Just in Time for Spring: Free Bike Printables

By: Diy maven Apr 25, 2013

It looks like spring has FINALLY arrived where I live, and what a perfect way to celebrate but get out the old two-wheeler and hit the trail. OR print these fresh and charming FREE bike printables.… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Mounted Animal Mask Art

By: Capreek Apr 23, 2013

I tend to like a bit of humor or quirkiness in my decor, which probably stems from my belief in not taking anything too seriously. I want to surround myself with things that make me smile, you know? So when I spotted this DIY animal mask art, which struck me as weird (in a good way) and immediately made me laugh, I knew I had to share… Continue Reading

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Curbly House: Our Bathroom Reveal

By: Alicia Apr 21, 2013

After much ado about color, we are finally finished with the Curbly House bathroom (for now). We thought we were ready to reveal the room months ago, but then I got cold feet and decided to re-paint the room. When our friends at Sherwin-Williams invited us to participate in their National Painting Week once again, I knew our bathroom was the room that was going to get a mini-makeover in preparation for its big debut.

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Make It: A Playful DIY Mountain Wall Shelf

By: Capreek Apr 17, 2013

DIY Wooden Mountain ShelfI love mountains, loooove them. I'm lucky enough to live in a place where I can look any direction and see snow-capped mountains, going back in seemingly infinite layers, year-round. They're just straight up majestic. And, turns out, they look pretty dang adorable translated into wooden wall shelves!  … Continue Reading

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Art in Unexpected Places: 10 Ideas to Add Style to Every Space in Your Home

By: Faith-towers Apr 16, 2013

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Art doesn't necessarily have to be displayed in the living room... sometimes it can be more inspiring in another part of your home. Your patio, bathroom, kitchen or even your closet may be the perfect spot for your masterpiece. Go ahead, try it!    

created at: 04/05/2013

1. This colorful piece of art adds some much-needed interest to a monochromatic bathroom. [Photo: House and Leisure]

2. Make the mundane task… Continue Reading

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Sneak Peek: Curbly House Bathroom Reveal

By: Bruno Apr 14, 2013

Our bathroom makeover reveal teaser
Guess what? It still feels like winter here in Minnesota. Last year around this time we were happily painting a new nursery for our then-unborn baby boy, with the windows open and a warm breeze wafting through the house. This year, not so much:

Hey, what's going on here? Isn't this supposed to April?

FYI, here's what things looked like last year for National Painting Week (notice the short sleeves and generally increased level of happiness):

So what's all that stuff sitting in our… Continue Reading

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Print Your Own Personalized Post-It Notes

By: Matt allison Apr 10, 2013

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I love these printable post-it notes from How about Orange, imaging surprising a loved one with these custom messages. Just… Continue Reading

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An IKEA Hack Bathroom Makeover

By: Faith-towers Apr 09, 2013

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Turning a small powder room into a full bath is no easy task, but Katja has tackled this project and won. And she came up with an incredible Ikea hack while she was at it. Continue reading to see the dramatic transformation.… Continue Reading

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8 Quick Tips For Organizing Your Medicine Cabinet

By: Faith-towers Mar 28, 2013

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Let's face it, most of your guests look inside your medicine cabinet, whether they admit to it or not. Would you be embarrassed if someone saw the inside of yours? Here are 8 quick and easy tips for beautifying this forgotten little space in your bathroom.… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Simple, Inexpensive DIY Wooden Jewelry Organizer

By: Chrisjob Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013When it comes to home organization, we generally do pretty well. Nearly everything in our house has a dedicated space, and is neatly stored close to where we actually use them. Long term storage goes in one place, all seasonal goods have a spot, as well as weekly items that see more action. Our real problem is: where do we put the stuff we use every day? 

When items get touched multiple times during a twenty-four hour period, where do… Continue Reading

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Kick the (Cleaner) Bucket: Clean Your Entire Home with Just Two Homemade Cleansers

By: Rebekah-greiman Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/14/2013

I used to lug around a huge bucket full of cleaning products. And rubber gloves. And a bunch of plastic brushes, scrubbers, and a roll of paper towels. All over my house.

Then, I realized I was spending an arm and a leg on store bought cleaning products, and filling my house with chemicals neither my family nor the environment needed. And that bucket was hea - vy.    

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So, I came up with these two… Continue Reading

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5 Simple Sewing Projects for Your Home

By: Faith-towers Mar 21, 2013

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I know, it's a big effort to lug your sewing machine up onto the craft table and dig out all of your fabric and thread... but trust me, you'll be happy you did once you finish a couple of these easy projects.… Continue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Magazine Rack

By: Capreek Mar 14, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

I'm the type that only keeps magazines around for a short period of time before donating or recycling them, but I love the idea of having a small, rotating collection readily available to peruse. This simple DIY magazine rack would be perfect for storing a few faves!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever IKEA Table Hacks

By: Faith-towers Mar 14, 2013

created at: 03/14/2013

I've always been drawn to the simple, modern lines of Swedish design, so naturally, I'm a frequent shopper at Ikea. But since their products are now so ubiquitous, sometimes I crave more of a custom look... which is why I've become obsessed with IKEA hacks. Below are ten easy DIY projects using a variety of IKEA… Continue Reading

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Free Download: How to Clean Like a Maid Cheat Sheet

By: Bruno Mar 13, 2013

How to clean like a maid (free PDF download)
I know it doesn't feel like spring yet (at least not here in Minnesota), but it's coming soon (really, I promise!). So to get your spring cleaning projects kick started, we're offering a free, downloadable cheat sheet to help you clean as quickly and thoroughly as a maid. Read on to find out to get the free PDF!

There are two ways to get your download:

1) Sign up for our free, weekly newsletter (you can always… Continue Reading

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