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Top 10 Bedroom & Office Makeovers of 2011

by DIY Maven

created at: 12/20/2011

As another year comes to a close, we'd like to take the opportunity to look back at all the marvelous makeovers we've seen here on Curbly in 2011. In this roundup of the best of the best, we're concentrating on bedrooms and offices. The criteria for landing on this esteemed list is simple: the rooms had to make us do a double take. Sometimes that meant studying the before to make sure it was the same room as pictured in the after. Sometimes...

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3 Woody & Wonderful Bedrooms

by DIY Maven

Woody bedrooms belong in log cabins...or don't they? These three gorgeous bedrooms celebrate natural timber in very interesting ways. Each have a very "Zen quality," perfect for a good night's rest.

The addition of the canopy in the first example lends a serious amount of romance.

For an interesting mix of styles, check

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Roundup: DIY Headboards You Actually Can Do Yourself

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 02/17/2011

You don't have to ask me twice to write about DIY headboards. To me, headboards are  a piece of furniture with which you can do just about anything, design-wise. Understated or ornate, they can be painted, upholstered, woven, salvaged, taped on the wall, or built. You can essentially make a headboard out of anything that fits behind your bed. So much freedom, so little time. Let's take a look at some of my favorites and how you can get started.  

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10 DIY Dresser Makeovers To Die For

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 02/08/2011

There's something quite beautiful about the fact that almost any old dresser can be turned into your own personal work of art. They're essentially a blank canvas waiting for an inspired transformation. Often, the hardest part is seeing beyond the chipped paint and missing hardware to where you can take that thing. Whether it's plain or fancy, painted or stained, here are 10 statement making dresser makeovers to inspire (well, only nine fit in my collage so you'll have to read on through to see the tenth one).

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6 Ways to Sex Up Your Bedroom

by DIY Maven

Dirty laundry is not sexy. Neither are stuffed animals. To bring sexy back to the bedroom, you might want to considered taking these suggestions into consideration.

   1. De-clutter. Bedrooms can become a dumping ground for newspapers, magazines, kids toys, you name it. Get rid of all that extraneous non-bedroom stuff that's laying on the floor and bedside tables. And if you have an unused piece of exercise equipment in there, it might be time to...

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