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DIY Baby Gift Idea–Ultrasound Picture Frame

DIY Personalized Baby Gift Idea--Ultrasound Frame

THIS IS NOT A PREGNANCY ANNOUNCEMENT. . I had to make sure this was clear from the beginning. ย Since the day I got married, everyone (except me) keeps hoping that announcement is coming. ย However (sorry mom…well, sorry, not sorry), I hate to disappoint (really, I don’t), but this is not it. ๐Ÿ™‚ . But, I have a friend who is expecting her first little girl very soon and, of course, you know me…I’m like what can I make for a…

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DIY Bathroom Vanity–I Smell Another Bathroom Remodel

How to Build a DIY Single Bathroom Vanity

Once upon a time I, alongside a VERY reluctant husband, remodeled a bathroom. And it was a nightmare.ย  After the bathroom was done and the new bedroom floor was laid, I swore to Danny that I wouldnโ€™t even THINK about another remodel โ€œanytime soon.โ€   Oh memories, such a fickle thing. How quickly I forget all those late nights covered in crawl space dirt, exhausted and sweaty, and hating myself for ever starting this thing to begin with and turned…

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DIY Destination Map Picture Frame Thingy–Yes, You Read That Right

How to make a DIY destination map picture frame

Can I be honest for a second? I really hate football.ย  Itโ€™s not that I hate the game, or the players, or the coaches.ย  I just hate that you run the ball for 5 seconds and itโ€™s 30 more seconds before the next play.ย  And Iโ€™m REALLYย impatient.ย  Guys, what takes that long?ย  GET ON WITH IT ALREADY!!!!ย  I just canโ€™t deal. . On a semi-related note, do you guys ever watch the Bad Lip Reading videos on YouTube? The football…

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Tips for Surviving a Remodel–And Tetanus Shots

Christmas Home Tour 2016--Woodshop Diaries

Three things occurred to me this weekend: . Itโ€™s been almost two years since we remodeled our kitchen and many of you have followed only within the last several months. So likely, youโ€™ve never seen it before. Iโ€™ve never told the story on my blog about getting a tetanus shot after an incident related to that remodel. I have several tips to share that will benefit those of you who are considering doing a kitchen remodel in the future. .…

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The Mom Saga Continues…How to Build a Bookshelf

How to Build a DIY Bookshelf

My mom just discovered Restoration Hardware. ย As a side note, she pronounces “restoration” like “registration” so at first, it was a little difficult to know what she was talking about. ย Registration Hardware?? Mom, I just don’t get it. ย And then we spent 20 minutes over the phone explaining how to send me a hyperlink via email to what she was talking about. . OHHHHH Restoration Hardware. Why didn’t you say so?? . So anyway, she’s been looking at their furniture…

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If You’re Going to Make It, You Better Fake It–DIY Fake Brick Fireplace

How to DIY a Faux Brick Fireplace and you'll never believe how easy it is!!

Iโ€™ve never been big on โ€œfakeโ€ stuff. Fake wood, fake crab, fake friends, fake smiles at that coworker you want to punch in the throat (JUST KIDDING). I just donโ€™t like things that try to be something they arenโ€™t. . Thatโ€™s why I always try to be real with you guys. Honesty is the best policy and I like to remind you all the time that I really have no idea what Iโ€™m doing here and am a complete amateur.ย …

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DIY Farmhouse Side Table With Storage–AKA The Diaper Cabinet

DIY Farmhouse Side Table with Storage for Diapers and Other Random Stuff You Want To Hide

Let’s play a friendly game of “Never Have I Ever.”ย  Youโ€™ve played that before, right? . You hold upย your fingers and go around the circle saying things you’ve never done and whoever has done them has to lower a finger.ย  The last person with any fingers still up wins. . We will make it a quick game and just use one finger and one question. Are you ready? . Okay, never have I ever….changed a diaper.ย  Like, ever. . Anyone…

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