DIY Articles

Apple Decor: 6 DIY Projects Using Fall’s Favorite Fruit

This time of year means one thing and one thing only, as far as produce goes that is. It’s the beginning of apple season. Lucky for us, however, it’s pretty much apple season all year round. Whether it’s New Zealand Braeburns or Minnesota Honeycrisps*, there’s always something delicious to choose from. So, in celebration of […]

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Before & After: A Purple Bedroom Makeover!

Hey, it’s no secret that we harbor a love for the color purple here at Curbly.  From painted furniture, amazing living rooms, and “purple people eaters“, we’ve made our infatuation with the royal hue known.  But, as with any color, there are good ways and bad ways to use it.  

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Make a Recycled Can Wine Rack

I have a wine rack. It’s okay, but matches my taste from about a decade ago as opposed to now. While perusing the shops for a new one I came across this industrial chic version that can be DIYed with only a few materials.  

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How To: Make Natural Dyes from Common Food Items!

I learned a long time ago how to dye fabric using fruits and vegetables (thanks to my mom and her degree in “3D textiles”: she would dye all her own materials and make sculptures from resin-saturated fabrics… I know, right!?).  Alas, the wisdom she bestowed upon me escaped my “vault of knowledge” along with a […]

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How to: Make a Painters Tape Yarn Bracelet

There comes a time in every crafter/DIYer’s existence when everything around you starts to resemble a “future project.” The fancy kids these days are calling that repurposing, the History Channel is calling it hoarding… Take your pick. I’m on the repurposing side for now (within reason.) Though I do have a craft drawer that looks […]

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Easy Art Idea: Make Framed Branches

With the cooler weather moving into most parts of the continent, it is a good time to tackle all those tree branch projects we’ve seen here on Curbly.  Today I’ve got an easy and eye-pleasing project to add to your to-make list.  

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