Decorate with “Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal” Bunting

Photo: Holly Wade

Home Alone will forever be one of my favorite Christmas movies because it was an important piece of my childhood! Of course, we can’t forget the iconic line from the fictional movie Kevin watches in the sequel when the character says “Merry Christmas ya filthy animal” after shooting someone. If you’re looking for a quirky addition to your Christmas decor this year that will fulfill your 90s nostalgia, this colorful “Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal” bunting printable is for you! Continue Reading

How to: DIY Typographic No-Sew Holiday Banner

Yep, the season is here and I'm ready to deck. those. halls. Each year, I lean more and more towards minimal Christmas decorations and I love simple black and white with splashes of metallics. I'm a huge fan of a banner or pendent. They are easy to hang and roll up small and compact to pack away for the rest of the year. Banners add a relaxed, informal vibe to a space. This no-sew, narrow NOEL banner is perfect for a tight space. Continue Reading

How to: DIY Typographic Easter Eggs

DIY Spray Painted Symbol Easter Eggs
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Before we know it, Easter will be upon us… which means that it’s high time to get some Easter eggs in a basket! (Or in this case, a white tray). Today we’re sharing a quick and easy way to decorate eggs using spray paint and few adhesive stickers. Click through to check out the full tutorial.   

 

DIY Spray Painted Symbol Easter Eggs
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Materials

  • Spray paint in a couple of colors
  • Adhesive alphabet stickers with symbols
  • Room temperature white eggs
DIY Spray Painted Symbol Easter Eggs
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Step

Begin by laying an egg out on a paper towel and spray painting the top surface. Continue Reading

Dress your Tech: Custom DIY Typographic Laptop Sleeve

DIY Foil Laptop Sleeve

Like many bloggers and freelancers, my laptop is my life! So having a cushioned laptop sleeve to protect it is really important whenever I travel with it. My boring foam laptop sleeve just needed an upgrade to feel more personalized, so I figured out this fun way to add some bold, graphic lettering to the front to really make it pop. 

 

DIY Foil Laptop Sleeve

The trick? Iron-on vinyl! It’s such a useful craft supply, and when I came across this rose colored foiled vinyl, I couldn’t wait to try it. Continue Reading

Roundup: 10 DIY Typographic Wall Art Ideas!

created at: 05/13/2012

We're big on typography here at Curbly and when you combined that love with our love of DIY projects and our obsession with art, well… you get a trifecta of awesomeness! Here are ten of our favorite typographic DIY wall art ideas and projects. Feel free to let us know some of your faves in the comments!   

1. Transform thrift store paintings with this song lyric wall art idea!

created at: 05/13/2012

2. We're wild about string art! Check out these three projects: “Rave On“, “Ampersand“, and “Love“. Continue Reading