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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just recently, I took our plain white guest bathroom to a stunning green oasis. This makeover took minimal effort compared to most of my projects, but had a BIG impact. I wanted to add some character without doing a lot of demo. With only a little bit of paint, paneling and some new decor I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ever since the first time I saw a wood slat wall, I couldn’t wait to add one to my home! I have seen many different styles (plain wood against a white wall, painted wood on a painted wall…) and wanted to try something slightly different. I absolutely love black accent walls, like the one that […]

Ok, so maybe it isn’t a “quarters,” but I have always wanted to have a special place for visitors when they spend the night. I want our home to be welcoming and comfortable for everyone. I love hosting and know that people are more likely to want to stay with us if they enjoy our […]

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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