Up here in the northeast, the snow has melted and the trees are beginning to show signs of life. After a long cold winter, I can't get enough of the great outdoors... so I'm bringing nature inside! All of these pieces of wall art are simple to make, and they will add a bit of natural beauty to your bare… Continue Reading
I love mountains, loooove them. I'm lucky enough to live in a place where I can look any direction and see snow-capped mountains, going back in seemingly infinite layers, year-round. They're just straight up majestic. And, turns out, they look pretty dang adorable translated into wooden wall shelves! … Continue Reading
Carrie and Elisia had a dream of getting back to nature and getting off the grid. Environmentalists to the core, they decided to build their dream with their own two hands on 6 acres in West Virginia. Using mostly used and recycled materials--including earth-filled tires… Continue Reading
As it turns out, with the right materials and some creativity, you can transform just about anything into a functional and stylish piece of furniture -- even old tires! … Continue Reading
Art doesn't necessarily have to be displayed in the living room... sometimes it can be more inspiring in another part of your home. Your patio, bathroom, kitchen or even your closet may be the perfect spot for your masterpiece. Go ahead, try it!
1. This colorful piece of art adds some much-needed interest to a monochromatic bathroom. [Photo: House and Leisure]
2. Make the mundane task… Continue Reading
Our Makeover Tour this month is one of my favorite kitchen makeovers to date! Read on to see how this pest-filled foreclosure was transformed into a fresh, Scandinavian-inspired dream home in the heart of the Midwest! … Continue Reading
Basement bedrooms get a bad rap (probably because they're usually dark and dank and full of spiders). Before you write them off completely, here are plenty of inspiring spaces that show just how incredible a basement bedroom can be!… Continue Reading
Don't have a mudroom? No problem! Here's how to make one out of thin air (and some other materials, of course).… Continue Reading
I'm a bit of an online shopper... and with online shopping comes cardboard shipping boxes. Lots of 'em. I usually hold on to them "just in case" or take them to our neighborhood recycling bin. But this clever upcycling project has me thinking about them in a whole new light!… Continue Reading
Alex's little Yorkie needed a home to call his own. Perfect for breeds of about 10 pounds or smaller, Alex says an IKEA, 2-drawer Malm chest ($50) is the way to go. The chest-turned-doghouse/end table hack takes… Continue Reading
It's art month here at Curbly and we'll be sharing more awesome DIY art projects than you can handle. While we're at it, though, I thought it might be fun to take a peek into the work spaces of a few professional artists. So, put on your Eye Candy aprons and check out these 11 inspiring studio spaces!… Continue Reading
Most of us have mirrors in our homes. They can be a beautiful addition to a room, making it feel larger. But the reflective power of mirrors can be harnessed in many other ways... as sculptural art, accents on furniture and even functional pieces.… Continue Reading
There's still snow on the ground where I live, so I'm doing all I can to bring a breath of spring indoors. These easy spring centerpieces do just that. They're pretty enough for parties and simple enough to make any day special.
These first ideas pair flowers with fruit.… Continue Reading