4 Simple DIY Improvements in a Small Space

4 Simple DIY Improvements in a Small Space

Do you procrastinate on house projects for years? I do! We just finished a project where we used 4 simple DIY improvements in a small space. The result was so satisfying I decided to share it with you in the hopes you wouldn't procrastinate as long as I did. It...

Easy DIY Window Grids (Mullions)

Easy DIY Window Grids (Mullions)

We got new windows! Sort of. One of the best things about home diy projects is how it gives a fresh, new feeling to our homes. I don't want to move, but just like a new hair cut, a simple diy home project can keep you from getting bored and make you really feel good....

Beautiful DIY Plywood Plank Flooring

Beautiful DIY Plywood Plank Flooring

It's so interesting to me how renovating a home can lead to design decisions you thought you might never choose. That's what happened in our music room. When we first bought our house the large room off the entrance had carpet. The rest of the first level had laminate...

Sanding Our Maple Wood Floors Part 2

Sanding Our Maple Wood Floors Part 2

This is Part 2 of our floor project. To see Part 1 go here. More than a few people thought we were crazy to even attempt to sand down our wood floors. Despite the challenge of this flooring project, we knew we could do it. Our former wood floors were well worn as well...

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