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DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

The East Bay is chock full of DIY resources with everything from lumber, awesome hardware stores, educational resources and upcycled home supplies

Going Green While Saving Green

Going Green While Saving Green

One of the hardest things I’ve come across in my own home renovation is the struggle between “going green” as much as possible and staying within a reasonable budget. Much beyond buying green cleaners and recycling everything under the sun, it’s really hard to make the greenest choices without the […]

Seattle Favorites?

We’re in Seattle this week doing a bit of research for our upcoming DIY City Guide. Checking out Hardwicks today and a few other stops in the area. Let us know if you’ve got some can’t miss resources for diy in Seattle.

Installing a Salvaged Door

Installing a Salvaged Door

You can find new and used doors all over Craigslist. Many are cheap, flimsy, interior doors but you’ll also come across some solid gems that were removed from old homes and built from one piece. Often times the heights and widths of these older doors won’t fit into modern door […]

Vertical Grain Wood Flooring

Vertical Grain Wood Flooring

This houseblogger is going through the process of using salvaged flooring for their back porch. They will be using vertical grain fir tongue and groove flooring, like the original floor.

Beaker Vases from Salvage

Beaker Vases from Salvage

We picked up these beakers from Build It Green! NYC this weekend. They provide us with an interesting alternative to the typical glass vase’s that we have and we created a set with the different sizes.

Brownstoner’s Brooklyn Flea

Brownstoner’s Brooklyn Flea

It’s only a month away and the buzz for Brownstoner’s Brooklyn Flea continues to build. This open air outdoor market is shaping up to be the largest in New York City (Fort Green nabe of Brooklyn to be exact). Starting April 6 and every Sunday after, you can expect more […]

Architectural Salvage in Chicago

Architectural Salvage in Chicago

If you are in the Chicago area you should check out Salvage One. Their website highlights some great finds like this art-deco bar and prairie-style window.