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DIY City Guide: Chicago

DIY City Guide: Chicago

Chicago is a city full of do-it-yourselfers and there are plenty of resources for them to make their homes the best they can be

Kitchen House Blog Roundup: Demo, Beadboard, Cabinets and Kitchenism

Kitchen House Blog Roundup: Demo, Beadboard, Cabinets and Kitchenism

Atelier 918 starts a demolition Twice Remembered Cottage does a bead board transformation Bungalow 306 shares some cabinet nightmares Fun and VJ’s explores kitchenism Fixin’ Up the Bungalow makes kitchen cabinets

Thursday Blog Round-Up

Thursday Blog Round-Up

Dupont Launches Corian iPhone App Would You Buy a Fixer-Upper? Outdoor Heating Options DIY Blog Squad Vote for Your Favorite Room for Color Lakeside Summer Farewell

Houseblogs Roundup

Houseblogs Roundup

If 1 of 3 trees falls down in your yard, this definitely is not the solution. [The Sow's Ear] A tin roof is finished [North 54th ~ Bricklayers Folly] A craft studio project comes together. [Cottage Life] Some before shots so you can see just how far they’ve come [House […]

Home for the Holidays Contest

Home for the Holidays Contest

We just received an announcement from Houseblogs about their “Home for the Holidays” contest. Click on for more details.

Look What They Did!

Build a Houseblog

Build a Houseblog

We read a lot of houseblogs. We find them to be the most honest and informative sources of home improvement information online. If you’re unfamiliar with the term “houseblog” they’re basically an online weblog (diary) of a homeowners adventure in remodeling and renovation. The motivations for homeowners to start houseblogs […]

Lessons in Stripping

Lessons in Stripping

Houseblogs.net has been packaging some great content from their community and they’ve recently pulled articles from 10 renovators who are going through the process of stripping paint, varnish, and wallpaper from floors, walls, and banisters. Read what techniques and products have been effective before approaching your next stripping project.

Homeowners Against Drunk DIY’ers (HADD)

Homeowners Against Drunk DIY’ers (HADD)

No, this isn’t a renovation gone awry but a clever DIY costume by Mindy of Fixer-Upper. It’s her reaction/mocking of a recent WSJ article The Three-Martini Renovation. There is a trend among some homeowners to bundle cocktail parties with their friends and families into remodeling gigs that can have disastrous […]

Searching Houseblogs Just Got Easier

Searching Houseblogs Just Got Easier

Our friends at Houseblogs.net have just launched a new feature to the site that allows users to search the latest houseblogger entries by topic. It’s now much easier to commiserate with fellow homeowners with leaking roofs or celebrate victories such as kitchen remodels. And if you are a log cabin […]

Win a Carved Wood Sign

Win a Carved Wood Sign

Over at Houseblogs they are running a contest to win a custom-made red cedar sign with a message of your choosing (address, family name). These signs are from the Lincoln Sign company out of Lincoln, NH. Here are some examples of their work. There is no better way to lend […]

Houseblogs New Community

Houseblogs New Community

Big news in the houseblogs world as Houseblogs.net has launched a new section called Houseblogs Community. You can now create your own profile on Houseblogs.net and bookmark various houseblog entries that you may have found helpful. You can also sort through the entries by tags and find the most popular […]