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Have a cookie-cutter home? Here are ideas to add character and charm to a basic house…


Hey there!I’m Casey Finn.

I’m the Chicago gal and voice behind The DIY Playbook. I love a good weekend project, and I’m creating my dream home right here in my favorite city. I’m here to inspire you to create the space of your dreams. Together let’s build a home that tells your story.

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We purchased this fixer upper back in 2019 and we’ve slowly been making it our own. The house is over 100 years old and we’re renovating it, room by room, to customize it for our family of four. It has come a long way! You’ve got to see some of the before pictures…

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