Christmas is right around the corner which, depending on your degree of seasonal decorating, means it's time to put up a holiday wreath! Ring in the season and add some cheer to your entryway with one of these creative (and oh-so-festive) DIY wreaths!
I've been slowly transforming my house into a holiday/winter-y wonderland the last few weeks and, now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I'm kicking the decorating into high gear. I've always loved the look of simple cone trees as a Christmas centerpiece, so when I spotted this easy DIY version, I got pretty excited!
This is such a cool wall art idea and easily customizable with what you have on hand! No postcards? Try using greeting cards (there are SO many amazing handmade/letter pressed/screen printed cards these days), gift wrap, patterned scrapbook paper, etc. -- the sky's the limit!
I've rounded up 12 homemade edible gift ideas for Christmas. I wanted to move away from the basic DIY S'mores kits and have included 3 interesting bakes, cordials/teas, jams and savory preserves. There something for everyone, all with a little twist. Carrot Cake Jam? You betcha!
I can think of a lot of uses for PVC pipe: planters, vases, storage solutions, etc. We've even written about a few of them on Curbly. But a holiday wreath? Why didn't I think of that? Guess it's time to make all the other front doors in the neighborhood jealous.
Color 101 with David Bromstad: David's Favorite Inexpensive DIY Decor Tips and Techniques
This month, Curbly is excited to team up with designer and TV host David Bromstad, of HGTV's Design Star and The White Room Challenge. David is offering his professional tips about one his biggest passions: using color to transform everyday rooms into something extraordinary.
I love DIY projects! Bringing a little something special and interesting into your home décor can be easy. One of my favorite décor elements
Normally, my go-to supply for DIY art projects is paint, but this before and after is making me think twice. I wonder if this would work with washi tape.
Remember those overhead projectors from your K-12 days that allowed you to watch the teacher work as they droned on about math equations or verb tenses? Yeah, I had stuffed it to the recesses of my mind as well. Still, since my student days have come and gone, there are other uses for projectors that are more applicable to my current child-rearing, home-sprucing, DIY-ing life. But those projectors can be hard to come by if you aren't pals with a 3rd grade teacher. That's why a DIY version can be so handy!
We've been seeing brass, gold, and copper making a big splash in home decor for the last few years, but these metallic pieces usually carry a hefty price tag, especially in the lighting department (um, have you seen the prices of Lindsay Adelman chandeliers??). It's always exciting, then, to see people get creative with inexpensive materials and come up with something super stylish and on-trend, like this brass and copper pipe light!
I think it might be time to venture into the attic to get down the Christmas lights a little early this year. I don't think I can wait until December to try this DIY.
It seems as though every year is a foot race, with holidays paced out evenly throughout... until the mad final sprint to the finish line with three major holidays right in a row. That is why it is never too early to start prepping for that great gift-giving time of year. Here is a roundup of 10 Advent ideas to help you in all your early preparation!
I had one of those "why didn't I think of that?" moments when I first spotted this project from Crafty Endeavor. I mean, it's ridiculously easy! And 100% customizable! And have I mentioned awesome?
We throw so many empty toilet paper tubes away (at least I throw a lot of them away... *shifty eyes*); it seems a downright shame not to do something with them, right? So, when I spotted this simple, 10-minute DIY storage idea on Aunt Peaches, I recognized the pure, crafty genius of it immediately. This! This was the "something"!
These sweet images created out of nothing but cleverly arranged leaves would be at home in any nursery or children's room. There
Branches, twigs, and logs -- oh my! Turn this readily available material into stylish decor accessories. Stumped? Here are 15 awesome projects to get the creative juices flowing.
This 1949 sleeper car may be all vintage on the outside, but inside it's a modern home complete with a fully-functioning kitchen and incinerator toilet. Located in Portland OR, the train-car-home was
We've rounded up 20 festive fall wreaths that will see your decor through from Halloween to Thanksgiving! Check 'em out and let us know which are your fave!
I stumbled across this Ready-Made submission that Das rote Paket received for a competition they were running. It's cheap, cheerful and quirky, key ingredients for my kind of DIY.
Do you have a stack of old books that don't fit on your overflowing book shelf anymore? Here's a clever way to reuse those books as a unique headboard.
With Thanksgiving around the corner and fall in full-swing, dinner parties are pretty popular this time of year. And what does every great host or hostess need at his or her dinner party, aside from great food and good company? An awesome centerpiece, of course. Here are our top ten favorite centerpiece ideas for fall.