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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 loves wire closet shelving?! Not me! My wire shelving was constantly falling apart and I was always afraid it was going to rip out of the wall (despite being secured to the studs). I could not wait to replace the wire shelving with a custom closet! Here is how I built my custom DIY […]
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 […]
What is the best way to tackle a large project? I small pieces…which is why I broke my custom built-in into three different posts. I shared how I installed the base cabinets and how I made the upper units. The final part of the custom built-in was to tie it all together with trim! **This […]
Want to tackle a large custom built-in unit, but not sure how?? I’m sharing all of the details on how I made this gorgeous built-in for my dining room/office! I broke the build into three manageable sections. I started by installing the base cabinets, then I made the upper units and I finished it all […]
This post is sponsored by The Home Depot, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. This modern bay window build started with building bookcases and framing out the bench seat with storage. Be sure to check out the Part I of the build for all of the details on the framing. […]
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 […]
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 […]
I always struggle to come up with the perfect gift, whether it’s for family, friends, or in this case, teachers. I like to give thoughtful gifts and it’s always a bonus if I can make it. I was super excited when I came up with the idea to make these wooden clip picture frames for […]
When we moved into our home, we had open shelving in the kitchen AND a pantry with no doors. I am a neat freak and although I keep my kitchen tidy, I really like hiding everything behind doors. My attempt at organizing the pantry consisted of buying several gray bins from Target. I very neatly […]
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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