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There are some home features that seem like they would be difficult and expensive to install. Wood beams, in my opinion, were one of those features‚Ķuntil I actually installed them in our master bedroom! Not only were they very affordable, they were so easy to install!! The faux beams added so much character and warmth […]

This post is sponsored by Woodgrain, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. Sometimes a fresh coat of paint just isn’t enough to bring out the beauty of a space. I recently renovated my office/dining room and painted the walls and ceiling Iron Ore. While it really changed the look […]

Have you ever found the perfect piece of furniture for your home, but couldn’t justify the price?! That’s exactly how my modern white oak dining table became my first real woodworking project! The design was clean and sleek and I figured it couldn’t be that difficult to make. Since it was my first time working […]

I am a fan of change…especially when it comes with a cheap price tag! Our guest bedroom needed a change and my first project was a modern accent wall. I’ll walk you through the steps of how I made this modern accent wall for less than $50! Our guest bedroom was one of my first […]

What’s better than a handmade gift?! How about a handmade gift that is quick and easy to make! I enjoy making gifts for my boys’ teachers, but with three boys, I have to find gifts that are easy to make multiples at one time. These little wooden trays were so quick to put together! Cut […]

This post is sponsored by AllModern, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. Who doesn’t love a style that has stood the test of time?! I feel like mid-century modern style has always been a part of interior design. They are pieces that blend well with many other design styles! […]

This post is sponsored by Spectrum Brands. I received product from Spectrum Brands, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. When I make a change to a room, I have a really hard time changing just one thing.. That’s exactly how changing out my kitchen faucet turned into an entire […]

Don’t you just love the look of picture frame TVs?! I certainly do…but I don’t love the price tag.. Plus, I can’t justify replacing a TV that is in perfect working condition for one that looks better. Cue the custom built frame for my existing TV!! I have seen these before, but they all looked […]

Who doesn’t have one of these storage units hiding in their home?! We have at least five of them…and they are all safely stored in closets. Let’s be honest, they aren’t the most attractive thing.. Here’s how I took this boring white storage unit and turned it into a decent piece of furniture! Add a […]

Who doesn’t love affordable furniture that looks expensive?! Furniture can really be expensive…so why not purchase something affordable and make it amazing! The best part is that you can make it fit your style. I think that’s the biggest allure of IKEA “hacks” for me…being able to make any piece of simple furniture fit my […]

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