (not cardboard)? Those are harder to come by. Which is why, when I saw this step by step marquee tutorial for a giant aluminum version, I thought it was worth taking note. Want to make your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 14 Adult Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Totally Awesome & Easy to Recreate

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 14, 2014

When October rolls around, the internet becomes overloaded with a plethora of DIY costume ideas to try. A lot of them are for kids, of course, and quite a few of the adult costumes are either too involved or kind of lame. So this year, I'm rounding up some of the coolest adult costumes I could find, that also happen to be pretty easy to recreate. Here are 14 awesome Halloween costumes, for adults, that won't take you a ton of time to… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 13 Unique Painted Pumpkin DIYs to Try for Halloween

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 10, 2014

Pumpkin carving is fun and all, but sometimes it feels a bit more messy than it's worth. So, before you head off into the weekend, I wanted to share some no-carve pumpkin ideas to get you excited about Halloween. All 13 of the DIY ideas included involve paint. No carving… Continue Reading

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Weekend Project Idea: How to Make Geometric Bookends with Concrete and Cardboard

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 10, 2014

If you're looking for a fun weekend project to try, this geometric concrete bookends DIY might do the… Continue Reading

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