The Curbly House: Our Dream Mudroom and Laundry Room is Finished!

By: Alicia Feb 12, 2014

Curbly House Mudroom & Laundry Room
Not long ago, when we shared our kitchen renovation with you, we left a little something out. When we began planning our new addition, we decided to add a laundry and mud room off the kitchen to create an entry point with storage and give ourselves the luxury of first-floor laundry. This room has absolutely been the best decision we made during our entire house project. It's simple and straight-forward, but it has brought a tremendous amount of organization and simplicity to our daily home routines.      Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Drastic Bathroom Makeover

By: Faith-towers Feb 10, 2014

Clearly this bathroom had seen better days. But the room had lots of potential, with plenty of space and some great details. Click through to see the incredible transformation.   

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How to: Throw a Party in a Small Space

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 07, 2014

If you've always wanted to throw a party, but thought that your place was simply too tiny to actually pull the trigger, this post is for you. Sure being limited by square feet can be a problem, when it comes to parties, but I have good news. There are easy ways to fix those common space-related issues. Here are six tips for throwing a great party in a small space.   Continue Reading

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8 Easy and Fun DIY Dinner Theme Party Ideas

By: Capreek Feb 06, 2014

Sure, dinner parties are typically for celebrating some sort of life event (a birthday, an engagement, retirement -- you get the idea), but there's no rule saying you can't throw one just because!       Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Brilliant Brunch Party Ideas

By: Faith-towers Feb 06, 2014

I'm having some friends over for brunch next week, and I'm pumped about it because I rarely have the opportunity to cook breakfast for guests. It's the perfect excuse to experiment with smaller portions, and also try my hand at some new DIY projects for the table. Here are some of the clever ideas I've gathered so far.  

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How To: Make a Neon Typographic Sign

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 06, 2014

I've been seeing neon signs popping up on Pinterest a lot lately, and of course, we've all seen the nail string art projects. What about something that combines the two though? This clever DIY is one I definitely want to try.   Continue Reading

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Inspiration: 8 Ways to Decorate with Sheepskin Throws

By: Diy maven Feb 06, 2014

Every time I'm at IKEA and I see a pile of those faux sheepskin throws, I invariably have to stop and 'pet' one, which leads me to want to buy one, which leads me to wonder what the heck I'd do with it once I brought it home, which leads me to NOT buy one because I'm not sure WHAT I'd do with it once I brought it home. Before my next trip to IKEA, I decided to go prepared and compile some inspiration to alleviate the turmoil. Surprisingly,Continue Reading

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How To: Make DIY Valentine Arrows for the One You Love

By: Alicia Feb 04, 2014

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I recently celebrated my sixth wedding anniversary with my guy (Bruno!) and I wanted to make him something meaningful. When I looked into the traditional and modern wedding anniversary gifts I learned that year six is marked by iron (traditional) and wood (modern). I decided to incorporate both.     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever DIY Ideas for Your Next Party or Event

By: Faith-towers Feb 04, 2014

This month on Curbly we're focusing on parties and entertaining... so I wanted to share some of my favorite "why didn't I think of that?" ideas that I've run across lately. Click through to check out these super genius (and easy) DIY party ideas.   

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Before and After: A Minor Entryway Change Makes A Major Difference

By: Faith-towers Feb 03, 2014

Usually "before" photos are pretty darn ugly. And this one isn't. But once you see the "after" photo, I think you'll agree that a major improvement has been made. Click through to see what that change was.   

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Benjamin Moore Teams up with Target Garanimal-Style

By: Diy maven Feb 03, 2014

Yesterday, I was at my local Ace Hardware and saw a flier in the paint department advertising Benjamin Moore's partnership with Target. The companies have teamed up to provide a Garanimal approach to decorating kids' rooms. Basically, you pick your favoriteContinue Reading

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Make It: A Simple IKEA Shelf Gets A Paint Stick Makeover

By: Lexy.b.ward Jan 31, 2014

There's not much I love more than a really good IKEA hack. This shelf is one that can be tackled in a weekend and the beauty lasts forever... or at least until you switch out the furniture.      

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Make It: Stylish DIY Speaker Box Covers

By: Capreek Jan 30, 2014

Call me crazy, but the idea of covering those little eyesores we call speakers with nice, clean boxes makes my visually-inclined soul so happy. SO happy. (It's all about the details, people!)       Continue Reading

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Before and After: How To Style a Nook in Your Dining Room

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 30, 2014

Our dining room area is probably one of the most neglected rooms of the house. I don't do a ton of entertaining, or cooking for that matter, so that's probably why it's gone undecorated for so long. The wall that the buffet is on was basically barren, so I gathered some leftover pieces from around the house and brought this little nook together. It's an easy mini makeover that you can recreate at home, using pieces you already have. Want to see how it turned out?   Continue Reading

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Make It: Black & White Instagram Wall Calendar

By: Lexy.b.ward Jan 30, 2014

January may be coming to a close, but there are still eleven months left in the year. Celebrate the date with this large DIY calendar with prints from your Instagram account!      

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