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?
Um. I love this. Can I tell you the ways? It's easy. It's a great DIY gift idea. It's customizable. Oh, and did I mention easy?? Yeah, that's the big one.
...or a gadget case, or a business card holder, or a sunglasses pouch. You get the idea; this easy DIY project is incredibly versatile!
Last week, I boarded an early morning flight and took off for a whirlwind trip to NYC for Fashion Week (OMG) and, most importantly, for the BIG REVEAL of all the HP Designer Matchup Challenge projects, including the Glo Planter by TUG Studio. It was a crazy adventure full of tiny food, incredible people, puppies, flair, and awesome design. Also? The Glo Planter -- IN REAL LIFE! Ready to see it for yourself? Read on!
Whether you're a re-usable grocery bag kind of person, a fashionista, or someone who likes a bit of style with their functionality, this DIY leather bag project is for you!
Sure, there are earbuds available with a few pops of color on the ends, but the cords are always white or black. BORING. Add some personality and flair (and help keep them tangle-free) with this easy DIY project -- you may even find yourself wrapping all your gadgets in string!
Summer is in full swing and whether you're hitting the beach, the lake, or your local swimming pool, we've got the DIY project for you: a stylish mesh beach bag!
Pascal Mestdagh from the fabulous blog Between the Lines shares this easy-to-follow tutorial for making your own beach bag, including an optional zippered pouch if you're feeling particularly ambitious -- check it out!
(My favorite part of this project? The brilliant and highly clever re-use of window screen material for the mesh!)
...or wallet, or pencil holder, or mouse pad!
It's time to celebrate the hardworking moms (wives, sisters, and even grandmas) in your life! To help you out in the gift-giving department, we've rounded up 20 stylish gift ideas any lady will love. Happy Mother's Day!
Matt from Wood&Faulk is kind of my hero. He's always making beautiful things from simple materials and, frankly, completely and utterly blowing my mind. Like this vintage-y camera case, for example. It's gorgeous! And so easy!
Instead of "Foodie Friday", I thought I'd have some fun today and go with what I'm calling "Fabulous Friday" because, hey, it's the weekend! Why not? And also, this disco ball helmet is pretty much the most amazing thing I've seen all week; I simply had to share!
I am a hands down t-shirt and jeans kinda gal. Always have been; always will be. I'm also the kind of person that, when she finds t-shirts that she likes, she buys 6 of all the same style in 6 different colors. The problem with that is it can lead to boredom. The answer to such boredom, of course, is t-shirt reconstruction. The internets are full of such projects, but these caught my eye in particular. Check 'em out.
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A little while back I shared instructions on how to make a convertible dress from scratch in 15 minutes. Well now I'm back with a tutorial on how to make a v-neck style dress in 20 minutes! This little frock is very versatile - it can be worn over leggings, or if you leave the hem a bit longer it makes a wonderful everyday dress.
This week we're giving ourselves a bit of a break after a hectic and awesome finish to 2011. We've dug out some oldies but goodies from the Curbly archives that you may have missed. Today; check out this fun upcycling idea: making a purse from a secondhand book!
Click here to read the original blog post! And make sure to check back tomorrow for another blast from the past.
Chances are there's at least one hip mama in your life. Why not celebrate that fact with a perfectly suitable - and stylish - gift this Mother's Day? To help you out, we've rounded up 20 gift ideas that we're sure any mod mom would love!
French clothier All-Tribes created this awesome, short video that shows us how to create a tool for perfect and super fast t-shirt folding.
Visual distraction around the hip area can sometimes be a good thing. Take a good looking t-shirt and go to work.