Makeover Tour: A Colorful and Quirky "Big Girl Room" Bedroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

I'm super, super excited about our Makeover Tour today! It's kids and pets month here at Curbly, and to celebrate we're getting a behind the scenes look at this colorful, personality-filled bedroom any kid (or grown-up) would love. Check it… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Funky Embellished Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

This wicker chair was left abandoned and helpless on the side of the road. Fortunately for it, someone with some serious style and DIY design chops brought it home for some much-needed TLC.… Continue Reading

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A Tale of Two Dressers: An Incredible Double Dresser IKEA Hack

By: Capreek May 28, 2013

The Rast dresser from IKEA, with its untreated pine and minimalist lines, is common fodder for DIY furniture makeovers. This version, though, takes the Rast to a whole new level -- times… Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Stylish, Light-Filled Senior Home Makeover with Designer Emily Henderson

By: Capreek May 20, 2013

If you've spent any time on the Internet in the last few years or have ever watched HGTV, you're familiar with Emily Henderson. On top of being a wildly talented interior designer, she's also one of the funniest and most down-to-earth people around. We are beyond thrilled, then, to share this month's Makeover Tour and get a behind-the-scenes look at the room Emily recently transformed for Fran Ferguson, a resident at an assisted living center.

Read on to see how Emily tackled the unique challenges of this room, including her tips for creating a stylish living space… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Colorful, Art-Inspired Bookshelf Makeover

By: Capreek May 20, 2013

Decorating your home or updating a piece of furniture, but not sure where to start? Take this tip from Design Milk and use a favorite work of art as a springboard for color and pattern… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Master Bedroom gets a Punch of Personality

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 16, 2013

There's really nothing wrong with the 'before' version of today's bedroom makeover. It's not an eyesore, the room gets plenty of natural light, and the space itself is laid out just fine. The only problem is, it seems to be missing one important decorating detail: personality. So how did the owners remedy this problem and manage to pack this room with style? You'll just have to see for… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Playful, Budget-Friendly Dresser Makeover

By: Capreek Apr 29, 2013

Ah, the ubiquitous IKEA Malm Dresser. This simple piece of furniture is the perfect blank canvas for a colorful and quirky… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Art-Filled Bedrooms and Living Rooms

By: Diy maven Apr 26, 2013

Art. It can add immediate personality, interest and beauty to any space. It can even mess with our minds, hiding the bad elements of a room and highlighting the good. The vignettes featured in these images serve as great inspiration as to how we might organize and display wall art ourselves; some even perform feats of decor magic. 

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Before and After: A Campaign Chest IKEA Hack

By: Faith-towers Apr 22, 2013

The Ikea Rast, only available in a natural pine finish, lends itself to Ikea hacks... it's like a blank canvas. And we've shown Rast hacks before. But this transformation is so complete, you would never even know the end result was achieved using a $35… Continue Reading

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Rusty Plant Stand turned End Table Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 16, 2013

credit: Smile and Wave [http://smileandwave.typepad.com/blog/2013/04/40-projects-plant-stand-to-end-table-diy.html]

If you're looking for a small table or stand for a couple of knick knacks or spring plants, check out this DIY for converting a rusty plant stand into an end… Continue Reading

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A Colorful and Cozy Guest Room Makeover!

By: Capreek Apr 08, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

After going through a complete gut renovation, these homeowners had run out of energy when it came to decorating their guest room. So, what did they do? They enlisted the help of style maven Emily Henderson!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: Tiny San Francisco Sunroom to Cozy Bedroom Retreat

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 04, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013 

I see a lot of before and after makeovers but I don't remember the last time I was this impressed by such a budget friendly project. Believe it or not, this tiny San Francisco sunroom was transformed into a cozy, light-filled bedroom… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Unique and Colorful Vase Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 01, 2013

created at: 04/01/2013

Heidi's makeover of a grecian urn involves some unique and colorful supplies. Patterned fabric and very pink yarn were just two of the things she used to transform it from its poetic… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Drab Dresser Gets A Classy Makeover

By: Lexy.b.ward Mar 28, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Proof that a coat of paint makes everything better, this thrifted dresser does a complete 180 with some graphite paint and a special-tipped pen!  … Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Basement Bedrooms You'd Actually Want Sleep In!

By: Lexy.b.ward Mar 20, 2013

 10 Sleep-worthy Basement Bedrooms

Gone are the days when basements were dark, musty, and sometimes feared. They've become a place where you can turn for comfort and relaxation. You no longer have to have a dark bedroom without any windows. Here are ten basement bedrooms that got it right. Read on to find rooms that you'll be begging to sleep… Continue Reading

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