From Log to Luxe: A DIY Timber Bathroom Vanity

created at: 10/10/2011

So, what do you do with a giant piece of leftover, rough cut fir timber?  Turn it into a modern floating bathroom vanity, of course!  

created at: 10/10/2011

Marci Moe of the blog Timber and Lace did just that.  After some exterior work on her house, she was left with a sizable chunk of timber.  Not wanting it to go to waste, she put her wood working skills to the test and set about creating this gorgeous floating vanity.   Continue Reading

How To: Turn Logs into a Natural Raised Garden Bed!

created at: 07/20/2011

So… let’s say you just finished up an epic weekend of tree pruning and yard clearing, or just happen to have a pile of sticks and logs hanging around.  If you’re a resourceful Curblier, you know there’s something to be done with all that yard waste besides tossing it or turning it into a giant bonfire.  But what?  We have the answer below!  

After clearing his yard for a garden makeover, Instructables user “Jamieicecream” had two dilemmas: 1) What to do with all that yard waste? Continue Reading

How To: Turn Logs into Affordable Wall Art!

created at: 07/18/2011

Last week, we shared a budget-friendly wall art idea that used doilies and cupcake liners.  This week, we’re back in log land (What can we say?  We love logs!) with this super simple, super affordable art project!  

I spotted this log wall installation piece in Liv and Jeff McMillan‘s house tour over on Apartment Therapy.  It’s a pretty simple project that anyone could make!  In the comments, Liv shared some info behind the project: “I made the log piece in the living room out of the birch logs we used at our wedding as the table number holders. Continue Reading

Stumped? Log Some Inspiration With These DIY Lights!

created at: 06/29/2011

Oh snap!  Looks like we’ve got stumps on the brain.  Stump stools, stump tables, and now stump lights!  If you’re ready and willing to embrace the stump craze, we have not one but two DIY lighting projects for your consideration.  

I was going to make a comment about how these lights are TREE-ific… but decided against it.  (See what I did there?)  Instead, I’ll just get right on down to business and show you a sweet table lamp and an awesomely rustic/modern* pendant light.   Continue Reading