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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 […]
I love the simple elegance of picture frame moulding. Our living room has four large walls and I really wanted to add picture frame moulding to the walls. The only issue I had is that the moulding is very traditional, while my style is more modern. I was worried that it might clash with my […]
What is the best way to tackle a large project? I small pieces…which is why I broke my custom built-in into three different posts. I shared how I installed the base cabinets and how I made the upper units. The final part of the custom built-in was to tie it all together with trim! **This […]
Want to tackle a large custom built-in unit, but not sure how?? I’m sharing all of the details on how I made this gorgeous built-in for my dining room/office! I broke the build into three manageable sections. I started by installing the base cabinets, then I made the upper units and I finished it all […]
This post is sponsored by The Home Depot, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. This modern bay window build started with building bookcases and framing out the bench seat with storage. Be sure to check out the Part I of the build for all of the details on the framing. […]
This post is sponsored by The Home Depot, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. Is a bay window really complete without a cozy bench?! I don’t think so…which is why I decided to build a bench seat in the bay window of our master bedroom. Built-in benches and bookcases really […]
This post is sponsored by Woodgrain, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. I recently updated our guest bathroom with a complete renovation. I replaced everything down to the studs and joists. The only thing I did not tear out was the ceiling. With everything else updated, I had to do […]
Do you feel the need to fill every awkward space in your home with something beautiful and functional?! I do! I recently updated my kitchen shelving and range hood. I had an awkward and boring wall in my kitchen and knew I needed to do something about it. I saw a smaller version of a […]
One of my most popular projects is my affordable wood slat wall…and I can see why! The warmth and depth of a wood slat wall is stunning. There are a few questions that I frequently receive about the wood slat wall, so I thought it would be best to share those questions and answers. What […]
My office/dining room transformation was quite the undertaking! I built everything including the massive built-in unit, white oak dining room table, faux wood beams and picture frame moulding. I have received so many questions about how I made the built-in unit. Well, I took it one step at a time…so that is how I’m going […]
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