Even though outdoor/plant/garden projects were so last month*, I had to share this adorable little DIY planter idea. Mostly because it's so simple and awesome, but also because it could make a sweet Mother's Day gift, too!
Beckie's grandma and grandpa gave her an old rickety table that was set for the trash heap. Beckie stepped in and saved the table. The only problem was she didn't need a table. Shelves, however, she could use. Her friend Mike used a jigsaw to saw the the table in half. A shot of primer and spray paint later, and this is what it looks like now:
I love the idea of incorporating found objects and elements from nature into your decor and this driftwood coat rack is a perfect (and playful) example of how to do just that!
This bathroom makeover is a perfect example of how to use neon in your decor: the style factor is out-of-this-world without being completely over-the-top!
We've all seen it. Actually, I think a lot of us refuse to see it on account that we will have to do something about it if we acknowledge its existence. Regardless, there are few places more ominous than under the bathroom sink (Bruno's basement being one!). Before panic sets in, it is useful to have an arsenal of tidying tips on hand.
Ashley of Lil Blue Boo is on a mission to clean and organize every little space in...
Hello March! It's cleaning and organization month on Curbly, and we have lots of great stuff planned for you guys in the next few weeks. To start it off, we're offering free, downloadable cheat sheets and check lists to make your spring cleaning a breeze. Last week, we shared our cheat sheet for cleaning heart of the home - your kitchen - and today, we're showing you how to stay on top of that most dreaded of spaces: the bathroom....
Alternatively titled "The Evolution of an Oak Vanity", this builder-grade vanity goes through a brief shabby chic phase before finally settling into a barnwood door-inspired groove! Check out both "afters" below.
A one-bathroom house just wasn't cutting it for the Chao family--or their teenage daughter. Fortunately, this tiny closet was sitting on some major potential where the bathroom issue was concerned. Check out the incredible makeover below!
Itty-bitty baths and little loos present unique decor and renovation challenges to homeowners and renters alike. If you've found yourself stuck with this "small bath problem", don't fret! Inspiration is on the way: we've rounded up ten big impact makeovers from DIY-minded small bath renovators across the web. Enjoy!
From low-budget, quick-fixes to full blown renovations, we're counting down our top ten bathroom makeovers of 2011. Check out our picks below and let us know which memorable makeover is your favorite!
The 'before'? Not too terrible. The 'after'? All I'm going to say is that it involves a paper-mâché horse named Harold.
Just when you thought you'd seen everything in the way of bathroom vanities come this creation from artist Benjamin Bullins. Taking his inspiration from a single object--in this case a discarded bicycle--Benjamin then
So, what do you do with a giant piece of leftover, rough cut fir timber? Turn it into a modern floating bathroom vanity, of course!
What a clever and inviting way to add a little style to a guest bathroom. And did I mention it's FREE? Basically, the idea is folding one of our existing hand towels to construct an attached pocket, then fill the pocket with, well, whatever you want. A sprig of greenery, fancy
I'm gonna believe Kristi when she tells us that it's actually possible to makeover our faucets. Although fairly involved, because of all the prep work, it seems pretty easy. Products she used were minimal and included 220 grit sandpaper, #000 steel wool, painters tape, Rust-Oleum automobile primer and Rust-oleum Universal Spray Paint (in my new favorite color) oil-rubbed bronze. Her original bathroom faucet is pictured above with just a hint of the prep to come. This is what it looks like now:
In a world where $40,000 kitchen renovations are common fodder for home improvement television, it's easy to get a little glossy eyed and discouraged by the thought of attempting your own home improvement project. But don't despair! We're here to show you just how far your dollar, or 25, can stretch!
Shower curtains are pricey and a big part of the decor in your bathroom. Why not take a imple white one and create something uniquely yours?