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
There are a lot of great interior makeovers out there, and we've shown quite a few of them here on Curbly too. The thing is, though, you may not always have the budget to give your average-looking kitchen a complete overhaul. Am I speaking your language? If you're nodding in agreement, check out this budget-friendly kitchen makeover.
What do you get when you take a plain IKEA chair and attack it with a Sharpie? Something totally awesome.
Kimberly had a glass pumpkin-shaped cookie jar, much like the one pictured above, and decided to give it the mercury glass treatment a la Pottery Barn. She used Krylon's Looking Glass spray paint. Here's what her cookie jar looks
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
This kitchen was dark and dated until Knight Remodeling took it under its wing. Even though it had natural wood cabinets before, they added no warmth. Although I know people who yearn for a window above their sink, it too seems lacking--especially when
Inspired by some $100 curtain panels she spotted from Crate & Barrel (that's 100 bucks each, people), blogger Beckie Farrant did what we love most here at Curbly: she made some herself (for cheap!) and created a tutorial for like-minded DIY decor devotee.
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
We show plenty of Before and After projects and interiors here on Curbly. Some of the makeovers are huge renovations and others just require a fresh coat of paint and a few extra tweaks. Then, every once in a while, you come across a room makeover that requires little more than a change in furniture to take an interior from outdated to cool again. This is one of those makeovers.
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
Have you seen the galaxy trend popping up on Pinterest lately? I've pinned a few clothing DIYs using this technique, and even a pillow case, but a lampshade? I'd never seen that before now. Check this out.
'Tis the season to get your gourd on. As evidenced by these savvy DIYers, who used a bit of paint, newspaper, and etcetera for their pumpkin makeovers, it doesn't take much to turn a cheap, funky, faux gourd into something special.
Heidi used Mod Podge and pages from old encyclopedias to turn foam pumpkins into....
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Pam and Bill MacGillivray entered Canadian House & Home's 2012 IKEA kitchen makeover contest and won! Designer Cameron MacNeil was in charge of the transformation, which turned their dated 30-year-old-kitchen into a bright, modern space with a hint of
If you've ever dreamed about building a small home office in your backyard, you are going to want to click through on this one. I can't believe they did this for $400, and without building plans, no less.