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  • Maggie’s New Condo: BEFORE

    Maggie’s New Condo: BEFORE

    My little sister (Maggie) bought a place in downtown Chicago! Beyond a big sister just being super proud and excited for her, I’m sharing this breaking news on the blog because Maggie has graciously given Casey and me creative control of the condo makeover!! Yes you read that right, Maggie has somehow agreed to letKeep…

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  • Frame your Pictures the Easy Way

    Frame your Pictures the Easy Way

    We love decorating our homes with pictures of our favorite people and our favorite moments in life. It’s just such a nice way to personalize your space and fill your home with happy memories. But, sometimes it can be a big pain to order your prints, find the correct mat, and purchase a frame thatKeep…

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  • How to Style Shelves

    How to Style Shelves

    Back when we did our reader survey, many of you said that you wanted more tips & tricks on how to make every inch of your home look good. Well we heard you loud and clear, and we are so excited to share some of our favorite styling tips with you. Now, let’s first sayKeep…

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  • New Plush Bathroom Towels

    New Plush Bathroom Towels

    [Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by JCPenney. Thank you for supporting the brands that support this blog!] Towels are like the frosting of a bathroom. They’re the light, fluffy final touch on the space and make a boring space look that much more sweet.  But I’m very particular when it comes to towels, and I’mKeep…

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  • How to Style an Entryway Shelf 2 Ways

    How to Style an Entryway Shelf 2 Ways

    Last week, we showed you guys how to make your own “gold & glamorous” marble shelf using this tutorial. Such an easy project with a high-end result! Today we’re back with 2 different ways to style this entryway. Option 1: THE GIRLY GIRL The first look definitely has that girly-girl feel. We like to thinkKeep…

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  • Our Favorite Neutral Paint Colors in Our Homes

    Our Favorite Neutral Paint Colors in Our Homes

    Looking for the perfect neutral paint color? Here are the ones we each have in our homes…

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  • Master Bedroom Source List

    Master Bedroom Source List

    We’re not always great at identifying exactly where we purchased everything around our homes, but we’re trying to get better about that here on the DIY Playbook! If you were wondering where B scored some of her Master Bedroom decor, wonder no more! Here’s a SOURCE LIST for everything (and yes, we mean e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g) inKeep…

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  • Casey’s Bedding in the Master Bedroom

    Casey’s Bedding in the Master Bedroom

    Yesterday, Bridget shared all of the jaw-dropping details about the new bedding in her master bedroom. Pretty dreamy, right? Even though it’s a mostly white look, I love that she went with the subtle gray pattern on the reverse side of the duvet. It adds the perfect amount of “preppy-ness” (that she pulls off soKeep…

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  • Bridget’s New White Bedding

    Bridget’s New White Bedding

    Okay, last week we all I had a lesson on what a Euro Sham was and how it helped take my bedroom up a notch in the “grown-up” category. Like seriously, was I the only one who had no idea what these enlarged pillows were and how they mysteriously make your bed look completely official andKeep…

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  • I’m all about that bench, ’bout that bench

    I’m all about that bench, ’bout that bench

    Something about the Euro Shams has totally helped bring our master bedroom “up a notch”. I feel like our master bedroom is slowly “coming into its own”, if you will, as we try to incorporate more & more hints of grown-up sophistication. I have Casey to thank for that, because honestly… I had no clueKeep…

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  • How to Arrange Euro Shams

    How to Arrange Euro Shams

    Bridget: There’s one thing about Casey’s master bedroom photos that always caught my attention. Her bed’s pillows.   I would look at my bed (left) and then look at photos of her bed (right) and always ask myself, “how does she do that?! How do her pillows always look so full, perky, gorgeous, and soKeep…

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  • The Boys Take Over: Our Love-Hate Relationship

    The Boys Take Over: Our Love-Hate Relationship

    Matt: I am not a jealous man. Never have been, never will be. I will be the absolute first person in line to compliment another gentleman on his fashion sense or give accolades on the noticeable definition of his jaw line. Jealousy just doesn’t run in my blood! However, ever since the The DIY Playbook wasKeep…

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