Everything You Need to Set Up A DIY Photo Booth For Your Next Party

These days, no party is complete without a diy photo booth. They’re not only a fun addition to any shindig, but they’re a great way to capture memories and they create the most meaningful party favors in the world. Everything You Need to Set Up A DIY Photo Booth For Your Next Party

While renting an old-timey booth or hiring a company to run one are both nice options, they cost a pretty penny. The reality is, creating a custom photo booth using the electronics most of us already have around the house (e.g. Continue Reading

Fun Games to Play After Thanksgiving Dinner

Fun games to play after Thanksgiving dinner

While the food and decor are usually the major focus for Thanksgiving preparations, it's worth thinking about what happens on Thanksgiving Day before and after the feast. Whether you want games to keep the kids busy while the adults are cleaning up, or family activities that everyone can do together, we have some ideas for fun Thanksgiving family games that might even distract everyone from rehashing the same old arguments. (MIGHT! We can't promise any miracles.) 

 

While you could (literally) leave everyone to their own devices before and after the big meal, to probably stare at their own screens, Thanksgiving can instead be a chance to connect with friends and family. Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Crackers: Conversation Starters that Really Snap!

Thanksgiving cracking bon-bons

When it comes to the holidays, there are lots of things that I look forward to. The seasonal desserts, the quirky traditions, and the festive decor, just to name a few. There is one thing that I dread, however, when family and friends gather: small talk. Maybe it's because I'm an introvert, or maybe it's because chatting about the weather makes me want to barf and yawn at the same time, but the idea of casual chatting-while-eating gives me anxiety. Continue Reading

Easy DIY Boho Chic Fall Wall Hanging

Autumn wall hanging

Whenever falls rolls around, I like to experiment with unique decorations that stray a bit from the traditional orange pumpkins and red leaves. This year I made a unique triangular shaped wall hanging with a decidedly bohemian vibe… and today I'm sharing the tutorial with you guys. Keep reading to check out the full tutorial!     

 

Materials

Easy DIY Boho Chic Fall Wall Hanging | By Curbly #diy #fall #boho
Photo:  Faith Towers Provencher

 

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Easy DIY Boho Chic Fall Wall Hanging | By Curbly #diy #fall #boho
Photo:  Faith Towers Provencher

Begin by gluing the ends of the leather cord to the ends of the wooden dowel on the back side. Continue Reading

Amazing Fall Decor Ideas for Every Style, Budget, and Room

A cozy fall scene with a plaid blanket, hot chocolate, and fall leaves on a wood tray

It may or may not feel like it yet where you live, but I'm sure you don't need to be told that summer is nearing its last days. After a long, hot season, many of us are ready for cooler weather, colorful leaves, hay mazes, and apple picking. It can be fun to bring some of that fall flair into your home decor, too. So whether you want just a touch of fall decor, or want to kick summer to the curb and go all in with your fall decorations, we have tons of ideas for ways to turn your home into a celebration of autumn.           Continue Reading

Make This: DIY Paper Wishbone Garland for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving decoration done on the cheap: Paper Chain Wishbone Garland

I've been a vegetarian for over 13 years now, and there aren't many meat-eating rituals that I feel like I'm missing out on. I don't crave hamburgers, I don't really care for barbecuing, and carving a turkey isn't my style either. Free wishes, though…that's something I could use more of! This quick Thanksgiving decoration is as close to a wishbone as I'm getting, and after the holiday I'll be ripping a few in half so I can make a wish anyway.        Continue Reading

DIY Place Cards With Faux Calligraphy

DIY Place Cards With Faux Calligraphy
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

So you love the look of calligraphy, but you don't have the time to learn how to do it? Or the patience, or the steady hand? Well there's an easy way to fake it 'til you make it… today I'm going to show you how to make your own faux calligraphy place cards for Thanksgiving, Christmas or your next dinner party.   

 

DIY Place Cards With Faux Calligraphy
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

The end result is totally elegant and surprisingly easy to achieve. Continue Reading

Eye Candy: 10 Ways To Style Your Mantel For Thanksgiving

Eye Candy: 10 Ways To Style Your Mantel For Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving is so close I can taste it, which means that it’s high time I style my mantel for the big day. I’ve been doing some serious research online, looking for inspiration… and today I’m sharing it with you. Here are ten of my favorite mantel styling ideas.    

 

Eye Candy: 10 Ways To Style Your Mantel For Thanksgiving
Photo: Craftberry Bush

1. Framed wreaths add a unique bit of character to this mantel with a neutral palette. Read more about it here. [Photo: Craftberry Bush]

  

Eye Candy: 10 Ways To Style Your Mantel For Thanksgiving
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Real Talk: Does Anyone Actually Like Pumpkin Pie?

Real Talk: What's the Best Thanksgiving Pie?

When it comes to Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s easy to get obsessed about the details. The holidays only come once a year and it sucks to feel like you missed out on the festivities. We all have certain traditions that make the holidays just feel like the holidays. One year as a kid, my mom tried to change up Thanksgiving dinner. She didn't feel like cooking the same old turkey and green bean casserole, so instead we had a thematic dinner. Continue Reading

Easy DIY Gold Tassel Garland

Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Baker's twine is one of those materials that I always grab if I find it at a good price… so when I saw gold baker's twine, I bought two giant rolls. Obviously. Because gold. But then I never did anything with it, until I realized that it would make an excellent tassel. And the gold baker's twine tassel garland was born! Click through to check out my tutorial.   

 

Easy DIY Gold Tassel Garland
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

The result is subtle with a touch of glam, thanks to the gold wire wrap at the top of each tassel. Continue Reading