Before and After: Mid-Century Modern Dresser Turned Entertainment Center

By: Capreek Mar 17, 2014

Caitlin made a major Craigslist score when she found this Mid-Century dresser in pretty decent shape. With a little bit of elbow grease, though, she took its function out of the bedroom and into the living room by transforming it into a modern entertainment… Continue Reading

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How to: Clever DIY Embroidery Hoop Storage Bins

By: Faith-towers Mar 17, 2014

DIY embroidery hoop storage project.

Living in a small apartment, I'm always on the hunt for clever organizational ideas... so I was excited to find this wall mounted embroidery hoop storage project. Make a few of these for your home office, your closet, or even the… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Modern DIY Corner Shelving System

By: Capreek Mar 12, 2014

Have an awkward corner or just need some more storage space? Consider building one of these modern and stylish shelving systems -- it's easier than you… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Stylish Outdoor Bench from Cinder Block!

By: Capreek Mar 11, 2014

Spring is (finally) in the air, bringing a nearly insatiable desire to get outside and start sprucing up my outdoor living space. The first project on my list? Making one of these awesome cinder block and wood slat… Continue Reading

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Vintage Suitcase Turned Campaign Desk and Crutches Turned Tripod Lamp

By: Diy maven Mar 11, 2014

Scott Valentine is an up-cycling genius. He takes old trunks, suitcases and other vintage things and turns them into something new and amazing. Enter into evidence the old Seapack suitcase pictured above. It was made by Hartmann circa WWII. Scott decided to… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Your Own Restoration Hardware-Inspired Pipe Shelving

By: Capreek Mar 10, 2014

After spotting some reclaimed wood shelves at Restoration Hardware (with a starting price of $195 each -- ouch), Greg and Ashley decided to make their own version, perfectly sized for a tiny… Continue Reading

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Make It: DIY Gold Leaf Wood Slice Wall Hooks

By: Capreek Mar 10, 2014

Add a touch of rustic glam (that's totally a style) to your entryway with this simple but oh-so-stylish DIY… Continue Reading

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My Favorite How-To Originals Out of 4000 Posts

By: Diy maven Mar 10, 2014

This, my friends, marks my 4000th post on Curbly. To celebrate, I thought I'd cull through my how-to originals and round up some of my favorites and tell you what became of them.

I turned an old (and heavy) tripod into floor lamp for my office back in 2007. It's still here, and I still love it.… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Ugly Sofa to Amazing Leather Sling Bench

By: Brittnimehlhoff Mar 07, 2014

This sad, leather couch is transformed from a big and bulky mess to a sleek safari sling bench. I seriously cannot believe that the two are related. You'll just have to click through to see what I… Continue Reading

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DIY Idea: Make a 10 Minute Succulent Windowsill Box

By: Diy maven Mar 07, 2014

Until I saw Sara's window planter box, I had always thought that the domain of such things were outside the house. Thanks to windowsills, they have moved inside. (I love windowsills.) Made with leftoverContinue Reading

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Make It: DIY Leather and Twig Jewelry Organizer

By: Capreek Mar 06, 2014

I love this simple, vintage-y, rustic-ish jewelry organizer! The best part, of course, is that it costs practically nothing to make!  … Continue Reading

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Make It: Faux-Dipped Colorful Planter For Spring

By: Lexy.b.ward Mar 06, 2014

faux dipped colorful egg holder

Oh, spring! I'm so glad you're almost here! I've been aching to incorporate bright colors into my home decor. I've also been searching for ways to get little plants in my kitchen. Boom. This settles it. How cute are these little pots? And can you tell what they were used for before they became planters?  … Continue Reading

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IKEA Hack: Reclaimed Wood Headboard DIY

By: Brittnimehlhoff Mar 06, 2014

I love a good IKEA hack as much as the next girl, but this one takes the cake. Transform a simple headboard into an expensive looking, statement piece without a ton of… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a DIY Standing Desk

By: Capreek Mar 05, 2014

I spend a lot of time sitting at a computer, which isn't exactly the healthiest thing in the world. It would be great to have the option to mix it up from time to time, which is why I'm completely in love with this DIY standing desk… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Forgotten Bar Gets a Quick and Easy Refresh

By: Meghan and al Mar 05, 2014

diy bar makeoverWe moved into our house in June. One of the unexpected treasures the previous owner left behind was this old pine bar.   

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