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DIY Console Table

In this step-by-step guide I'll show you how I created a DIY Console Table from scratch! Chickity-chec-a-check-it-out! I started out by ripping 4x4 douglas fir to 2x2's with my table saw. You can purchase 2x2's if you don't have access to a table saw. I know Menards has 2x2 Poplar available. Next I cut the 2x2's to the desired height for...

How to add Curb Appeal to your Home: My Outdoor Extravaganza

Okay, maybe that's a little intense, but there are some "easy" ways to help add curb appeal to your home that won't break the bank (especially if you've got super-cool neighbors to "lend a hand"). This article will outline the two ways in which I spent the last weekend working to add curb appeal to my home: Power washing...

Organizing a MESSY Garage

I'm not a master of organization by any means of the imagination, but there are a few keys to organizing a messy garage to keep in mind... Organizing a MESSY Garage 1. Don't waste space! I'm not the tallest guy around, but this table was built for a giant. I can't find anything functional to do with it, as it comes up...

Ingredients for DIY Chalk Paint

Chalk Paint is expensive! But if you're willing to get your hands dirty you won't have to break the bank. Check out this step-by-step guide to whip up some DIY Chalk Paint (for cheap, yo)! DIY Chalk Paint Supplies Needed: • Empty Containers with lids (I'm a peanut butter junkie) • Acrylic Craft Paint • Calcium Carbonate Powder • 1 Tablespoon Measuring Cup • Water Everything you...

Build a Classic Farmhouse Table

In my spare time I’ve been building and writing up plans for a farmhouse table. My inspiration comes from Anthropologie’s, “Modern Farmhouse Table”. My farmhouse table is a more classic approach to the modern farmhouse table that was actually based on a classic farmhouse table. Yeah! Exactly! Whatever. In this post you’ll find a link to download the FREE .PDF...

Yo Mama!

Yo Mama's! Happy Mother's Day! Here's a surprise I whipped up for my buddy Rachel. If you haven't seen the massive blank walls in my great room, they're very easy to imagine: 20ft walls with NOTHING on them. I wanted to do a 6 or 8 modern photo frame series featuring varying scales and poses. So last month Maddy and...

How to Install a Hardwood Floor – Part Two

I started this project at the end of November, SO...it's best that I start from the beginning...the VERY beginning.../queue cheesy wavy flashback effect This is the best flashback I could find. I don't know if this counts as a flashback... but it's pretty amazing. It was a cold, wet day in November 2012 and Rachel and I were discussing what to...

How to install a hardwood floor – Part One

Yo. Sup. Not much here, besides my just finishing the hardwood floor in our master bedroom! /high-five. I've got a stronger back, man hands (what you get when you repeatedly hit yourself with a hammer) and a bucket full of perspective. 95% of this process was new to me and so I'd like to share just how I went...