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Slate tiles used for a hopscotch board.

Summer Living, and Outdoor Playspace Upgrades

We’ve been living outdoors since the temps climbed to a tolerable place, and it’s been …

July 06, 2015 in Backyard, DIY
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Stacking a loose flagstone fire pit.

Building A Simple Flagstone Firepit

A few years ago, we found buried blue flagstones in our yard. We have to believe that …

June 19, 2015 in Backyard, DIY, Free (For All)
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Make a PVC trellis to grow giant beans.

Big Beans, PVC, and DIYNetwork.com

My Dad gave us a handful of his giant bean seeds at the end of …

May 27, 2015 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Gardening
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Use Sugru to make your sunglasses fit better.

Sunglasses Hack: Achieve A Better Fit

I bought my first-ever pair of prescription sunglasses last Fall – totally awesome decision, should have …

April 27, 2015 in DIY
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Cleaning beneath your toilet.

The Story Of A Touch-Free Flush

I’ll be completely honest here, toilets are one of the last things I expected to …

April 01, 2015 in Bathroom, DIY, Supporting Sponsors
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Succulent Gardens Are Boring, And Other Things

Sometimes, often, a lot of the time I’ll do a project with the intention of …

January 29, 2015 in DIY
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Marimekko catalog, personalized.

Art Attack #4

I’ve spent enough time working in advertising and observing branding to really appreciate when a company …

January 07, 2015 in Art Attack, Decor, DIY
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How to relocate a thermostat, stat.

Re-Zoned

If you’re like “single me,” you probably haven’t paid very much attention to your home’s heating zones – you …

January 05, 2015 in DIY
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Outdoor star light DIY project.

Starry Night

It’s been a couple of months since I highlighted the projects that I’ve created for DIY Network’s …

December 23, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Holiday-Related Projects
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How to make a wooden frame for a DIY wall tapestry. Mine features modern Marimekko fabric.

Merry Mari And Other Stuff

The holiday season is completely different now that I have children – it’s a kid-craft explosion …

December 18, 2014 in DIY, Holiday-Related Projects
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