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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Oh-So Ombre Chair Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 29, 2013

I swear I see a chair not unlike the one pictured above every other week sitting dejectedly at someone's curbside. Usually, there's a 'free' sign attached to the… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Polyhedron Garland

By: Matt allison Jul 24, 2013

Make It: A Polyhedron Garland

The polyhedra craze is still going strong and it seems nothing can slow down these complex faceted… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Modern Art-Inspired Canvas Headboard

By: Capreek Jul 23, 2013

Make a statement in the bedroom with a bold headboard inspired by modern, over-sized… Continue Reading

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Unbelievable Painted Chair Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 23, 2013

Mandy was given a leather (or possibly naugahyde) chair for which she had BIG plans. Recovering it was on the top of the list, but when she maybe-not-accidentally dripped some paint on it, her plans changed. She decided to paint… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Lamp out of Lampshades

By: Diy maven Jul 22, 2013

If you're like me and your Spanish is more than rusty, then good how-to pictures are much appreciated, for all diy-ers really do speak the same language and that seems to be with our hands.  Supplies to make this lampshadeContinue Reading

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Make It: West Elm-inspired Pintuck Duvet

By: Lexy.b.ward Jul 19, 2013

The pintuck trend is here to stay! If you fancy having a textured bedspread like this one at West Elm, but can't or don't want to pay the big bucks, here's a way to make your own! And for less than $25!  … Continue Reading

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How To: Embellish a Vase with Pennies

By: Diy maven Jul 18, 2013

Remember the tiled, penny floor? This penny-covered vase project would be a snap in comparison. Vone Inspired was the genius behind it and breaksContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Triangle Shelves

By: Matt allison Jul 17, 2013

DIY Triangle Shelves

This fun little project comes via the ladies over at A Beautiful Mess, combining the love of collectables, with the modern… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Polymer Clay DIY Tutorials

By: Faith-towers Jul 16, 2013

Fimo and Sculpey were big when I was a kid back in the 80's, but then they fell off the radar for a while. Recently, though, I've been noticing quite a few tutorials using polymer clay - and I wanted to share a few of them with all of… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A DIY Floral Headboard Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 15, 2013

This DIY idea is such a fun and unique way to spruce up plain headboards -- and would look great in a girl's room or… Continue Reading

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Fresh Steamer Trunk Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 15, 2013

I'm torn. I kinda love the rough, pirate-y personality of this steamer trunk before its makeover. But I also love it after its makeover. Shannon, to whom the trunk belongs, taped out the leather straps, the wood cross beams and metal parts and… Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood Planter Wall

By: Capreek Jul 08, 2013

Move over, wallpaper. Take a hike, paint! There's a new accent wall treatment in town -- and it's green from head to… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Office-Turned-Guestroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 08, 2013

When you're tight on space, sometimes the room you do have needs to pull double duty, like in the case of this… Continue Reading

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Bench Gets Colorful Rag-Rug Makeover

By: Diy maven Jul 08, 2013

Courtney turned the ho-hum, painfully traditional bench you see above into the most colorful, fun and funky bench ever using--of all things--a rag rug. (Genius.) The bench isContinue Reading

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