The Curbly House: A Big Announcement + A Big Giveaway!

By: Alicia Sep 03, 2013

Win a $100 Sherwin-Williams gift card and follow along as Emily Henderson helps make over the Curbly House
I have some incredibly exciting news to share with you today! 

It's the home stretch of the Curbly House addition/renovation parade, and I'm thrilled to tell you we've hooked up with Sherwin-Williams and designer extraordinaire Emily Henderson to makeover four rooms in our house! Can you believe it? Emily Henderson! She's amazing and we can't wait to show you all the brilliance she's planning for our dining room, living and sun room, and master bedroom. Read on to learn more and find out how to win a $100Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Spicy Chicken with Bombay Potatoes

By: Matt allison Aug 30, 2013

Spicy Chicken with Bombay Potatoes

I love Indian food: the colors, texture and fragrant aromas. While this dish is a little work, it's well worth the effort. To bulk it out further serve it with a side of basmati rice and enjoy a taste of… Continue Reading

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Take a Tour of an Attic Kitchen

By: Diy maven Aug 30, 2013

Attic, garret, loft, sky parlor—whatever you want to call them, we don't see a lot of kitchens in them. The angled roofline is only one thing that sets this attic kitchen apart. Minimal and sleek,… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Felt And Wool

By: Faith-towers Aug 29, 2013

Felt used to remind me of grade school craft projects. Until I realized that it's an incredibly versatile material that can be used to make everything from coasters to decorative pillows to garlands! Here are ten of my favorite projects using felt and… Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful Wooden Stool

By: Lexy.b.ward Aug 28, 2013

It never hurts to add a little color to some table legs, chair legs, or other furniture around the home. However, even the smallest of projects can be a pain when you have to get out the paint supplies! This stool adds a punch of color without using an ounce of paint!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Minty Fresh Living Room Makeover

By: Faith-towers Aug 27, 2013

A new coat of paint and the removal of an awkward closet primed the space on the left for it's final, colorful debut as a more spacious, inviting living room. Click through to see the stunning… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Decor Projects Made from Old Clothing

By: Faith-towers Aug 26, 2013

We all have old, unused clothing hiding in the back of the closet, so why not upcycle it into something beautiful for your home? Here are ten great ways to give new life to that old… Continue Reading

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Sweet and Functional Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Aug 23, 2013

Oftentimes a great kitchen makeover doesn't take major reconstruction. The perfect paint color, shelving, a few new light fixtures—that's what Jesyka did. The outcome is a breath of fresh air with a whole lot of functionality. And, at the time of this reveal, Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Worn, Dated Chair Gets a Bright and Colorful Makeover

By: Chrisjob Aug 22, 2013


My friend Britany has a hard time getting rid of things. She's not a hoarder by any means, and her home is actually quite clean and clutter-free. But it is full of beat up, hand-me-down pieces of furniture that she got in college. (And, though I wasn't there, likely weren't all that attractive when they were new). Case in point? This chair, in all its early 90s green-and-cranberry… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Geometric Nightstand Makeover

By: Capreek Aug 22, 2013

This nightstand was in pretty poor condition when Reeves took it home and, after realizing that wood stain wasn't enough to fix some of the blemishes, she opted to paint it. Check out the final result below and let us know what you… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Polka Dot Projects

By: Faith-towers Aug 22, 2013

I don't know what it is about polka dots that's so attractive, but I just think they're lovely. They're an ever-growing trend on the blogosphere, and it's easy to see why - they're easy to create, and they pack a big punch. Here are ten of my favorite DIY… Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Popsicle Stick Table Runner

By: Capreek Aug 20, 2013

So, remember how we shared a popsicle stick table runner idea last week? Well, I guess it's a thing* now (#trendalert), because here's another… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Ceiling Embellishment Projects

By: Faith-towers Aug 20, 2013

Sometimes we forget about ceilings. We focus so much on our walls, and everything inside of the walls, that the space above can sometimes take a backseat. So today I wanted to share some great ways that you can spice up your ceilings without breaking the… Continue Reading

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How to: Make A Nautical Chic Driftwood Mirror

By: Faith-towers Aug 19, 2013

Driftwood is an easy material to find, but a difficult one to utilize successfully. Sometimes it ends up looking just a little too, well, handmade. But this tutorial uses a pop of color to add a modern feel - click through to check out the final… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Great-Looking and REAL Dorm Rooms

By: Diy maven Aug 19, 2013

The problem with rounding up a bunch of images of great-looking dorm rooms is many on the interweb aren't real. I mean, they're real in that there are walls, windows, beds, bedding, etc. in the vignettes, but they don't look like most you'd see in the real world. For instance, take a look at this image courtesy of IKEA. Pretty, yes, but an actualContinue Reading

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