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Crammed Into Your Home? Let Me Help You With Some Organizational...

My ranch style home actually has small rooms and even smaller closets. The house was built in the...

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Are Bugs Ruining Your Summer Relaxation Plans? See My Easy Solution!

We love spending time outdoors with the family but bugs were a total nuisance. Here's my easy DIY...

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Make Your Deck Unique With a Sunburst Deck Railing

My favorite part of our DIY front deck is my husband's sunburst deck railing. It wasn't without its...

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DIY Outdoor Living: How Our 1950's Dated Ranch Home Got a Facelift!

The dream began sometime after we moved into our 1950's dated ranch home 23 years ago. So much of...

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Some People Loved This Deck and Some Hated It. See the Difference...

When I first posted about our "dream deck" I was surprised at the response. What some people missed...

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Make Your Small Bathroom Look Bigger: Install Beadboard Paneling

Our small bathroom desperately needed a makeover. Down came dated mosaic tile and old sheetrock....

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Detailed Tutorial on how to make a Gallery Wall

Gallery Wall with vinyl words cut with Cricut diecutting machine. Used painted (thrifted) frames...

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DIY Laminate Flooring: You Won't Believe They're Not Hardwoods!

Even though we had no experience, we tore down a wall between our kitchen and living room and...

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One of a Kind Sliding Barn Door (with a Pet Door Built in It!)

Learn how to build a sliding barn door (complete with a pet door!) with this step by step tutorial....

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Fence Board Bathroom Cabinet

This is one of my favorite projects that my husband built for our small bathroom remodel. Built to...

Marty's Musings
Marty's Musings
About meMarty Walden believes anyone can create an authentic home + Read More