I recently tackled a big project for my dining room - a DIY wooden mantel - and today, I'm pretty excited to share the process with you. If you have a fireplace without much character like mine used to be, this project might be the perfect solution for you. And let me be clear ... I only have basic woodworking know-how, so this is feasible for anybody with a bit of crafty know-how and a willingness to try. Click through to check out the new mantel and to find out how to make one yourself.
It's no secret that we at casa Curbly are big lovers of everything mid-century modern (MCM). The classic, clean lines of this style of furniture make it timeless and easy to blend with different styles. But true MCM pieces can be hard to come by, and even harder to afford. We've rounded up some of our favorite MCM looks for a fraction of the price. And, while nothing beats the quality and durability of a classic MCM piece, these...
It's time for a summer decor refresh, and we've teamed up with a handful of gorgeous, modern brands to help you make it happen! We're giving away $2,100 in decor products and services:
- Decorist Classic Makeover: full room design in your own style and budget including a detailed write-up, shopping list and floor plan plus a $50 furniture credit (total value: $350)
- $350 in authentic peel and stick wood wall paneling from Stikwood
- $350 in comfort-driven luxury sleepwear built for function and flattery from Lunya
- $350 in "Room in a Box" bedroom decor arrangements from Remodo
- $350 in modern furniture from interior designer resource LexMod
- $350 in environmentally friendly detergents, fabric care, and home cleaning products from The Laundress
To enter, simply follow the link below and start dreaming up the possibilities!
Spring is here! And whether you're entertaining on the back patio or just want to give your front porch a little colorful update, here are 13 spaces that are filled with inspiration for a fun a colorful look!
Our favorite living room chair has seen better days. It has long been our dog Charlie's go-to spot, and it's also the most popular spot for guests. So I decided it needed a facelift. Enter my new favorite product - Pretty Pegs. It's really quite surprising how much better the whole chair looks after just one simple change.
It's easy to find cool patio furniture - but it will usually cost you a pretty penny. And most of the affordable pieces are just plain ugly. But we were sure that there must be some chic and affordable dining sets out there, so we set out to find them. And now we're sharing our findings with you!
I like to buy new furniture pieces, but I can't always afford it! Here are a few inspirational makeovers of already-owned furniture!
Lately I've noticed a trend around the blogosphere - people have been layering their furniture. Coffee tables over ottomans, storage cabinets underneath desks, console tables over stools... the list goes on. And the best part about this concept is that it saves tons of space!
I'm a big believer of "DIY before you buy". If there is a project you can do yourself, why pay for it? That's exactly how the creator of this office chair makeover felt! She loves to make her own furniture and this office chair update looks great! Best part?
Sometimes arranging living room furniture can be challenging when the space doesn't dictate a clear layout. Sure, you can go the easy route... but there are some great ways to set up your furniture in a more dynamic way. I've compiled a set of tips that will have your living room in tip top shape in no time.
Oh, tufting. I love the look, but am turned off by the idea of doing it myself. There are so many ways to get it wrong and it's easy to do just that. So when I saw this little shortcut, I felt a little more encouraged to tackle the trend!
Sometimes those really ugly pieces of furniture CAN serve a purpose! This old coffee table got a trendy makeover and is now a gorgeous piece that the owners can display proudly!
When I'm shopping for furniture, one of the first places I check is Craigslist. It can be daunting to scour those links looking for the right piece to complete your home. But it doesn't have to be!
This wicker chair was left abandoned and helpless on the side of the road. Fortunately for it, someone with some serious style and DIY design chops brought it home for some much-needed TLC.
Looking for an affordable and modern media console, but underwhelmed by your options? *cough IKEA cough* Don't despare! Get all your entertainment organization needs met with this awesome DIY media center!
Having gone through a recent office makeover of my own, DIY tables and desks just seem to jump out during my Internet browsing sessions these days (which go something like "cute puppy, cute puppy, AWESOME DIY IDEA, cute puppy").