How to: Make a Super Easy DIY Terrarium Ready for Fall!

DIY Seasonal Terrarium | Hello Lidy for Curbly

I'm trying to find ways to decorate my home seasonally without having to store more decor away for the year or reorganize an entire room for one holiday! As a busy mom, I'm finding less time to devote myself to redecorating the entire house. As much as I love it, it's nice to have a few pieces that can stay out year round and maybe save me a bit more time. A terrarium is the perfect solution to this problem!  Continue Reading

Make These! La Croix Can Succulent Planters

La Croix Planter DIY | Succulents + Sparkling Water = AWESOME

There are two things that I'm currently obsessing over: plants and sparkling water. My love of greenery has been ramping up since the springtime, but my La Croix crush is still pretty fresh. I don't know how it happened – I've never cared for carbonated, unsweetened beverages before this, but I'm literally poppin' a can of La Croix every day now. To combine these two trends, I present to you the La Croix planter project. If you have five minutes to spare, this is the craft for you!        Continue Reading

23 Clever DIY Outdoor Lighting Projects

23 Clever DIY Outdoor Lighting Projects
Photo: Sugar and Charm

Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s time to step up our patio game… and lighting is one of the most important elements of a functional outdoor space. So today we’re sharing 23 of our very favorite outdoor lighting projects. Click through to check ’em out!   

 

23 Clever DIY Outdoor Lighting Projects
Photo: Build-Basic

1. Upgrade any solar light with some wood to create this gorgeous path light. Get the how-to here. [Photo: Build-Basic]

 

23 Super Fun DIY Outdoor Lighting Projects
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4 Home Decor DIYs Salvaged from the Recycling Bin

4 Home Decor DIYs Salvaged from the Recycling Bin
Photo: Faith Towers

I’ve been making a concerted effort lately to remember to recycle as much as possible, and it’s been working… we have double the amount of recycling as we do trash lately. And then I got to thinking – there must be all kinds of fun DIYs that I could do using all those empty vessels. Keep reading to check out four easy ones that I tried out.   

 

4 Home Decor DIYs Salvaged from the Recycling Bin
Photo: Faith Towers

1. Paper-Covered Drawer Organizers – Simply grab a small cardboard box and cover it in a pretty decorative paper. Continue Reading

5 DIYs To Help You Get Organized Using Things You Already Have

5 DIYs To Help Get Organized Using Things You Already Have
Photo: Faith Towers

One of the (many) things that deters me from super getting organized is not wanting to spend a ton of money on storage containers and other organizational items. But then it dawned on me – why don’t I use things that I already have make some storage containers? So today I’m sharing five of my favorite upcycled organizational DIYs that you can make from things you probably already have lying around the house.    Continue Reading

20 DIY Bins, Boxes and Baskets To Help You Get Organized

20 DIY Bins, Boxes and Baskets To Help You Get Organized
Photo: The Casual Craftlete

Who else is in need of some help in the storage department? I know I am, so today we’re sharing some attractive DIY storage projects… because it’s way easier to get yourself organized when you have cute storage, right?!   

 

20 DIY Bins, Boxes and Baskets To Help You Get Organized
Photo: Erin Spain

1. Add some colorful personality to plain old baskets with this awesome tutorial. [Photo: Erin Spain]

 

20 DIY Bins, Boxes and Baskets To Help You Get Organized
Photo: Passion Shake

2. Hide unsightly items like remotes and magazines under the sofa with this clever rolling tray. Continue Reading

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap

10 Creative Gift Wrap Alternatives
Photo: Rabbit Food For My Bunny Teeth

Still working on wrapping holiday gifts? Or maybe you aren’t finished shopping yet? Today we have some gift wrapping ideas that are a little outside the box – literally and figuratively. We’re sharing ten creative alternatives to basic, store-bought gift wrap… which will in turn save you some money, and be a little friendlier to the environment. Keep reading to check them out!   

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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1. If you’re like me, you probably have a pile of scarves that you never wear. 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

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5. DIY Rustic Advent Candles

6. Branch and Tube Candle Display

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How To: Turn an Outdoor Light Fixture Into an Indoor Industrial Modern Wall Sconce

How To: Turn an Outdoor Light Fixture Into an Indoor Industrial Modern Wall Sconce

A few months ago, as we began our kitchen makeover, we were thinking about what kind of lighting we would like to put into our revamped space. So, we purchased a couple new pendant lights to replace the builder-grade fixtures that were up on our ceilings.

But we really wanted to do something fresh and handmade, something customized to the space with serious style. Then, we ended up finding an ordinary outdoor light fixture at a rummage sale for $3. Continue Reading

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo:  Beyond The Picket Fence 

The holidays are hard on the wallet, thanks to all the gifts and decorations that we’re expected to buy. But with a little bit of ingenuity, it is possible to decorate your home on a budget. Today we’re sharing ten DIY decorating ideas that are cheap or even free using things you probably already have lying around the house.   

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo: Julep

1. Turn colored paper into a beautiful, contemporary Christmas tree garland. Continue Reading