A Dingy Entryway Gets A Fresh Look

Curbly House Entryway Makeover: Before

If you checked out the Curbly House tour we posted last month, you might have though our house projects were all completed (we did use the words “It’s Finished!” in the title, after all). Alas; we must confess to some wishful thinking/titling. There’s still lots to do, and our side entryway was the worst offender:

This space never got finished during our remodel … until now!

The space is a little odd; it’s a landing between two flights of steps that lead from the mudroom to the basement, and it’s also where the exterior side door leads in. Continue Reading

Great Gift Ideas Only DIYers Will Understand (+ A Giveaway!)

Gift Guide for DIYers

It’s not that DIYers don’t like fancy items (I can assure you that we do), but chances are we’d rather find a way to make it for ourselves than pay for it. So what better gifts to get your DIYer, than those that will help them DIY? If you want to spoil the maker in your life this holiday season, here are ten great gift ideas that are sure to tug on their heartstrings: 

Gift Guide for DIYers

Sponsored: The Wagner FLEXiO 890 Paint Sprayer – we teamed up with Wagner on a recent room makeover project (stay tuned for more on that), and we liked the FLEXiO 890 Paint Sprayer so much, we wanted to give one away to our readers! Continue Reading

Our Porch Floor Makeover: A Wagner EZ Tilt Paint Sprayer Review

A couple of weeks ago, the people at Wagner (they’re based in nearby Plymouth, MN) sent me one of their new EZ Tilt Spray Painters (if you’re looking for one, you can buy it here on Amaazon) to try out. We had been planning on re-painting our porch floor, so we decided to put it to the test and get a minor project out of the way at the same time. Read on to see how it went. Continue Reading