15 Inventive New Uses for Chalkboard Paint

by Faith Towers

created at: 02/27/2013

The chalkboard paint trend has been kicking around the Internet for a while now, and some of you may be over it. I, however, definitely am not. I still can't get enough of the stuff!   

I love that it's both attractive and functional, and it's very versatile too. So scroll on to see fifteen fresh new ways to use this ingenius material.

created at: 02/27/2013

1. Place a chalkboard behind your party treats, and...

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The Curbly House: Ayla's Cozy Room Reveal

by Alicia Lacy

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!

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How to Make Your Own Matte Nail Color

by Jen Garry

DIY matte nail polish

Matte nail polish is kind of a big deal right now. It's a change from the typical glossy manicure and it can give you pretty cool effects when you're going all out with the nail art.

Since I'm a cheapo, I thought it would be fun to do a Pintervention on some of the DIY matte nail polish recipes I've seen floating around. The one I pinned turned out to be nothing more than a photo from Real Simple and I couldn't find the actual post...

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10 Tips for Decorating a Cozy, Modern Living Room

by Brittni Mehlhoff

created at: 02/14/2013

Last week, I talked about finding interiors inspiration in the most unlikely of places, and this week I am building on that post with ten tips to a cozy, modern space.

The more places I decorate, the more I am reminded that decorating a home should be stress-free and fun. You just have to take it one room at a time. Right now, my husband and I are working on our living room. So I thought that would be a good place to start with today's tips.   

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