It you've been a Curbly reader for a while, then you probably know that we love IKEA hacks. And if you're new around here, then you'll just have to take my word for it - we love IKEA hacks. Today we have a new one for you, and it's super easy. Just grab a Kubbis coat rack and you'll have a fun photo display in no time.
When I first saw the photos for this DIY, all I could think about was how long it must have taken and how expensive all that film would be. Then, I actually read through the tutorial and realized I had been duped. This project is way easier than it looks, and a lot less expensive than I thought too. Why?
We all know how cute miniature photos are, but let's talk about how awesome BIG can be. If you want to really make a visual impact with your photos, but don't want to pay beaucoup bucks for a 48" x 36" print (plus the cost of a frame), this is the way to go.
We've featured a few Scandinavian-inspired DIY projects here in the past (remember this gorgeous coat stand? Or this rag rug-inspired light?), but this may be the simplest and most universally appealing of them all (no Scandinavian cabin required).
Have you ever picked out a piece of furniture that you imagine will look great in your space and then once you get it home and situated, you think to yourself "What the heck was I thinking?" Well, I've discovered an iPhone app that will give you a good idea of what a piece will look like in your very own space. I chose the above chair, took a photo of the blank space in my office, emailed this to myself so I could show you.
Marie Darby tells us how to make these absolutely wonderful photo lampshades. The supplies she uses are really basic and readily available, if we don't have them all on
They came from the dark, murky depths of Craigslist and part-time suburban realtor classifieds...Careless, cluttered, and often unbearable, these are, as the comments for this photo remind us, "these are the actual photos that sellers approve to market their homes."
(Get ready to have too much fun!) Fold Play shows how to make a photo kaleidoscope (either hex or oct), which just might be one of the coolest--and free--ways to display your photos ever. Make one or a dozen and you'll amaze not only your friends but yourself as well with your cleverness.
To make one, you'll need:
- Photos of your choice
- An 8 1/2 x 11 piece of printer paper or lightweight card stock
- A ruler
- A boning tool (optional, but I'd...
Another handy, simple and very needed trick to keep pictures and light mirrors hanging straight and staying straight.
I've just returned from my photography class where my new creative friend, Nikki, showed me the calendar she just made by using her very artsy photos she's been taking. It's simple, sophisticated and very much an expression of herself. The look and feel of it won me over.