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  • Five Simple Beginner’s Ikea Hacks

    A little while back, we read an article detailing a list of things an expert thought should not be bought at Ikea — leaving pretty much decorative accessories as the only…

  • Make A Findable Mini Time Capsule

    While perusing our new favorite obsession, Pinterest, we’ve come across some pretty awesome ideas to get the most bang for your DIY buck. One of the most genius is a findable…

  • Can You Self-Install An Attic Fan?

    Attic fans are one of those brilliant inventions that you don’t really notice until you don’t have one. Growing up, my dad’s house had an attic fan and it made all…

  • How To Create A Year-Round Outdoor Space

    Grilling, dining al fresco, relaxing in a hammock with a good book–it’s no wonder that spending time outdoors is one of the top activities during the summer. And if your home…

  • Install Deer Fencing To Protect Your Landscaping

    There are few things more frustrating than your beautiful, carefully planned and tended landscaping being destroyed by an inquisitive visitor of the animal variety. If you find yourself in this situation,…

  • Refinishing A Claw Foot Tub, Take Two

    Now that the weather finally has begun to cooperate, we’re back at our February project of refinishing our cast-iron and porcelain clawfoot tub. Where we last left off, we were dealing…

  • Can You DIY An Irrigation System?

    As temperatures heat up, now is the perfect time to think about your yard’s irrigation. If you don’t already have a sprinkler system, you may want to consider one, especially if…

  • Transform Your Bathroom In One Weekend

    We’re heading into a long weekend, and you know what that means–it’s a perfect time to tackle what’s on your DIY to-do list. Plus, you may find some specials at your…

  • How To Clean Rain Gutters

    While watching an episode of “Friday Night Lights” last night, I was struck by a scene in which football star Tim Riggins selflessly donates his time to clean and repair his…

  • How To Create A Gallery Wall

    If you have a lot of artwork or framed photos to display, creating an in-home gallery wall is a striking way to exhibit your prized mementos. It’s a relatively easy project,…

  • Tiling 101: Start With The Basics

    Whether you’re needing a new backsplash, wall or floor, tiling is often consider a DIY project. And with some experience, tiling can be relatively easy to get the hang of. But…

  • How To Build A Picnic Table

    There’s nothing like dining al fresco during the summer–or spring, fall, or even winter, if you live in the right part of the country! Eating outside seems to take even the…

  • Quick And Affordable Kitchen Fixes

    If you can’t afford a kitchen remodel but want to change the look of it, you have a few options in updating your space. The best part about these projects? Not…

  • DIY A One-Of-A-Kind Doormat

    We go through a lot of doormats at our house. Between the weather, outside animals, and the occassional vandal, doormats seem to be something we are always putting on the supplies…

  • Build Your Own Window Boxes

    My grandma, an avid gardener, has plant beds all around her home. Yet one of my favorite memories is of her window boxes, which were perched on her home’s front windows…

  • Need An Alternative To Hardwoods? Try Plywood!

    Although carpet still makes up the majority of flooring sales, you can’t deny the popularity–and prevalence–of hardwood floors. The durable material makes it great for a variety of rooms, and with…

  • Aerate Your Lawn For Better Growth

    One of our favorite things about spring is how everything suddenly becomes green. Have you noticed that? It seems like one day you’ll notice small buds on the trees, and then…