backyard fire pit build inexpensive, concrete masonry, diy, outdoor living

Make an Inexpensive Backyard Fire Pit

When we moved into our house, our backyard was a big (we have a half acre lot), empty, BORING blank...

a wall of mirrors in the master bath

A Wall of Mirrors in the Master Bath

When we moved into our house, the master bathroom had a really long counter with double sinks...and...

faux cake for a spooky wedding halloween display

Faux Cake for a Spooky Wedding Halloween Display

I like my Halloweens with themes, particularly literary ones, so I made this Miss Havisham's wedding...

horror movie posters for halloween

Horror Movie Posters for Halloween

Our overall theme for Halloween last year was "decomposing composers," but I ran out of...

whitewashed plywood plank wall, basement ideas, woodworking projects

Whitewashed Plywood Plank Wall

We're working on finishing a game and movie room in our (formerly completely unfinished) basement...

inexpensive custom shelving for a kid s closet

Inexpensive Custom Shelving for a Kid's Closet

My youngest son's room has a tiny walk-in closet that was woefully underused for the first couple of...

no sew dropcloth play tent

No-sew Dropcloth Play Tent

When we were redoing my preschool son's room with a National Parks theme, we wanted to make sure...

diy national parks inspired chalkboard

DIY National Parks Inspired Chalkboard

We recently completed a National Parks themed room for my four year old son, and this is one of our...

easy book ledges

Easy Book Ledges

We added these simple Ikea book ledges to my son's room, and they've been great! I love that he can...

basement movie room makeover

Basement Movie Room Makeover

I've always wanted a finished basement, but, even though our current house has a big basement with...

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