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    Clever DIY Corner Closet and Coat Rack ideas

    The built in closet that came with our loft is absolutely wonderful except that the closet rod was installed a lot lower than normal and my floor length dresses end up dragging on the ground. This wasn’t really a big deal up until recently when I bought 4 new long […] More

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    9 DIY Organization Tips You Need to Know

    My beginning of the year organizing continues. I’m telling you, it’s amazing how much junk we amass over the course of a year isn’t it?! The trash pile currently in my garage might qualify for a world record. (I’m serious. My husband is freaking out that they won’t take it […] More

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    Thrift Shop Storage Cube Transformation idea

    When I started working in Corporate America eons ago – I swear the phrase of the year was “Think outside the box.” I had a manager who loved this sort of terminology. Any time I went to him for advice, this was the type of answer I got. He was […] More

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    Effective Pantry Organization Revealed- 5 Ideas you need to know

    Ok, so here it is – the big reveal! But it wouldn’t be “me and myself” without sharing my five truths I have learned during this process… 1. You have to do what you can afford. Me – I went to the dollar store. I’m not spending my life savings […] More

  • How to make a simple Lego table via simphome comfeatured

    How to make a simple Lego table

    Remember back when you dreamt what having kids was going to be like? Before we started down the road of parenthood I often had images of dewy soccer fields being invaded by miniature warriors and my husband and I cheering on the sidelines as the clump of littles made their […] More

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    DIY Switch Plate upgrade – How to do it like a pro

    Ok, so there are just ideas you come up with that take forever for you to actually implement. You wait for the right circumstance and then TADA! Now that I have done this, I want to do this EVERYWHERE in my house. (Seriously, everywhere.) I have seen similar ideas on […] More

  • How to Paint Fabric properly and make it look like a real Leather via simphome featured

    How to Paint Your Furniture Fabric to make it look like Leather

    Want the look of rich, luxurious leather on a thrift store budget? This post will show you how to paint on fabric to make it look like leather. My dear friend gave me these chairs. After a short stay in her garage the damn dogs ruined the cushions but all […] More

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    Simple idea How to Hack Ikea Vittsjo Laptop Stand with a Butcher Block

    It’s no secret how much I love West Elm. Since it’s only walking distance from me (so dangerous…) I often go for inspiration and to pick up the odd little vase or accessory. A little while ago, I fell for this practical and small-space friendly piece. How perfect is a […] More

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    How to makeover Old Rustic Bar Stool using spray paint

    I often break the first rule of thrifting: “Buy it when you find it.” I can’t tell you how many times I do this. You would think when something costs $12 bucks – it wouldn’t be a tough decision. Sometimes it just is. That was the case with this bar-like […] More

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    How to make DIY box spring covers – No bed Skirt? Fine!

    Don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against bed skirts. I use one in my guest room. However, there are multiple reasons you may not want to use a bed skirt. You may like a more contemporary look. You might have a bed that doesn’t allow for it. You might […] More