There’s something about the look of watercolors that has always intrigued me, and I’ve been wanting to add that blended colorful look in my home for a long time. Well, I finally found my chance! With a simple tie dye kit, I updated my bedroom pillowcases to look like a watercolor canvas! Not only did it take less than 30 minutes, it came out light and blended just like I wanted for my decor. Continue Reading
Guess what? Christmas is almost here! I'm super excited, and grateful that I can finally start to decorate my home for the holidays. Last year I went for a Scandinavian-theme with my holiday decor, and this year I'm continuing the motif. I love the care and simplicity of the Nordic patterns that pop up during this season, and I decided I wanted to replicate those patterns on some hand-painted Scandinavian stockings. It was easier than it looks – keep reading to see how it works! Continue Reading
Decorating a bathroom can be tricky business. Not only is wall mostly space occupied by unmovable objects (like towel racks, shelving, or the tub) making the space tricky to decorate, but the washroom is also the most humid room in the house! When it comes to hanging wall art, you have to find pieces that are either moisture-resistant (like metal or acrylic), or pieces that don’t need to stand up to the test of time. This is where printable bathroom wall art comes in. Continue Reading
There’s a major trend happening right now, and it’s a user-friendly one… watercolors! They’re popping up everywhere; and I’m about to share ten super easy ideas that you can finish in an afternoon (or less). C’mon, get on board before it becomes the next ombré!
2. This watercolor “pixel” painting would be a great conversation piece for your living room wall. Continue Reading
We’re big on affordable, do it yourself wall art here at Curbly (check out our top ten projects from 2011), especially art of the typographic variety. So when we spy a project that covers all those bases (typographic, DIYable, cheap!) we get pretty excited!
This DIY “label maker” art is a quick and easy way to add some interest to your walls as well as a little bit of personality. Printing off your favorite quote (maybe the same one you used for that typographic stencil pillow project), attaching it to some quality paper, and framing that bad boy is easy as pie. Continue Reading
If you pay attention to trends of any kind, you probably know that ombré has been kind of a big deal lately. Ombré means a hue is shaded or graduated in intensity, and it can be spotted anywhere from the fashion runway to a birthday party.
These ombré watercolor party streamers are easy to make and pack a serious punch when it comes to decorating! Only a few simple materials are needed, and depending on what other decor you pair the streamers with they can be a perfect fit for either an adult or child’s party. Continue Reading