Category Archives: DIY

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How We Measured, Cut and Installed Our Butcher Block Countertop

cabinets | drawer pulls | wallpaper We’re still talking about the laundry room, but we’re in the home stretch! After installing our cabinets, we could move on to the countertop, which we actually started working on over the summer. But in Chicago, with nice weather comes outdoor projects, and so the countertop took a back burner whileKEEP READING >

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Gallery Wall In the Studio(!) + My Simple Method

Every day, the home studio is evolving. It’s been so fun finally putting time and energy into a space that I spend a large part of my week in (I’ve been sharing updates over on Instagram), and not surprisingly, I feel much more productive as a result! Scott recently shifted his role at the office, which has given him more flexibilityKEEP READING >

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Our #BEHRBox DIY (aka Cute Triangle Planters)

This post and #BEHRBox challenge is in collaboration with BEHR Paint®. We had a little less than a week to come up with and execute our #BEHRBox idea with BEHR Paint®, and while we toyed with starting projects that were just a tad too large (our first floor bathroom, for starters – a bit ambitious for one weekend, we think!), we decided toKEEP READING >

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#BEHRBox Challenge + a Giveaway!

This post is in collaboration with BEHR Paint®. The first year we lived in our home, we hosted Thanksgiving, and it was one of our most memorable holidays to date, bringing us a good laugh every time we think about it. We had just finished the drywall repair throughout the entire first floor, not a single wall had been painted (patchy pumpkinKEEP READING >

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Salvaged Wood Shelves In the Studio!

Over the last couple of months, in addition to dialing in our backyard, Scott and I have been making and committing to decisions in our home studio! The studio has seen a lot of changes over the course of our 3+ years in this home, and although it has come a long way, it hadn’t yet hit its stride. Years ago, we discovered and cleaned up theKEEP READING >

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Painting Our DIY Patio Table, Part II

To see how we built our patio table, see part I here! Hey, pretty table! Paint looks good on you. After we shared how the DIY build went down, some of you wondered why we didn’t consider staining the table. We both agree that this hunky style would be so pretty stained, but in our case, we opted for paint since we already have a cedar fenceKEEP READING >