Don't ask me how I came up with this project...it's a long story. Basically, my dog Charlie can jump really high and will eat anything, so I needed to make a wall-mounted planter that I could place out of his reach. So the Vurm herb planter was born.… Continue Reading
Keeping a garden can seem like an intimidating task. It's daunting especially for someone who is a beginner! We've rounded up eight plants that can handle tough love. So even if you don't have a green thumb, they'll still survive and thrive! … Continue Reading
If you have a green thumb, and love spending time outside in the garden, I have the perfect DIY for you. Learh how to build an upholstered garden cart from scratch, complete with a comfy place to sit or kneel and cubbies for tools and… Continue Reading
Sometimes I wish I had a patio, just so I could give it a makeover. All of these outdoor spaces began as bare, not-so-inviting areas... but with a little imagination and some elbow grease, each one became something very… Continue Reading
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
Last week, we told you about a kitchen makeover that we were planning for Bruno's dad's fixer-upper down the street. As I write this post, the magic is happening and we'll be back next week with the pictures of the demolition and makeover process. In the meantime, we wanted to share some of the thought and planning we put into this space.
But first, here's a little refresher to remind you what we're… Continue Reading
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
This living room had a few great existing architectural details, but needed some serious TLC. Paint was the most important element of this makeover, accentuating the shape of the walls and drawing attention to the… Continue Reading
With the weather heating up and the rain beginning to clear, it's time to start tackling those outdoor projects that are on your list this season. So let's start with something easy. Here's a roundup of (completely do-able) outdoor furniture makeovers to get your the DIY wheels… Continue Reading
Flooring can be expensive. And hiring someone to install flooring can be even pricier. So why not get creative and try doing it yourself? There are plenty of DIY-able floor treatments out there that can really add some pizzazz to your space. Check 'em… Continue Reading
Adding some style to your outdoor space doesn't need to be expensive. Take some advice from this affordable patio swing makeover and work with what you've… Continue Reading
In my humble opinion, rope is an underutilized material. It emanates a subtle maritime vibe... something I like to call "nautical glam." It's also cheap and very versatile. Last week we showed you how to make a rope swing, and today we'll teach you how to make a rope shelf to hang on your… Continue Reading
We are miles away from the completion of the Curbly House kitchen, so we decided to make-over another one! Because, friends, when life is crazy, adding to the crazy is always the way to go!
A few months ago, Bruno's dad bought a house a few blocks away from us, and the kitchen is in some serious need of updating. When Wilsonart contacted us about using their new line of Wilsonart® HD® High Definition® laminate countertops,… Continue Reading
I'm going to be straight-forward and tell you that most garages get neglected. They become the place where we store, collect, and often hide items that we don't want to part ways with. It's so easy to build up a collection of unwanted goods. But what happens when you want to give it a facelift? Here are five garages that blew us out of the water when it came to updating and renovating! … Continue Reading
I'm still loving the "dip dyed" trend, especially when applied to textiles, as it has more of an organic, water-color type effect rather than an opaque, colorblocked look. I think I might snag some plain white bedding and give this project a whirl this… Continue Reading