Now that April is here, and we're about two weeks into spring, it's finally starting to feel like the seasons are changing. If it's still chilly in your city, though, you can at least warm up your home with some bright hues and colorful DIYs. Here are 12 ways to bring spring into your home.
Spring cleaning. You either love it or hate it. If you love it (like me!), then that's great! If you hate it, here are 11 tips to help ease you into the art of freshening up your space!
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!
First, um, I didn't know you could eat dandelions! Hibiscus, yes, but dandelions?? You learn something new every day, I guess. Anyway, this new knowledge has made me fiercely curious about trying this flowery frozen treat!
The last three days I showed you how to start the evening off right with a fabulous little cocktail hour. On lovely nights outside like this, I like to serve an easy main course that's more of a continuation of appetizers - Steamed Clams and Mussels are perfect.
The last two days I showed you a fabulous...
These Easter eggs are the prettiest I've seen in a very long time. Delicate yet humble, they're a snap to make, thanks to Anne's detailed tutorials. As she says, they'd look lovely
Downloads, templates, and printables -- oh my! We've rounded up some of the best free-for-the-printing Easter crafts all in one spot. Enjoy!
Yesterday, I fixed a charming little cocktail and today, an appetizer to go with it: Goat & Fig Pizza. A homemade pizza makes a really fast and easy appetizer. I love making little pizzas with a homemade crust and seasonal ingredients from the garden or the farmers market.
This super simple appetizer is really delicious and can take as little as ten minutes. Which means you have no excuse not to entertain! Have fun, have a party!
If you thought Christmas was the highlight of the baking year, just look at these Easter treats! Colorful and full of life, I can't think of a better way to usher in the season.
Pops...is there anything cuter? Certainly not if we're talking about Bakerella's sweet creations. Start
Easter is right around the corner! We are waaaay behind at my house, seeing as I took down Valentine decorations on Monday. Pathetic, I know. It is time to move on to that cheerful Springtime holiday, Easter! Here is a collection of 14 DIY ideas that I am itching to try.
Edible arrangements are quite popular these days. A quick perusal of the internets tells me that they can also be expensive, which is why I am loving these DIY ideas.
Living Locuto's darling veggie bouquets (pictured above) would
In case you hadn't noticed, I am totally into DIY vase projects lately! From paper polygons to faux milk glass, I can't get enough of 'em. So, of course I was excited when I spotted this easy string-wrapped vase project -- the pops of neon are perfect for spring!
Cloth napkins are just waiting to be blossomed into flowers, and with spring, Easter and Mother's Day just around the corner, I thought a round up might be in order! All entrants include links to tutorials...of course.
Skip the traditional Easter eggs this year and make crystal egg geodes. (Yeah, baby.) Equal parts craft project and science experiment, they'll have everyone oohing and ahhing over your basket, that's certain. Save for the alum powder (buy here!), the materials are probably already things you have on hand. Check out the entire tutorial over at--where else--Martha's digs.
Looking to make more traditional Easter Eggs for the kids...
Larissa gathered up some mason jars and shot them with Krylon for a lovely, springy effect. And, yes, that's the extent of the supplies list! For the entire tute, including tips on how to
With spring already in full swing here in Arizona (can we even call it spring when it is in the 90s?), and it has been refreshing to see green leaves pop up on the trees outside our place. It seems that with talk of Easter, spring, and all the new life happening outside, we ought to channel some of that springtime green inside with a simple and modern planter.
It's no secret, we love clever uses of paint chips here at Curbly, so this Easter-themed DIY project is like catnip for us. Add the fact that the cost is practically zero... I mean, it's a no-brainer!
Those clever and crafty folks at The Purl Bee are at it again, this time with an easy DIY project for Spring: felt Easter egg totes!