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How To: Make Intricate Mandala Art from Kid's Stickers

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 29, 2014

Looking at this giant pile of kid's stickers, I would have never guessed that they would eventually become a surprisingly cool piece of artwork. I promise, it's worth taking a look… Continue Reading

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How To: Make a Wooden Spoon Out of a Piece of Hardwood

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 25, 2014

This weekend, I'm going to track down some tools and give this DIY wooden spoon tutorial a try. The finished piece is beautiful and completely functional for the… Continue Reading

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Before and After: Easy Magazine Files Makeover for the Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 25, 2014

Add a little color to your workspace with this super simple IKEA hack. All you'll need is a $10 pair of magazine files, paint, and a paint brush to create a trendy patterned set, inspired by a popular fashion… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Dark Dining Room Goes Bright and White

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 24, 2014

Call me crazy, but I love room makeovers that involve painting over dark molding, and this dining room had a lot of it. The wood accents and molding details are lovely, but they also make the space feel smaller and a little dark, even with that gorgeous sunlight coming… Continue Reading

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12 Easy Tips to Organize Your Closet in an Afternoon

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 22, 2014

One of the messiest and disorganized areas to tackle, in any house, has got to be the closet. Right? So, I thought I would put together some tips to whip any (clothes)  closet into shape. And since I recently completed an entire bedroom makeover for a friend, including the closet, I thought I would share some of the after photos from the closet portion of the makeover in this post as well. Here are my top 12 tips for organizing your closet in an… Continue Reading

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 18, 2014

With the week wrapping up, it is time for another roundup of fun DIY projects to try this weekend. This week's list is packed with projects that range from a mirrored backyard trellis and modern cooler makeover to cork wrapped candle holders and a  woven wall hanging. Check out all seven DIY suggestions to keep you busy this… Continue Reading

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Before and After: From Small, Grassy Alcove to Perfect Summer Patio

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 18, 2014

Hoping to tackle some kind of outdoor project this weekend? Check out this outdoor patio makeover for inspiration. This tiny backyard cove, that was once covered in grass, is now a cozy outdoor retreat perfect for weekend… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Confined Kitchen Gets an Airy Update

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 17, 2014

How the owner of this home was able to envision what this tiny kitchen could be, is beyond me. But it is a must see. After opening up a wall, knocking down another, adding new cabinets and countertops, etc, this newly transformed kitchen belongs in the pages of a… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 17 Awesome Workspaces to Inspire

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 15, 2014

Is your workspace in need of some TLC? If you work from home, you probably spend a whole lot of time in your office. Unfortunately though, you may not always have the time to clean up, reorganize, or add the style touches you've been wanting to. With that in mind, I've rounded up some amazing workspaces to get you motivated and inspired to tackle your workspace, and make it exactly what you've always… Continue Reading

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Weekend Project: DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 11, 2014

Looking for a weekend project to try? Take a look at this tutorial for a hanging lounge chair. It's a great addition to a front or back porch, and would even work as a more grown up version of a swing, hanging from a tree branch in the… Continue Reading

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