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DIY West Elm-inspired floor pouf

DIY West Elm-inspired floor pouf

What’s not to like about floor poufs? Their versatility is never-ending (think foot stool, end table or extra seating), and I’m always amazed by how even the teeniest…

The simplest, prettiest, wispy wreath you’ll ever make

The simplest, prettiest, wispy wreath you’ll ever make

KOOKY COMRADE POST: MY COUSIN, ASH Not only is this wreath gorgeous and versatile, but it’s also inexpensive, quick and a cinch to make. Total cost is under…

DIY log candle holder

DIY log candle holder

KOOKY COMRADE POST: MY COUSIN, ASH I love anything and everything DIY, so when I kept seeing pictures of gorgeous, rustic, tea light candle holders online, I knew…

Inspiring DIY & design books everyone should read

Inspiring DIY & design books everyone should read

For anyone as obsessed with DIY and all-things design & home improvement as I am, I’ve got a list of uh-mazing reads for you. Each book is…

How to add “crown molding installer” to your repertoire

How to add “crown molding installer” to your repertoire

Follow my blog with Bloglovin What is it about crown molding that makes a room look complete? My husband and I had been asking ourselves that question…

How changing up a banister can change everything

How changing up a banister can change everything

KOOKY COMRADE POST: AUNT SUE Have you ever lived quite contentedly with something in your home only to wake up one morning and think, ‘this is not…

How to turn an old book into a pumpkin

How to turn an old book into a pumpkin

Now before any of you book lovers out there freak out, just know that no new books were harmed in the making of this book pumpkin :…

Using plywood & scrap wood to make a geometric art piece

Using plywood & scrap wood to make a geometric art piece

When my brother and his girlfriend, Jess, decided they were going to move in together a few months ago, I offered to make them a housewarming gift….

How to breathe new life into a dated wood-framed chair

How to breathe new life into a dated wood-framed chair

When my Grandma passed away a few years ago, our family was devastated. To say that she was the matriarch of the fam, would be an understatement….

Using gossamer paper to gussy up a hallway

Using gossamer paper to gussy up a hallway

KOOKY COMRADE POST: AUNT SUE Have you ever heard of gossamer paper? Neither had I! But on a recent walk through an art supply store, I noticed…

Building simple floating shelves for much-needed storage

Building simple floating shelves for much-needed storage

Part of remodeling our basement was adding lots and lots of storage space. So we specifically designed the room to have plenty of opportunities for things like shelves,…

Sanity-saving tips for storing toys

Sanity-saving tips for storing toys

I am a parent, but that doesn’t mean toys have to overtake my home.   Don’t get me wrong, I adore my kids. But Jesus take the…

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