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!


Explore the Blog:

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 […]

I’m going to share how I took my son’s room from plain to playful! Since moving in a year ago, all that I had done in our son’s room was paint the walls. The room featured mismatched furniture, and upon closer inspection after the initial paint job, I discovered that some of the walls had […]

Do you have a small laundry room that is actually just a closet? Try removing the closet doors to see how much bigger the space feels! That’s exactly what I did…and I knew I couldn’t put the doors back on. Instead, I came up with a way to hide the washer and dryer while keeping […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This post is sponsored by Woodgrain, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. I recently updated our guest bathroom with a complete renovation. I replaced everything down to the studs and joists. The only thing I did not tear out was the ceiling. With everything else updated, I had to do […]

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 […]

I feel like I find inspiration for new projects everywhere I go. When I was on a business trip recently, I was having breakfast in the hotel lobby with my coworkers when I noticed these amazing planters. I didn’t want to forget what they liked like, so I very discretely went to take a picture…and […]

A few weeks ago, I created a shiplap sign. I had the intention of making another one and hanging them above each of my boys’ beds. I absolutely love how they turned out, but they ended up being petty heavy. I am super careful about hanging things above my kids’ beds and I just wasn’t […]

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.

About Nicole: Your DIY Guide and Enthusiast

Meet the Creative Force Behind the Blog

Wanna Be DIY BFFs?

Hop into the Simply Aligned Home fam and get all the behind-the-scenes, tips, and giggles delivered straight to your inbox.