The Curbly House: Our Living Room Styled by Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Oct 03, 2013

We've told you all about the plans for our bedroom, and our dining room, and this week we're back to tell you a little bit about what Emily Henderson has in store for our living room. And P.S.: The notion that Emily Henderson has anything to do with our house will never get old. 

'Cause, I mean, look at her living room! Holy balls, if our living room ends up that awesome, I'm going to puke.

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Make It: Kid-Friendly DIY Cloud Lamp

By: Capreek Oct 01, 2013

Maybe it's because I recently moved to Portland (and we've been experiencing the effects of Typhoon Pabuk for the last few days) but I'm totally digging this fun, cloud-shaped accent lighting… Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Our Dining Room Makeover with Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Sep 27, 2013

Last week we told you all about the magic that's happening in our master bedroom, thanks to Ms. Emily Henderson and the lovely folks at Sherwin-Williams! This week, we're back to give you a little preview of what's in store for the dining room. 

But, before we get into the details of our new-and-much-improved dining space, let's take a little trip down memory lane, shall we?

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Make It: DIY Monkey's Fist Knot Pendant Light

By: Capreek Sep 26, 2013

Cord pendant lights have been all the rage for a little while now and we've seen them used in a variety of interesting DIY lighting projects. This nautical-inspired version, though, is one of the most unique versions I've seen in a… Continue Reading

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Upcycled Fire Truck Desk Lamp

By: Diy maven Sep 25, 2013

Jasmine took a well-loved Tonka fire truck and turned it into a very cool desk lamp. She taped off strategic parts of the truck and then spray painted it. A… Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Designing Our Master Bedroom with Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Sep 19, 2013

Welcome to our master bedroom ... almost.

Two weeks ago we announced that Emily Henderson is coming to the Curbly House to make it beautiful. Just reading that last sentence makes me want to do a Shannon Miller floor routine circa 1992. The chance to work with Emily is amazing, and we feel like the luckiest home-owners on the block (I think we are)! You will not believe the cool things we have planned for the bedroom. Read on, friends, to… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Tiki Torches from Upcycled Glass Bottles

By: Capreek Sep 18, 2013

Turn sad, empty bottles into festive outdoor mood lighting perfect for chilly fall soirees! It's super easy -- here's… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Rustic Nordic Candle Holder

By: Matt allison Sep 18, 2013

Nordic Candle Holder

I stumbled across this delightful project! Easily assembled from off the shelf parts, it makes for a striking decor element. Copper is on trend and the clean wooden lines and form lend itself to a Nordic feeling, at home in… Continue Reading

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From Ouch to Awe, an Eye-Opening Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Sep 13, 2013

Matt and Meredith's kitchen didn't lack for color, that's for sure. That wallpaper alone . . . , well, that had to go. And it did. (Sort of. They painted of it.) They also painted the cabinets, trim and bead board. The flooring and countertop was replaced too. All in all, this makeover was huge without too much demolition. But enough about the road to the promised land; this is where their kitchen makeover adventure ended:

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How to Build a Simply, Minimal, and Inexpensive Floor Lamp

By: Diy maven Sep 11, 2013

BHG tells us everything we need to know to build the floor lamp pictured above. Check out the supplies listed; I bet most of us have… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Inventive Decor Projects Using Paper

By: Faith-towers Sep 05, 2013

Last week we showed you how to use cardboard to decorate your home, so today it seemed appropriate to share some inventive ways to use paper in your decor. You'll be surprised at how easy, affordable and… Continue Reading

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DIY Ideas: 10 Clever Ways to Use Cardboard in Your Decor

By: Capreek Aug 28, 2013

I'm not sure how it happens, but cardboard boxes just seem to accumulate, don't they? If you're like me and hold on to them, you know "just in case", here are 10 DIY decor ideas that will free up some of that precious storage space all that cardboard has been taking up!      

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Make A Statement With A Paper Flower Chandelier

By: Lexy.b.ward Aug 23, 2013

I'm always amazed when I see homes decorated with unconventional items. This paper flower chandelier definitely makes a statement wherever it hangs! The best part? It can be made BY YOU in an afternoon!  … Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Tile Shop Showroom Tour

By: Diy maven Aug 21, 2013

Even if you buy all your tile and tiling needs at a big box store, do yourself a favor and visit a dedicated tile shop before your next project. Good shops feature vignettes using their products which is like visiting the kitchens and bathrooms of over a dozen Parade-of-Home homes all in one place. Over the weekend, I made a trip to my favorite tile vendor for inspiration concerning a possible bathroom re-do. As I was ogling theContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Pendant Lights from Cardboard

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 20, 2013

I love home decor recycling projects and this one is awesome. Turn a pile of cardboard into a modern pendant light in about an… Continue Reading

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