The Curbly House: Ayla's Cozy Room Reveal

By: Alicia Feb 22, 2013

Ayla's bedroom reveal
Last year was full of changes for our family, and in particular for my daughter. A new house, a new brother, and a new pre-school. That's why, when I started thinking about how to design her new room in the Curbly House, I wanted it to be perfect, inspiring, cozy, and hers. The day we moved in, Ayla's room was the most done room in the house, and to date, it's the only done room in the house. This room was my baby, and it's for my baby, so today I'm going to show you more pictures than a proud grandma stores in her wallet. Let's go!Continue Reading

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Roundup: 12 Dresser and Nightstand Makeover Projects

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 22, 2013

created at: 02/21/2013

Yesterday, I rounded up  bold, bedroom eye candy; and I'll be honest, I'm still on a bedroom kick today. I know you love makeover projects almost as much as I do, so let's explore the world of bedroom dressers and nightstands today, with a before and after twist. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised by how easy (and awesome) many of these makeover projects actually are.   Continue Reading

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Perky $30 Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven Feb 22, 2013

created at: 02/19/2013

When Susan moved into her 1950's home, she wanted to remodel her kitchen, but that was a long term goal. She needed a temporary and inexpensive fix to tide her over. Her solution was Continue Reading

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How To: Turn a Ladder into a Colorful Plant Stand or Bookshelf

By: Capreek Feb 21, 2013

created at: 02/21/2013

Give plants (or books!) a fun new place to hangout with this clever idea: retrofitting a ladder for wooden shelves! It's an inexpensive and unique DIY project that can work in a variety of spaces.     Continue Reading

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10 Inspiring Bar Cart Makeover Projects

By: Faith-towers Feb 21, 2013

created at: 02/20/2013

Not everybody can have a full bar and wine cellar in their home. But that doesn't mean that you have to hide your booze in the back of a kitchen cabinet. Why not repurpose that recent thrift store find into a stylish little bar cart? Check out these ten amazing DIY cart makeovers to get your creative juices flowing.   Continue Reading

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Before and After: Minimal Farmhouse Breakfast Nook Redo

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 19, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

A fresh coat of paint isn't always the best solution for a home makeover. Sometimes the answer is a less likely material, like using horizontal wood planks in this modern farmhouse transformation.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10+ Easy and DIYable Closet Door Makeovers

By: Diy maven Feb 19, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

Bi-fold, sliding, swing. No, they're not classes of ballroom dances; they're  closet door types. Whatever kind of closet doors you have, or whatever you call them, we have a makeover for them. Read on, be inspired and go from slab to fab in no time.  

1. Janet gave her boring white bi-folds an architectural lift with cheap Continue Reading

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Before and After: Mid-Century Herringbone Dresser Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 14, 2013

created at: 02/12/2013

A mid-century thrift store find gets the herringbone treatment in a DIY dresser redo that won't cost an arm and a leg to replicate.   Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Where Are They Now?

By: Alicia Feb 12, 2013

Curbly House status update!
The Curbly House has been on a blogging hiatus, because, well... we had a baby and moved into an "under construction" house two weeks later. Then, we proceeded to lose our minds.

But as the baby grew bigger and we finally started being able to distinguish between night and day, things started to happen around the house. So here's a long-overdue update on where things stand with the Curbly House, and what's coming up next. Here we go!Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Dull Basement to Bright and Cheery Home Studio

By: Capreek Feb 11, 2013

created at: 02/11/2013

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!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: Porch Steps Turned DIY Coffee Table

By: Diy maven Feb 11, 2013

created at: 02/11/2013Now this is an alternate use I've never seen before. An old brown porch step--not much unlike the one pictured above--was slathered in two coats of bright white Continue Reading

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Before and After: Unused Space turned Vanity

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 08, 2013

created at: 02/07/2013

This once unused bedroom corner gets a fresh look and finds a purpose with today's before and after makeover.   Continue Reading

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Before and After: Kelsey's Bold and Colorful Bedroom Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 07, 2013

created at: 02/06/2013

The 'after' version of this bedroom is so different, I honestly can't believe it's owned by the same person. Curious to see what I'm talking about? Check out this electric, modern makeover and see for yourself.   Continue Reading

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Coffee Table Turned Office Desk

By: Diy maven Feb 04, 2013

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 andContinue Reading

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Before and After: Bedside Table Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 31, 2013

created at: 01/30/2013

A $10 thrift store side table gets a pop-inspired makeover with some brightly colored paint and a few smartly placed wall decals.   Continue Reading

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