Bruno & Alicia's Kitchen Makeover, Part I

By: Bruno Aug 09, 2011

It's Kitchen Month on Curbly! So Kelly, Melanie, and I will be doing a series of kitchen tours. We'll walk you through our kitchens, point out what we love and what we don't, and show how they got to be the way they are.

Our old kitchen

When we bought our house almost ten years ago, the kitchen was a Frankenstein monster. Every cabinet had been hand-crafted by the previous owner, god bless him and his malfunctioning measuring sticks. No two pieces of wood wereContinue Reading

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How To: Spruce Up Your Tea Towels with Tassels!

By: Capreek Aug 08, 2011

created at: 08/03/2011

Last week we shared a roundup of (awesome) modern tea towels, but if your priority is to 'make do', I say you may as well make it pretty, too!   Continue Reading

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The Best Before & After Ever: An Unbelievable Kitchen Makeover!

By: Capreek Aug 08, 2011

created at: 08/03/2011

Oh my goodness.  This is a makeover for the books, no doubt about it.  Frankly, I'm finding it hard to believe the 'after' is even the same house!   Continue Reading

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How to Make a Quatrefoil Lantern

By: Diy maven Aug 08, 2011

created at: 08/08/2011

Nike had been pining over a lantern she'd seen at Ballard Design. The pricetag, however, was a little steep ($59-$79), so Nike decided to make one. You'll never guess what she used to do it either. Have an idea? To see if you guessed right, take a look at the supplies list:     Continue Reading

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How to Make 3D Butterfly Art

By: Diy maven Aug 05, 2011

Ashley used leftovers found around her home to make this delightful 3D butterfly wall display. A more grown-up version of the nursery mobile, it's PERFECT for a toddler's room. Here's theContinue Reading

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Picture Rail Shoe Rack

By: Diy maven Aug 04, 2011

created at: 08/04/2011

Make those expensive shoes pull double-duty by turning them into art with picture rail shoe racks. Carrie Bradshaw would adore this, no?? Martha gives us all the details, but a how-toContinue Reading

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Make It: A Mod DIY Fire Extinguisher Vase!

By: Capreek Aug 04, 2011

created at: 08/03/2011

Should you find yourself with an empty fire extinguisher*, don't just throw it away!  Turn that sucker into a mod-looking vase instead!   Continue Reading

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How to Make a Blue Plate Special Pillow

By: Diy maven Aug 04, 2011

No, it's not just a comment on its color or pattern. This pillow was ACTUALLY made using a plate, AND, I might add, Curbly's favorite spray paint: Krylon. Here's the shopping listContinue Reading

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How to Make a Clothespin Pendant Light

By: Diy maven Aug 03, 2011

created at: 08/04/2011

YHL used 320 clothespins to make this utterly unique pendant light. Yes, it's perfect for a laundry room situation, but it could be cool in just about any room in the house. Stuff they usedContinue Reading

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How to Make Magnet Makeup Board

By: Diy maven Aug 02, 2011

We've seen magnetic calendar/boards, picture frames, photo boards, photo corners spice rackswords and even vertical gardens, but never EVER have we seenContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Glitter Magnets!

By: Capreek Aug 02, 2011

created at: 08/01/2011

It's no secret, we love magnets here at Curbly: mini polaroid magnets, branch magnets, terrarium magnets, and vintage jewelry magnets - oh my!  But, hands down, these glitter magnets are the easiest and sparkliest of them all!   Continue Reading

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How to Turn 2 Pallets into 1 Rolling Table

By: Diy maven Aug 02, 2011

So clever and yet so simple, this rolling outdoor table was made using 2 - 4' x 4' wood pallets, 1 - 4"x4", 4 casterContinue Reading

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Tufted Love: A DIY Upholstered Ottoman

By: Craftmel Aug 02, 2011

created at: 08/01/2011

When the ottoman of her dreams was snatched away from beneath her nose, one DIY-er put her abilities to work to make one bland coffee table (above) the reincarnation of The One That Got Away.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: Five Fabulous Ottoman Tutorials!

By: Diy maven Aug 02, 2011

created at: 08/02/2011

Ottomans. Footstools. Whatever you call them, I call these tutorials to make them fabulous. The first one, pictured above, comes from Kara who used an old coffee table to make hers. Follow this jump to YHL for the entire tutorial.

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Make It: A Simple and Charming DIY Centerpiece Idea!

By: Capreek Aug 01, 2011

created at: 08/01/2011

For your next shindig, keep things simple and sweet (and as budget-friendly as possible) with this DIY centerpiece idea!   Continue Reading

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