Everything AND the Kitchen Sink: Table Turned Center Island

By: Diy maven Sep 27, 2013

Susanne Dimma takes us on a tour of designer Stéphane Chamard's high-contrast kitchen. The highlight of which is the center island. It's a counter-height kitchenContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy Home Decor Upgrades Using Spray Paint

By: Faith-towers Sep 26, 2013

Lately I've developed a slight obsession with spray paint. There's something about its transformative powers that I just can't resist. Soon everything in my home will be a different color than it was when I got it. And I'm drawing lots of inspiration from the internet... here are ten of my very favorite… Continue Reading

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Roundup: Dining Room Makeover Tips, Tricks, and DIY Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 26, 2013

When you're finally ready to make over a room in your house, it can be difficult to really know where to start. But with the holidays coming up, there is no time to waste coming up with a plan. So today, I'm going to share some tips and tricks (and DIY ideas) for making over the most used room of the house during the holiday season: the dining… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Color Drip Pumpkin

By: Diy maven Sep 25, 2013

Orange (pumpkins) not in your color palette? Try this infinitely customizable—super easy—color drip pumpkin project from Plaid. The pumpkin they used is of the faux variety and the drips are made using inexpensive FolkArt Acrylic paint. (They… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 8 Stylish Shower Curtains You Can Make Yourself

By: Capreek Sep 25, 2013

Ah, shower curtains. It always seems to take forever to find one you like and then when you do, the asking price seems less like "asking" and more like a ransom. Since we're big believers in the do-it-yourself mentality around here (have you noticed?), we've rounded up 8 budget-friendly shower curtain projects for makers of all skill levels. Check 'em out and let us know which style is your… Continue Reading

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Make It: Quick DIY Decor Cube

By: Matt allison Sep 25, 2013

Quick DIY Decor Cube

I'm passionate about vignettes, small collections of trinkets that, in my case, usually tell a story, somewhere I've been, be it overseas travel, to some novel thrift store… Continue Reading

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Make A Colorful Wreath From Balls Of Fabric

By: Lexy.b.ward Sep 25, 2013

Searching for that perfect wreath to grace your front door this fall? Take the plunge and shy away from traditional autumn colors. This bright and colorful wreath will keep you cheery all season long!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: A Modern DIY Leather and Neon Rope Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Sep 24, 2013

I'll admit it: I'm a sucker for anything that combines leather with pops of bright color. It just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy, ya know? So when I spotted this project on Design Milk, I immediately knew I had to try something… Continue Reading

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How to: Easy Ideas To Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa-Like Retreat

By: Faith-towers Sep 23, 2013

A trip to the spa is the ultimate way to de-stress, but we don't all have the time or money to head to the spa every month. So why not create your own calming sanctuary right at home that you can enjoy every single day? Here are a few simple tips for turning your bathroom into a relaxing spa-like… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 9 DIY Bathroom Organization and Storage Ideas

By: Brittni mehlhoff Sep 20, 2013

Organization and storage are a must in a smaller home, especially in the tiniest room of pretty much any house, the bathroom. So to kick off the weekend, and hopefully inspire a little weekend organization, I'm rounding up the best DIY ideas for bathroom storage and organization. It may not be glamorous, but it is sure is… Continue Reading

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This Old Box: When Wood Floors Match the Kitchen Cabinets

By: Diy maven Sep 20, 2013

I think I've been in one too many kitchens that have hardwood floors that match the cabinets. Not only have some been the same color, they've also been the same wood species. Sometimes I feel like I've been trapped inside box (or worse yet, a coffin) when I walk into these kinds of kitchens.Continue Reading

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Beyond Roasting: 3 Recipes Using Pumpkin Seeds

By: Diy maven Sep 20, 2013

Maria Zoitas, catering director at Westside Market NYC and creator of Maria's Homemade, shares her recipes for using all those pumpkin seeds we'll have on hand after the carving is done.Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Designing Our Master Bedroom with Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Sep 19, 2013

Welcome to our master bedroom ... almost.

Two weeks ago we announced that Emily Henderson is coming to the Curbly House to make it beautiful. Just reading that last sentence makes me want to do a Shannon Miller floor routine circa 1992. The chance to work with Emily is amazing, and we feel like the luckiest home-owners on the block (I think we are)! You will not believe the cool things we have planned for the bedroom. Read on, friends, to… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Colorful DIY Hanging Rope Mirror

By: Capreek Sep 19, 2013

I love, love, LOVE this colorful spin on the nautical rope/leather belt mirrors that have been popular lately. And, as it turns out, this version is quite easy to… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Dinnerware And Silverware Updates

By: Faith-towers Sep 19, 2013

I'll admit it, I love to entertain and I'm a sucker for a good looking table. And I love to make stuff. So I was thrilled to find so many simple ideas for updating mugs, plates, trays and even silverware.  Check out my favorite DIY updates for your tabletop after the… Continue Reading

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