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One Year Anniversary Home Tour

One year, to the day. That’s how long we’ve been in this house. It feels like we just moved in… and yet at the same time, like we’ve been here forever. To celebrate this big milestone, we wanted to take a look at the last year. Not only to catch up the newcomers, but to give us a little piece of mind ๐Ÿ™‚ If there is one thing we’ve learned this past year, it’s that renovating a home is hard. But, we also have learned that the satisfaction of literally  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The house, The Living Room

A Book Lovers Guide to Styling a Book Shelf

Growing up, my mom always had our bookshelf filled to the brim with books of every kind. They were arranged every which way and crammed onto each shelf like a pack of sardines. If we managed to get one book out, it was inevitable that a few more would come tumbling down with it. Fast forward to now and I have also taken on this habit of stuffing the shelves to the brim with all kinds of books, arranged every which way. I flipped through a few home dรฉcor magazines and scrolled through my  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The house, The Living Room

DIY Wood Plank and Industrial Pipe Table

Industrial home decor. Itโ€™s the one style that both Brett and I agree on unanimously. And when we find something we agree on, we run with it. I mean full on, sprint to the finish line and donโ€™t look back kind of โ€˜run with it.โ€™ This love affair started with the living room side tables. Theyโ€™re darker stained with black metal accents on the corners. Brett really liked them and I was slap happy because I actually made a table that didnโ€™t wobble. Then we started talking about the guest bathroom  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The house, The Living Room

DIY Rustic Farmhouse Living Room Side Table

We have been discussing the idea of either making or buying new living room side table for quite some time. It was one of those items on the list that just kept getting put on the back burner, but something that we wanted to get done sooner, rather than later. Then, I just so happened to stumble upon these great rustic side table building plans on Rogue Engineer right after makingย the entryway table. And it wasnโ€™t until this past weekend that I got around to putting one together. Just like  ...

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