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Make It! Hardware Store Decor

In our third issue of the Curbly Make It! series, we show you how to make amazing interior decor pieces from stuff you can buy at any big box hardware store. It’s organized by department (paint, plumbing, etc.), so you’ll find budget-friendly makeover projects from every corner of the hardware store.

Cover of Make It! Hardware Store Decor, from the Curbly Library

These twelve how-to projects will show you how to make a Brightly Lighted Letter, an Aluminum Accent Lamp, a Posh Pipe Desk, a Drop-Cloth Slipcover and much more!

Each project includes a materials and tools list, and detailed step-by-step instructions with high-res photos.

Got a DiY-er in the family? This book makes an awesome gift. 

The 78-page, 8.5×11″ PDF is easy to print out at home and comes in high-resolution. The print version is in brilliant full-color on on beautiful 80# matte stock paper and is perfect-bound with a glossy cover.

Here are some previews of the final projects:

A brightly lighted letter - DIY wall art from

Aluminum Accent Lamp - from Curbly's Make It! Hardware Store Decor

Exposed Bulb Chandelier

A sample from one of our detailed how-to articles.


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