An Outstanding Outdoor Room Makeover

By: Diy maven May 13, 2013

Centsational Girl, Kate, helped her friend Cheryl re-do her outdoor living space. The 'room' had a lot of things going for it. Great furniture and a lovely pergola, to name a few. But the space wasn't as 'pretty' as Cheryl Continue Reading

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Weekend Project: Installing a Planter Box

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 10, 2013

If you've been looking for a budget-friendly way to get out in the sun and show the outdoors whose boss, the DIY way, you'll want to check out this tutorial for installing window boxes in an afternoon. It's the perfect weekend project to spruce up your home's curb appeal.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 7 Blue Jeans Turned Aprons

By: Diy maven May 10, 2013

Who doesn't have a pair of blue jeans that have seen better days? Usually, I save those for 'work' jeans, but I'm thinking I may have to rescue a pair from the stack to make an Continue Reading

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Curbly Shopping Guide: Stylish Outdoor Seating Under $100

By: Capreek May 09, 2013

I don't know if you noticed, but... IT'S MAY! May brings a handful of rainy days, sure, but also the promise of summer and warm evenings spent outside with friends, some good food, and a cold drink or two. Get your outdoor space entertainment-ready with these stylish and affordable seating options!     Continue Reading

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10 New Ways To Repurpose An Old Dresser

By: Faith-towers May 09, 2013

How many times have you passed up a great old dresser at a yard sale because you weren't sure what to do with it? It happens to me all the time. Well, it turns out that there are lots of alternative ways to use a chest of drawers... they're not just for clothing anymore!   

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10 Small Space Container and Herb Garden Ideas

By: Matt allison May 08, 2013

Growing your own herbs is incredibly satisfying. Not only do they take up very little space, they take your cooking to new heights as you start experiment with different flavor profiles, you can even read our guide to choosing your own here.

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How To: Make Your Own DIY Tree Swing

By: Capreek May 06, 2013

I've always wanted a tree swing, but have never lived in a place that had a tree strong enough to support one. If you're lucky enough to have a nice, sturdy tree near you, and are willing to let me stop by for spontaneous swinging sessions*, here's a great tutorial for making a tree swing that'll last!     Continue Reading

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Before and After: An Entryway Makeover, Inside and Out

By: Faith-towers May 06, 2013

It's not often that we get to see an entryway makeover from both the outside and the inside. Well today is our lucky day, because this thorough transformation has been documented from all angles... and what a dramatic change it is!   

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Eye Candy: 10 Vegetable Gardens You'll Love to Garden

By: Diy maven May 06, 2013

Vegetable gardens don't have to be anything fancy. A plot of tilled earth in a sunny location--that's about it. Although such spaces do the job, they don't necessarily offer the most welcoming work environment. In this meal of eye candy, we're offering up 10 vegetable gardens in which we'd Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Outdoor Log Lounge Chair

By: Capreek May 02, 2013

Even though it snowed yesterday where I live (Hello, weather! It's May! Get a grip.), my thoughts are occupied by visions of summer and lounging in the sun with a good book. Of course, to lounge one would need a lounge chair. I'm thinking of giving this rustic-meets-modern version a go!     Continue Reading

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Make It: Do-It-Yourself Monogrammed Watering Can

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 26, 2013

Watering plants can be an automatic stress reliever. It's even more fun when you are watering with a gorgeously decorated watering can! Here's a quick weekend project to help you customize your main gardening tool.      Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Outdoor Awning

By: Brittni mehlhoff Apr 25, 2013

We're about a month into spring and the weather is already warming up. Soon it will be time to dust off those outdoor chairs and spruce up the backyard because summer, believe it or not, is right around the corner. So, if you're looking for an outdoor project to tackle now, before the temeperatures really start to rise, try this weekend project for a backyard DIY awning.   

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How to: Make DIY Letter Initial Planters

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 24, 2013

Earth Day was a few days ago, but if you aren't celebrating until the weekend, grab some cardboard and make these awesome initial planters. It's the perfect project that kids can do and you won't believe how great the finished product looks!      Continue Reading

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How to: Make Inexpensive, DIY All-Natural Pest Deterrents for Your Garden

By: Rebekah-greiman Apr 22, 2013

'Tis the season to be gardening. And with it, 'tis the season to be ridding your garden of nasty pests that munch on your prized plants. 

I love creating my own DIY deterrents to rid the garden of those pesky pests, without harming my plants, myself, or the environment. These non-toxic recipes are very inexpensive and simple to make at home.   Continue Reading

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Curbly House: Our Bathroom Reveal

By: Alicia Apr 21, 2013

After much ado about color, we are finally finished with the Curbly House bathroom (for now). We thought we were ready to reveal the room months ago, but then I got cold feet and decided to re-paint the room. When our friends at Sherwin-Williams invited us to participate in their National Painting Week once again, I knew our bathroom was the room that was going to get a mini-makeover in preparation for its big debut.

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