Master Bathroom Renovation

I’ll admit that in the middle of this renovation I had thoughts similar to “this isn’t worth it” or “I wish we hadn’t started this” but once the project was completed, those thoughts went out the window. It was totally worth it. Our master bathroom was original, as they say, to the house from when […]

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Whitewashed Oak Table and Chairs

It seems like this dining table and chairs has been on my DIY to-do list for years. It was always a traditional oak finish, and just not quite my preference. I tried to do a lime wax on it last year, and it did okay… it didn’t settle in all the grain like I had […]

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Making a Pumpkin Topiary

Looking for an easy fall DIY for your front porch? I was too… I had this great idea to cut branches from the trees in our backyard when they started turning, but we had a pretty dry/hot summer and start to fall, so everything is still green…or just brown. I moved on to another idea: […]

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How To Make an Upholstered Bed Frame

We have casually looked at different upholstered headboard styles for a while, but nothing was just right. I noticed a pattern in everything we liked. They still had some elements of our current bed: wood tones, a footboard (amazing how many beds don’t have a footboard), and an upholstered piece in some way shape or form.  […]

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DIY With One Step Paint

We have had this antique chest in our entry ever since it was passed down from my Great Aunt. We recovered the cushion not long after we got it, but I’ve always thought that I’d like to paint the chest. I’ve seen so much about chalk paint and antiquing with wax, but because it’s a […]

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