Hello to my fellow renters! Here's the situation: I've been fighting with my kitchen ever since I moved into my apartment. It's completely functional, but it's not ideal for the following reasons: it's way too small, the cabinets do nothing to help visually, and the walls have been stained from cooking accidents of years past. I wanted to class the joint up a bit, and decided to install a fake backsplash by way of removable vinyl wallpaper. Continue Reading
Looking for ways to fix up your home this holiday season? You don’t have to go crazy, but here are 12 holiday improvements that will help any home feel more merry this December.
1. Add more to your porch than just a wreath with these giant wrapped presents via That Village House
2. Make your kitchen lights a little more festive by placing colored colanders above the bulb via Sunset
3. Forego a boring doormat and replace it with this DIY Christmas tree stenciled one via A Beautiful Mess
Now that April is here, and we’re about two weeks into spring, it’s finally starting to feel like the seasons are changing. If it’s still chilly in your city, though, you can at least warm up your home with some bright hues and colorful DIYs. Here are 12 ways to bring spring into your home.
Inspired by this post that ran on Curbly earlier this year, a new column is kicking off today that will feature a handful of awesome blogs each month, in a specific category. There are so many blog out there to keep track of, so why not let us find the good ones for you? Starting today with 8 home decor DIY blogs to follow.
Okay, hold on while I have a big ol’ “DUH!” moment…
…phew, that was intense. Thanks for waiting. But really, how obvious of an awesome coat rack idea is this??! Seriously, guys. Using a bold, graphic dart board as a coat hanger is straight brilliant.
All you need to do is sink those bad boys (aka darts) good and deep into a great-looking dart board, like the one Julia Schenk from the blog Philuko does here, and your entryway is set. Continue Reading
With the cooler weather moving into most parts of the continent, it is a good time to tackle all those tree branch projects we’ve seen here on Curbly. Today I’ve got an easy and eye-pleasing project to add to your to-make list.
Tracie at Cleverly Inspired shares how she turned some garage sale items into a fabulous piece of fall/winter art.
I know this project can be completely free if you already have a frame you like taking up space around the house. Continue Reading
Having your paint swatches on hand is pretty convenient when you stumble accross a great home decor or fabric store. Camilla of Effortless Style wanted her loose swatches organzied and compact, and came up with a fabulous paint deck. This pocket-sized DIY option is perfect for tossing in your purse.
I’m sure many a home renovation has consisted of ripping down ceiling medallions (or glittery popcorn ceilings), but if you’re game for adding a bit of architectural flair with a Mid-Century Modern twist to your home, you MUST check out this DIY project!
My blogger buddy (and all-around awesome person) Adrienne Breaux posted about this project yesterday, but it was too good not to share on Curbly. Plus, it’s modernism month, right? Sharing this was kind of a no-brainer! Continue Reading
Sunburst mirrors have seemingly been around and in-style since the beginning of time and odds are that that fact isn’t changing any time soon. The iconic decorative accent is available in a wide range of styles and an even wider range of price points. If you’re looking to add this stylish piece to your decor, we’ve got two DIY versions that’ll set you back less than dinner and a movie.
Making something ruffled has been on my back burner for months. It’s not difficult, but takes a little time to calculate and stitch ruffles onto a base fabric. Over on Knock Off Decor, there’s an Urban Outfitters inspired ruffled pillow made out of an old t-shirt and a drop cloth. Oooooh, I love that creative reuse! Amy Jo from The Little Moments didn’t feel the need to pay a retail price when she has the skills and creative know how to do it herself. Continue Reading