Michelle's kitchen, before its makeover was a 'hot mess.' Eighteen inch deep countertops, a leaking sink, a painted-shut window. Not exactly paradise for someone who is writes a blog about baking. But Michelle changed all that. She saved up and sacrificed her sanityContinue Reading
When we moved into our first home about a year and a half ago, I had every intention of making our guest bedroom into a place for, well, guests. I tried to muster up the energy and enthusiasm to make this empty space into a place for people to come and visit us, but alas, no inspiration came and the room remained empty.
And by empty, really what I mean is a place for all of Al's things to go and die. Continue Reading
What's bright and airy with pops of color all over? This stunning living room makeover from Sarah M. Dorsey! Continue Reading
Kylie is a lucky 5-year-old little girl with a very resourceful mommy, Bethany. She teamed up with Laurel and Wolf to have Kylie's bedroom made over. No less than 10 designers submitted inspiration boards for the makeover. Bethany posted them all on her blog, and then let her readers decideContinue Reading
This tiny bathroom needed to be re-done, and fast. It had dated fixtures and no personality. But that's not the case anymore - click through to see the massive transformation.
Last week House Beautiful put together a nice little roundup of clever basement remodeling and storage ideas. All are cool, but this basement remodel seriously caught my eye. How many basement 'holes' like the one pictured above have you seen? If you're like me, probably too many. Check out the stunningContinue Reading
Usually, DIY kitchen makeovers around the Curbly neighborhood clock in at much less than $20k, but Koko and her husband Quincy splurged on all new appliances and cabinetry. The last of those can be a budget-buster, so, when you think about it, $20k is steal. Before, the kitchen wasContinue Reading
Offices tend to have a lot of stuff. That's just a fact of life. But that doesn't mean your workspace can't look just as pretty as the rest of the rooms in your house. Click through to see what this one looks like after - and to see six other amazing makeovers. You won't believe your eyes!
Ah, yes. The ubiquitous new-construction, builder-grade kitchen. It's pretty much the same in every suburb across the country, which is why the homeowners decided to do something a bit out of the ordinary. Continue Reading
There weren't very many redeeming qualities about this bathroom, which is why the owners decided to gut it and start fresh. And they did the massive renovation all on their own. Read on to see the stunning final space.
There really is nowhere for this bedroom to go but up. Literally, in case of the bed. Paola and Mike must have really disliked their old bedroom furniture, because they got rid of it before the new stuff they ordered arrived. Thus the 'first apartment living' ambiance of the 'before.' Monica and Jess from Knock It Off! on the Live Well Network gave it the decorator treatment once the new furniture arrived. Paola and Mike chose traditional furniture but wanted a dose of 'rustic' thrown in there too, which is something we seeContinue Reading
Is the idea of a furniture makeover daunting to you? Do you live to DIY? Or would you rather just buy? Sometimes when I see a piece of furniture on a curb or at a thrift store, it looks like it's in too bad of shape to make it over, but this before and after is proof that a little elbow grease works! I especially love the deco design up top!
A large hallway / common area gains a new purpose as a super cozy reading nook, complete with comfy furniture and a colorful area rug. The end result is a dramatic before and after with a modern cabin vibe.
Sometimes, you outgrow certain furniture items but don't necessarily want to kick 'em to the curb. So what do you do? Turn them into something new and functional, of course! Continue Reading
I know what you're thinking. "What genius felt the need to make over a mid-century gem like this?" Actually it was a team of geniuses, and you won't believe how they made it over. Are you ready? (You might want to take a deep breath before you click the Continue Reading thingy.) Continue Reading