How To: Turn Builder-Grade Blinds into Designer Roman Shades

By: Capreek Apr 02, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Ah... mini blinds. The bane of every home and apartment on the planet -- and an eyesore, for sure. But installing custom window treatments can get out-of-control expensive very quickly. So what's a mini-blind-loathing homeowner (or renter!) to do? Work with what you've got -- and make it better!… Continue Reading

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Totally Type Roundup: 9 DIY Typographic Wall Art Projects

By: Brittnimehlhoff Apr 02, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

Maybe it's the artist in me, but I tend to believe that a room is never finished until there is something hanging on the walls. There is just something special about artwork that makes a space feel complete. And since I'm talking about wall art, we might as well discuss typography too. We're big fans of typography here at Curbly and much like wall art, type can make a pretty big statement, whether it's in a book or on your walls. So let's explore the latter. Here's a roundup of awesome typography wall art your bare walls will… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Colorful Offices & Workspaces

By: Faith-towers Apr 02, 2013

created at: 04/02/2013

Now that spring has finally started to show its pretty face here in Boston, I've been inspired to add some bright colors to my apartment. The first place I always like to start is in the office... to me, there's nothing more motivating than a fresh new colorful look. So I've compiled a group of inspiring, brightly-colored offices and workspaces for you to check out. … Continue Reading

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12 Cool 3D Wall Art and Tabletop Decor Projects

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Art doesn't need to be flat to hang it on your wall -- heck, it doesn't even need to be hung on a wall at all! Here are 12 creative DIY projects that will add some dimension and visual interest to your space in no time flat.… Continue Reading

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Un-Makeover! A Painted Dining Table Shows Its Woodgrain Again

By: Capreek Apr 01, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

We're often sharing makeovers that involve painting pieces of furniture some awesome color or pattern. But what if your furniture is already painted, like this dining table?  … Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Cozy DIY Yarn-Wrapped Stool

By: Capreek Mar 28, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

Have a stool that's seen better days? Put down the paint and try this makeover idea instead!… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Woven Rug

By: Capreek Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

I have a slight obsession with textiles: pillows, tea towels, rugs (especially rugs)... you name it, I love it. So when I spotted this tutorial for making your own woven rug, I got pretty excited!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Goodbye, Grungy Purple Dining Room

By: Diy maven Mar 27, 2013

created at: 03/27/2013

Why paint a dining room 'Friends' purple? Its owner has no idea, but lamented having that particular color on the walls. After saving up some cash, she put a weekend aside and transformed the room into something rather spectacular. Total cost for the new furnishings was… Continue Reading

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10 New Ways to Repurpose Wine Crates

By: Faith-towers Mar 26, 2013

created at: 03/26/2013

Wine crates. They're easy to find and they can function in so many different ways. They can be used simply as storage boxes, but today I have some other ideas for you. So head to your local liquor store to grab some used crates and let's get started!… Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Office Closet Makeover

By: Faith-towers Mar 25, 2013

created at: 03/25/2013

I don't know about you, but I tend not to organize anything that can be hidden behind closed doors. But when it comes to a home office, organization can boost productivity and simplify daily tasks. This closet makeover is the perfect example; continue reading to see the dramatic transformation.… Continue Reading

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Free Download: Faceted Candle and Concrete Vase Templates

By: Capreek Mar 21, 2013

 

created at: 03/17/2013A series of free, downloadable geometric templates that can be used as forms and molds for everything from candles to concrete planters?? Yes, please!  … Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Ways to Use Clothing and Accessories as Art

By: Diy maven Mar 21, 2013

created at: 03/21/2013

We've seen how open closets can be a practical and beautiful way to store clothing in a way that adds to the decor of a room. Now we're going to step away from the closet and see how we can use clothing and accessories as wall art. 

This dress has found the… Continue Reading

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Make It: Fast and Easy Animal Menagerie Storage

By: Diy maven Mar 20, 2013

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Colorful, artful and totally charming. That pretty much sums up these animal storage jars. Great for kids rooms but also craft rooms as well. They'd be very easy to make too. All we'd need are some jars (I'd shop in my recycling bin),… Continue Reading

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DIY Wall-Mounted Wrapping Paper Storage Organizer

By: Capreek Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/17/2013

My name is Capree and I am a wrapping paper hoarder. (Phew! It feels good to get that off my chest!) I have an entire closet full of wrapping paper and several drawers of a giant, Mid-Century dresser are dedicated to all manner of colorful ribbon. It's... a problem. Fortunately, there is a simple, budget-friendly solution that I can't wait to implement!  … Continue Reading

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Before and After: 5 Inspiring Basement to Workspace Makeovers

By: Faith-towers Mar 19, 2013

created at: 03/19/2013

Basements are easy to ignore. They tend to lack natural light, and they are a common place to toss unwanted junk. But with a little elbow grease and lots of creative vision, these homeowners have transformed their unfinished basements into amazing offices, sewing rooms and workspaces.… Continue Reading

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