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This post is sponsored by Armstrong, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. I recently turned our basement into the perfect movie/play room by adding a built-in unit. While I loved the built-in, it just felt like something was missing. The bright white ceiling was keeping it from being the […]

Do you have a tiny room in your home that you wish was more functional?! That’s exactly what I was dealing with in our new home! We had a tiny bedroom that was just collecting junk. I decided to transform it into a beautiful and functional home office! There were a few phases to my […]

One of the first changes I made to our split-level home was expanding the small kitchen. I made an open concept kitchen and living space. While the living room was cozy, it needed a little something more. Therefore, I decided to make an electric fireplace built-in! I shared how to frame and install the electric […]

My family and I recently moved across the country and purchased a split-level home. The first project that I did in the new home was a kitchen expansion. I took a small, closed off kitchen and made it into a large, open concept kitchen and shared space with a living room. The living room really […]

I have always been curious about indoor battery powered lights. It is obviously much easier to install a light that doesn’t require electricity, but how do you actually charge them? Does it need to be installed close to an outlet? Do you still have to screw them to the wall? I decided to test one […]

My favorite part of building my own furniture is being able to take a design that I love and turn it into a piece of furniture that works for my home! I found a modern entryway table that I absolutely loved, but I don’t need a new entryway table. Instead, I used the design to […]

Is a primary closet complete with wire shelving?! While wire shelving does add flexibility to be able to adjust the shelving height, but it can also be very frustrating! I had enough of the wire shelving in our closet and decided it was time to build a custom closet! Here is how I designed my […]

Who doesn’t love a good IKEA hack?! IKEA has very affordable furniture that often has a simple design. When I see a piece of their furniture, I often think about how I can improve the appearance. I purchased an IKEA Flaxa bed second hand and did just that! Here’s how I took a simple, white […]

Have you ever found a piece of furniture that you love, but don’t love the price tag?! It happens to me all of the time…which is why I DIY! I love taking affordable pieces of furniture and turning them into expensive looking furniture. Here is how I flipped a basic sideboard into a beautiful statement […]

What is one piece of furniture in your home that gets a lot of use? Ours would be the kids table. My kids use their table for everything…and they have really worn it out! It was time for a new table, but with three boys, a little kids table just wouldn’t do. I exhausted my […]

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