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How to Build a Built-in Command Center – Part 1

We're a big family. There are seven of us, and we homeschool three kids. Things get crazy, real crazy. As our family grew so did my need for organization. Jeremy's super laid back, but me, I need to plan. When we first renovated our home I made a place for a command...
man and woman diy couple

How to Build a Built-in Command Center – Part 1

We're a big family. There are seven of us, and we homeschool three kids. Things get crazy, real crazy. As our family grew so did my need for organization. Jeremy's super laid back, but me, I need to plan. When we first renovated our home I made a place for a command...

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ABOUT US

Maria & Jeremy

High school sweethearts and parents to five, we have renovated several homes together. Now our children, who are home educated, have joined in the fun of DIY and design.
We live near the shores of Lake Michigan where we share DIY projects, design inspiration, and family moments. We also have lots and lots of budget friendly tips for making life cozy.

Home can be beautiful when you let your creative side shine!

HOME DESIGN & DECOR

man and woman diy couple

How to Build a Built-in Command Center – Part 1

We're a big family. There are seven of us, and we homeschool three kids. Things get crazy, real crazy. As our family grew so did my need for organization. Jeremy's super laid back, but me, I need to plan. When we first renovated our home I made a place for a command...

FAMILY & LIFESTYLE

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How to DIY an Inground Trampoline Part 2

  This is part 2 of how we put our above ground trampoline into the ground. Go here to read about how we did it in Part 1. The trampoline is finally in the ground. The kids love it and Jeremy and I like how easy it is for the little girls to get on and off to...

DIY, PROJECTS & RENOVATION

man and woman diy couple

How to Build a Built-in Command Center – Part 1

We're a big family. There are seven of us, and we homeschool three kids. Things get crazy, real crazy. As our family grew so did my need for organization. Jeremy's super laid back, but me, I need to plan. When we first renovated our home I made a place for a command...

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trampoline jumping

How to DIY an Inground Trampoline Part 2

  This is part 2 of how we put our above ground trampoline into the ground. Go here to read about how we did it in Part 1. The trampoline is finally in the ground. The kids love it and Jeremy and I like how easy it is for the little girls to get on and off to...

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The feeling of accomplishment a DIY project brings is pretty hard to beat. Our kids have watched us learn new skills as we transform our home.

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Searching thrift stores and estate sales for unique and high quality pieces is a favorite pass time of ours. We’ve saved some of out best finds for you.

Plants & Gardening

Whether a terrace or rolling hills, our homes extend into the spaces around them. Finding ways to make nature part of the places we live brings healing and restoration.

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Is there a project you’d love to try? Don’t know where to start? If you want to make your spaces cozy, functional and organized begin with basics. Get your notebook and supplies and let’s get this project done!

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