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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 19, 2014

This being the last weekend before Christmas, it only makes sense to have the last weekend DIY roundup for December all about the merriest day of the year. There are plenty of last minute decorating ideas to keep you busy this weekend, including a giant wall art tree made of paper, leather ornaments, and more. Click through to check out all seven DIY holiday projects.   Continue Reading

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How To: Easily Dye Linens with Fruit

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 19, 2014
Photo: Sugar & Charm

Using fruits that you may already have in your pantry, you can dye linens in a pinch, using this simple tutorial.   

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How To: Create New Year's Eve Decorations with Plastic Drinking Straws

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 18, 2014

Tim Gibson for Oh Happy Day
Tim Gibson for Oh Happy Day

With New Year's Day just two weeks from today, you may want to tackle a quick DIY or two for New Year's Eve. And this one is perfect because you probably already have the main material lying around your house: plastic drinking straws.   Continue Reading

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DIY Retry: How to Customize Almost Anything with This DIY Water Slide Decal Technique

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 16, 2014
Photo: Brittni Mehlhoff

A long while back, there was a project here on Curbly, for DIY water slide decals, that I thought was really cool. I had never tried the technique before, so I gave it a go and documented the results for something I've dubbed a DIY Retry. Want to see the results?   

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 12, 2014

If you're thinking about trying out a DIY or two over the weekend, it might as well revolve around the holidays. Right? Christmas is less than two weeks away, after all. So here are 7 (holiday) DIY projects to try over the weekend.   

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Curbly Ornaments Challenge: DIY Painted Veneer Ornaments

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 09, 2014

Last time I was at my local wood working store, I picked up some long pieces of maple veneer, thinking I'd use it somehow during the holidays. At the time I had no idea how I'd use it, but once the Curbly Ornament Challenge rolled around, I realized this material would be perfect for making easy holiday ornaments. Here's what I ended up with.   Continue Reading

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How To: Create Color Blocked Stair Risers without Paint

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 09, 2014

I love a good stair DIY, especially when it's colorful, but for renters, this kind of DIY is typically not an option. Until now. This color blocked stair riser project doesn't involve any paint and can be removed before your lease is up. Renters rejoice!   Continue Reading

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How to: Create Typographic Holiday Gift Toppers with a Shoe Box

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 05, 2014

Looking for a super easy holiday DIY to tackle over the weekend? Try these typographic gift toppers made from the cardboard scraps of a shoe box.   Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Inviting Guest Room Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 05, 2014

This builder beige guest room is about to get a dose of personality, complete with wallpaper and DIY shelving. It looks so good!   

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How To: Make a Space-Saving Plywood Christmas Tree

By: Brittni mehlhoff Dec 04, 2014

Not sure you want to go through the hassle of putting up a tree this year? Or maybe you're just short on space? Try this DIY plywood Christmas tree instead. It takes up no room at all because it hangs on the wall.   Continue Reading

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