Before and After: A Funky Embellished Chair Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

This wicker chair was left abandoned and helpless on the side of the road. Fortunately for it, someone with some serious style and DIY design chops brought it home for some much-needed TLC.     

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Roundup: 10 DIY Fabric Projects For The Kids' Room

By: Faith-towers Jun 13, 2013

I don't know about you, but I have lots of fabric leftover from past sewing projects. So why not put it to good use by creating something for the little ones? Here are ten of my absolute favorite fabric-related DIY ideas for playrooms and bedrooms.   

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Curbly Shopping Guide: 20 Cool Products for Pets!

By: Capreek Jun 05, 2013

June is kids and pets month here at Curbly which, as a self-proclaimed "Crazy Dog Lady" makes me really happy! While I love all animals and pets, today I'm focusing on the furry kind: cats and dogs. Check out my top ten picks for each and give your four-legged friends something to really bark (or purr) about!     Continue Reading

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The Smartest Beanbag Chair EVER

By: Diy maven Jun 04, 2013

It's not often that I'm delightfully surprised by a new take on an old staple, but Mimish Design's new beanbag chair produced such a reaction. Available in a whopping 14 luscious colors, the beanbag is actually a very clever Continue Reading

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Roundup: 15 Budget-Friendly Outdoor Textiles We Love

By: Brittni mehlhoff May 24, 2013

Spruce up your patio this spring with a handful of colorful outdoor textiles that will update the space in no time. These budget-friendly pillows, rugs, tablecloths, and more will modernize any outdoor space in need of a little TLC. The best part, though? Your wallet will be happy because all the items in this guide are under a $100 a pop.   Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Orimono Pillow

By: Diy maven May 14, 2013

Anthropologie's delightful Orimono Pillow takes patchwork to a new and fresh level. Not so fresh is the price. Eight-eight bucks. Ouch! Mim had the same reaction, so she made a DIY version that set her back a schmeezily $3. The outcome? Nothing less than Continue Reading

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12 Awesome Concrete and Cinder Block Outdoor DIY Projects!

By: Capreek May 13, 2013

Concrete, cement, and cinder block are all pretty mundane building materials. But with some creativity and elbow grease, you can put them to work transforming your outdoor space into a stylish living area! Here are 12 awesome DIY projects to try.     Continue Reading

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Affordable Outdoor Style: DIY Patio Swing Makeover

By: Capreek May 13, 2013

Adding some style to your outdoor space doesn't need to be expensive. Take some advice from this affordable patio swing makeover and work with what you've got!    Continue Reading

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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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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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Make It: Colorful DIY Dip-Dyed Bed Linens and Throw Pillows

By: Capreek May 08, 2013

I'm still loving the "dip dyed" trend, especially when applied to textiles, as it has more of an organic, water-color type effect rather than an opaque, colorblocked look. I think I might snag some plain white bedding and give this project a whirl this weekend!     Continue Reading

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Inspiration: 10 Hotel Style Bedrooms

By: Diy maven May 07, 2013

I LOVE finding inspiration in public spaces, including hotel rooms. Yes, there are some hotel rooms out there that are worthy Continue Reading

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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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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: A Modern DIY Stitched-Leather Stool Cover

By: Capreek May 01, 2013

It's a fact. I can't resist a good stool-related DIY project. Stools are just so handy, ya know? And they make great makeover fodder, like this super stylish and modern stitched-leather version!    Continue Reading

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