I installed a French door!

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I let this project intimidate me for months but when I finally tried, I was amazed at how easy it is to install a French door yourself. Oh guys, oh guys, oh guys – so much has been going on over here.  Nothing overly exciting – some good things, some bad things, most fairly mundane […]

Adding pre-fabricated cabinets to organize your home office

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Adding pre-fabricated cabinets to organize your home office brings in form, function, organization and a clean, crisp aesthetic. I can’t take credit for this post, although I will (braggingly) say that this build was inspired by my home office built-ins!  (I love when readers try my ideas!) In this case the reader is my Step-Dad, […]

How I created my home office built-ins MYSELF!

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I’m breaking down the process I used to build these home office built-ins so that you can easily replicate it in your home. Part 1 base cabinets *This is a #sponsored post.  I was provided with product and payment in exchange for providing my use and experience with DAP® Canada products.  As always, all opinions […]

Making a home office for a teenager

Something happens when kids move from “children” to “teenagers” – styles, tastes, activities all change drastically.  In order to create an age-appropriate space for my teen, I attempted a $0 makeover to create a home office suitable for a teenager. My house is in such a disarray. For every project I finish, there are two […]

Brick paneling, baseboards & trim – One Room Challenge, Fall 2018

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Week 5 progress of the Fall 2018 One Room Challenge and we are almost to reveal day! The bi-annual One Room Challenge (with media partner Better Homes and Gardens) is in Week 5 (of 6) and the checklist is going down! The ORC is a challenge to completely makeover one room in 6 weeks.  We’re […]

My Home Office is Finally DONE!

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I did a feature home office makeover for the One Room Challenge last Fall, but in truth, the room wasn’t completely finished at the end of the 6 week challenge period. My budget didn’t allow for the new carpeting, task lighting and blinds that would complete the room. In case you didn’t see my home […]

One Room Challenge – the FINAL REVEAL!

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Today’s final reveal day for the One Room Challenge and I’m so excited to show off my new space! But before I do, and for dramatic effect, let me remind you what the room looked like before: This was Hubby’s sty office and it was ALWAYS messy. The office is right off of the front […]