Week 10 Journal: Finishing the Bathroom (and A Surprise!)

By: Bruno Aug 24, 2012

Curbly House Journal: Week 10 - finishing the bathroom

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People. The Curbly House now has a functioning toilet! 

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Yeah, I bet you were wondering how we were getting along all this time in house with no bathroom. Fact is, the bathroom has been gutted for weeks, and those of us working on the project have been making runs (hah) to the nearby gas station for nature's calls. No longer! Read on to watch my video journal, find out how our new bathroom started coming together, and see if you can spot a special surprise that we've been expecting...Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 12 Modern Wooden Bathrooms

By: Capreek Aug 22, 2012

created at: 08/22/2012

Wood and water: It seems counter-intuitive to mix the two, especially inside a home, doesn't it? But you can! Here are 10 modern bathrooms that pull it off with some serious style.     Continue Reading

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Bathroom Storage Idea: Add Recessed Shelves!

By: Craftmel Aug 21, 2012

created at: 08/20/2012

When you find yourself with a too-small bathroom with not enough storage space, here's an idea that might solve at least one of those problems.   Continue Reading

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How to: Cut Tile at Home...and Not Seriously Injure Yourself

By: Bruno Aug 21, 2012

3M DIY safe prep tips
The Curbly House is moving into the 'finishing-up' phase, now that the walls are all closed up, taped, mudded, and sanded. Better yet, the bathroom walls and floor are ready for tile! I'll do a post later this week about our tile-laying adventures (don't worry, there's no tile inspection to fail), but today I wanted point out some important safety tips. Read on to find out how I'm make cutting and setting tile an injury-free process.Continue Reading

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Before and After: Seaworthy Dresser Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 16, 2012

created at: 08/14/2012
This is probably one of the nicer 'before' photos I've posted lately, but the after is really unique. Check out the this sea-inspired dresser makeover that started with a Craigslist furniture find.   Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 11 Droolworthy Tubs and Showers

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 16, 2012
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Kitchens and bathrooms are typically the most important rooms of the house when it comes to buying and selling a home. Have you ever heard that? It was something our realtor explained to us years ago and it has stuck with me since then. If you're working on beautifying your home, you're going to need some bathroom inspiration after that kitchen remodel is done. So here are 11 droolworthy tubs and showers to keep you inspired whenever you are ready.    Continue Reading

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Before & After: 10 Inspiring Bathroom Makeovers

By: Capreek Aug 13, 2012
created at: 08/13/2012
From incredible small space makeovers to the best of the best, we've shared quite a few amazing bathroom re-dos. But wouldn't you know it? People just seem to keep renovating! If you're on the edge, looking down at your own bathroom remodel, we've got ten new makeovers that are sure to inspire that leap of home-renovation-faith!    Continue Reading
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Roundup: 10 Favorite Shower Curtains

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 10, 2012
created at: 08/09/2012
Finding a cool shower curtain can feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Luckily, we went through that haystack for you and, as it turns out, found a whole bunch of needles...I mean shower curtains. Here are our top ten favorites.   Continue Reading
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Roundup: 12 Modern Bathmats and Towels

By: Capreek Aug 09, 2012
created at: 08/09/2012
Think your only option in bath linens is plain white? Think again! We've rounded up some fun, modern towels and bathmats that are anything but ordinary. Get ready to embrace some color and pattern!    Continue Reading
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How to: Replace Your Household Cleansers and Beauty Items with Healthful, Homemade Options (with DIY Recipes)

By: Rebekah-greiman Aug 08, 2012
created at: 08/06/2012
Hello! I'm Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors. I am in the middle of remodeling both our living and dining rooms.

This year, I've been on a mission to replace most of household cleaners and personal care items by my own homemade versions. I am concocting these household replacements with little more than what I have on hand or what I can find at the organic market. Continue Reading

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Are You Ready for a Colorful Kitchen Sink?

By: Diy maven Aug 06, 2012
created at: 08/02/2012
Jonathan Adler has teamed up with Kohler to produce a very vibrant line of kitchen (and bathroom) sinks that might have you rethinking that white farmhouse sink you just had installed. Jonathan's colors include Piccadilly Yellow, Greenwich Green, Palermo Blue and Annapolis Navy. Each are available Continue Reading
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Week 8 Journal: Grrrr. Plumbing, Take Two.

By: Bruno Aug 02, 2012


Last week, we failed our first plumbing inspection. Horribly. This week, the inspector came back and kindly failed us again. Read on to watch my weekly video update, and find out why I have $300 worth of PVC fittings in the back of my car.Continue Reading

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Free Download: Bathroom Cleaning Check List and Cheat Sheet

By: Chrisjob Aug 02, 2012

Hey, hey! It's August, and this month, we're all about those most used rooms in your home: the kitchen and baths! To start things off, we're sharing this bathroom cleaning cheat sheet and check list, which'll help you keep things nice and sparkly (and sanitary!) with just a little bit of effort every week.   
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Week 7 Journal: Plumbing Down the Tubes

By: Bruno Jul 26, 2012

Curbly House Week 7 Video Journal - plumbing and sheetrock!
Weelllll poop. After spending the better part of a week completely revamping the bathroom plumbing, we failed our inspection (spectacularly). Read on to watch my weekly video journal and see why I have no love lost for Mr. Plumbing Inspector.Continue Reading

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Week 6 Journal: Finally Making Some Progress

By: Bruno Jul 19, 2012

Making progress on framing in the Curbly HouseIt finally feels like we're making some real progress on the Curbly House. After weeks of demolition (and basically just making the house worse than it already was), this was the first week where we actually started improving things. Read on to watch my weekly video journal and read about all of our framing adventures.Continue Reading

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