Rental Kitchen Gets MUCH Needed Makeover

by DIY Maven
Rental Kitchen Disaster
Photo: Creative Living

Usually around the Curbly neighborhood, we talk about renters who are itching to make improvements to their space. Well, in this case, we're talking about a landlord who was itching to make improvements to her rental property. Katie, the property's owner, was faced with a--let's face it--disaster in the kitchen

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Before & After: Traditional Family Room Gets Dramatic Makeover

by DIY Maven

 

Family Room Before
Photo: Robeson Design

Designer Rebecca Robeson was up against some tricky constraints when designing her client's family room in their Spanish/Mediterranean-style Carlsbad, CA home. Those restraints came in the form of non-negotiables and included an existing red, white, and blue Persian rug, two nautical-themed art pieces, and the family dog Vesper's favorite well-loved leather chair. Oh, yeah, and the client...

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Round Up: 10 Father's Day Cards to Buy or DIY

by Stephanie Lee
10 Father's Day Cards to Buy or DIY
Photo: Hello Lucky

Father's day is coming up fast (can you believe it's already that time of year?), and in addition to spoiling your dad with his favourite things, it's always nice to let him know how much you care about him with a heartfelt, handwritten note right?

And while that might sound all kinds of mushy, these cards aren't just for the sentimental types; there are so many cards out there to buy (or DIY) that are cheeky, sassy and just plain awesome to boot. Basically, there's a card for every dad so get scrolling to check out some of my favourites below!

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Before & After: Gorgeous West Elm Bedroom Makeover

by DIY Maven
West Elm Bedroom Makeover Before
Photo: Jacqui Turk

This bedroom makeover is like the Cinderella of bedroom makeovers. You can tell by the "before" that it has all the makings of something beautiful but just needed a fairy godmother to put it over the top. The bedroom belongs to Jen Bishop from Interiors Addict, and when West Elm found out it was up for renovation, they decided to pick up the wand. And bippity-poppity-boo this is what the bedroom looks...

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