Giveaway: Win an 8GB Apple iPod Touch Pre-Loaded with the Caesarstone App ($199 Value!)

by Bruno Bornsztein

created at: 07/11/2011
This fall, we've done a series of kitchen projects and posts sponsored by Caesarstone, the original quartz surface manufacturer. Alicia did a fun kitchen re-org post, Capree did an eco-friendly kitchen roundup, and Chris showed you how to make a rolling kitchen cart from a filing cabinet.

Caesarstone iPod app

This week, we're thrilled to be teaming up with Caesarstone again to give away a brand-new 8GB iPod Touch pre-loaded with their excellent designer's-assistant iPod app:

Read on to find out how to enter to win the iPod Touch from Caesarstone!

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How to: Make DIY Concrete Countertops

by Kelly B

created at: 08/28/2011

I love a good industrial kitchen and have always dreamed of stainless steel or concrete countertops. It's almost ironic that these sorts of looks can get really expensive really fast. So when I came across this do-it-yourself project for concrete counters I couldn't help but feel a little giddy inside.  

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Kitchen Cabinet & Countertop Makeover Madness (Tutorials Included!)

by DIY Maven

created at: 08/09/2011

This month we at the Curb honor the almighty kitchen. Why the adoration? Because, besides oftentimes making or breaking a real estate transaction, they are also the heart of the home. They deserve special attention and, yes, some investment on our parts. Investment, however, doesn't have to mean expensive. Oh, no, no, no. In this jam-packed cabinet and countertop makeover roundup, the budgets are super small but the impact is super big! (Befores to the left; afters on the right where applicable.)

Our first idea comes from

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The Quickest and Cheapest Countertop Upgrade.

by Chris Gardner

Plywood. It's good for nearly everything, including the kitchen counter. This how-to article from This Old House describes this easy, and significantly inexpensive option (could be less than $1 a square foot). The best part is, you don't even have to remove the old countertop to install it. Sure, it may not by high end exotic hardwood slabs, but it beats the pants off 80s pink or 90s hunter green laminate.



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