Before & After: A $15 Accent Wall Makeover

By: Capreek May 28, 2012

created at: 05/28/2012

If you've got $15, a steady hand, and a bit of patience, you can turn a boring wall like this...   Continue Reading

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Make It: A Colorful DIY Painted Glass Table

By: Capreek May 28, 2012

created at: 05/28/2012

This painted table is all kinds of hot geometric goodness! The real kicker, of course, is that it's super affordable. Oh, and completely customizable!   Continue Reading

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Introducing The Curbly House: Our Family's Dream Home Makeover [VIDEO]

By: Bruno May 28, 2012

The Curbly House introduction

We walked into the house at 4:30 p.m. on a cold, dark December afternoon. 

The real estate agent fiddled with the lock box for a moment, then cracked open the front door. We kicked off our shoes and stepped in. The floors were cold like a skating rink. We left our overcoats on. The place smelled empty.

“One sec,” the agent said. “Let me get the lights.”

Click. Nothing. Click. Footsteps. A different switch. Click. Nothing. AContinue Reading

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Before & After: A Post-Baby Master Bedroom Makeover

By: Capreek May 21, 2012

created at: 05/17/2012

Unfortunate wallpaper trim, awkwardly-sized curtains, and a crib the size of Texas: I think it's safe to say this master bedroom needs some serious help!   Continue Reading

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How To: Make an Upcycled DIY Reusable Drink Carrier

By: Capreek May 21, 2012

created at: 05/14/2012

Summer is coming, which means lots of time outdoors, picnics, BBQs, and festivities! All these events? They mean cold beverages better be at-the-ready. Check out this clever upcycled drink carrier!   Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Paint-Stripped Dresser Makeover

By: Capreek May 14, 2012

created at: 05/13/2012

A lot of the dresser makeovers we feature are pieces that were in fairly bad shape and then get spruced up with a colorful or unique paint job. From the looks of it, someone attempted a painted makeover on this poor Lane dresser years ago, not once or twice, but three times. Is it beyond restoring to its former glory?   Continue Reading

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Roundup: Office Chair Makeovers

By: Diy maven May 14, 2012

 created at: 05/14/2012

Seat, back, wheels. Office chairs can be so ho-hum, which is why many see them as blank canvases just itching for a punch of personality, as evidenced by the plethora of makeovers scattered across the internet. Here are some of the fun and funkiest out there. But beware, gazing upon them might make you realize your office chair is a bit of a snoozer. 

First up is Kendra's project who not onlyContinue Reading

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Before & After: A Colorful Woven Bench Makeover

By: Capreek May 07, 2012

created at: 05/07/2012

The "before" looks familiar, yes? A discarded bench, sad and lonely without a seat to call its own. Before you pass a similar one by, check out this creative makeover!   Continue Reading

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Dining/Living Room Makeover

By: Diy maven May 07, 2012

created at: 05/07/2012When Kirsten of Restored Style bought her bungalow, the living room was in dire need of life and the dining room was in dire need of a table. Soft fern green paint on the walls and Continue Reading

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Wood Floor Makeover – Paint or Not?

By: Diy maven May 07, 2012

created at: 05/07/2012

Let's talk wood floor makeovers, shall we? In particular PAINTED wood floors. Unquestionably, the one pictured above needed resuscitation, and the after is certainly head-turning. But looking at a painted floor and living with a painted floor are Continue Reading

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Unbelievable $1000 Kitchen Makeover

By: Diy maven May 04, 2012

created at: 05/04/2012

Andrea's kitchen looks nothing like it did when she and her family first moved into their home. A makeover was in order, but the budget was small. In this case $1,000 small. The fact that she and her husband were able to accomplish the re-do for that price tag certainly drew my attention. They did have some things going for them when they started, however. Like a Continue Reading

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Two Room Kitchen Makeover

By: Mollymc May 04, 2012

created at: 05/02/2012

Naomi's client had a kitchen spanning two poorly functioning rooms, divided by a load-bearing wall. They invested in a support beam that opened up the space in one impressive way.

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How to Turn Lamps into Birdbaths

By: Diy maven Apr 30, 2012

created at: 04/30/2012

Natalie's no-two-alike birdbaths were made out of old lamps. A PERFECT project for thrift store finds, we'll also need a bowl, a drill and some Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Party-Worthy Backyard Makeover!

By: Capreek Apr 30, 2012

created at: 04/30/2012

The 'before' looks like so many backyards we've all seen (including my own): a small rectangle of grass, void of personality but full of potential! The potential here is a yard worth celebrating -- check out the 'after' below!   Continue Reading

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Before & After: A Magical Side Yard Makeover!

By: Capreek Apr 23, 2012

created at: 04/23/2012

Our whole backyard is pretty much a side yard so when I see transformations like this it gives me hope!   Continue Reading

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