Woodworking 101 – Advice for Getting Started in Woodworking
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Woodworking 101 – Advice for Getting Started in Woodworking

How to Learn Woodworking  Discover how to learn woodworking step by step, coming from our own experience. It was June of 2010 and Cully and I just purchased our first home.  It was a 700 square foot condo that we had been renting for a couple of years.   We loved it so much, we asked…

Where to Find the Best Dog Friendly Laminate Flooring on a Budget

Where to Find the Best Dog Friendly Laminate Flooring on a Budget

What are the Best Laminate Floors for Dogs?  Now living in our third fixer upper, we are all too familiar with DIY laminate flooring installation. Only difference is this time we have four dogs…with a combined weight of over 300 pounds.  Finding the best laminate floors for dogs was critical for our home.  Dogs on…

The 4 Easy to Use Products that Clean Paint Brushes Flawlessly
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The 4 Easy to Use Products that Clean Paint Brushes Flawlessly

How to Clean Paint Brushes  A quality brush is important for a silky smooth finish.  A premium price tag is often paired with said brush.  Knowing how to clean paint brushes will ensure many years of use and minimize unnecessary waste.  A silky smooth finish is especially important when painting your outdated furniture.  Our Plush…

Remove Floor Tile Easy and Fast with these 3 Simple Tips

Remove Floor Tile Easy and Fast with these 3 Simple Tips

DIY Tile Removal  Phase 2 of our kitchen renovation is here and today we’ll be talking tile. This week, we wrapped up the DIY tile removal part of the project and I’m sharing all the juicy details below. Check out Phase 1 of our DIY Farmhouse Kitchen redo here.  If you’ve removed tile flooring before,…

12 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Home Renovation

12 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Home Renovation

Home Renovations on a Budget  Currently living in our third fixer upper, we’re becoming quite keen to the topic of home renovations on a budget.  It wasn’t always this way. Flashback six years to our first major renovation. We dove into the renovation head first with rose-colored glasses and an unrealistic budget.  Most of the…

Vintage Farmhouse Kitchen Decor Inspiration

Vintage Farmhouse Kitchen Decor Inspiration

Your positive, encouraging responses to our DIY vintage farmhouse kitchen project have been so wonderful!  Many have asked where we purchased the lighting and decor.  While much of it was repurposed or vintage (ie: can’t just buy from Amazon LOL), there were several vintage farmhouse decor items we purchased new. The vintage farmhouse style chandeliers…