Decor Dispute: Should You Paint A Small Room A Dark Color?

By: Faith-towers Apr 24, 2014

Can you paint a small room a dark color?

It's a widely known design "rule" that painting a room a light color makes it feel larger. So, therefore, painting a small room a dark color will make it feel even smaller. But others feel that dark walls recede visually into the background making a space feel larger. And some people don't care about the rules to begin… Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Serene Scandinavian-Inspired Bedroom and Bath Makeover

By: Capreek Apr 21, 2014

From designated dumping ground to serene, Scandinavian-inspired retreat, this master bedroom and bath combo recently underwent a seriously stylish makeover. See how a whole lot of elbow grease and some cleverly thrifty design choices transformed this space in this month's Makeover TourContinue Reading

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High Drama Black Bathroom Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 21, 2014

This bathroom makeover serves as a great lesson in contrast swap. From white walls and black cabinet to black walls and white cabinet. Doesn't sound like… Continue Reading

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Weekend Project: Galaxy Wall Mini Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Apr 11, 2014

If you're looking for an easy, low cost way to makeover your bathroom, this might be the project for you. It looks just like wallpaper, but costs a sliver of the… Continue Reading

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The 5 Things I Have to Clean Before Guests Arrive

By: Diy maven Feb 12, 2014

I love a clean house. That means that I clean or straighten up something every day. A quick wipe down of a bathroom sink, a speed dust-mopping. You get the idea. So you can imagine what happens when company is coming over. I go into hyper-drive. I do all the stuff that's expected, but I also do some things that I wouldn't necessarily… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Drastic Bathroom Makeover

By: Faith-towers Feb 10, 2014

Clearly this bathroom had seen better days. But the room had lots of potential, with plenty of space and some great details. Click through to see the incredible… Continue Reading

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Penthouse Loft Makeover: A Blend of Rustic and Modern

By: Diy maven Dec 23, 2013

This Toronto penthouse loft might not look like it needed a makeover at all, but it's owners wanted to make a fresh start with its decor. Enter designer GolbouContinue Reading

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Would You Put Wood Floors in Your Bathrooms?

By: Diy maven Oct 28, 2013

If it were up to me, I'd have wood floors everywhere. We did discuss—albeit briefly—putting wood in our full bath when we… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 8 Stylish Shower Curtains You Can Make Yourself

By: Capreek Sep 25, 2013

Ah, shower curtains. It always seems to take forever to find one you like and then when you do, the asking price seems less like "asking" and more like a ransom. Since we're big believers in the do-it-yourself mentality around here (have you noticed?), we've rounded up 8 budget-friendly shower curtain projects for makers of all skill levels. Check 'em out and let us know which style is your… 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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Before and After: $100 Bathroom Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff 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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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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Before and After: A Glamorous Bathroom Makeover

By: Faith-towers Jun 25, 2013

There was nothing horrible about the old bathroom... but it didn't have much personality and the color scheme certainly wasn't ideal for the space. A few modern touches and a more subtle wall color take this bathroom from boring to brilliant. Check out the amazing transformation after the jump.… Continue Reading

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