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This post is sponsored by Armstrong, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. I recently turned our basement into the perfect movie/play room by adding a built-in unit. While I loved the built-in, it just felt like something was missing. The bright white ceiling was keeping it from being the […]
Do you have a tiny room in your home that you wish was more functional?! That’s exactly what I was dealing with in our new home! We had a tiny bedroom that was just collecting junk. I decided to transform it into a beautiful and functional home office! There were a few phases to my […]
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 […]
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 one piece of furniture in your home that gets a lot of use? Ours would be the kids table. My kids use their table for everything…and they have really worn it out! It was time for a new table, but with three boys, a little kids table just wouldn’t do. I exhausted my […]
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. Is a bay window really complete without a cozy bench?! I don’t think so…which is why I decided to build a bench seat in the bay window of our master bedroom. Built-in benches and bookcases really […]
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 […]
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