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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Now 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
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