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Classic Vs. Modern - Let's Mix Everything!

Like in Art or in Literature, Modern and Classic each have their supporter in Decoration. But unless the other arts, with decoration you can match bot ...

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Boulevard House By Drake Design

Recently designed by award-winning team at Drake Design, this contemporary two-story house is located in Beaconsfield, Victoria, Australia. ...

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51 Glass Coffee Tables That Every Living Room Craves

Great for a vast variety of decor styles, a glass coffee table can help weave together the final pieces of any living room design. But which one is ri ...

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The Beds That Every Child Would Like To Have

To introduce a bed in the shape of a giant teddy bear into the children's room is undoubtedly an extraordinary choice that will completely transform t ...

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Thrift Store Mirror Gallery Wall.

So this spiffy, easy, lil\' DIY decor project, a Thrift Store Mirror Gallery Wall has been on my to-do list for quite some time.How\'s that"  Well, ...

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How to DIY: A Travels Shadow Box.

 I suppose this how to DIY:  a travels shadow box is maybe not super revolutionary nor a new concept.  Hopefully, though, it?s an idea that s ...

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A DIY: The Stair Project. Part Four, The Landing.

 Whooo it\'s been an embarrassing stitch of time here, getting back onto the DIY Stair Project.  I\'ve been a tad busy.  But today, we\'re on ...

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How-to DIY: Scrap Wood Tray Picture Frames.

 Yes, another scrap wood DIY how-to today!  Seriously, I know.  But hey, I?ve got too much scrap wood.  So all right, let\'s make tray pic ...

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Actual Travel: Faroe Islands + Travel Tips.

 Ah here we are, the last in my series of Actual Travel (as opposed to our tours that take you around if you prefer.Considering the vast majorit ...

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Cedar Flower Mobile.

 Aw now isn\'t this just the darn cutest thing, this Cedar Flower Mobile"!  All in less than 30 minutes!Here\'s the trouble I run into sometimes ...

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Variety Pack: It?s the Little Things.

 We already know the details are not the details so indeed, it truly is the little things that make a major difference.  Hence a Variety Pack of ...

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How To DIY: Modern Concrete and Rebar Outdoor Solar Lights.

 Well this is a nifty little project!  How to DIY concrete and rebar outdoor solar lights!  They\'re really quite easy too!I\'m always on a q ...

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Slatted Wood Wall Panel Kitchen Doorway Glow-Up.

 Yeah so maybe you saw a fun little video of this project over on my Instagram or maybe over on my TikTok but it appears, according to my records, ...

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Actual Travel: Scotland, Week two.

 Ah, look at me in a semi-timely manner getting the week two of actual travel, week two of our Scotland trip shared with you!If you remember wee ...

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Another Wall Mounted Mirror (with clips) Frame.

 I alluded to this nifty project in my ol\' Dollar Store DIY Decor:  Beaded Towel Ring post a short moment ago.  Yes, it\'s another wall moun ...

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How to: Repair a Wall.

 There are a zillion tutorials out there on how to repair a wall, for sure.  What makes this one different"Well.  Heh.  Back there in our ...

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Dollar Store DIY Decor: Beaded Towel Ring.

 Ah ha, another in a series of ...

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How to: Install a Kitchen Faucet and Replace a Garbage Disp

 Ugh I tell ya...Why does everything break at once"!  Ya know"!  I\'m not necessarily a believer in Mercury Retrograde but seriously, lately" ...

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Actual Trip: Scotland, Week One.

 So I know this isn\'t DIY or home improvement or project related or even a Web Trip but I did promise I\'d share more about my actual trip, my Sco ...

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Light and Paint it Up: How to Have a Fun Bathroom.

 Sometimes you realize you\'re heading in the wrong direction design-wise.  And that is a-okay.  Both the realization and the wrong direction ...

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It?s Web Tripping Time!

 Whew, whooo doggie, it\'s been a flurry of activity around these parts of late, eh"  I may be pooped but my head is a?-whirl with a zillion pro ...

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Spring Cleaning: Master Closet Part IV: How to Deepen and

 So to be quite frank, this was the project that originally kicked off the Dead Flat VarnishNow, wait what the heck is WeatherWash and where did th ...

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Paint Can Planter with Dowels.

 Back at it with that was a terrifying read.  Into the trash the pills went.  Never again.He didn\'t have any other symptoms that warranted a ...

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Spring Cleaning: Master Closet Part III, A WE Cork Wall.

 More spring cleaning in the master closet with part III and today I bring you a WE Cork wall.  And holy moly my goodness, oh my word, it is glo ...

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Spring Cleaning: Master Closet Part II, A Stikwood Ceiling.

 You guys.  We have the coolest closet ceiling, ever.  Ever.  We\'re pressing on (ah the pun) with the spring cleaning, master closet part ...

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A Variety Pack.

 A Variety Pack!  Yay!  It\'s been a while!  Boy, I\'m getting spotty with my Variety Packs, yikes.Well I\'m back with another one then!Wh ...

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Modern Dowel Curtain Rod.

 Look, I admit there\'s nothin\' revolutionary about making a curtain rod out of a dowel, for sure.  Making a modern version"  Mmm, maybe"  ...

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Spring Cleaning! Master Closet Redo Part I: Tips for Wallp

 Ah ok, see, heh, this is what happens, SMDH.  I walk into our master closet and ugh it\'s flipping a wreck.  I should really do some spring ...

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Outside a Closet Rod.

 Ok, this surely sounds confusing and bizarre, an outside a closet rod, but hear me out.  And once you do, you?ll want one, or several, too.Gene ...

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About Finn.

 You may not be interested in dogs, or maybe dogs having surgery, but Finn did recently, as Hailey did several years ago though hers was different. ...

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Taking a Brief Break.

Just a quick note to let you know I\'m taking a brief break and hope to be back soon.Our big boy Finn, my Trusty Furry Assistant, has some spots of ca ...

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A Controversial Master Bath Project: Jet Tub Cover Up. Par

 Does this take the cake as the longest blog post title I\'ve composed to date"  So yeah though, come join me back in the bathroom with this Con ...

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How To DIY: Tufted Floor Cushions.

 All righty!  Yes!  How to DIY tufted floor cushions!  This project, well, this dilemma was long overdue in resolving.  Long.  And n ...

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Updates to Updates: Joybird and Interior Define.

 Shockingly, so quickly, we have updates to updates:  Joybird and Interior Define!  And exhilarating ones at that!I\'m not gonna lie, and as ...

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A Tumble Washable Rug.

 Well!  How exciting, right"  A rug that?s washable!  Whaaat"!  I know it sounds cuckoo but what a boon!  And thanks to Tumble, we g ...

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Dollar Store DIY Decor: A Skewer House.

 All righty, joining back up with the recurring the dowels and my other wood shapes, they needed a small hole drilled in order to stick in the f ...

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Ciao to 2022: Variety Pack.

 It\'s been a year, 2022, amiright"!  Ciao, buddy!  I don\'t even speak Italian.  Either way, I thought I\'d close out the year with a spi ...

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A Controversial Master Bath Project: Jet Tub Cover Up. Par

 Moving ahead with the controversial master bath project, jet tub cover up, onto part II here.  Cedar!  Kind of in a slight holding pattern a ...

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Joybird Review Update. Plus, Interior Define.

 So back when....goodness, only 2019, we ordered a couch and rug online from Joybird and I wrote up a spiffy post with my initial review.  Now i ...

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A DIY: The Stair Project. Part Three, Risers.

 So, yeah, it\'s been a stitch since I mentioned the ol\' DIY Stair Project I see.  Time to update with part three, the risers!It\'s not quite d ...

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Fall DIY: Leaf Sun Catcher Wall Hanging Thingie

 I\'m probably a tad late with this fall DIY leaf sun catcher wall hanging thingie.  I\'m a punctual human, early even, but it appears never so ...

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DIY Wood Dowel Hooks

 Right, there are a bazillion tutorials online about how to DIY wood dowel hooks quickly and easily, say in 15 minutes, or I suppose in this case t ...

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How to DIY: Detachable, Portable Fence-Mount Outdoor Televi

  All right, yeah, this is going to seem strange but hear me out.  This here How to DIY post is about a detachable, portable fen ...

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It's time to travel! Let's take a Web Trip!

 I say this, travel, as today is the last day of no doubt an utterly and completely jaw-dropping experience traveling overseas.  I\'m writing th ...

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Variety Pack! It's a Variety Pack post!

 Love me a Variety Pack post as it gives me a chance to not only catch up on sharing smaller projects about the house but also cover tidbits, tips, ...

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Workbench Updates, Part II.

 I don\'t know that these workbench updates necessarily warranted a two-part series, but, here we are with it.  Seemed like too much for one pos ...

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Easy DIY: Leather Plant Hanger.

 This really is a very easy, very simple, IMO quite stylish little DIY project:  a leather plant hanger.  It\'s boho, it\'s mid-century, it\' ...

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Workbench Updates, Part I.

 I know, I know, it seems like I\'m always working on dowels and such, say.  Very simple, just some scrap wood pieces I had lying around and som ...

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DIY Dowel Decor: Modern Printables Frames.

 Here\'s a totally fun little dowel decor project:  DIY modern printables frames.  These are what you see hanging above that spiffy Smart $40 ...

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A DIY'ers Shopping Guide.

 Yes, yes.  Yes we know, Amazon Prime Day is here, we know.  It\'s a shopping extravaganza, time to outfit the workshop, get some new tools, ...

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How To (and Not) Build a Cedar Fence Picket Elevated Raised

 So, how to build an elevated raised planter using cedar fence pickets.  And also how not to build it.  Yeah.And by that I mean, have a freak ...

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A DIY: The Stair Project. Part Two. The Treads.

 All righty.  Let\'s get back to the DIY Stair Project today with part two, all about the stair treads.Can I just open with I am pooped"  Yea ...

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Faux Concrete Tabletop Solar Fountain.

 That\'s right, you can make a stylish little faux concrete tabletop solar fountain for your deck or patio or sunny window even, wherever you\'ve g ...

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Variety Pack Day.

 Time to catch up around the house with a Variety Pack Day!  Yay!  Variety Pack Days are fun.  Let\'s get going then!In my never-ending qu ...

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Fancy Scrap Plywood Closet Shelves.

My goodness, supplies are whoo pricey lately, huh"!  Sure makes it tough to run out for materials to create stuff.  Let\'s dip into and use up s ...

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Smart $40 Canvas Drop Cloth Headboard.

  Oh my word, have you ...

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New Kitchen Shelves + Holes in Wallpaper Repair.

 Back, oh, shortly after we moved in, I was scratching my head at a window opening in the kitchen and thought to add some shelves.  Make functio ...

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A Water Bowl Stand for the Pooch, Part II: Concrete.

 One of these days I\'ll get back to house-related projects.  Promise.  In the meantime, here we\'ve got an update around Finn, yay Finn! � ...

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Modern Concrete Outdoor Solar Light Hack.

 So I\'m always looking for ways to add some sparkle to the yard at night with lighting.  As we are sans outdoor outlets, solar is the solution. ...

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DIY Dowel Decor: Recessed Can Light Shades.

 Ok, this may seem a weird entry into the DIY ...

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A Controversial Master Bath Project: Jet Tub Cover Up. Par

 So this is going to be controversial, this project.  A cover up build-over of the jet tub in our master bath.  And in the end, when the day ...

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DIY Dowel Decor: Modern Hanging Wall Art Jewelry Holder.

 Here\'s the thing with this cool program Hometalk has going on:  I have too many ideas.  I\'ll struggle, hem, haw, hem, haw, fear I\'m tappe ...

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Surfing the Web Fantastic.

 Huh, it\'s been a long stitch since I\'ve brought you some good reads from the internet so let\'s get to surfing the web fantastic.  Besides, i ...

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Master Bath Vanity Updates: Spray Bottle Rack and Shelf Uni

 The master bath, it\'s back.  It continues!  I know, right"!  This time the vanity gets some updates, make it functional and organized wi ...

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Dollar Store DIY Decor: Candle Holders.

Hey, I\'m back with another episode of Dollar Store DIY Decor!  This time it\'s candle holders.Sure, I know, I just mentioned how I\'ve got a slew ...

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2021: Year of DIY Projects in Review

 I swear to goodness, wasn\'t I just wrapping up 2020\'s project review"!  Seriously.  Where the hell did this year go"  Dear me.  So n ...

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The Laundry Room Makeover: Shelves and Pegboard and Done!

 All righty, let\'s wrap up this DIY low-budget laundry room makeover, shall we"  What was left"  Some shelves, a replacement pegboard, an ...

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How To: Redecorate with Low Effort and For Free.

 You may wonder, how on earth... redecorate with low effort and for free.  It is possible, my friends.  I kid you not.  There is never not ...

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A Custom DIY Light Fixture of Pallet Wood Blocks.

  So here\'s a case where I did something stupid but it somehow panned out, sorta but not really, but sorta, but I would not encourage ...

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The Laundry Room Makeover: Stencil Painting and New Light F

 Continuing with the laundry room makeover today, let?s catch up with the stencil painting and replacing the ceiling light fixture!  Yeah!  P ...

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Variety Pack: The Master Bathroom.

 Fact:  a DIY\'er is perpetually DIY\'ing.  As I suck at wrapping projects up too, the bits tend to linger.  Please tell me I\'m not alone ...

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How To: Stain Pine Wood.

 So if you\'ve ever tried to stain pine, a soft wood, you know that it never looks quite right.  It looks dull and ruddy and washed out and it\' ...

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A DIY: The Stair Project. Part One.

 This is it.  It\'s time.  It is time for the stair project.  THE Stair Project.  The main stair, the only stair taking us from the fir ...

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How to Fix: Rusting Metal Outdoor Steps.

This, ugh, this set of steps, these metal outdoor stair units are a rusting maintenance time-suck hell, I tell you.  And this type of stair is ubiq ...

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Tool Rant: Women's Work Gloves.

Taking a brief break here from the DIY to rant about women\'s work gloves.  Notably, issues regarding gloves of the heavy use variety for ladies. � ...

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The Laundry Room Makeover: A DIY Waterfall Counter.

 Once I got the laundry sink utility tub covered and done, man, I was pleased as punch!  Time to keep rollin\' through the room, right"  Next ...

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Pack of the Variety Type.

 Boy, it\'s been a stitch since I\'ve penned a Variety Pack, goodness!  It\'s not for a lack of variety projects, heh, it must just plain ol\' b ...

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The Laundry Room Makeover: Another Oversized Pegboard.

As I\'m about to get out of order with the chain of events here just to confuse you, don\'t worry, I\'ll backtrack.  In the meantime, we\'re ...

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DIY Outdoor Repairs: Garage Door Frame.

Summertime summertime, sum sum sum summertime and we all know what that means!  Scary frizzy hair  but it also means oodles of outdoor DIY maint ...

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Web Trippin'

Today I bring you another installment in the series of web trips, dancing around the internet plucking out the cool, enjoying a lil\' escapism, ya kno ...

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15 Minute DIY Pot Lid Storage Rack How-To.

This here is a how-to on a 15 minute DIY pot lid storage rack, heh.  Where do you come up with....."  How can that be, you say"  Fifteen mi ...

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The Laundry Room Makeover: How to Hide a Laundry Utility Tu

 Mmk, all righty, let\'s do some catching up on the DIY laundry room budget-friendly makeover, shall we" It\'s been a stitch since the inaugural p ...

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A DIY Tile Cover-Up: Master Bathroom Floor.

So yeah, I finally finally finished up that master shower tear-out and rebuild (nearly) all by my DIY lonesome self, right"  Glaring up a ...

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Master Bath: Part Ten in a Series. Done!!

  Ok this is it, guys!  It!  It is done!  Done, I tell you!  The DIY master bath shower renovation saga is complete!   ...

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Office Papers, Part 2: Peel and Stick Wallpaper.

Oh so, peel and stick wallpaper"  Yeah, it\'s a thing.  And it\'s a DIY boon for renters, amiright"!  You can decorate your walls finally, to ...

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Kitchen Cabinet Uppers Shelf Topper.

Well that\'s a mouthful, kitchen cabinet uppers shelf topper.  But, I guess that\'s what it is though.  So here\'s a DIY how-to way to resolve t ...

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Let's Redo It (Again): The High Fidelity Zone.

Right"  How many times am I going to do and redo and rework and undo and design and redo that six foot wide stretch of territory in our house ...

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The Laundry Room Makeover, Part I.

Righty-o right on, let\'s hop into the laundry room DIY makeover redesign business whoo-ha now, since I\'ve teased it for far too long enough.  R ...

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Master Bathroom: Part Nine in a Series. The Shower Door.

Oooooohmygosh, we are so close now, so close!  Ok, let\'s get to wrapping up the story of this master bathroom DIY shower renovation, shall we" ...

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Dollar Store DIY Decor: Wood Dowel Vases.

*clap clap* alrighty, new segment on the ol? blog today:  Dollar Store DIY Decor!  A little outside the box thinking, reimagining supplie ...

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Let's Organize: The Pantry Again.

It\'s January, again"!  Jeez louise, seriously....January, with the quicker and quicker arrival, amiright"!  But, as it is January yet again, it ...

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A Web Vacation.

Since it\'s that extra ambiguous time of year where we barely know who we are between and around the holidays and as it\'s been a bit, a long bit, sin ...

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2020: Year in Review.

Jeez louise, another year has come and gone"!  What the hell, man"!  Preeeettttyyy sure not one person is sad to see this one come to an end ...

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Back Stair, Continued.

So tired of the back stair looking like poop, beat up walls with spattered coffee and dog dirt smears, I finally did something about it.  A bit o ...