Before and After: A Playful, Pattern-filled Kids' Room Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 01, 2013

With a little bit of re-arranging and a playful new accent wall, this kids' bedroom now puts the "fun" in functional!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 20 Festive Fourth of July DIY Ideas

By: Faith-towers Jul 01, 2013

Independence Day is fast approaching, but there's still time to make some fun fourth of July inspired crafts. Whether you're hosting a big bash or just celebrating at home with family and friends, adding some red, white and blue will surely lend a festive feel to your day!    

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DIY Idea: Embellished Shower Curtain Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 27, 2013

Spruce up a plain and inexpensive shower curtain in one afternoon with a few simple materials -- and your imagination, of course!     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Inspiring Kids Playrooms

By: Faith-towers Jun 27, 2013

For anyone with a young family, the playroom is probably one of the most popular rooms in the house. Does yours need a little help? Or maybe a complete makeover? Grab some inspiration from these ten ultra creative spaces.    

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12 Fun and Easy DIY Pet Accessories: Toys, Leashes, Collars -- and More!

By: Capreek Jun 26, 2013

It's raining cats and dogs! Or, cat and dog accessories anyhow. Check out these easy DIY pet projects -- most can be made in a single afternoon -- and let us know which one your furry friend would fancy!     Continue Reading

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A Warm and Welcoming Dining Room MakeUNDER

By: Diy maven Jun 26, 2013

Although this dining room was spacious, it didn't feel that way. All because of too much contrast, conspicuous window treatments and a brass chandelier that had worn out its welcome. All together, they created a room perfect for a make UNDER. TheContinue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own iPad Case from Cork and an Old T-Shirt

By: Capreek Jun 25, 2013

We've featured a few DIY iPad sleeves before, but I love the contrast of materials in this version. Plus, it's a fun way to re-use an old t-shirt!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Glamorous Bathroom Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jun 25, 2013

There was nothing horrible about the old bathroom... but it didn't have much personality and the color scheme certainly wasn't ideal for the space. A few modern touches and a more subtle wall color take this bathroom from boring to brilliant. Check out the amazing transformation after the jump.    

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Brilliant: Refrigerator Turned Ice Chest

By: Diy maven Jun 25, 2013

An old upright refrigerator was resurrected into an ice chest that would be the envy of any backyard party. Wrapped in Continue Reading

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Make It: A Colorful DIY Screwdriver Coat Rack

By: Capreek Jun 24, 2013

Stay organized and show off your DIY sensibilities in style with this super easy coat rack project!       Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Rustic Fireplace Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 24, 2013

Admittedly, this fireplace looks fine as-is. But the homeowners wanted to take it from fine to utterly fantastic, making it the stand-out focal point of the room (and not just a place to hang the TV). Check out the makeover below!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Kids Craft Projects Using Recycled Materials

By: Faith-towers Jun 24, 2013

School's out, and the dog days of summer are here... don't let the kids even have the chance to get bored. Try out these fun craft projects using recycled materials that you probably have laying around the house. And you'll be doing our earth a favor while you're at it!    

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How To: Make a Modern Dip-Dyed Rope Dog Leash

By: Capreek Jun 20, 2013

Colorful rope dog leads have been all the rage in the pet accessories world lately -- and I am obsessed! But, with prices ranging anywhere from $70 to over $150, they're a little outside most people's "dog stuff" budgets. If you'd still like to get your paws on a stylish leash for your pooch (in whatever color your heart desires) without breaking the bank, give this easy DIY rope leash project a whirl!       Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Hammock-Style Dog Car Seat Cover

By: Capreek Jun 19, 2013

Car rides with your pooch can be fun, but if your furry friend is leaving behind more hair than you can handle, it might be time to get a car seat cover! Instead of spending loads of money, though, why not give this DIY version a try?     Continue Reading

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Kid-Centric Living Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Jun 19, 2013

This is one of those unbelievable 'before' photos. Could it possibly be the same room as the after?? According to HGTV's Carter Oosterhouse, it is. Dark panelling and furniture straight out of That 70's Show were cast aside forContinue Reading

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Roundup: 9 Summertime Activities For The Kids

By: Faith-towers Jun 18, 2013

Summer break is always fun at first, but sometimes as the novelty wears off and the days get hotter, the kids need some help finding things to do. Make sure they don't utter the phrase "I'm bored" ever again with these enjoyable games and activities. Continue Reading

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Before and After: Colorful Painted Dresser Set

By: Diy maven Jun 18, 2013

Last week we had a post showcasing a before and after of an MCM dresser that put some people on edge. The purists were ruffled! Today, we have another example that just might keep the pot boiling. Shari made over an MCM dresser set, giving it a 'campaign' feel. A shadow of its former self, the dressers now sport a lively Benjamin Moore teal ocean, corner brackets to give them a campaign feel, and a new base. Visit Turn Style Vogue toContinue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Colorful and Quirky "Big Girl Room" Bedroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

I'm super, super excited about our Makeover Tour today! It's kids and pets month here at Curbly, and to celebrate we're getting a behind the scenes look at this colorful, personality-filled bedroom any kid (or grown-up) would love. Check it out!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Funky Embellished Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

This wicker chair was left abandoned and helpless on the side of the road. Fortunately for it, someone with some serious style and DIY design chops brought it home for some much-needed TLC.     

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Curbly Shopping Guide: 14 Summer Adventure Essentials!

By: Capreek Jun 13, 2013

It's summer (can I get a "hallelujah"??) and for many this sunny season means family vacations and travel. Whether your adventures take you to new cities or your own backyard, here are 14 awesome products from Fab -- the go-to online destination for amazing, curated modern design goodies -- that are sure to make your summertime exploits a success!      Continue Reading

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