Imagine leaving for work in the morning, and when you return home that evening, your one-note living room has been transformed into an eclectic symphony punctuated with color. That's exactly what happened
Admittedly, the 'before' in this makeover looks better than a lot of 'afters' I've seen. But this budget-friendly makeover idea is one that anyone suffering from the "bad tile blues" might appreciate!
How many suburban bathrooms look like the one pictured above? A lot. As a matter of fact, it reminds me of what one of our bathrooms used to look like. Melissa from 320 Sycamore owns this one. She tells us it's a tiny space, but
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!
Jennifer used the legs of a $15 Craigslist find to transform a coffee table into an desk for her home office. A few coats of paint and
No room inside for a crafting/creating/dreaming/making space? Consider taking your passions outside!
Melissa Davis of Catherine + Davis Interior Design tells us how she and her team turned this traditional 5-member family home into a serene minimalist oasis. Before, the compartmentalized space was cramped
You guys... I love when people get crafty and turn ordinary objects into extraordinary, way-more-functional objects. Like this clever decor hack from Curbly reader Kim!
This chair doesn't just get one funky makeover... it gets two!! Check out the after-after below and let us know which version is your fave!
Nothing like starting out the new year with a remarkable--and inspirational--kitchen makeover. Sunni and her husband did all the work, including flooring and granite countertops. Word is the $2000 budget also included
Whatever you call them alcoves, niches or cubby holes, they can give rise to some major decor conundrums. What proved to be the perfect way to fill this empty alcove was a faux mantle. It started with some lumber at Home Depot and about a half hour of construction. Some caulk and paint later, this
In just four days, Yamini turned her sad and uninviting guest room into a prize-winning retreat. Besides the lovely room, the payoff also included recognition by Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine and $1,000. An old Craiglist find, wall lights, an art-piece headboard
It's always fun to see how someone transforms a piece of furniture, but it's especially interesting to see how that same piece is reinvented multiple times throughout its life. Take this little stool, for instance!
When is a blank slate not good? When it's a house that looks like Camille's before she and her family took over ownership. The bones were there, they were just covered up by some unfortunate paint and carpet colors that created a rather cold and
What do you get when you take a plain IKEA chair and attack it with a Sharpie? Something totally awesome.
This 1949 sleeper car may be all vintage on the outside, but inside it's a modern home complete with a fully-functioning kitchen and incinerator toilet. Located in Portland OR, the train-car-home was
Ah, the Melltorp table. It's a great start to a modern dining table, but the melamine top leaves something to be desired (especially in the scratch-resistant and quality materials departments). What to do? DIY your own concrete tabletop, of course!
Granted, this makeover courtesy of the House of Smiths started with a generous front closet, but even smaller closets could be turned into 'mudrooms.' I used quotations marks here, because the space really isn't a mud room, but it does give a mud room vibe with
Kelly spied some cute, striped suitcases at PB, but the $140 price tag for the pair wasn't pleasing. So, Kelly did what any clever DIYer would do, she made her own using an old $6 suitcase, some