10 New Ways to Repurpose Wine Crates

By: Faith-towers Mar 26, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013

Wine crates. They're easy to find and they can function in so many different ways. They can be used simply as storage boxes, but today I have some other ideas for you. So head to your local liquor store to grab some used crates and let's get started!… Continue Reading

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Kick the (Cleaner) Bucket: Clean Your Entire Home with Just Two Homemade Cleansers

By: Rebekah-greiman Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/14/2013

I used to lug around a huge bucket full of cleaning products. And rubber gloves. And a bunch of plastic brushes, scrubbers, and a roll of paper towels. All over my house.

Then, I realized I was spending an arm and a leg on store bought cleaning products, and filling my house with chemicals neither my family nor the environment needed. And that bucket was hea - vy.    

created at: 03/08/2013

So, I came up with these two… Continue Reading

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A Colorful and Eclectic Living Room Makeover

By: Capreek Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/24/2013

I'm going on record and stating that this might be my favorite living room makeover of all time. ALL TIME, people. It's got style, color, and charm for miles!  … Continue Reading

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Pattern Pop: A DIY Stenciled Kitchen Floor Makeover

By: Capreek Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/23/2013

Bold patterns aren't just for walls, as this beautiful kitchen floor makeover proves!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Office Closet Makeover

By: Faith-towers Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

I don't know about you, but I tend not to organize anything that can be hidden behind closed doors. But when it comes to a home office, organization can boost productivity and simplify daily tasks. This closet makeover is the perfect example; continue reading to see the dramatic transformation.… Continue Reading

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Steal The Style: How to Make Your Bedroom Look Like an Upscale Boutique Hotel Suite

By: Diy maven Mar 25, 2013

Oftentimes we forget to look for inspiration in public spaces. From lighting in a beautiful restaurant to floral arrangements in upscale ladies rooms, we can find ideas to make our interiors more welcoming and put-together, which is, of course, imperative to businesses that service the public. In this post we take a look at hotels. Specifically, boutique hotels of the shabby-chic variety. 

The first of our eclectic trio is… Continue Reading

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Free Download: Faceted Candle and Concrete Vase Templates

By: Capreek Mar 21, 2013

 

created at: 03/17/2013A series of free, downloadable geometric templates that can be used as forms and molds for everything from candles to concrete planters?? Yes, please!  … Continue Reading

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5 Simple Sewing Projects for Your Home

By: Faith-towers Mar 21, 2013

created at: 03/21/2013

I know, it's a big effort to lug your sewing machine up onto the craft table and dig out all of your fabric and thread... but trust me, you'll be happy you did once you finish a couple of these easy projects.… Continue Reading

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Free Download: How to Keep Your Home Organized and Clutter-Free Cheat Sheet

By: Chrisjob Mar 20, 2013

created at: 03/20/2013Spring cleaning is all about airing scrubbing away the sediment of the winter, airing out your home, and getting things all nice and tidy for a whole spring and summer's worth of welcoming guests and entertaining, staying efficient, and just enjoying a wonderful, clean home.

Of course, once you've gotten everything all tidy and fresh, you've got to keep it that way. So, we're offering a free, downloadable cheat sheet to help you keep… Continue Reading

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15 Clever, Colorful Kitchen Gadgets Under $30

By: Alicia Mar 19, 2013

Colorful, Clever Kitchen Gadgets Under $30
We're now in complete construction mode in the Curbly House. Between snowfalls, our contractor is steadily building a much-needed kitchen addition. I'm so looking forward to decorating the kitchen with colorful accessories. Here are some great ones under $30 that are topping my current list, all from the Kitchen selection on Fab!    Continue Reading

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DIY Wall-Mounted Wrapping Paper Storage Organizer

By: Capreek Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/17/2013

My name is Capree and I am a wrapping paper hoarder. (Phew! It feels good to get that off my chest!) I have an entire closet full of wrapping paper and several drawers of a giant, Mid-Century dresser are dedicated to all manner of colorful ribbon. It's... a problem. Fortunately, there is a simple, budget-friendly solution that I can't wait to implement!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: 5 Inspiring Basement to Workspace Makeovers

By: Faith-towers Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/19/2013

Basements are easy to ignore. They tend to lack natural light, and they are a common place to toss unwanted junk. But with a little elbow grease and lots of creative vision, these homeowners have transformed their unfinished basements into amazing offices, sewing rooms and workspaces.… Continue Reading

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Are These REALLY the 20 Most Beautiful Living Spaces in the World?

By: Diy maven Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/18/2013

Ultra Home has assembled an enviable list of what they believe are the 20 most beautiful living spaces in the entire world. It's hard to disagree with them, but what do you think? Are they the most beautiful living spaces… Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Tiny Mudroom Gets a Colorful Face Lift!

By: Capreek Mar 18, 2013

created at: 03/17/2013Editor's Note: We're excited to launch a new monthly column featuring exclusive tours of room makeovers -- from DIYers like you! Check in every 3rd Monday to get inspired by a new Makeover Tour.

This month's Makeover Tour is a super colorful and inspiring mudroom -- proof that even tiny spaces can have loads of personality! Read on to get the full scoop on this fun space.       

Name: Anu

About: I am a busy mom to… Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Magazine Rack

By: Capreek Mar 14, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

I'm the type that only keeps magazines around for a short period of time before donating or recycling them, but I love the idea of having a small, rotating collection readily available to peruse. This simple DIY magazine rack would be perfect for storing a few faves!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever IKEA Table Hacks

By: Faith-towers Mar 14, 2013

created at: 03/14/2013

I've always been drawn to the simple, modern lines of Swedish design, so naturally, I'm a frequent shopper at Ikea. But since their products are now so ubiquitous, sometimes I crave more of a custom look... which is why I've become obsessed with IKEA hacks. Below are ten easy DIY projects using a variety of IKEA… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Easy Modern DIY Concrete Pendant Lights

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

Concrete table lamps, concrete stools, and now concrete pendant lights: I am clearly obsessed with new uses for this inexpensive material!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 11 Fantastic Things to Do With Forks

By: Diy maven Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

Sure, it's an eating utensil, but nowadays forks can be used for so much more than winding up spaghetti. They're being remade into unique, beautiful and handy things that can be used in homes as well as in commercial spaces. Some of the links in this… Continue Reading

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Free Download: How to Clean Like a Maid Cheat Sheet

By: Bruno Mar 13, 2013

How to clean like a maid (free PDF download)
I know it doesn't feel like spring yet (at least not here in Minnesota), but it's coming soon (really, I promise!). So to get your spring cleaning projects kick started, we're offering a free, downloadable cheat sheet to help you clean as quickly and thoroughly as a maid. Read on to find out to get the free PDF!

There are two ways to get your download:

1) Sign up for our free, weekly newsletter (you can always… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Quirky DIY Tufted Headboard

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

I love this spin on the traditional upholstered headboard and, as it turns out, it's a shockingly easy DIY project, too!… Continue Reading

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