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Our DIY Headboard

We’ve been without a proper bed frame since we moved to Colorado. We kept saying we’d replace the bedroom set we left in Arkansas, but buying a house will quickly drain your furniture budget! This is the bed I’d been … Continue reading

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Semi-Homemade Outdoor Baby Gate

Hi all! I’m back to share an outdoor project Stephen and I tackled a few weekends ago during Libby’s nap time. We love the deck at our new house, but were always hesitant to spend time there when Libby was … Continue reading

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Easy Burp Cloth Tutorial

It was cold and gross here this weekend, so while we were stuck inside, I made it my mission to find a use for some of my old fabric scraps. We’re pretty much set when it comes to clothes and … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Easy Peasy Curtains from Sheets

One of my most popular posts (and by far the most pinned) is the one I wrote more than three years ago about turning sheets into curtains.  Do these photos bring back memories?   I’ve been looking for curtains to … Continue reading

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Black and White Photo Ledges

You all got a little preview of the project I’m sharing today in my last post. The shelf that our lovely cross-stitch art was sitting on is one of a pair of photo ledges Stephen and I recently built for … Continue reading

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DIY Lion Bookends

Back when the weather was a bit warmer, I whipped up my own version of those DIY animal bookends you see all over the internet these days.  My main inspiration was these cute elephant bookends I spied on Pinterest. {source} … Continue reading

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Guest Bathroom: Starting at the Top

Who would have guessed that the Punch List we put together this weekend would spur on another bathroom renovation less than 48 hours after putting pen to paper? Welcome to our guest bathroom, y’all. This is the first room we … Continue reading

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Guest Room: Getting Down to Brass Tacks

As promised, we’re back to share the finishing touches on the headboard we showed you yesterday. One of you guessed the final addition would be nailhead trim, and once again there’s no foolin’ you guys! This nailhead is the reason … Continue reading

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Guest Room: Upholstering a Headboard

Many moons ago (aka, when it was cold enough outside to wear sweaters), Stephen and I tackled another DIY project for our guest bedroom.  This time we decided to make an upholstered headboard to replace the too-big-for-the-room bedframe we sold … Continue reading

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An Old Pendant Light Gets New Life

Over the weekend, we finally found time to fix up the lotus pendant we scored on our last trip back home. On first glance it wasn’t in that bad of shape, but as I disassembled it, a couple issues with … Continue reading

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