Why Having Tons of Bathroom Storage Space Isn't Necessarily a Good Thing

By: Diy maven Aug 28, 2013

My favorite 'celebrity' interior designer, Laurence Lewelyn-Bowen from the BBC's Changing Rooms, tells us why having a ton of bathroom storage space isn't necessarily a good thing. It canContinue Reading

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Magical Transformation from Garage to Residence

By: Diy maven Aug 27, 2013

Now you don't see it; now you do. But not without a lot of forethought. That's the magic behind this garage turned one-room residence named Passage BuhanContinue Reading

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Eye Candy: Tile Shop Showroom Tour

By: Diy maven Aug 21, 2013

Even if you buy all your tile and tiling needs at a big box store, do yourself a favor and visit a dedicated tile shop before your next project. Good shops feature vignettes using their products which is like visiting the kitchens and bathrooms of over a dozen Parade-of-Home homes all in one place. Over the weekend, I made a trip to my favorite tile vendor for inspiration concerning a possible bathroom re-do. As I was ogling theContinue Reading

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How to Install an Occupancy Sensing Light Switch (Video + Giveaway!)

By: Bruno Aug 16, 2013


Installing an occupancy-sensor switch is a quick, easy job that can make a big difference. This week, I got a chance to try out one of Lutron's Maestro Occupancy Sensing switches in our bathroom. Read on to see how I installed it, and to find out how to enter to win five Maestro switches for your home (a $100… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own DIY Concrete Countertops -- The Easy Way

By: Capreek Aug 15, 2013

I've always loved the look of concrete countertops but am, admittedly, a bit intimidated by the intense mold making/concrete casting/everything-could-go-horribly-wrong aspects of the usual DIY approach. So when I stumbled across this DIY concrete countertop alternative, my jaw dropped. IT'S SOContinue Reading

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How to Make a Custom DIY Mirror Frame with Moulding

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 09, 2013

This straightforward how-to will instantly transform those boring builder mirrors into something way more custom, and expensive looking, without breaking the… Continue Reading

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10 Tasteful Ways To Use Neon In Your Home

By: Faith-towers Aug 08, 2013

As a kid growing up in the 80's, I most certainly did not use neon subtly. But now that it's 2013 and neon is back, it's important to use it sparingly. Here are ten ways to utilize these bright colors without overwhelming your… Continue Reading

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Roundup: Lovely Pressed Flower Crafts and Art

By: Diy maven Aug 07, 2013

The way I prolong summer blossoms is by taking pictures of them. (I'm a sucker for a perfect flower.) But another fabulous way to make them last longer is by pressing/drying them and then turning them into crafts and decor. Here are some super easy projects any of us can do. None require any fancy equipment, but if you're an overachiever and want toContinue Reading

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Before and After: $100 Bathroom Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 06, 2013

Sometimes the very best makeover stories are the ones that cost the least, and this before and after definitely falls into that category. For just over $100, this dark, wallpapered bathroom is looking new… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Modern Kids' Bathroom Makeover

By: Capreek Aug 05, 2013

Heather and Mike have spent the past three years renovating their old fixer-upper, slowly turning it into their modern dream home. Most recently, they finished their upstairs bathroom. Check out the playful new look… Continue Reading

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A Quick Curbly House Update: How We Spent Our Summer Vacation

By: Alicia Aug 02, 2013

Things have been cah-ray-zhee at the Curbly House these past several weeks. Sheetrock rocked us, taking a lot longer than expected due to a delivery truck that arrived to our house and then broke, twice ... delaying the start to this step by 5 days. After all was said and hung, our master mudder Marco had to spend additional time working with all the seams, delaying the process by another 5 days. But the results were stunning:

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Keep Your Bathroom Sane With This DIY Family Towel Tree

By: Bruno Aug 01, 2013

DIY Family Towel Tree from Dremel Weekends
We’re happy to partner with DremelWeekends, a new DIY website from Dremel featuring step-by-step guides to craft, home and garden projects for all skill levels. New projects weekly, ranging from outdoor movie screens to built-in shelving, with lots of inspiring, fresh ideas in between.

Y'know what's fun? When you step out of the shower to find that your favorite towel is missing. Or even better, that all the towels are missing!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Public Restroom Transformed Into A Home

By: Faith-towers Jul 23, 2013

Everybody called her crazy, but architect Laura Clark had a vision... and persistence paid off. She successfully converted a dilapidated old public bathroom in London into a warm, contemporary space that she now calls home. You won't believe your eyes when you see the "after"… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Leather and Wood Suspended Shelf

By: Capreek Jul 01, 2013

Whether you're looking for a way to use up some leftover leather from this project (or this one), or you just want to add a simple, modern shelf to a room, this DIY is for… Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Embellished Shower Curtain Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 27, 2013

Spruce up a plain and inexpensive shower curtain in one afternoon with a few simple materials -- and your imagination, of… Continue Reading

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