Space Invaders on your walls: blik graphics wall decals

by Alexrussell

Space Invaders on your walls: blik graphics wall decals
Think of them as stickers for your walls, but they don't have to be of Space Invaders, that Taito smash hit that today still gets play by teenagers around the globe. The blik Surface Graphics decals are made from designs by pop artists like Keith Haring and Matthew Haggett, but have their own original designs as well.

If there's something you want done custom, they'll create it and even come to do the install. They've got a pretty impressive...

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Formica kitchen cupboards painted over.

by Bjorkfansoph
I've hated my formica kitchen cupboards for a few years now and i've finally changed them this past year,here how I did it: Before pic:
Formica kitchen cupboards painted over.
Step 1. Get this special kind of Primer called "UMA" for hard to paint over surfaces.
UMA Primer
Step 2. Wash your cabients, especially if they are greasy. Unhook all hard to paint doors that you can't reach and lay 'em down somewhere. I had to run my cat off a few times or pet hair end up in the primer...

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A craft room to call my very own!

by Alixi

So, I haven't been very active in Curbly since joining. Mostly because my husband and I got married recently, and also because we have been fixing up our house. We're both crafty in our own ways, I sew and bead, he makes furniture in his spare time, when we're not doing our own construction.

Santa came early this year, bringing us drywall sheets, mud, 2x4's and paint; with which we created a sewing/craft room for myself, and a small workbench...

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Wrapping Paper and Bow Conservation

by DIY Maven

Wrapping Paper and Bow Conservation

Running out of wrapping paper and bows and need more FAST? I saw this on Martha yesterday and put the Curbly spin to it.

Supplies

Newspaper

What little wrapping paper you have left

Scissors

Tape

Martha’s Wrap

Wrap your present in newsprint. I like the stock quotes as they make a nice, uniform background.

Cut a strip of wrapping paper to circumference the present, fold in edges, wrap around package, tape strip together in back of present.

Maven’s Bow

Cut...

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DIY USB Powered Christmas Tree...

by Roadvermin

Well its that time of year again the streets of Lyon are awash with bodies running here and there doing as many errands as they can before the whole country closes up for the Holiday. The local Franprix is packed with people buying booze and food so they can celebrate the weekend with a fuzzy head and a full belly.

DIY USB Powered Christmas Tree...

This is our first Christmas together and it shaping up to be a great one earlier this week we decided that our home need a tree to...

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Greeting Card Gift “Pillows”

by DIY Maven

Greeting Card Gift “Pillows”

This is a great and easy way to recycle greeting cards (Christmas or otherwise) into gift card holders or small gift boxes.

 

The Supplies:

Greeting cards

Scissors

Pencil

Straight edge blade

Glue

Ruler

The Procedure:

1. Print out figure below as template, adjusting size to 7 ½" by 6 ½" to fit standard gift card, if necessary.

2. Position template over greeting card, as shown, aligning card’s fold to template’s center fold.

3. Trace around template.

4. Cut out...

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Recycled Wrapping

by Abmatic
Recycled Wrapping

Im no Martha Stewart (that is for sure) but I do love a beautifully wrapped package. I just cant ever bring myself to buy (or afford) wrapping materials which are just discarded (by some people) after the gift is open. I also have yet to acquire (and would have nowhere to store) the large box of wrapping paper and ribbon saved up over many years like my mom has. My solution is to wrap everything in paper that was already destined to be...

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