Eye Candy: 10 Clean and Bright Entryways and Home Landing Zones

By: Capreek Feb 11, 2013

created at: 02/11/2013

Like I mentioned before, we don't really have an entryway that allows for a lot of coat rack/wall hook/shoe storage/seating fuss. That's not to say that I'm not constantly looking for inspiration in other people's spaces! Here are 10 clean and modern entryways and "landing zones" that could be adapted or re-interpreted for just about any home -- take a peek!     Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Dull Basement to Bright and Cheery Home Studio

By: Capreek Feb 11, 2013

created at: 02/11/2013

We're excited to share an exclusive makeover with you today! You may remember Alexandra Hedin and her fresh and colorful style from her week of inspiring guest posts last spring. Since then, she's been busy giving her basement laundry room a bright, cheery, and oh-so-functional makeover. Read on to check out the new space and get some behind-the-scenes details!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 25 Easy Valentine's Day Treat Ideas!

By: Capreek Feb 08, 2013

created at: 02/07/2013

Valentine's Day is next week, which means it's time to get busy with the treat making! We're here to help with 25 simple, homemade treat ideas that will make perfect "thinking of you" gifts for neighbors, teachers, co-workers, play-date parents, kids, or anyone on your V-Day list!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 21 Creative DIY Wall Hook and Coat Rack Projects!

By: Capreek Feb 07, 2013

created at: 02/07/2013

I'll admit that the coat rack/wall hook situation in our entryway (which is really just our living room) needs a little help. When we have guests over, they inevitably ask, "So... uh, where do you want me to put my coat?" -- which means "Dude. Get a coat rack already." We end up tossing jackets over the back of a random piece of furniture and call it day, but I'd love to surprise our friends with an actual, honest-to-goodness coat rack or wall hook the next time they come over. One of these modern DIY options ought to do the trick!       Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Plywood Stool

By: Capreek Feb 06, 2013

created at: 02/06/2013

I spotted this ridiculously awesome (and relatively easy) DIY furniture project the other day and thought, "Oh my goodness. The world must know of this!" And you are the world, dear Curbliers -- or we are, if Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie are to be believed.     Continue Reading

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A Colorful, User-Generated Instagram Mural

By: Diy maven Feb 06, 2013

created at: 02/04/2013

The ALT Hotel in Nova Scotia put a call out to Instagram users for submissions to create a mural in their lobby. In two weeks, they had 80,000 photos submitted by photographers from around the world. The creators of the mural Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 FREE Valentine's Day Printables

By: Matt allison Feb 06, 2013

created at: 02/06/2013

I'm constantly in awe of the quality of creative printables that amazing people choose to giveaway, FREE!

Here's my round up of a few of my favorite Valentine's Day themed items, from tongue and cheek whoopee cushions through to adorable geometric heart sharped boxes, there is something for everyone!       

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Roundup: 6 Festive DIY Doormat Ideas for Valentine's Day

By: Capreek Feb 05, 2013

created at: 02/05/2013

Put happy, love-filled thoughts out into the world -- and under your visitor's shoes -- with one of these festive DIY Valentine's Day doormats!      Continue Reading

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Living in Plastic: A Semi See-Through House

By: Diy maven Feb 05, 2013

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This home, located in Japan, might look like packaging material from the outside, but step inside and you'll forget its plastic walls and marvel

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How To: Make Simple Felted Wool Mittens

By: Capreek Feb 04, 2013

created at: 02/04/2013

I don't know how to knit or crochet or anything like that, so handmade mittens are typically out of the question for me. What I can do, though, is use a sewing machine for simple projects -- like these felt mittens!      Continue Reading

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Make It: Colorful DIY Thumbtacks

By: Capreek Feb 04, 2013

created at: 02/04/2013

You may be wondering who has time to hand-paint a bunch of thumbtacks. I don't... but after seeing how awesome these look (and being a sucker for adding color and pattern everywhere I possibly can), I think I just might make time for this little project!     

Grab some Sharpies, paint pens, nail polish, or even acrylic paints, then go crazy with patterns and colors! According to ModCloth, the trick to keeping your designsContinue Reading

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DIYable Googly Eye Drink Markers

By: Diy maven Feb 01, 2013

Googly Eye Drink Markers

Beer bottles with googly eyes. Sure, why not. You can pick them up for $4.50 for four, but I'm thinking some craft foam, googly eyes andContinue Reading

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Gift Guide: 10 Sweet Valentine's Day Cards for Ladies

By: Capreek Jan 31, 2013

created at: 01/31/2013

Show your leading lady just how much you care (or how refined your sense of humor is) with one of these clever Valentine's Day cards. Carina from Crow and Canary rounds up 10 of her faves below -- check it out!     Continue Reading

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Capree's Office Makeover, Part 4: The BIG REVEAL!

By: Capreek Jan 30, 2013

created at: 01/30/2013

I've been teasing you all month long and the time has finally come for my big office makeover reveal! Are you ready for this?!? I sure hope so.    Continue Reading

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10 Fun Family Bathroom Ideas

By: Diy maven Jan 30, 2013

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Check out these 10 great ideas from House to Home that will make your communal bathroom a bit more family-friendly. They'll encourage the kiddos Continue Reading

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Gift Guide: 10 Awesome Valentine's Day Cards for Guys

By: Capreek Jan 29, 2013

created at: 01/29/2013

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and, whether you're making or giving gifts (or not!), a clever card always goes a long way! This year, we turn to our favorite stationery connoisseur, Carina of Crow and Canary, for her top ten Valentine's Day cards for guys! Enjoy!      Continue Reading

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Capree's Office Makeover, Part 3: The DIY Neon Desk Makeover

By: Capreek Jan 29, 2013

created at: 01/22/2013

Last week, I shared some of the inspiring spaces, colors, and artwork behind our office makeover, as well as the paint colors we decided on. You may even remember talk of some neon pink desk legs being thrown into the mix. Well, I wasn't lying!       Continue Reading

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Make It: A Colorful DIY Hanging Office Organizer

By: Capreek Jan 28, 2013

created at: 01/28/2013

I love this creative DIY solution for keeping small office and craft supplies available and within reach! It's especially useful for small spaces or work surfaces, don't you think?     Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Clever Shed-to-Craft Room Makeover!

By: Capreek Jan 28, 2013

created at: 01/28/2013

No room inside for a crafting/creating/dreaming/making space? Consider taking your passions outside!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Desk Calendars, Wall Calendars, and Memo Boards

By: Matt allison Jan 27, 2013

created at: 01/23/2013

I'm ALWAYS forgetting dates, meetings and to do's! I NEED to write them down and while it's easy enough to jot them down in iCal, there is something special and tactile about having a physical calendar adore your wall or desk.

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