Category Archives: How To

Trim Tip

While painting 128 ft of baseboard + 24ft of door trim, I quickly realized that it was best if things touched the sawhorses as little as possible. Hammering in a couple nails on each end jacked the trim up, so … Continue reading

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How To: Diamond Tufted Headboard, Part 2

Last month, before I debuted our Master Bedroom, I showed you how I retrofitted my Craigslist headboard to be the frame I wanted. I’m back to walk you through the rest of the tufting but I think we’re going to … Continue reading

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How To: Pillowcase Version 2

As I mentioned yesterday, I made 4 pillowcases for our Master Bedroom redo. Yesterday’s pattern worked great with a single yard of fabric but every fabric’s different. My other fabric had these long stripes of flower. I wanted the pattern … Continue reading

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How To: Float a Painting

While things with the headboard aren’t going exactly as planned, we were able to check off a few little projects around the house this weekend. Easy projects make you feel SO accomplished. First up, getting the painting hung. It’s been … Continue reading

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How To: Quick Shelves

I’m going to show you a never before seen corner of our bedroom. All you real designers are going to gag at the blatant display of electronics but guess what. We don’t live in a showroom or a magazine. We … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Naked Buttons

My headboard project started back in September and I’m a little embarassed to say it hasn’t progressed much since. Although, the vision has waivered much since I shared my inspiration and I’ve worked on it a little bit here & … Continue reading

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Escape from Hoth

{Escape from where?} Last night our thermostat looked like this. That would read 52 degrees. Indoors. It was chilly. Remember the thermocouple incident? While I managed to get it out just fine, putting back was a different story. Sure, it … Continue reading

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