As a lover of film and TV, this might be my favorite wall art shopping guide so far! It was also really, really, really hard to narrow it down to a mere 20 prints. My suggestion?? Hit up your favorite online marketplace (Etsy, Society6, Cargoh, Supermarket, etc.) and do a search for the shows you love the most. It'll blow your mind. Meanwhile, here are my picks for awesome movie- and TV-inspired prints!
This painted table is all kinds of hot geometric goodness! The real kicker, of course, is that it's super affordable. Oh, and completely customizable!
This wood dining table is the perfect blend between rustic and modern. The best part? It's totally DIYable!
Last month, we featured ten modern DIY art projects that ranged from bold and graphic to subdued and subtle. We're back at it again with a fresh new roundup of contemporary art inspiration -- and it's all stuff you can make yourself (of course). Enjoy!
Just because your walls and furniture are Neutral City, USA doesn't mean you can't bring color in! My favorite way to do that is through big, bright, high-impact art. Here are a few spaces that do that well--and with some serious flair.
As you know, I love any and all DIY projects that make use of thrifted glassware (hello, mod dot drinking glasses!). This is a really fun idea you can apply not only to tumblers but any kind of glass dish -- bowls and vases would look awesome, too! So, hit up your favorite thrift store and let's make some pretty glasses!
This DIY clothes rack is an awesome--and so, so simple--solution to small space or no-closet woes!
One of my favorite things about spring is watching the world come alive, from new buds on the trees to a flurry of avian activity in our yard. Celebrate the season and gives all those birds something to really talk about with one of these unique houses or feeders!
This little vintage ottoman had great bones and a charming profile, but its beige-y blahness just wasn't cutting it. That's nothing a fab shower curtain couldn't fix, though! Yes, I said "shower curtain". Read on!
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All those fabulously lush and modern patios yesterday had me craving one of my own, especially one with an awesome fire pit like this! Check out the "after" to see what I'm talkin' about, folks. It's minimalist perfection.
To get everyone inspired and in the mood for "outdoor month" here at Curbly, we're sharing some seriously drool-worthy patios and decks today! By the end, you'll be craving lemonade, BBQ, and maybe even a patio makeover of your own. Enjoy!
Fluffy pastel bunnies and plastic grass be gone! We're celebrating Easter with some modern flair this year, starting with everyone's favorite activity: dyeing Easter eggs! Here are 12 totally unique techniques that will have you foregoing the grocery store kits and celebrating the season with egg-streme style!
How are your dish towels? If they're anything like mine, they could use a little sprucing up. Toronto-based Avril Loreti has created a series of beautiful tea towels with a modern edge. Keep looking...
Before you spring for the (hollow laminate) version of this leaning shelf from one of those pricey catalogs, consider making a quick trip to your hardware store instead! You'll save money AND get a better quality product: win-win!
You can find real milk glass pretty easily at thrift stores or estate sales, but if your aesthetic swings more towards the modern and/or contemporary realm the pickings are slim (or non-existent). With this simple DIY technique, though, you can turn any sleek, glass vase into modern milk glass in no time!
This Month in Green Design: Modern Mason Jars, A Real Functioning Moat, & The Verticality of Vegetables
Over at EcoSalon this past month – where Shelter is where the heart is and the green is always greener – we obsessed over Pantone in theory (the app) vs. practice (the hotel); celebrated Valentine’s Day like practical gals and fixed up a broken heart; font-renewed and blissed out; voyeured our way into the homes of some of our favorite design bloggers and curators and prodded the real life ethics of one of America’s most up-and-coming box store...
I have an oversized soft spot for simple paper crafts that yield big decor points, like these wallpaper scrap projects, for example. I'm especially excited by projects that are colorful, modern, and budget-friendly. As you can imagine, then, my love for these paper polygon vases is through the roof!
Move over beige! Today we're welcoming bold, energizing colors with open arms--and giving neutrals the boot. We've rounded up ten hue-happy bedrooms that are sure to inspire the colorholic in all of us!
Cozy and contemporary, warm and modern: these twelve gorgeous bedrooms are the perfect dose of eye candy!