This simple DIY woodworking project would make a great gift for birthdays, holidays, house warming parties... you name it! Just p
I've never thought of myself as a hoarder. I can definitely be a pack-rat at times, but I try to minimize when I can (or when I remember!). I took a look at the appliances in my kitchen and realized it was time to de-clutter and de-junk. Here are a few things I parted ways with!
Make a set of colorful coasters in about an hour to add a little cheer to your kitchen table.
We completed a kitchen makeover a couple years ago (which you can see here) and are in the process of planning another one for our new place. If this past experience and my current researching tells me anything, it's that doing an entire kitchen makeover for $2000 is a feat in and of itself. I mean... you could spend that much on tile alone!
This super easy DIY serving tray can be completed in mere minutes... your guests will beg you to tell them where you got it. And you should be able to find everything you need at your local hardware store! Click through to see the stunning final product.
This week I did a round-up of healthy habits to start in 2014, one of which was to try tackling some home cooking.
It’s hard to believe we are half way through the first month of the year. Resolutions are tough and they require effort in order to maintain them...you know, working out more, eating healthier, cleaning your home. All of these are only achieved through hard work and...habits!
If you love working in the kitchen, or know someone else who does, this DIY is for you. Make a cool house-shaped cutting board in an afternoon with the help of a few trusty tools.
Some people might think restorations take less time than full-blown makeovers. In my experience, they take MORE time. You can cover a multitude of sins with filler and paint, but getting down to original raw wood takes a lot of patience and elbow grease. Take for example these two projects, both executed by my multi-talented nephew, John. Not only is he an athlete and a musician*, he's a chip off the old DIY block. First up is a kitchen built-in located in a circa 1900 apartment
Risotto is pure comfort food, as the winter chills take hold it's the perfect dish to enjoy with a glass of wine with loved ones. This one is a lighter take using summer vegetables, mixing the two seasons together in a delicious blend of flavors and textures.
We are seven days into the new year and I am definitely drinking my fair share of coffee this first full week in January. I even bought a few new mugs over the holiday break as a little treat to myself. So I'll definitely be making one of these hanging coffee cup holders to display my newest purchases.
A good dining table is hard to find. In my experience, they're super expensive and never quite right. But the second I found this one, I fell in love. Its hexagonal shape gives it character and provides seating for six people, while its pipe legs lend an industrial feel. Click through to see the final product and find out how to make one yourself.
I hate cleaning. And I hate organizing. But I love the way my house feels once it's finished. So to make it as painless as possible, I wanted to share my 5 favorite tips for getting your space under control for the new year. Here goes.
This Toronto penthouse loft might not look like it needed a makeover at all, but it's owners wanted to make a fresh start with its decor. Enter designer Golbou Rad who
This eggnog french toast recipe looks so delicious. It's the perfect weekend breakfast to get into the holiday spirit, and it's actually easy to make, since it's only five ingredients.
Why does the 'after' come first? Because I couldn't subject Curbly's homepage to the 'before'. The vase in question caught my attention at my local Goodwill for two reasons. One: I liked the classic milk bottle shape. Two: because it was nothing less than hideous. So I plunked
Gift baskets make great presents for coworkers. Or friends. Or those impossible-to-buy-for people on your list. Okay, they're great for pretty much everyone. Here are ten beautiful, easy and affordable DIY gift baskets with clever themes that are sure to impress their recipients.