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Painting Hardwood Floors (even if they’ve been painted before)

It’s Week Three of the 555 Room Challenge and I’m back with the easiest flooring update you’ll ever see! Today I’m showing you how we rejuvenated the hardwoods in our daughter’s room in just two days and for free, using leftover project paint we found in our basement! It was a quick DIY project that’s made a huge impact in her bedroom. Let’s take a look …

How To Stain Laminate Furniture – A Paint Trick For Changing Fake Wood Colors
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How To Stain Laminate Furniture – A Paint Trick For Changing Fake Wood Colors

It’s week two of the 555 Room Challenge and today I’m showing you how I updated two IKEA chests. The catch? They’re not real wood. Here’s how I changed the wood tone from a white washed grey to a modern blonde wood without sanding or ruining the laminate finish. Plus, an update on my daughter’s bedroom design with exclusive sneak peeks on how the room is coming together…

How To Replace An Outdated Can Ceiling Light Without Rewiring
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How To Replace An Outdated Can Ceiling Light Without Rewiring

Hello friends! I’m back! Now that February is here, I’m refreshed and ready to show you more easy DIY home projects that will increase your home’s function, style, and value!

To begin this new year of home projects, I’m starting with the first room I should be focused on: Our daughter’s bedroom. Today, I’m showing you how to upgrade your 1980s can lighting to energy efficient recessed LEDs lights without having to rewire anything! No need to call an electrician for this simple project …

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My Mudroom Makeover Reveal: How To Turn A Small Space Into A Dream Craft Room Workspace On A Budget

If you could add one room to your house, what type of room would it be?

Our small home doesn’t have much storage space but I’ve managed to turn a tiny room (just 35 square feet!) into the organized craft room of my dreams with smart storage for my paint, paper, and craft tools. Using a cheap shelving unit and colorful decor, I now have a room to keep all my craft projects corralled. Here’s how I turned a small room with limited floor space into a Crafting Workspace and Storage Room that functions well and looks beautiful …

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Fall Home Decor Ideas + Projects for Historic Homes

Now that we’re officially in the Fall Season here in the United States, I’m ready to prepare my home for colder weather with a cozy revamp. To inspire you to make your historic (or maybe just older?) home feel more like Autumn in the Northeast, I’m showing you 10 of my favorite DIY decor projects for Fall.

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Fall Home Decor Ideas + Projects for Historic Homes

Now that we’re officially in the Fall Season here in the United States, I’m ready to prepare my home for colder weather with a cozy revamp. To inspire you to make your historic (or maybe just older?) home feel more like Autumn in the Northeast, I’m showing you 10 of my favorite DIY decor projects for Fall.

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Affordable Schoolhouse Lighting and a DIY Project To Get The Look Of An Enamelware Industrial Sconce

Last week, I told you all about my plans to incorporate Modern Schoolhouse Style into the decor of our 1920s Bungalow. This week, I’m showing you how I made an easy upgrade to a cheap light fixture to make it look like an expensive vintage reproduction. Plus, I’m doing a round-up with 60 of my favorite budget schoolhouse lights for decorating your own home!

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Decorating With Modern Schoolhouse Style: Budget Friendly Wall Storage with A Vintage Industrial Look

Now that we’ve settled into our new house and most of the moving boxes have been unpacked, I’m getting the itch to decorate all the spaces. Unfortunately, we’re lacking two of the main requirements for a full-scale home redesign: time and money. But that’s okay because I brainstormed and developed a plan to decorate and organize the dining room / entryway with a very affordable budget. How’d I do it? DIY, of course. Here’s what I did …

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Outdoor Living Space Revamps: Budget-Friendly Patio + Deck Makeovers You Can DIY

I revealed my patio makeover this week and everyone loved it! To continue the theme of cheap backyard improvements, I’m showing you other people who got whole new outdoor vibe without pulling out the jackhammer or sledgehammer.