Upcycled Glass Bottle Holiday Centerpiece

Upcycled Glass Bottle Holiday Centerpiece | Curbly #holiday #upcycled #centerpiece
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Believe it or not, we’re already halfway through December and if you’re hosting a party this holiday season, it’s high time you picked out a centerpiece idea for your bash! We can help… today we’re sharing a super easy candle centerpiece that uses upcycled bottles and colorful berries. Keep reading to check out the tutorial!      



Upcycled Glass Bottle Holiday Centerpiece | Curbly #holiday #upcycled #centerpiece
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher



Upcycled Glass Bottle Holiday Centerpiece | Curbly #holiday #upcycled #centerpiece
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Begin by removing the labels from your bottles. Continue Reading

How to: Make a Simple Spring Candleholder (Using Free Materials!)


How to: Make a Simple Spring Candleholder

I’m always on the hunt for fresh tabletop decor. With spring around the corner, I’m looking for something unique and elegant, and I’m ready to bring the outdoors in. This simple spring candleholder combines all sorts of fun elements like fresh greenery and upcycled glass. I played around with different design options to add a bit more personality to each candle. It’s so easy, you can make a few in no time to spruce up your home for any season! Continue Reading

40 Scandinavian-Style Christmas Decor Ideas You Will Adore

40+ Scandinavian Christmas decorations

What's black and white and wood all over? A modern, rustic, Scandinavian Christmas! We've rounded up forty (40!!) Scandinavian Christmas decorations that will have you daydreaming of log fires and warm glasses of glogg in no time. God Jul!      

1. Simple Black and White Scandinavian Christmas decorations

2. White Christmas Kitchen Decor

3. Elegant Bathroom Christmas Decor

4. Rustic Bedroom Decor with DIY Branch Garland

created at: 12/12/2012

5. DIY Rustic Advent Candles

6. Branch and Tube Candle Display

7. Continue Reading

Roundup: 10 Stunning Holiday Candle DIY Projects

Roundup: 10 Stunning Holiday Candle DIY Projects
Photo: Evermine Occasions

There’s something so festive about candlelight. I tend to light a lot of votives during the holiday season, so naturally I’m a big fan of holiday-themed candles. Here are ten of my favorite candle DIYs that I’ve been drooling over this December.   

 Roundup: 10 Stunning Holiday Candle DIY Projects

1. Make a simple winter balsam scented candle using this tutorial – free printable label included! [Photo: Francois et Moi]

2. House advent candles in pretty coffee cups surrounded by moss… here are the details. Continue Reading

How To: Colorful DIY Wall Mounted Votive Set

Photo: Faith Towers

I live in a small 525 square foot condo, so free space is always hard to find. But one thing I do have a lot of is wall space. So I decided to create a small wall mounted shelf with a set of colorful votives on top. And now I’m sharing the super easy tutorial with you! Click through for instructions.   


Photo: Faith Towers

Fun, right? Originally I had planned to dip the votives in paint, but when I thought more about it, I realized that painting the color onto the glass and leaving the brushstrokes visible would look more organic and natural.  Continue Reading

Make It: Scandinavian-Inspired Beaded Candle Holder

DIY Beaded Advent Candle Holder

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. And if you’re unsure of what you’re doing with the table, look no further! 24 hours is more than enough time to whip out this Scandinavian-inspired beaded candle holder!      

 Imagine a longer version of this running the length of the table! You could string enough beads to wrap around several of the main dishes. Because it’s so fresh and modern, it could also be used for several dinners during December! Visit Nalle’s House for the full tutorial! Continue Reading

How To: Make DIY All-Natural Citronella Candles

The mosquitoes are out in full force, making it difficult (but not impossible!) to enjoy certain outdoor activities. Fret not, though. These DIY citronella candles will keep those little suckers at bay!        

All you need to get started is a planter or a water-tight vessel of some sort, some wicks, candle wax, and citronella oil. After that, it’s all about heating and measuring! Get all the details and the full tutorial over on Poppytalk.

LINK: DIY Natural Citronella Candles from Poppytalk

Make It: Do-It-Yourself Faceted Candles

Geometric candle-making

Remember when you learned how to make beeswax candles when you were younger? I always thought that those were the only kind of candles one could make at home because the pretty ones just had to be store-bought! When I stumbled upon this candle-making tutorial, I was blown away at the two main supplies needed to create them! I mean, really!    

Eleanna from Tuts + shares a step-by-step (literally a photo for every step!) process for making these faceted wax beauties. Continue Reading