DIY Projects


Spraying stain onto our t1-11 treehouse panels.

Our Great Treehouse (The Lowdown On The Spraydown)

We got a bit ahead of ourselves on the whole treehouse thing and stained the …

July 27, 2014 in Backyard, DIY, Supporting Sponsors
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Cutting a circle into T1-11 for the kid's treehouse modern window.

Our Great Treehouse (The Walls-Up-Update)

I’d grade us a solid-A on our success in the proclaimed “Summer of Making No Plans.” Travel …

July 23, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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Our Great Treehouse

It’s been a really long time since we were able to get down on the …

June 28, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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Updating our IKEA SVEIO as a baby changing table.

Customizing IKEA: Our SVEIO Changing Table

Hey, update alert! I’ve seen lots of other new parents following this same “informal” trend of …

June 19, 2014 in Bedrooms, Being Thrifty, DIY
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Clearing dead branches with the help of a battery-operated electric pole saw.

Dances With Pole Saws

I’ve been making powerful progress on our yard (slash, having the time of my life) with …

May 15, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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Play Time

We shook on a self-imposed goal to finish all of our outstanding projects before starting …

May 01, 2014 in Backyard, DIY, Tools
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Kitchen ceiling painting... like whoa.

DIY Network: More Beige, Beige, Beige

Lately, making upgrades to our kitchen has been my most focused effort. You really wouldn’t …

April 11, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Kitchen
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Hanging images in a gallery wall using magnets.

Cool Cats, Gray Sheep, Many Magnets

That little gallery wall that I’ve been working on? It’s not the first frame series …

February 26, 2014 in Bedrooms, DIY
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Our happy baby birth announcement from Tiny Prints.

Tiny Birth Announcements

In a moment of sheer Black Friday glee, I customized and ordered Hattie’s birth announcements …

January 24, 2014 in DIY
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Master bedroom flooring is done!


There will be very few occasions in our home-improving life that warrant an ALL-CAPS title …

December 31, 2013 in Bedrooms, DIY, Flooring
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