This July we’re hooking up with HouseLogic.com to give one lucky reader a $20,000 home renovation. We’re helping to choose four of the contest finalists, and all you have to do is send me an e-mail! Read on on to find out more.
Ok, first thing: you need to be a homeowner (sorry, renters), and you have to live in the United States (sorry, everyone else). If you’re in that category, and you could use $20,000 for a renovation project in your house then I have some good news. Continue Reading
Well drat. It’s too late for us to enter The Curbly House into HouseLogic’s “Boost Your Roost” $20,000 home renovation contest, but that doesn’t mean one of our awesome readers shouldn’t win it! We’ve hooked up with HouseLogic to help them choose contest finalists, and all you have to do is send me an e-mail! Read on on to find out more.
Ok, first thing: you need to be a homeowner (sorry, renters), and you have to live in the United States (sorry, everyone else). Continue Reading
HGTV’s 2010 Dream Home is located in Sandia Park, New Mexico and it is GORGEOUS.
Just check out the kitchen.
How about the master bedroom?
For an in-depth tour, go to this page, which includes videos, 360 views and photos. To read how you can WIN the home, follow this link. You can enter every day starting January 1, 2010 until February 19, 2010. Along with the home, the winner will receive $500,000 and an all-new 2010 GMC Terrain for a grand total prize package worth $2,000,000. Continue Reading
UPDATE: GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. WE’LL ANNOUNCE THE WINNER ON MONDAY.
This week we’re giving away something really special: two sets of unique, hand-made marbled paper (retail value: $50 each). Each set includes five sheets marbled by Minneapolis book and paper artist Lin Lacy.
The Curbly Team and I are excited to announce a new and exciting giveaway from CSN Lighting! The prize is this fabulous George Kovacs floor lamp from George’s Reading Room Collection, which is valued at $300. The brushed nickel, etched opal glass shade reading lamp is 64.75” tall, which makes it the perfect height to place next to a bed, desk or couch for reading.
In his four decades long career, George Kovacs has helped revolutionize the lighting industry by championing contemporary designs with a retro flair. Continue Reading
This fun project sponsored by ApartmentTherapy was just what I needed to jolt me out of the winter blahs. For step by step instructions on how to turn a plain Salvation Army (I know, disloyal to my Goodwill) nightstand into an upholstered, colorful nightstand, check out www.apartmenttherapy.com January Jumpstart Midwest Project #14. The award post is under the East winners. For a few more before and after projects, check out my pictures on my infant blog www.fliptstudio.blogspot.com. Continue Reading
Everyone loves that one freakishly large pumpkin at their local pick-your-own patch or fall festival. But how would it measure up to 100 others at the Pennsylvania Great Pumpkin Growers Association annual weigh-off?
Okay Curbliers, this challenge is right up our alley!! TD is asking contestants to “Turn a throw away item into something fabulous! Find something you should have thrown away long ago and resurrect it as something new and beautiful. When you are done, submit your before and after pictures so we can see the transformation.” Honestly, you probably already have before and after pics of transformed trash to treasure items. Just choose one and submit the photos!! Continue Reading
Only six entries for this contest so far?! Those entries are looking lonely. Come on, people, I know there are some more of you who want that $100 gift certificate to Amazon! So, in hopes of persuading some more of you to enter, we're pushing back the deadline for this contest to Friday, March 25.
This week’s Top Design Online Challenge is a good one. They are asking contestants to “Take a blank plate and make it your own by painting it. Use nailpolish, paint pens, spray paint, whatever! Just make it fun and unique.” The prize, which seem to be getting better as the weeks go on, is a pair of Todd Oldham sparkle end tables.