Best of Curbly: 17 of March's Most Popular Posts

By: Brittnimehlhoff Apr 15, 2014

After going through all of March's Curbly content, I thought it would be fun to share the best of the best with you, as part of a new column called Best of Curbly. It's probably no surprise that the most popular articles this month involved a whole lot of before and after makeovers. Of course, there were some DIY projects and tip based posts in there as well though. Want to see what readers are loving most right now? Here are 17 of the most popular posts from Curbly in… 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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Before and After: A Small Hallway Gets a High Contrast Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Apr 10, 2014

This neglected hallway was completely overhauled, without changing the layout one little bit. Don't let that fool you though. Every square inch of this space has been modified - from floor to ceiling. Take a… Continue Reading

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Make It: Varde Kitchen Cabinet Ikea Hack Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Apr 04, 2014

A kitchen base cabinet from Ikea gets a makeover and a whole new function in today's Ikea… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Tiny Room Transforms into an Airy Workspace

By: Brittnimehlhoff Mar 20, 2014

See how this very small 7?x8? room goes from nearly unusable to a fully functional (and beautiful) workspace, complete with a floating… Continue Reading

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Before and After: How to Style an Entryway

By: Brittnimehlhoff Mar 18, 2014

Decorating an entryway can be a challenge because it's typically a smaller space, without a whole lot of purpose. There are five quick fixes though, that you can implement in an afternoon, to turn a forgotten entryway into an inviting space that welcomes guests as they enter your home. You won't even need a gallon of paint. This mini makeover is paint free. Check it… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A $2,000 Kitchen Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Mar 13, 2014

With a modest budget of $2,000 this dated kitchen has officially leaped into the 21st century with a sophisticated update that is pretty impressive, considering the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Ugly Sofa to Amazing Leather Sling Bench

By: Brittnimehlhoff Mar 07, 2014

This sad, leather couch is transformed from a big and bulky mess to a sleek safari sling bench. I seriously cannot believe that the two are related. You'll just have to click through to see what I… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Two Changes that Completely Transform this Kitchen

By: Brittnimehlhoff Feb 27, 2014

This kitchen makes a complete transformation, with two straight-forward changes. What are they? Click through to find… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Kitchen Transformation For Under $200

By: Lexy.b.ward Feb 05, 2014

"It's amazing what a little paint can do." I've said it before and it's totally true when it comes to this gorgeous kitchen makeover. With a few coats of paint and a few other updates, this kitchen is on trend and fabulous-looking. The best part? The whole thing was done for under $200!!!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Old Credenza Gets a Concrete Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jan 24, 2014

I love the look of concrete counters but I'm renting at the moment, so it's not really option to make big changes like that. Luckily, I just found this DIY for a concrete credenza that might tide my over, for now. I love this… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Skeleton Lampshade How-To

By: Brittnimehlhoff Jan 23, 2014

We've all seen a lampshade or two like this at an estate sale or thrift store, and just passed it by. Let's face it, these shades aren't the cutest, but there is an easy way to take these lampshades from dated to trendy. Want to know… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Awesome Railway Car Living Room Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Dec 19, 2013

I've seen a lot of room makeovers over the years, but there aren't many that I willing to pack my bags for. This makeover however is definitely one that I would up and move for, in a… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Dramatic Bedroom Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Dec 06, 2013

Most before and afters I share start off with a very dark room that is lightened up with a coat of paint and great furniture. This makeover though, is kind of the opposite of that. The before is white and bright and the after is dark but cozy. Needless to say, the end result is a pretty drastic change - going from white to… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Mod Kitchen Gets an Overhaul

By: Brittnimehlhoff Nov 14, 2013

This before and after is an interesting one because, to be honest, I kind of like the way the kitchen looked before. Sure it's a little out there, but there was something special about it's mid-century vibe. That said, it probably wasn't the most practical option for the homeowners and the remodel looks great too. I'm curious to know which version you like better though. The before or the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Amazing Airstream Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Oct 17, 2013

Packing up a suitcase and traveling around the country in an Airstream sounds like the perfect way to spend a few months. Unfortunately, Airstreams are incredibly expensive though. Unless, of course, you can get your hands on one that needs a whole lot of TLC, like the one above, and fix it up. Wait until you see what the owners did with this trailer. It looks so… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Emma's Bold Living Room Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Sep 27, 2013

This beige and basic living room went through quite the overhaul, complete with a custom made bookshelf and library ladder. The floor plan is still the same, but the overall vibe is completely different. You are going to want to see this… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Minimal Dining Room Makeunder

By: Brittnimehlhoff Sep 19, 2013

Compared to many of the before and afters we show here on Curbly, this before looks really good. Once you click through to the after though, you'll see that the home owners style is more minimal and modern. Two words that perfectly describe my own style when it comes to interiors. So which one do you prefer? The before or the after? Click through to see for yourself and decide.… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A $1,200 Kitchen Overhaul

By: Brittnimehlhoff Sep 12, 2013

I almost feel like a broken record when I say this, but I truly cannot get enough of budget-friendly makeover projects these days. It's one thing to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a fancy remodel, but it is quite another to create a beautiful space with very little… Continue Reading

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A Bright and Bold Cabin Kitchen Makeover

By: Brittnimehlhoff Aug 27, 2013

This retro, red kitchen gets a top to bottom rehab in today's before and after makeover transformation. I'm pretty sure you're going to want to see… Continue Reading

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