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Color 101 with David Bromstad: How to Choose the Right Colors for Your Home

by David Bromstad

created at: 11/06/2012

This month, Curbly is excited to team up with designer and TV host David Bromstad, of HGTV's Design Star and The White Room Challenge. David is offering his professional tips about one his biggest passions: using color to transform everyday rooms into something extraordinary. 

Whenever people ask me where to start with finding the right colors for their home; I always recommend learning the basics.

created at: 11/06/2012

First of all, it is important to think about the psychological effects of the color you are choosing!  For instance, blues, greys and greens have a calm soothing effect; they also help you concentrate and keep you focused.

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IKEA Hack: How to Make an Industrial Concrete Base Lamp

by Brittni Mehlhoff

created at: 10/31/2012

When I came across this lighting project, I did a double take because I could hardly believe it was a DIY. It is so well done, the finished project looked more like something I could buy than something I could make on my own. Thankfully, for us crafters and creators, this is a genuine do-it-yourself project. Here's how to make your own industrial lamp, IKEA hack and all.    

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