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White Hot: The Ultimate Modern Kitchen Roundup!

by Capree K

White Hot: The Ultimate Modern Kitchen Roundup!

Normally, I have what can only be described as an insatiable appetite for color.  If you looked around my home, it would hit you like a ton of bricks: Purple chair! Green walls! Blue walls! Orange sofa!  You get the picture.  But lately I've been really loving the idea of having an all-white kitchen (I might sneak a few pops of color in there, though, I can't help myself).  So, in my constant search for inspiration, I rounded up a few a bunch of my favorite modern kitchens in this oh-so-clean and crisp palette.  Check 'em out below!   

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DIY Roundup: 10 Stylish, Budget-Friendly Lights to Make This Weekend!

by Capree K

DIY Roundup: 10 Stylish, Budget-Friendly Lights to Make This Weekend!

Well, you probably can't make all ten this weekend (if you somehow manage to actually accomplish that feat, well, let's say I owe you a lollipop).  But, if you're itchin' for a new light fixture that's both stylish and easy on the wallet, here are ten separate weekend projects for your consideration!  (Pick and choose, people.  We don't want anyone getting hurt.)  

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Mega Roundup: 20 Modern Gardens to Delight and Inspire!

by Capree K

Mega Roundup: 20 Modern Gardens to Delight and Inspire!

It's 95 degrees today and all I can think about is retreating to a lush garden with a cold drink and a good book.  If that garden happens to have a pool, all the better.  Instead, the reality of my yard is a rectangle of semi-alive grass surrounded by vinyl fencing.  It's boring and drab, but after drooling over these modern gardens, I'm starting to see some serious potential.  If your yard is in a similar state, it's time to hop on board the inspiration train!  Here are over 20 modern gardens that are sure to delight the eye and get those creative juices flowing.  

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Kapow! Upholstery With a Bang!

by Capree K

Kapow! Upholstery With a Bang!

Did you hear that?  That was the sound of my mind exploding at the awesomeness of these upholstery designs by Eleanor Young.  This UK-based textile artist and upholsterer creates striking contemporary pieces inspired by architecture and fragmented shapes.  I love her bold patterns and color combos, especially!  

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Roundup: 25 Modern Rugs Under $200

by Capree K

Roundup: 25 Modern Rugs Under $200

I'm a lover of all things modern with an absolute (and nearly uncontrollable) weakness for textiles.  So when I heard that April was modernism month here at Curbly, I knew a roundup of bold, drool-worthy rugs was certainly in order!  Of course, it would be easy to show you eye popping designs that go to the tune of $3k and up, but where's the fun - or reality - in that?  Instead, I'll show you 25 beautiful, budget-friendly rugs that'll look great in any modern, contemporary, or transitional space for less than $200!  Ready?  Let's go!  

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How To: Make a Mod Chandelier (for under $10.00!)

by Chris Gardner

How To: Make a Mod Chandelier (for under $10.00!)

My friend and Curbly team member Capree has an amazing dining room, where she created this awesome hand painted branch wall. Her hard work is accented by her spectacular light fixture, which is a single bulb surrounded by thin metal rods that jut out at artfully random angles, the Twig Light by Fire Farm.

I loved it so much, I decided to take a stab at recreating it myself. And I did! I don't know how to weld, so I knew I couldn't make one...

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iArtist: DIY Kits for Re-Creating Notorious Contemporary Art Pieces.

by Chris Gardner

Damien Hirst's Love of God? Banksy's famous sprayed stencils? Everyone I have Ever slept with 1963-1995? Now you can make them, too!

iArtist: DIY Kits for Re-Creating Notorious Contemporary Art Pieces.

"IARTISTLONDON is the cool new brand that enables you to make real contemporary pieces of art from the comfort of your home. All those pieces that you always wanted to have but couldn´t afford. We believe art should be for everyone. Our boxes contain all the necessary elements so you only have to concentrate on...

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