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In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to preserve the beauty of dried flowers by encasing them in crystal-clear epoxy, creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. You probably already know this about me, I absolutely adore adding the finishing decorative touches to a freshly transformed space. After I put the final touches on my office, I couldn’t […]

Making a DIY large serving tray can be a fun beginner project. You can customize its shape, size and color. Here’s a basic guide on how to make a wooden serving tray! Just recently I finished doing a complete overhaul on our kitchen. From a new layout, to custom cabinets, range hood and tile backsplash, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

I recently gave my entryway a little refresh. The style of my entryway was farmhouse and it was time for a change. I wanted something a little more modern and contemporary. After searching for inspiration, I found an entryway bench that I loved! The only problem…I couldn’t justify buying it. Instead, I decided to make […]

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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