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I recently purchased solar powered outdoor lights for my patio and I’m super happy with them. In this post, we’ll talk about the convenience of battery powered outdoor lights. I found some of my favorite styles that I’ll share with you as well! **This post contains affiliate links to products that I used or recommend. […]

With summer in full swing, I decided to plant multiple types of fragrant plants in my backyard to serve as a natural bug repellant and to elevate the space. You can read more about the plants I chose here. I have multiple outdoor planters that I love. In this post, I’ll share some of my […]

Today, we’ll talk about the aesthetic and practical benefits of planting fragrant plants in your backyard. Planting fragrant plants can aide in repelling bugs and they’re also just a beautiful addition to any outdoor space! Let’s dive into this environmentally friendly and natural bug repellant method. **This post contains affiliate links to products that I […]

In this article, we’ll talk about console tables and cabinets and how they can elevate a space. Console cabinets are versatile pieces of furniture that can significantly enhance the beauty and functionality of any space. Whether placed in an entryway, living room, or dining area, console tables and cabinets offer practical storage solutions and an […]

In this step-by-step tutorial, I’ll walk you through the process of creating a stylish and modern centerpiece for your living space. The other day, I stumbled upon a designer coffee table that stole my heart, but the price tag of $800 for a pine table left me hesitant. Determined not to break the bank, I […]

In this article we’re diving into the world of nail guns to explore the differences between pin nailers, finish nailers, brad nailers, framing nailers and staplers. Have you ever found yourself standing in the tool aisle, wondering which nail gun is the right pick for your project? Well, you’re not alone. Whether you’re crafting a […]

In this blog post, we’re focusing on 5 Simple Scrap Wood Projects that anyone can make. These ideas are designed to inspire creativity and make use of those leftover pieces that often end up forgotten in the corner of the workshop. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got a growing collection of scrap wood […]

In this DIY built-in cabinet roundup, we will explore eye-catching designs that transform regular spaces in your home into storage solutions! Built-ins can be designed to inspire and organize your home in ways you never imagined. I love a good built-in storage unit, and that is no lie! I have done my fair share of […]

In this article, I’ll guide you through the easiest way to paint shiplap without a sprayer, ensuring a smooth, professional finish. Painting shiplap can transform any room, adding character and a fresh look to your space. While a paint sprayer might seem like the quickest method, not everyone has access to one, or perhaps you’re […]

Stepping outside of your comfort zone can be scary, but it’s also a great way to grow! In this case, I decided to make a trip to a local lumber yard for the first time. I was nervous that I wouldn’t know what to ask for, what to look for, or that I would look […]

Nicole is the powerhouse behind Simply Aligned Home, where she combines her engineering expertise with her creative spirit. Armed with a paintbrush and meticulously crafted plans, she demystifies the often intimidating realm of DIY. Nicole doesn't merely showcase before-and-after transformations; she goes the extra mile to provide readers with in-depth tutorials, engineered schematics, and the occasional behind-the-scenes blooper. Whether you're a DIY novice or an experienced craftsman, Nicole has crafted her content to offer something valuable for everyone.

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