Before and After: Minimal Farmhouse Breakfast Nook Redo

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 19, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

A fresh coat of paint isn't always the best solution for a home makeover. Sometimes the answer is a less likely material, like using horizontal wood planks in this modern farmhouse… Continue Reading

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24 Decor Ideas to Make Your Apartment Fabulous

By: Diy maven Feb 18, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013Although these interior design ideas are geared toward apartment dwellers who decorate at the mercy of rental agreements, they are also perfect for anyone who wants a 'wow' makeover without major DIY fuss. Some at the top of… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Inspiring Red and Pink Kitchens

By: Diy maven Feb 15, 2013

created at: 02/14/2013Valentine's day has passed, but not for the cooks in these kitchens. Red, pink and white are the colors of choice for decor. 

Shaker cabinets in luscious… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal: How to Make A Quick Courgette Lasagna

By: Matt allison Feb 08, 2013

created at: 02/07/2013Editor's Note 1: For those in North America, Australia, Scandinavia, and elsewhere,  courgette is the French term for zucchini. 
Editor's Note 2: This sounds amazing.

A great crowd pleaser for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike this quick midweek dinner will be on the table in under an hour.… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Plywood Stool

By: Capreek Feb 06, 2013

created at: 02/06/2013

I spotted this ridiculously awesome (and relatively easy) DIY furniture project the other day and thought, "Oh my goodness. The world must know of this!" And you are the world, dear Curbliers -- or we are, if Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie are to be believed.… Continue Reading

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How To: Make North African Shakshuka

By: Matt allison Feb 01, 2013

created at: 02/01/2013

Last night I concocted this dish, well I thought I did, till a fellow instagrammer pointed out that in the North Africa it's affectionately known as Shakshuka and is an Israeli staple... go… Continue Reading

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How To: Butternut And Lemongrass Soup

By: Matt allison Jan 25, 2013

created at: 01/25/2013

This is one of my favourite 'one pot' winter warmers. The lemongrass adds an aromatic freshness to the dish, which is perfect for warding off those winter chills.

I like to garnish it with deep fried sage and serve it with a Parmesan encrusted crostini, but it works equally well garnished with fresh cilantro or sour cream and fresh… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Origami Pendant Light

By: Capreek Jan 22, 2013

created at: 01/22/2013

Currently, all our pendant lighting needs are being met, but the next time I need something awesome (and inexpensive) to light our place, I will definitely try out this DIY origami lamp!  … Continue Reading

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Not So Blue Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Jan 18, 2013

The only things worth salvaging in this kitchen might have been the big box of Cheez-Its and the stove. Strike that...only the stove was worth saving. See a… Continue Reading

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Make It: Giant Geometric Washi Tape Jewels

By: Matt allison Jan 16, 2013


created at: 01/16/2013

If you've caught a couple of my previous posts you'll know I'm a sucker for washi tape. While I've seen some great uses before I love this larger than life geometric art feature, it's one of the coolest creative uses I've seen and very much on… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Awesome DIY Metallic Vases and Planters

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2013

created at: 01/14/2013

Who doesn't love a pop of shiny, metallic goodness? This design trend has been hot for a couple years and, judging by the huge amount of gold and copper DIY projects we keep seeing, it doesn't appear to be going out of style anytime soon. If your own space could use a little touch of shine, check out these easy vase and planter projects -- they'll add just the right amount of flair to desktops, counters, or windowsills!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make DIY Fabric Storage Boxes

By: Capreek Jan 14, 2013

created at: 01/13/2013

Storage bins just got a whole lot cooler with this DIY idea from Brett Bara!… Continue Reading

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How To: Sew a French Press Coffee Cozy

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 11, 2013

created at: 01/09/2013

Keep your coffee warm and toasty with this quilted, do-it-yourself coffee press… Continue Reading

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Make It: Giant Confetti Wall Mural

By: Matt allison Dec 28, 2012

created at: 12/28/2012

Many of us suffer from what I call 'White Wall Syndrome'. We spend so much time analyzing what to hang on them by pinning ideas and laboring over artworks we can't afford that we don't get around to actually doing anything with them!

This simple project is a great way to get some color up on your walls without costing the earth -- and it's the perfect family holiday… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Delicious Christmas Side Dishes

By: Matt allison Dec 21, 2012

Each family has its own tradition over Christmas lunch, maybe you're being adventurous with a 3 in one bird, a glazed gammon or plump chicken, either way I've rounded up a few of my favorite sides to compliment your main meal.

created at: 12/21/2012

1. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sunflower Seeds, from Martha Stewart

2. Braised Leeks, from Simply Recipes

3. Creamed Spinach,… Continue Reading

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