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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Bedding Guide: 16 Colorful and Patterned Duvets under $100

By: Capreek Feb 27, 2013

created at: 02/27/2013

After 7 years with the same bedding, I recently got the urge to switch things up in the bedroom textile department. In my search, I came across quite a few fun, stylish, and affordable options! If you're looking to add some color or pattern to your bedroom, check out these 16 duvets under $100!      Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Upholstered Ottoman from a Utility Bucket!

By: Capreek Feb 26, 2013

created at: 02/26/2013

Whether you need some inconspicuous extra seating or just a place to put your feet up, this DIY upholstered ottoman is the project for you!      Continue Reading

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10 Cozy Window Seats + A Tutorial

By: Faith-towers Feb 26, 2013

created at: 02/26/2013

Window seats are versatile; they can be used as reading nooks, nap spots or even workspaces. They can also add extra seating to an otherwise vacant area. And here's the best part - you can even make one yourself!   

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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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How to Make Your Own Fabric Tape

By: Capreek Feb 20, 2013

created at: 02/20/2013

Fabric tape can be used for a variety of projects, from simple gift wrap flourishes to decor (much like these five DIY decor ideas). And, as it turns out, it's also pretty easy to make!      Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Lighted Umbrella Stand

By: Bruno Feb 19, 2013

Make a lighted PVC pipe umbrella stand
There’s no end to the home furnishings that can be constructed and crafted from sections of PVC piping. Found in the plumbing aisle at the hardware store, this material lends itself to drilling, cutting, and painting, and accepts fabric beautifully. There’s no guesswork here. A two foot section of 6”-diameter PVC pipe is the perfect base for a fabric covered umbrella stand, but why stop there? Let’s light it up!
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Roundup: 10+ Easy and DIYable Closet Door Makeovers

By: Diy maven Feb 19, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

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

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20 Awesome DIY Laptop and iPad Sleeves and Case Projects

By: Capreek Feb 18, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

If you've got gadgets and gizmos aplenty, chances are they all need a little protection from the hazards of daily life -- or at least from surface scratches. Here are 20 creative DIY sleeves and cases for laptops and tablets!     Continue Reading

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24 Decor Ideas to Make Your Apartment Fabulous

By: Diy maven Feb 18, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013Although these interior design ideas are geared toward apartment dwellers who decorate at the mercy of rental agreements, they are also perfect for anyone who wants a 'wow' makeover without major DIY fuss. Some at the top of Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Upcycled Rag Rug

By: Rebekah-greiman Feb 13, 2013

created at: 02/18/2013

Hi Curbliers! Today, I'm excited to share an easy tutorial on how to make a inexpensive rag rug. This handmade, vintage project can bring some warmth to any room, and will last for a very long time. Plus, they're machine washable, which only adds to their softness. 

Materials and Tools:
  • Old bed sheets (twin size or larger)
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Craft Needle (used for sewing throughContinue Reading
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How To: Make a DIY Painted Canvas Pouf!

By: Capreek Feb 13, 2013

created at: 02/13/2013

I love poufs. Whether they're knitted, made from floor mats, or sewn from sturdy canvas (like this one), I think they look good in any room (not to mention the fact that they make excellent spare seating)!      Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Laundry Room and Mudroom Organization Projects

By: Matt allison Feb 13, 2013

created at: 02/13/2013

Here's a collection of DIY projects  and ideas to aid you in organizing or decorating some of cleanest and messiest rooms in our homes: the laundry and mudroom.  

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Roundup: 6 Festive DIY Doormat Ideas for Valentine's Day

By: Capreek Feb 05, 2013

created at: 02/05/2013

Put happy, love-filled thoughts out into the world -- and under your visitor's shoes -- with one of these festive DIY Valentine's Day doormats!      Continue Reading

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How To: Make Simple Felted Wool Mittens

By: Capreek Feb 04, 2013

created at: 02/04/2013

I don't know how to knit or crochet or anything like that, so handmade mittens are typically out of the question for me. What I can do, though, is use a sewing machine for simple projects -- like these felt mittens!      Continue Reading

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