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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10 Fun Family Bathroom Ideas

By: Diy maven Jan 30, 2013

Green and blue wall stickers | bathroom | PHOTO GALLERY | Style at Home | Housetohome

Check out these 10 great ideas from House to Home that will make your communal bathroom a bit more family-friendly. They'll encourage the kiddos Continue Reading

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Before and After: Moroccan Inspired Bathroom Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 24, 2013

created at: 01/22/2013

A generic bathroom gets a Moroccan inspired makeover with a can of paint and a little perseverance.   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: Make DIY Faceted Wooden Wall Hooks

By: Capreek Dec 28, 2012

created at: 12/26/2012

My facet-loving heart nearly exploded when these wall hooks showed up on my doorstep a few weeks ago. Always up to a DIY challenge, my good friend (and Curbly Editor-in-Chief) Chris was kind enough to create these from scratch when I asked him if he thought it was something he could pull off. Not only did he rise to the challenge, but he did it in a way that anyone with some basic woodworking skills could re-create for themselves!     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 40 Scandinavian-Style Christmas Decor Ideas

By: Capreek Dec 12, 2012

created at: 12/12/2012

What's black and white and wood all over? A modern, rustic, Scandinavian Christmas! We've rounded up forty (40!!) Scandinavian-style holiday decor ideas that will have you daydreaming of log fires and warm glasses of glogg in no time. God Jul!      

1. Simple Black and White Christmas Decor

2. White Christmas Kitchen Decor

3. Elegant Bathroom Christmas Decor

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How To: Make A Craft Stick Snowflake

By: Matt allison Dec 05, 2012

created at: 12/05/2012

I'm a father to two little people. Since my eldest is only 2.5 years old, this limits a lot of the craft projects out there that require power tools (though the man in me can't wait till he comes of age to enjoy them!).  This simple project is something we can tackle together and relatively safe (look, no scissors!) and particularly festive.     


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Doorless Showers? Yes, Please.

By: Diy maven Nov 06, 2012

Someday I want a doorless shower. Nothing to clean, nothing to squeegee. Just a wall or two and a shower head above. And there will be a window nearby. Preferably, one of the walls will be all windows. Like thisContinue Reading

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Giveaway: Kitchen Palette Interchangeable Backsplash System ($350 value!)

By: Bruno Nov 01, 2012

Kitchen Palette custom interchangeable backsplash system
If you've ever thought of building or remodeling a kitchen (and let's face, who hasn't?), you know it's tough to settle on design choices. When it comes to tile, those choices are permanent ... usually. Now, Kitchen Palette has created a product that lets you change the look of your kitchen with an interchangeable backsplash. Read on to learn more about the product, and enter to win a Kitchen Palette system valued at $350!Continue Reading

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17th Century Home's Modern Bathroom Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 01, 2012

created at: 10/01/2012

I'm guessing the first inhabitants of this 17th century home would have been thrilled with any indoor bathroom facilities. Although a far cry from using a chamber pot, its current owners Continue Reading

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Week 12 Journal: Let There Be Light

By: Bruno Sep 07, 2012

The Curbly House Week 12 Journal: Turning on the lightsAhhh ... It seems like just yesterday we walked through the Curbly House and decided to take a chance on it. But, in reality, it was waaaay back in January!
And this week, we put the finishing touches on the inside: light fixtures and switches. Read on to watch our weekly video update and find out how we chose lighting fixtures for each room.

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Week 11 Journal: Painting the Curbly House (Finally!)

By: Bruno Sep 04, 2012

The Curbly House: Week 11 Journal(Note: this post was supposed to go up last week, but I just couldn't get it out the door in time. Sorry!)

This week has been pretty crazy: a new baby boy at home, Alicia's starting to pack up in preparation for the move, and I've been working on transforming the Curbly House from a dark, messy construction zone into a freshly-painted, light-filled, livable space. Read on to watch our video journal, and get a first look at the (almost) finished interior. 

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Eye-Catching DIY Bathtub Makeover

By: Craftmel Aug 28, 2012

created at: 08/27/2012

Before, this claw-foot tub was old and dingy, but had a lot of unique charm.  Its unique-ness went up a notch after the homeowner decided to give it a little makeover.   Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Stylish Master Bath Makeover

By: Capreek Aug 27, 2012

created at: 08/26/2012

After completing their closet-turned-bathroom renovation earlier this year, the Chao family has been hard at work transforming their master bath from this...     Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Scrap Wood Bathtub Caddy from "Recycled Home"

By: Diy maven Aug 27, 2012

created at: 08/27/2012

Here it is, as promised! The instructions for how you too can make a scrap-wood bathtub caddy, courtesy of RECYCLED HOME: Transform Your Home Using Salvaged Materials by Rebecca Proctor and published by Laurence King. Rebecca's tutorial is straight out of the pages of her book, but I'll add notes in brackets as to how we modified ours (pictured below)Continue Reading

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