Where your dream home becomes more than just a mood board. Whether you're here to upcycle a flea market find, tackle a room renovation, or just add a touch of handmade to your space, there's something for everyone. Navigate through the categories, or use the handy search box to find exactly what your creative heart desires. Each post is a treasure trove of tips, tricks, and step-by-step guides, designed to make your DIY journey as seamless as possible. Happy exploring!


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If you’re tired of stepping on stray LEGO bricks and needing a place for your child’s LEGO cars, I have the perfect solution for you. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the exciting world of yet another IKEA hack and explore a creative approach to LEGO storage using the versatile IKEA pegboard. My son […]

In this blog post, I will walk you through how to transform ordinary IKEA Besta cabinets into extraordinary built-ins! I love a good IKEA hack, don’t you?! It’s no secret that I love using IKEA furniture for built-ins. One of my favorite IKEA hacks include taking Besta cabinets and turning them into something more! In […]

In this article, I will take you on a deep dive into the color Iron Ore by Sherwin Williams. As a personal favorite, this paint color holds a special place in my heart, and I’m excited to share its unique qualities with you. It’s no secret that I love the color Iron Ore. From my […]

Looking to transform your IKEA furniture through the magic of paint? In this blog post, I’ll guide you through the step-by-step process of achieving a professional finish that not only adds a personalized touch but also withstands the demands of everyday life. When it comes to painting IKEA furniture, I’m well acquainted! I appreciate the […]

Transform your space with a touch of nature-inspired mountain wall art! Whether you’re a seasoned woodworker or a novice DIY enthusiast, this tutorial will empower you to bring the beauty of the mountains indoors by adding a personalized and captivating touch to your home. Ever since I revamped my son’s room, I felt like it […]

There are so many different types of trim work! You have door trim, window trim, baseboards, crown molding and cabinet trim. In this guide, we will walk you through the fundamental principles of trim work! We will be covering everything from measuring and cutting techniques to the meticulous preparation and installation processes. **This post contains […]

In this accent wall roundup, we will explore eye-catching designs that redefine your space and elevate your home’s aesthetic. Accent walls are a great way to add character and visual interest to your home and I have done my fair share of them! In all the years that I have been DIY-ing I have done […]

In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of creating a spacious and stylish haven for your furry friends. Let’s transform that mismatched dog bed into a customized retreat that seamlessly blends with your home aesthetic! Ever found yourself stuck with a dog bed that clashes with your decor? I certainly did, […]

Even now, the built-ins in my former home office/dining room remain one of the most cherished designs I’ve ever created. I really miss that room and the precious memories my family made there. In this post, I’ll address the frequently asked questions I’ve received about the built-ins in our office/dining room. DIY Built-In Most Frequently […]

In this article, I will demonstrate a fast and simple method for concealing plywood edges with edge banding! I often receive numerous inquiries from people seeking help on the application of edge banding to plywood. This is a process that I have used in many of my projects. I’m excited to share my insights on […]

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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