Before and After: Painted Tile Backsplash

By: Diy maven Mar 18, 2013

created at: 03/18/2013

Bethany knows a thing or two about painting a backsplash in a way to make it look like tile. Exactly like tile. Take the picture above, for example. That's paint, not tile, and it was the first backsplash she painted in her kitchen. It has served her Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Mar 11, 2013

created at: 03/11/2013

I'm no stranger to ugly kitchens. When I moved into my place, it looked like it was designed in the '70s. So I know first-hand that kitchen remodels can be expensive and time consuming. But surprisingly, this stunning transformation didn't break the bank.  

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From Blah to Breathtaking: Living Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Mar 11, 2013

created at: 03/11/2013

Alison Royer of Belmont Design Group is the genius behind this breathtaking living room makeover. Before it was cold and dark, and the fireplace, even with the addition of Halloween decorations, was completely lost. After, with the help of tons of Continue Reading

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Trash to Treasure: 7 Junk to Inspiring Room Makeovers

By: Brittni mehlhoff Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/06/2013

There's nothing better than a little before and after inspiration to give you the motivation you need to get your own makeover projects started. These seven rooms were once messy, unorganized, or unused and now they have function and style. Are you ready to see these trash to treasure makeovers?   Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Rustic-Modern Dining Room Makeover

By: Capreek Mar 04, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

This dining room already has a lot going for it: gorgeous floors, great light, and a beautiful Mid-Century sideboard. So, what could make it better? Even more wood!       Continue Reading

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Before and After: Thrift Store Bench Gets a Scandinavian-Inspired Makeover

By: Capreek Mar 04, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

We've all seen it: the cracking, vinyl-covered thrift store furniture. It only cleans up so well and the usual attack plan is to simply re-cover it with some upholstery fabric. This bench was headed toward the same usual fate until makeover genius Morgan Satterfield got a brilliant idea:      Continue Reading

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Jazzy 9 Hour Living Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Mar 04, 2013

created at: 03/04/2013

Imagine leaving for work in the morning, and when you return home that evening, your one-note living room has been transformed into an eclectic symphony punctuated with color. That's exactly what happened Continue Reading

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Before and After: Gender-Neutral Nursery Makeover

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 28, 2013

created at: 02/27/2013

This plain jane room gets an update with new flooring, furniture, and a fresh coat of paint.   Continue Reading

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Before and After: $100 Bathroom Makeover Idea

By: Capreek Feb 25, 2013

created at: 02/25/2013

Admittedly, the 'before' in this makeover looks better than a lot of 'afters' I've seen. But this budget-friendly makeover idea is one that anyone suffering from the "bad tile blues" might appreciate!       Continue Reading

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Fresh Master Bathroom Makeover

By: Diy maven Feb 25, 2013

created at: 02/25/2013

How many suburban bathrooms look like the one pictured above? A lot. As a matter of fact, it reminds me of what one of our bathrooms used to look like. Melissa from 320 Sycamore owns this one. She tells us it's a tiny space, but Continue Reading

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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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