Before and After: Old IKEA Table and Chairs Get a Fresh, New Look

By: Diy maven May 12, 2014

One of the good things about IKEA furniture is its affordability; one of the bad things about it is it's readily ID'd as IKEA. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but sometimes you just don't want to advertise for the big blue box store. If that describes you and your good/bad feelingsContinue Reading

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Before and After: An Unbelievable Bathroom Makeover

By: Faith-towers May 08, 2014

An Unbelievable Bathroom Makeover

This is one of the most drastic bathroom makeovers I've ever seen. The wallpaper was dated, the vanity was worn and grungy, and the green tile was just plain strange. Click through to see the unbelievable… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Tiny Bathroom gets a Revamp

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 08, 2014

Before, this bathroom was definitely lacking in the looks department and felt a little cramped. With a slight repositioning of the toilet though, and some cosmetic changes, this renovated bathroom is now looking really… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Genius Bookshelf-turned-Kitchen Storage IKEA Hack

By: Capreek May 06, 2014

Ahh, the Expedit* bookshelf. One of IKEA's most ubiquitous products and the springboard for many a creative DIY hack, including this Scandinavian-inspired/minimalist kitchen storage… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Clever New Use for Unfinished Handrails

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 06, 2014

I love strolling down the aisles of home improvement stores trying to come up with alternative DIY uses for X, Y, and Z. So when I saw this clever upcycling idea for  unfinished indoor/ outdoor handrails, I was pretty excited. I'm definitely going to try… Continue Reading

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From Awful to Oasis: A DIY Backyard Transformation

By: Diy maven May 05, 2014

Fine Gardening member nmahanay's back yard wasn't used by humans. Then, about 8 months ago nmahanay & co. decided to build a deck back there, and that was the beginning of the end of the back yard as doggieContinue Reading

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Best of Curbly: 12 of April's Most Popular Posts

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 02, 2014

After kicking off the Best of Curbly column last month, it's already time for the second installment. May came up fast, didn't it? So today, I'm sharing the most popular Curbly posts fromContinue Reading

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Before and After: An Outdated Pantry Gets a DIY Renovation

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 01, 2014

I've never been envious of someone else's pantry, until now. This before and after makeover is really dramatic. Click through to see the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Colorful Living Room Makeover

By: Faith-towers Apr 28, 2014

The living room before a massive makeover.

This makeover, in my opinion, is proof that you can turn any room into something special. As you can see, the space is pretty unoriginal. But sometimes starting with something this plain can be a good thing - it's the perfect excuse to really go crazy with color and texture. Read on to see the amazing… Continue Reading

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IKEA Arm Chair Gets Opulent Copper Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 28, 2014

With a can of copper spray paint and some fabric trim, Kata gave a Villstad chair a personality makeover. Before it was dark and more than a little sad. After, it's all smiles and opulence. Now for the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Home Office Says Bye Bye to Blue Moldings

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 24, 2014

An empty room, with blue moldings, gets a fresh coat of paint and a new purpose in this fully functional before and… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Incredible Master Closet Makeover

By: Capreek Apr 23, 2014

The thing about older houses is: their quirks and charms aren't always functional. A tucked away, sloped-ceiling closet with an awkward layout just wasn't cutting it for these homeowners. So, with some hard work and a creative eye, they transformed this space into a beautiful and oh-so-functional master… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Stool Makeover

By: Matt allison Apr 23, 2014

DIY Stool Makeover

What a neat, inexpensive makeover! Watch as the ladies from The Merry Thought makeover this $1 rummage sale buy. If you're not as lucky to find one Ikea have similar stools for $5, then using their tips and instructions get to work on customizing your own.

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Makeover Tour: A Serene Scandinavian-Inspired Bedroom and Bath Makeover

By: Capreek Apr 21, 2014

From designated dumping ground to serene, Scandinavian-inspired retreat, this master bedroom and bath combo recently underwent a seriously stylish makeover. See how a whole lot of elbow grease and some cleverly thrifty design choices transformed this space in this month's Makeover TourContinue Reading

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High Drama Black Bathroom Makeover

By: Diy maven Apr 21, 2014

This bathroom makeover serves as a great lesson in contrast swap. From white walls and black cabinet to black walls and white cabinet. Doesn't sound like… Continue Reading

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