A Really Disgusting Side Table Makeover

By: Diy maven Feb 25, 2014

I agree with Lisa: this side table was disgusting. And not for the reason you might think. Yes, the finish needed some serious TLC, but that was nothing in the cootie department. Let's run through the list. Paper 'stuck' onto the top, wads and wads of gum stuck under the top edge, aContinue Reading

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Make It: Easy DIY Wall-Mounted Side Table

By: Capreek Feb 18, 2014

Every space has one: that funny little spot where you need a side table, but don't quite have enough room. Maybe it's in a tiny bedroom or a reading nook or a too-small living room. Instead of trying to track down an appropriately-sized side table (and no doubt coming up short), why not make one… Continue Reading

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Before and After: DIY Plant Stand to Side Table Makeover

By: Capreek Feb 10, 2014

What do you do when you find a rusty old plant stand? Turn it into an adorable side table, of… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Hanging Concrete Plant Stand

By: Capreek Feb 05, 2014

Hanging planters have taken a lot of different forms as DIY projects, but a hanging plant stand? That's something I haven't seen… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: Small Offices With Big Impact

By: Faith-towers Jan 09, 2014

In order to be productive, it's important to have an organized space to work in... but we don't all have enough extra space to use an entire room for an office. So today I wanted to share some examples of effective (and attractive) home workspaces with small… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Reclaimed Wood Card Table Makeover

By: Capreek Jan 06, 2014

When you're expecting guests, an extra table or two always comes in handy. The go-to solution is typically a card table, which can easily be folded and stored away, but sometimes (okay, most of the time) they're just plain ugly.

Check out what this clever DIYer did to up the style ante while still maintaining all the functionality of the… Continue Reading

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How-to: DIY Hexagon Shaped Wooden Dining Table

By: Faith-towers Jan 06, 2014

A good dining table is hard to find. In my experience, they're super expensive and never quite right. But the second I found this one, I fell in love. Its hexagonal shape gives it character and provides seating for six people, while its pipe legs lend an industrial feel. Click through to see the final product and find out how to make one… Continue Reading

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DIY Patterned Trays For New Years Eve

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 27, 2013

Having a New Year's Eve bash? Take the weekend and create these custom acrylic trays to display your party treats!  Continue Reading

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Make It: A Work Desk Made From Plywood

By: Lexy.b.ward Dec 05, 2013

There's something so satisfying about building your own furniture. It saves you money (most of the time!), and you can tweak it to fit your personal aesthetic. I've been searching for a unique desk when I happened upon this tutorial for a desk made from plywood! I'm on board. 

This desk spotted on Always Rooney is cheap but it doesn't look cheap! The plywood gives it the perfect rustic touch. Visit Always RooneyContinue Reading

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Before and After: Glam Gilded IKEA Desk Makeover

By: Capreek Nov 13, 2013

It never ceases to amaze me what people can do with a regular ol' piece of IKEA furniture. I mean, just look at this glammed-up desk makeover!  … Continue Reading

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9 Creative Projects For Your Thanksgiving Table

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 08, 2013

Wow your guests this Thanksgiving by creating a gorgeous tablescape for them to enjoy. Here are nine inspiring projects to take your table to the next level!  … Continue Reading

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8 Tips For Creating A Stunning Vignette In Your Home

By: Faith-towers Oct 22, 2013

In the interior design world, a vignette is a small grouping of items arranged artfully on a table, shelf or mantle. Creating a vignette is an easy and affordable way to infuse some of your own unique style into a space. So go grab a few of your favorite vases, candles, books and knick knacks and let's get… Continue Reading

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From Beige to Blue: MCM Desk Gets Colorful Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 21, 2013

The midcentury modern desk Lindsay found on Craigslist looked to be in great condition. The before picture is more pinkish beige than the blonde we're used to when considering such pieces,Continue Reading

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The Curbly House: Our Sunroom Styled by Emily Henderson

By: Alicia Oct 10, 2013


For the last few weeks, we've been sharing all the amazingness Emily Henderson is going to bring to the Curbly House. We hooked up with Emily, her assistant Orlando Soria, and Sherwin-Williams to bring a calm, airy, elegant do-over to our master bedroom, dining room, and living room. This week we're back to introduce our final room makeover, and it's our most loved (and most perplexing) space: the sunroom.

When we… Continue Reading

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How To: Give Old Furniture a Colorful, Patterned Makeover with Wallpaper

By: Capreek Oct 09, 2013

Let's say you find an old piece of furniture at your local thrift store: it has great bones but the finish has seen better days (sound familiar?). You know you can do something awesome with it, but what? All-over paint? A new stain? Boring!

Instead, bring it back to life with this colorful, pattern-tastic DIY idea from ModCloth! Whether you choose to go bold or keep it subtle, this technique allows for nearly infinite customization and creativity. Ready to get started?… Continue Reading

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