how to make a diy faux brick wall look real

HOW TO MAKE A DIY FAUX BRICK WALL LOOK REAL

Here's how we made a DIY faux brick wall - using brick veneer panels - and made it look pretty darn real...

8 menu plan board tutorial and printable

$8 MENU PLAN BOARD: TUTORIAL AND PRINTABLE

My Mission:Go to the dollar store and come home with an idea and the supplies for a Menu Planning Board.Make it.Share the How-to.Mission accomplished!If there were mountains where I live I would be singing the joys of Menu Planning from the top of them. (Seriously. Think: twirling Julie Andrews at the start of the Sound of Music. That would be me.)

hack your kitchen for an over the range microwave

HACK YOUR KITCHEN FOR AN OVER THE RANGE MICROWAVE

Have you ever wanted to put an over-the-range microwave over your range (of all places!), but thought you didn't have enough space? We thought that too. But, like us, you might be mistaken - we were able to install one of these space saving dynamos in our kitchen without too much hassle or expense.Here's how we hacked our kitchen cupboard to make an over-the-range microwave fit...

how to install paintable beadboard wallpaper

How to Install Paintable Beadboard Wallpaper

I hadn't even heard of beadboard paintable wallpaper until I saw on Pinterest. It was love at first sight. I knew this would be a simple and inexpensive way to breathe some character into our bland main floor bathroom. This product has so much going for it.

how to make ultra easy custom artwork no artistic talent required

How to Make Ultra Easy Custom Artwork - NO ARTISTIC TALENT REQUIRED!!

I've had this fruit-style "art" on display for so much longer than I ever meant to. I found them (including frames) for a steal - $10 each! And when I bought them I meant to do something more interesting with the 'art'.

weed free brick driveway update 6 years later plus improvements

"WEED-FREE" BRICK DRIVEWAY UPDATE: 6 YEARS LATER (PLUS IMPROVEMENTS)

Hundreds of thousands of readers have visited our post to learn how we made our brick driveway weed-free. We've heard great success stories from lots of people! Six years later it's time to update you on how it's doing - and to make a couple of improvements.

how to make a built in stair top bookcase with planter

HOW TO MAKE A BUILT-IN STAIR TOP BOOKCASE WITH PLANTER

Do you have a staircase in your house? Does it have a landing or a ‘dead zone’ at the top where usable space is just sitting there, doing nothing? Or is there some other nook or cranny that would benefit from a built-in? (Your house has a cranny? Really?)We did. In fact, we did several years ago when we first did this project. (Note: please excuse the amateurish step-by-step photos - they are a few years old - back before we even started blogging! We weren't the professionals you see today. 😉)

how to make a giant outdoor jenga game and teach your kids diy skills

HOW TO MAKE A GIANT OUTDOOR JENGA GAME AND TEACH YOUR KIDS DIY SKILLS!

Today is our son's 12th birthday and I thought it was a good time to do a project I'd been planning for this summer. He is loving doing big projects more and more and I liked the idea of something we could knock out in an afternoon and have fun with.Enter Giant-JENGA!My goal was to figure out how to build a giant Jenga game that's fun, but also weather-proof and pretty enough to leave out, even if no one was playing.

how to add library lights to a built in bookcase

HOW TO ADD LIBRARY LIGHTS TO A BUILT-IN BOOKCASE

When we built our IKEA hacked wall-to-wall bookcase, we knew we wanted to add library lights. We love the mood that bookshelf lighting brings - warm light that highlights our books and our wall-to-wall bookcase. 😍 It adds so much character and ambiance to the room.

how to make vertical shiplap paneling on the cheap

HOW TO MAKE VERTICAL SHIPLAP PANELING (ON THE CHEAP!)

I LOVE a dramatic before and after - you too? And this room has me smitten.Our vision was to create a cozy welcoming guest room that doesn't feel like it's in the basement. Have we achieved that?

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