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How to install a barn wood wall with herringbone pattern to make a gorgeous accent wall in your living room

How to Install a DIY Herringbone Barn Wood Wall

*This post is sponsored by The Home Depot. . If you haven’t already noticed, barn wood walls are totally in right now.  And for good reason.  They can fit into farmhouse, rustic, modern and eclectic style decor.  And they…

Before and After: DIY Mudroom Built Ins

Before and After: DIY Mudroom Built Ins

Do you prefer starting from scratch or redoing what’s already there? This can apply to furniture, remodels, cooking…and significant others (what? How did that get in there?? I’m just kidding, Danny 😉 ) . If you can’t already guess,…

How to build floor to ceiling built ins

How to Build Floor to Ceiling Built Ins

People always ask me, “what’s the biggest thing you’ve ever built?” I’m not sure why everyone wants to know this, but I never really know how to answer. . Are we talking “big” as in the budget?? If so,…

How to Build a DIY Single Bathroom Vanity

DIY Bathroom Vanity–I Smell Another Bathroom Remodel

Once upon a time I, alongside a VERY reluctant husband, remodeled a bathroom. And it was a nightmare.  After the bathroom was done and the new bedroom floor was laid, I swore to Danny that I wouldn’t even THINK…

Christmas Home Tour 2016--Woodshop Diaries

Tips for Surviving a Remodel–And Tetanus Shots

Three things occurred to me this weekend: . It’s been almost two years since we remodeled our kitchen and many of you have followed only within the last several months. So likely, you’ve never seen it before. I’ve never…

DIY Interior French Doors

I’m back with a building project–FINALLY after all this Christmas stuff. I’m sure some of you are glad that’s over with right?  Joke’s on you, though, because I have one more Christmas post for the year to show you…

Happy Home-iversary! Two Years After Move In Day

I don’t like to forget things.  But, I do it ALL. THE. TIME.  I’ll be in the middle of something and remember something else I forgot to do and before I can grab a sticky note and pen to…

DIY Wall Art Using a Pet Photo

The Master Bathroom Remodel–Final Reveal

Demo in the master bathroom started on August 3.  The plan was to have it finished in three weeks. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.  I’m not an optimist….and of all the things I choose to be optimistic about, this was the most unrealistic…

Let’s Talk About Flooring–The Master Bedroom Chaos

Have you noticed that I’ve been MIA the last several days?  (If you haven’t noticed, just humor me and say yes.)  Yeah, about that.  We decided to replace the carpet in our master bedroom with new pine flooring right…

When Momma Ain’t Happy…Just Make Her Some Built Ins

I’ve learned a few things in my short time as an adult.  One of those things is that the saying “when Momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy” is 135.74% true.  So when Momma wants built ins, you make her…