11 Inspiring DIY Projects For The Home

11 Inspiring DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Paper & Ink

The DIY movement will never go out of style. There’s something so satisfying when you create something yourself. Even the littlest project can boost our pride! Here are 11 Do-It-Yourself projects, big and small, to make your home even lovelier!      

 

11 Inspiring DIY Projects For The Home
photo: The Handmade Home

1. Kind of cool – turn your fridge into a chalkboard! via The Handmade Home 

11 Inspiring DIY Projects For The Home
photo: Idlewife

2. Paint the edges of your cutting boards! via Idlewife 

11 Inspiring DIY Projects For The Home
photo: via Design*Sponge

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Gift Guide: Super Stylish Handmade Home Decor Gift Ideas

Gift Guide: Super Stylish Handmade Home Decor Gift Ideas

I find that items for the home often make the best gifts. And handmade? Even better! Here’s a list of ten of my very favorite handmade gifts from a variety of Etsy sellers.   

 

Gift Guide: Super Stylish Handmade Home Decor Gift Ideas

1. This beautiful wooden board is customized with the monogram of your choice. Head over to MRC Wood Products to check out their vast selection.

Gift Guide: Super Stylish Handmade Home Decor Gift Ideas

2. I’m loving the shape of these handmade ceramic mugs. And the colors. And the texture. Check them out here.  Continue Reading

Live Here: Tiny Custom Homes With Luxurious Finishes

Custom Build Tiny HomesThe finishes in this kitchen are amazing, right? It looks like a luxury space that I could spend most of my days in. And the rest of the home is just as stunning. The kicker? It’s the littlest home I’ve ever seen!       

 

Custom Tiny HomesDoesn’t that just make you want to throw all your belongings away, and just drive your house around while you see the country? Me too. The base package for these tiny homes starts at $65,000 making them an affordable place to start! Continue Reading

Make It Your Own: Easy Tips For Adding Character To Your Home

Make It Your Own: Easy Tips For Adding Character To Your Home

Sure, it’s easy to buy the latest furniture from the West Elm or Pottery Barn catalogs and call it day. But sometimes the hardest part of decorating your space is adding that personal touch that really makes it your own. So today I’m going to share some tips on how to add a dose of character to your house.   

 

Make It Your Own: Easy Tips For Adding Character To Your Home

1. Hang artwork that reflects your personal style. It can be something you’ve made yourself, something that a friend created, or just something that you were drawn to at a flea market… but whatever it is, make sure that it moves you. Continue Reading

Take a Tour: Jennifer’s Bright and Modern Colorado Home

Sometimes, when I’m online, I’ll scour the web for perfectly designed homes. Okay. I do it all the time. My head almost exploded from all the beauty that is this gorgeous home in Fort Collins, Colorado. You HAVE to take a look.      

 

I love finding inspiration from bright and clean images. I’m in love with homes that have a modern-but-still-lived-in-and-cozy look about them. This home belongs to Jennifer Little of Sugar Photography. Everything is perfectly built. Continue Reading

An Out of Sight, Out of Mind DIY

created at: 01/31/2012

Unique piece of DIY art, or something more?  Let’s see what’s behind door #1, shall we?   Kristen Duke of Kristen Duke Photography was not a fan of their TV being the focal point of the room.  I mean, let’s face it: most of us probably have our couches facing that big black box (or in our case, 21 inches of rear projection goodness).  Her solution was to create a sliding cover that would double as an interesting wall feature. Continue Reading

Eye Candy: 10 Inspiring Modern Home Offices!

created at: 01/11/2012

It’s office month here at Curbly again (can you believe it’s already been a year??  My goodness…) and we’re excited to kick things off with a roundup of some of our favorite modern home offices across the web!  So put your inspiration pants on, kids.  This one’s going to be a doozy.   

 

 

1. This may very well be my dream office, you guys… I love everything about this office!  See more on Dwell.

created at: 01/11/2012

2. Scandinavian and dreamy is what I call this light-filled space.   Continue Reading

White Hot: The Ultimate Modern Kitchen Roundup!

created at: 08/06/2011

Normally, I have what can only be described as an insatiable appetite for color.  If you looked around my home, it would hit you like a ton of bricks: Purple chair! Green walls! Blue walls! Orange sofa!  You get the picture.  But lately I’ve been really loving the idea of having an all-white kitchen (I might sneak a few pops of color in there, though, I can’t help myself).  So, in my constant search for inspiration, I rounded up a few a bunch of my favorite modern kitchens in this oh-so-clean and crisp palette.   Continue Reading

Redefine Home: Defining a Room

created at: 06/29/2011

We told you about our favorite pieces from Redefine Home, and now it’s time to show you how we might use some of them in a room. Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes, and if you’re normally a do-it-yourselfer it’s nice to look outside the normal places every once in awhile for sparks in creativity. Visualizing how a room might come together in your mind’s eye is key to having all of the right elements in place once everything starts to come together. Continue Reading