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  • Installing and Hemming Ikea Curtains

    Installing and Hemming Ikea Curtains

    Last week I welcomed you to our new home. I also left you with some very scary pictures of our place looking a bit crazy and cluttered with boxes. Good news: We’ve been working on getting those boxes unpacked and outta here. Better news: That means I can work on decorating our new home. #finallyKeep…

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  • Two-Tone Nightstand Makeover

    Two-Tone Nightstand Makeover

    A few weekends back, Janimal and I visited a local yard sale. That’s when we came across this bad boy. It was sitting out amongst a pile of discarded furniture, and this poor piece looked very sad and lonely. I gave the nightstand a good once-over…pulled out the drawer (smoothly slid right out), looked forKeep…

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  • Moving and Packing Tips & Tricks

    Moving and Packing Tips & Tricks

    (Disclaimer: We have partnered with PODS to bring you this post. All opinions expressed are 100% our own, and are not influenced by PODS.) Last week I left you with an empty PODS container, and a very full loft of our belongings. Well, today I’m here to show you how we fit our 2 bedroomKeep…

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  • A Mailbox Gets a Bright Makeover

    A Mailbox Gets a Bright Makeover

    Right now, I’m paying “rent” to my roomie via DIY projects. It’s a pretty sweet deal if you ask me. (More on that here) So, I’ve been slowly taking inventory at Janimal’s house and seeing what I can transform to make it even more fabulous. My mom recently painted her front door a bright andKeep…

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  • Bourbon Bottle Soap Dispenser

    Bourbon Bottle Soap Dispenser

    Like most men, my dad is into “swill.” Yep, we’re an Irish family and we definitely like to get our swill on. Lately, my dad is digging bourbon whiskey. Single malt, single barrel…I don’t really know much about the stuff…but I do know that he loves it! So I thought it would only be fittingKeep…

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  • Upholstered Bench with Nailhead Trim

    Upholstered Bench with Nailhead Trim

    Upholstery projects can be incredibly intimidating. Trust me, I’ve been there. In fact, my first ever DIY was reupholstering 4 dining room chairs. They were in Finn’s family for decades, and his mom gave them to us to makeover. #nopressure We were absolute newbies, and I remember googling every step of the way. Fast forwardKeep…

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  • How to Make a Paint Swatch Calendar

    How to Make a Paint Swatch Calendar

    So we’ve only been at this blogging thing for a short amount of time, but we have both quickly learned that a lot of PLANNING goes into running a blog. Projects, pictures, and posts need to be prepped all.the.time. (Wow, way too much alliteration going on there!) Good thing we both consider ourselves to beKeep…

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  • How to Create a Mason Jar Organizer

    How to Create a Mason Jar Organizer

    Want to learn how to make a mason jar organizer? I walk you through this easy craft step by step…

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  • A Wreath for St. Patrick’s Day

    A Wreath for St. Patrick’s Day

    Plain and Simple: I love wreaths but don’t always love the price tag that comes along with them. Even when you’re DIYing one… they can be expensive. Not okay on a rookie salary, especially when you want to change them with the calendar. That’s when I decided to try and make a wreath using materials IKeep…

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  • How to Make your Own Burlap Bubble Wreath

    How to Make your Own Burlap Bubble Wreath

    I find that many new DIY recruits don’t exactly know where to start when it comes to kicking off their DIY career. If this is you, I recommend starting with a DIY wreath. Wreaths aren’t too hard, they don’t demand a ton of supplies, they have loads of potential, once you get the hang of them you can create oneKeep…

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  • How to Organize Measuring Cups and Spoons

    How to Organize Measuring Cups and Spoons

    I hate losing measuring cups and spoons into a big drawer of other utensils. Here’s a simple way to keep them all at hand…

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  • Basket o’ Blessings for New Homeowners

    Basket o’ Blessings for New Homeowners

    Disclaimer: I did not create this basket, but I do absolutely adore it. Casey’s super creative and extremely generous mom, Jan, was the master behind this fabulous gift. I was the super excited & very, very grateful recipient. (Jan, you’re the best!!). Because this basket was just too darn fabulous, I felt like I hadKeep…

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