The Curbly House: A New Kitchen and Master Bedroom in Progress

by Alicia Lacy

Our last Curbly House update was a while ago, so I wanted to check in and let you know how it's all going. If there were one sentence to summarize phase two of our home renovation, it would be: Damn you, winter.

Weather has not been on our side this time around. In fact, weather has been our nemesis. We had (too optimistically?) hoped to dig the foundation for our addition in January. But it was freezing, so we thought February...

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Dream House, part I

by Dropcase

I'm sure everyone here has done this at some point, but what's your dream house like?

My wife and I were talking about it last night, and started writing down our ideas. We're still not completely sure how we want to organize everything, but it's nice to see a start. We've already gotten several rooms started, including the kitchen, bathrooms, a breakfast nook, finished basement, and garage area.

If anyone has suggestions on putting it together or...

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FREE On-Line Garden Planner

by DIY Maven

Editor's Note: We just published an updated round-up and review of all the best online garden planners out there. Check it out here!

We found the best free online garden planner.


First there was the free on-line room planner, and now, just in time for planting season, we have the free on-line garden planner. You draw your dream garden and then pave it, plant it, and populate it with such things as trees, flowers, ponds, fountains and even garden gnomes....

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