Eclectic Starburst Mirror

by Craftmel

Eclectic Starburst Mirror


I have a starburst mirror hanging in my bedroom above the bed, and my husband is always making some comment on how he is sure he will die from being impaled by one of the "rays" in the middle of the night.  He's so supportive of my home decorating.  I also love utensil art, as we've seen in my kitchen before.  You can imagine, then, that I'd appreciate this DIY utensil starburst mirror!  

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How to Build a Mirror from Reclaimed Barn Wood

by Brittany Mauriss

How to Build a Mirror from Reclaimed Barn Wood

See this beautifully rustic barnwood-framed mirror? Love it as much as I do? You're in luck, because my friend Emily from Merrypad, a DIY source of crafty home inspiration, has written up a how-to for those of us who simply have to have this mirror for ourselves. Take a look!

Where did the salvaged wood & parts come from?

The salvaged wood originated from my parents' old, old barn. They plan to tear it down soon, so I wanted to save a part of...

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Behind the Scenes of Curbly.com: Capree's Whole-Home Office

by Capree K

Behind the Scenes of Curbly.com: Capree's Whole-Home Office

In the final days of our "Work_____" series, we thought it was only fair to give you a tour of the offices, studios, and desks of the folks that make Curbly happen. So, have a peek at the spaces where our articles are researched and written, photos shot and edited, mistakes made, things learned, and the DIY community built.

created at: 01/30/2011
Name: Capree Kimball
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

What sort of activities or projects do you work on in this space?

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Painted Paneling is a Budget Friendly Room Changer

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Painted Paneling is a Budget Friendly Room Changer

Photo:Sunset

We've had our share of wood paneling (good and bad) to deal with in the past. It can pose a huge  design problem to many people. If you've ever seen wood paneling redone right, it adds an interesting textural surface to the walls of a  room. For the mere cost of high gloss white marine paint and an ebony stain for the floor, the room takes on an entirely different look and feel.

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