For this year’s Curbly Halloween Challenge, we came up with a simple, classic costume that you can pull together in only a few hours. We made a life-size couple’s photo booth costume that is as easy to do as it is charming. Read on to find out how.
There’s something undoubtably adorable and nostalgic about a classic black-and-white strip of photos from a good ol’ fashioned booth. We’ve all piled into them with friends, lovers, and maybe even strangers. Continue Reading
If there is an area of home decor that I need help with, it’s cutting photo mats for improperly-sized art and frames. Seriously. My mats look awful. I get so impatient and just kind of “wing it”. And it totally shows. Thank heavens someone is showing the rest of us how to do it right!
Okay, you guys. This is just plain cool! Think of all the different images you could turn into candy. THEN… think of all the different occasions you could use said candy! You’ve got party favors for your next, oh, ten parties covered with these bad boys.
The cool kids at Photojojo have all the deets on turning someone’s face into a lollipop — learn how here!
This week marks Curbly’s fourth birthday! We’re pretty excited, and so we’re bringing you some of our favorite original DIY projects and how-to posts from the last four years. This one’s from Curbly’s most established Featured Writer, DIYMaven.
This is a really fun and effective way to make a little photo album–all without using glue or adhesive in its construction. It’s a great way to showcase your photography. It also makes a great ‘brag book’ for images of your favorite children–furry or otherwise. Continue Reading
But, no matter how carried away these holidaysters get – one Clark Griswold-disciple reportedly pays more than $5,000 in electricity each season – there’s still a whole lotta black, and very little light, making for some tough shutterbugging.
Thankfully, plenty of master photographers have already thought through the techniques to best capture nighttime light displays. Continue Reading
From TimeOut New York, these lively framed paper silhouette in series interact with each other and the wall. A perfect use for a collection of thrifted frames (paint ’em black), and a great way to honor your friends that hate to be photographed, just print ’em, trace ’em, cut and frame!
• Old photographs or a camera and printer to make new ones • Black construction paper • Scissors • Tape • An assortment of picture frames
At the rate folks are cranking out DIY photostudio equipment (here, here, here, and here), it’s entirely possible to create a fully functioning and incredibly lit studio shopping only at home improvement and craft store.
So, add this one to the list. A DIY collapsable photo reflector that looks identical to those sold commercially. Whether its reflectivity is as awesome isn’t clear, but I can’t imagine that shininess is for naught. Continue Reading