Eye Candy: New Uses For Old Backyard Sheds

By: Faith-towers May 30, 2013

Sheds aren't just for storing tools anymore. When I was a kid, my dad put an addition onto his shed so that I could have a fort to play in (it was awesome). Since then, I've always dreamed of having an office in a shed - but people are using them for all kinds of other things… Continue Reading

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A Pretty Backyard Pond Makeover

By: Diy maven May 22, 2013

Okay, having a pond in your backyard is pretty cool, so even before its makeover, Nan's pond was enviable. (At least, I would have taken it.) But, in the 7 years since she and her husband built it, the pond had… Continue Reading

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5 Garages That Went From Trash To Treasure

By: Lexy.b.ward May 09, 2013

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

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Before and After: An Entryway Makeover, Inside and Out

By: Faith-towers May 06, 2013

It's not often that we get to see an entryway makeover from both the outside and the inside. Well today is our lucky day, because this thorough transformation has been documented from all angles... and what a dramatic change it… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Vegetable Gardens You'll Love to Garden

By: Diy maven May 06, 2013

Vegetable gardens don't have to be anything fancy. A plot of tilled earth in a sunny location--that's about it. Although such spaces do the job, they don't necessarily offer the most welcoming work environment. In this meal of eye candy, we're offering up 10… Continue Reading

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Five Fabulous Kitchen Update Ideas

By: Lexy.b.ward May 03, 2013

The kitchen is one of the places we spend most of our time. It can feel a little boring at times, but maybe you don't have the money to do all of the renovations your heart desires. We've rounded up a few simple updates that can help it feel like a brand new room!  … Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Art-Filled Bedrooms and Living Rooms

By: Diy maven Apr 26, 2013

Art. It can add immediate personality, interest and beauty to any space. It can even mess with our minds, hiding the bad elements of a room and highlighting the good. The vignettes featured in these images serve as great inspiration as to how we might organize and display wall art ourselves; some even perform feats of decor magic. 

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Eye Candy: 10 DIY Staircase Makeover Ideas

By: Faith-towers Apr 25, 2013

Sometimes I wish I had stairs just so I could paint them. Or tile them. Or make them look pretty in some way. There are so many great staircase makeover ideas floating around the Internet... I guess until I get stairs of my own, I'll just keep drooling over… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Cool Gallery Walls in Homes

By: Matt allison Apr 24, 2013

I've always been deeply attracted to gallery walls. Their presence in a home immediately draws me in; the artwork an extension and reflection of a home's… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever Ways To Use Pegboard

By: Faith-towers Apr 23, 2013

Pegboards seem to be popping up all over the Internet these days. They're functional, but they're also fun to look at... I like to think of them as 3D polka dots. And there are plenty of nontraditional ways to use… Continue Reading

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Cool Collections: 10 Creative Ways to Display Your Collectibles

By: Capreek Apr 22, 2013

Vintage cameras, PEZ dispensers, tin robots -- we all have our obsessions and it's time to show off those quirky collectibles in style! We've rounded up a few of our favorite display ideas below.  … Continue Reading

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Art in Unexpected Places: 10 Ideas to Add Style to Every Space in Your Home

By: Faith-towers Apr 16, 2013

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Art doesn't necessarily have to be displayed in the living room... sometimes it can be more inspiring in another part of your home. Your patio, bathroom, kitchen or even your closet may be the perfect spot for your masterpiece. Go ahead, try it!    

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1. This colorful piece of art adds some much-needed interest to a monochromatic bathroom. [Photo: House and Leisure]

2. Make the mundane task… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 8 More Basement Bedrooms You'd Actually Want Sleep In!

By: Capreek Apr 15, 2013

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Basement bedrooms get a bad rap (probably because they're usually dark and dank and full of spiders). Before you write them off completely, here are plenty of inspiring spaces that show just how incredible a basement bedroom can be!… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 11 Amazing Artist's Studios and Workspaces

By: Capreek Apr 09, 2013

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It's art month here at Curbly and we'll be sharing more awesome DIY art projects than you can handle. While we're at it, though, I thought it might be fun to take a peek into the work spaces of a few professional artists. So, put on your Eye Candy aprons and check out these 11 inspiring studio spaces!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Creative Uses For Mirrors

By: Faith-towers Apr 08, 2013

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Most of us have mirrors in our homes. They can be a beautiful addition to a room, making it feel larger. But the reflective power of mirrors can be harnessed in many other ways... as sculptural art, accents on furniture and even functional pieces.… Continue Reading

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