How to Trim a Window

How to Trim a Window

When we moved into our house, all of the windows were finished with sheetrock returns. They were really boring, so one of the first things we decided to do was get rid of the sheetrock and add white painted trim. I’d never done this before, so I had to learn how to trim a window. […]

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Baby Name Frames

Before I share the steps to creating these adorable name frames, let me encourage you soon-to-be parents out there! Choosing a baby name can be a torturous task if both parents are having trouble agreeing. For others, choosing a name isn’t so bad, but if it is or has been a struggle here are some

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Easy DIY Chalk Paint

DIY chalk paint Here’s an easy DIY chalk paint that you can use if you are ever in a bind or on a tight budget. It uses ingredients most have in their home, and frankly that’s handy because (if you are like me) going store-to-store with kids in tow in search of random supplies just

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Leaning Door Shelf

Jess had her eye on this shelf made from a reclaimed door on Pinterest. (By the way, make sure to follow us if you want to see everything we like on Pinterest!) It’s a pretty cool way to reuse an old door. Problem is, we don’t have any old doors laying around or a place

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DIY Poster Frames for Less than $4!

Easy DIY Poster Frames

We recently needed three 18×24 poster frames for some LEGO wall art in our oldest son’s bedroom. We were surprised to find that they can be a little on the spendy side, coming in at around $12-20 a piece. That’s pretty steep, considering that we only had about $7 into the 3 posters we were

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DIY Bookcase Upcycle

This week I spend a lot of time giving new life to an old, dark, outdated bookcase. We got this bookcase a few years ago, and although it has been extremely functional, it completely lacked visual appeal. Fortunately, it was really sturdy and provided a great base to work with to create something (sort of

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