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  • Bridget’s Suburban Ranch

    Design

    Bridget’s Suburban Ranch

    ‘ Come check out Bridget’s Patio Makeover here. Check out even more pictures of our home tour on Style Me Pretty! PS. If you are looking for some holiday inspiration, come check out some inspiration here…  here…. here….  or here! 

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  • String Art Tutorial

    Do It In A Day

    String Art Tutorial

    If you’re like us, then you’ve seen some pretty cool string art all over Pinterest. Unfortunately, not many of those beautiful string art pics come with detailed tutorials, and if you’re anything like us you need step by step instructions so your DIY doesn’t turn into a big FAIL. So, we’re here to give you

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  • Casey’s St. Louis Loft

    Design

    Casey’s St. Louis Loft

    Hello, hello! Come on in and get cozy!   My fiance Finn and I called this spacious loft home in downtown St. Louis, before moving to our current Chicago condo. Take a peek at our old place!                                    

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  • DIY

    How To: Chevron Stripes

    So I’ve been a bit obsessed with chevrons lately. They’re just so darn preppy and pretty.                     But, I haven’t gotten around to incorporating any chevrons into our place…until now. I have this huge frame and the frame mat was looking a bit dull and boring.

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  • How to Make a Thankful Jar

    Do It In A Day

    How to Make a Thankful Jar

    The fall season makes me extra grateful. Here’s how to make a thankful jar for the season ahead…

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  • The Truth About Living with a Boy

    Family

    The Truth About Living with a Boy

    So the boy and I have been living together for over 2 years now, and I often get questions from my girlfriends about what it is like living with a boy. Living with a Boy Are they messy? Do they fart and burp and smell ALL the time? Do they leave their socks and shoes

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  • DIY

    DIY Subway Art

    Subway art has been a HUGE trend in the decorating world for a while now.   I’m making my grand entrance to the subway lovin’ party a little late…but better late than never right?! This gorgeous piece from Restoration Hardware was the art that started it all. Source But at $850 that just was not gonna cut it

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The Year of Casey

Hey there!

I’m Casey Finn, the voice behind The DIY Playbook. I’m married to Finn & mom to Rory and Ellis. Together we’re creating our dream home in Chicago, one DIY project at a time.