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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Discover the steps to effortlessly add affordable vertical shiplap to enhance your space. More progress has been made in our primary bedroom! This has been a long makeover starting with when my contractor raised the ceilings. Next up, I built these storage wall units, easy joint compound wall art, new dog bed and these modern […]

Transform your storage space with this easy-to-follow guide part 2 on creating a custom DIY closet. This is a part 2 series of how to build a custom closet. If you missed part 1 you can read that here: HOW TO BUILD A CUSTOM DIY CLOSET – PART I. Let’s jump in and finish this […]

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 […]

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 blog post, we will get into the step-by-step process of revamping our bedroom space with IKEA Pax units. I am back at it again with another amazing IKEA Pax System hack! For those of you joining me for the first time, I really enjoy transforming IKEA furniture into unique, customized pieces that perfectly […]

Are you tired of your outdated brick fireplace but don’t want to break the bank with a costly renovation? I’ll show you how to transform your fireplace into a stunning focal point for your home with just a few simple and budget-friendly steps. As soon as we moved into our new home, I had the […]

Seizing the opportunity, I decided to embark on an IKEA Pax unit hack. My vision for the space leaned towards a mid-century modern aesthetic, and after some research and experimentation, I discovered an ideal solution to bring that style to life! **This post contains affiliate links to products that I used or recommend. If you […]

Are you looking to add a touch of personalization and creativity to your home while maximizing your storage space? If so, then this DIY IKEA hack using Billy bookcases might just be the project for you. Upon settling into our new home last year and completing a kitchen renovation, it quickly became evident that my […]

It has officially been 1 year since completing my DIY electric fireplace built-in in our living room. I am still loving everything about it and it truly completes our living room space! This post is going to be all about the most asked questions that I have received regarding our built-in fireplace. **This post contains […]

Are you ready to transform your staircase into a stunning focal point of your home? I’ll take you through the step-by-step process of how I revamped our stairs by removing the old tired carpet, adding fresh paint and a new runner! Unlike most, I chose to start this project just days before we had family […]

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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