Round scalloped pedestal dining table DIY - seats 10-12 people - Black Ink oak finish
Right before last Christmas, we built our new oak dining table. We had lived here 4 years by then an ...
Surprise teen bedroom makeover with new closet organizer
Our teenage son recently went on a week long trip to visit old friends. While he was gone, we decide ...
Tags: B's bedroom
How to: build a black side table with bent wood edges
We recently tried out a bent wood technique to see how it would work out and used it to build a smal ...
Whole house utility update and checking things off the list
After moving in, in 2017, I wrote a post about some whole house utility things (link after the jump) ...
Building a seating bench with a slanted slatted front - Midcentury style - Teen den progress
This is what we are calling the Teen den. It is a hang-out space / hall way between the "kids" bedro ...
IKEA transformation: How to DIY an upholstered bedframe
Today I am revisiting our green guest room reveal where two of the 11 DIYs we made for the room ...
DIY brick fireplace makeover - It's not a German Schmear - a Danish Schmear?
Back when we built a house in the 90s we had a brick island built in our kitchen. The mason who buil ...
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How to make your own upholstery fabric - from sketch to color accuracy to fabric textures
With the green guest bedroom finished, let me tell you about how I made the fabric for the bed uphol ...
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Home office reveal - bookcase and new lighting installed
Welcome to the first room reveal of our new home. Yes I thought it was going to be the green bath ma ...
Our new old home - fixing some whole house utilitiy things and picking finishes for the overall style
You know when you buy a new old home there are actually quite a few 'overall' big decisions you have ...