Maven's Top 5 How-To's of Christmas Past

by DIY Maven

The holidays are all about tradition, which means we end up doing the same stuff every year. Including decorating and crafting. As I perused my posts from the last Christmas season, I picked my top 5 favorites. If you weren’t a member of Curbly then or if you were but need a refresher, here they are.

5) Greeting card gift 'pillows'.

Maven's Top 5 How-To's of Christmas Past

4) Newspaper wrapping paper + pinwheel bow.

3) Clothespin greeting card wreath.

 

2) Elegant...

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DIY Paper Wall Lamp

by DIY Maven

DIY Paper Wall Lamp

Instructables is featuring this Paper Wall Lamp by naedhi, who used everyday materials, such as sketchbook paper, stapler, scissors and Elmer’s glue, to construct it. The lights themselves are the very versatile LED rope variety, which produce very little heat, making the project not only beautiful but non-flammable too. (Good to know.)

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Make a Paper Towel Dispenser for Your Workspace or Craftroom.

by Chris Gardner

I've eliminated wasteful use of paper towels in nearly every aspect of my life- except in a few instances when working on projects...if anyone has a better way to clean up oil-based stains or epoxy spills, please let me know.

So, one the rare occassions that they're necessary, they might as well look sharp and be available, so I built this paper towel dispenser. I used wood from my scrap bin, so it didn't cost me anything, but it could definately...

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