Ayla's New Bedroom: How to Smooth a Toddler's Home Transition

by Alicia Lacy

Curbly House Toddler Room Ideas

Life is a little crazy around our house(es) these days. Our days are spent preparing for a baby in just a few short week, remodeling our new house, packing up our old house, and wrangling a 3-year-old, leaving little time for anything else. In the brief moments of pause, I'm either napping or thinking about how to make the transitions that are coming in the next several weeks smooth for everyone in our family, especially Ayla. So, I've been...

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FLOR's New Summer 2012 Collection

by DIY Maven

FLOR's New Summer 2012 Collection

 The folks at FLOR wanted us to let you know about their fresh & new styles and color combos perfect for summer. Of course the great thing about FLOR is their DIY friendliness, but they are also a perfect way to exercise your creative muscles and add color and personality to any space. The hallway runner above consists of no less than 7 different styles. They are Made You Look in Turquoise and Palm, Level Setting in Brown, Heaven Sent in Eggnog, Parallel Reality in Teal, Remembrance in Fuchsia and Just Plain Folk in Linen. 

More mellow than the first image but unique in its own

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A Bright, Colorful Nursery Makeover for Our New Baby!

by Alicia Lacy



Bruno and I have some big news brewing - we're having a baby! Our first, Ayla, was born in 2009, and has been our greatest joy. So we're ridiculously excited to add to the family. Of course, a new baby means a new nursery, so for the last few months I've been dreaming up color schemes and pinning favorites left and right. Turns out, the third week in April is National Painting Week, so it's a perfect time for a paint-inspired redo!

We decided not to find out the baby's gender this time around, and knew we wanted to go with a neutral and gentle palette in the nursery. I have been in love with the combination of gray and yellow for the last few years, and it seemed like the right combination for our new nursery.

Read on to find out how we turned a ho-hum office space into a happy home for a new baby.

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