Steal The Style: How to Make Your Bedroom Look Like an Upscale Boutique Hotel Suite

By: Diy maven Mar 25, 2013

Oftentimes we forget to look for inspiration in public spaces. From lighting in a beautiful restaurant to floral arrangements in upscale ladies rooms, we can find ideas to make our interiors more welcoming and put-together, which is, of course, imperative to businesses that service the public. In this post we take a look at hotels. Specifically, boutique hotels of the shabby-chic variety. 

The first of our eclectic trio is… Continue Reading

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Make It: A Quirky DIY Tufted Headboard

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

I love this spin on the traditional upholstered headboard and, as it turns out, it's a shockingly easy DIY project, too!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 5 Scary Basements Turned Dreamy Bedrooms

By: Diy maven Mar 08, 2013

created at: 03/07/2013

We've all seen them. Scary unfinished basements and the dreaded dungeon basement bedrooms. No wonder they provoke nightmares. In this roundup we've found five basements and basement bedrooms that went from spooky to… Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Ayla's Cozy Room Reveal

By: Alicia Feb 22, 2013

Ayla's bedroom reveal
Last year was full of changes for our family, and in particular for my daughter. A new house, a new brother, and a new pre-school. That's why, when I started thinking about how to design her new room in the Curbly House, I wanted it to be perfect, inspiring, cozy, and hers. The day we moved in, Ayla's room was the most done room in the house, and to date, it's the only done room in the house. This room was my baby, and it's for my baby, so today I'm going to show you more pictures than a proud grandma stores in her wallet. Let's… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Light-Up Typographic Headboard

By: Capreek Feb 18, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

We're taking last week's light-up wall art project up a notch or two with this DIY headboard idea!  … Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Modern Headboard from One Sheet of Plywood

By: Chrisjob Nov 27, 2012

created at: 11/27/2012

This week, Curbly is excited to be teaming up with Storey Publishing to share original how-to projects from the newly released PlyDesign: 73 Distinct Projects in Plywood (and Other Sheet Goods) by Phillip Schmidt.
 

Groovy Headboard...as in lots of grooves, see? It was the express intention of the designers of this piece not to have a monolithic hulk of a headboard, so they decorated it with negative space. The grooves also highlight the edge strata of the plywood, adding depth and interest that change with your viewing angle. And if you really want to get groovy, you can install some hidden lighting in the back (letting the glow play through the slats or throwing bars of light onto… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Rustic-Modern Bed Frame and Headboard

By: Capreek Nov 26, 2012

created at: 11/26/2012

I love this DIY headboard. Why? Because it would look equally amazing in a traditional or modern home!… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 7 Iron Beds for Every Style

By: Diy maven Nov 26, 2012

created at: 11/26/2012

There's no middle ground; it seems people love iron beds or don't. I fall in the former category, and although I don't have one, I do like to gather inspiration for the day I can talk Sweetie into loving them as much as I do. Until then, I must live vicariously through others. 

We'll start with a traditional interpretation of the iron bed. This sweet cool blue and white… Continue Reading

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Reading Material: How to Make a Book Headboard

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 19, 2012

created at: 10/18/2012

Do you have a stack of old books that don't fit on your overflowing book shelf anymore? Here's a clever way to reuse those books as a unique… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Diamond Tufted Headboard

By: Capreek Sep 20, 2012

created at: 09/20/2012

Stuff like this always blows my mind. How does one actually make something so, well, amazing looking -- without breaking the bank and from scratch?! Fortunately, Jenny from Little Green Notebook knows the answer to that!… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Rope Projects

By: Diy maven Aug 08, 2012
created at: 08/08/2012
Have you noticed an influx of projects using rope these days? I have. So many, in fact, I felt I need to cull through them and put together a roundup of some that caught my eye. The cool thing is most require very little to make. For some, rope (or twine), a glue gun and something to cover. Others are a bit more complicated, but not much. A hole here and there and a… Continue Reading
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Before & After: A DIY Upholstered Bed Frame

By: Capreek Jul 23, 2012
created at: 07/23/2012
This cheap, plain wooden bed frame gets a classy and masculine update for a fraction of the cost of similar beds. Intrigued? Check out the 'after' and the full DIY scoop below!  … Continue Reading
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Before & After: A DIY Pegboard Headboard!

By: Capreek Jun 11, 2012

created at: 06/11/2012

I always love seeing creative, affordable solutions to decor dilemmas and this DIY pegboard headboard does not… Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Post-Baby Master Bedroom Makeover

By: Capreek May 21, 2012

created at: 05/17/2012

Unfortunate wallpaper trim, awkwardly-sized curtains, and a crib the size of Texas: I think it's safe to say this master bedroom needs some serious… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Fabulous Faux Headboards

By: Diy maven Feb 15, 2012

created at: 02/15/2012

Whether you call them trompe l'oeil or faux, these plastered-right-on-the-wall headboards are the three C's: clever, cute and CHEAP!

I'm not sure about having chalk dust rain down upon my bed, but the idea of… Continue Reading

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