How To: Make Ceramic Hand Dishes

by DIY Maven
How To: Make Ceramic Hand Dishes
Photo: My Poppet Makes

Although the maker of these MCM hand dishes (Cintia) identifies them as a "kids craft," the idea and technique is appropriate for any age. Although, preserving the size and shape of a kid's hand in such a way is about the coolest childhood memento ever. I've just started experimenting with air dry clay, which this project utilizes, and

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Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home

by Lexy Ward
Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home

Clay! Who doesn't love it? The air-dry stuff is so easy to work with and dries a beautiful white. It's just begging to be manipulated into something great! Here are 15 of my favorite projects for the home and they're all made with clay! Those marbled dishes? They're calling to me!      

 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Urban Comfort

Leaf bowls via Urban Comfort 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Paper & Stitch

Hanging pots via Paper & Stitch (the editor is Curbly writer Brittni!

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Fellow Fellow for Say Yes

Can't forget these clay houses for plants via Say Yes 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Curbly

Gold-dipped bowls via Curbly 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Gathering Beauty

Faceted tealights via Gathering Beauty 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Delineate Your Dwelling

Gold knobs via Delineate Your Dwelling 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Damask Love

Stamped succulent pots via Damask Love 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: A Beautiful Mess

Hanging planters via A Beautiful Mess 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: The Lovely Drawer

Painted coasters via The Lovely Drawer 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Studio DIY

Emoji trinket dishes via Studio DIY 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Delineate Your Dwelling

Colorful clay animal heads via Delineate Your Dwelling 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Sugar & Cloth

DIY cat trinket dish via Sugar & Cloth 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: A Beautiful Mess

Marbled clay dish via A Beautiful Mess 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Makery

Clay-wrapped pots via Makery 

Crazy For Clay: 15 Awesome DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Design*Sponge

Clay platter via Design*Sponge 

What do you think? Did any of these make your "must-make" list?

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9 DIY Techniques That Look Expensive, But Aren't

by Stephanie Lee
9 Ways to DIY High-End Finishes
Photos: Homey Oh My and The Lovely Drawer

If you’re anything like me, you may have spent the last few months drooling over the luxurious materials that have been so popular on Pinterest lately. Sadly these high-end looks come with a high-end price tag and I've never been able to justify splurging on a marble side table or shiny gold accessories.

Until now, that is! As it turns out, with a few hacks you can easily get that luxe look for less - click through for nine clever ways to bring a little chic to your decor.

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Curbly Headquarters Grows Up: Our New Office and Studio Space

by Alicia Lacy
The Curbly HQ makeover is done. Here's the tour!

Working from home is the greatest thing in the world, except when it's not. Our little Curbly unit had a great thing going for a long time, but then Bruno and I had children, and they made working from home more like working-in-10-minute-increments-from-home-all-the-live-long-day.

So, we found a little space a few blocks from our house and set out to make it our own. It has been an adventure and we've been going full tilt for the last six weeks. The space is complete and we're excited to share it with you - come have a look!

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