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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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Red trees and a vaguely Scandinavian Legrand Adorne wall plate.

Holiday Switch

Legrand challenged me to join its “DIY Holiday Switch” program to demonstrate how easy it …

December 10, 2014 in DIY, Holiday-Related Projects, Supporting Sponsors
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El cheap fabric that I loved from JoAnn Fabrics.

Eccentric Pillow-making

Some year+ after purchasing what the salesperson told me was “the ugliest fabric [she] ever …

November 19, 2014 in Decor, DIY, Living Room
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A pretty birch wood pegboard in our home. A DIY Network craft project.

DIY Network: Latest and Greatest

I finished up a really big project this month–painting my kitchen cabinets–and with that monstrosity …

November 07, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects
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Eames-inspired coat rack with round beads.

A Mean Midcentury Inspired Coat Rack

We haven’t nailed down great shoe/jacket/bag storage points in our home yet. There are always …

October 28, 2014 in DIY, Kitchen, Organized
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How I made a modern, DIY Dog House.

A Modern Dog House, And More

I’m in the process of wrapping up a few Halloween-themed projects for DIY Network’s blog (and …

September 19, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Dog-Related
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Dip dye fail #tbt.

#TBT: A Project Failure

Pete and I have been setting up a major family file backup system over the …

September 18, 2014 in DIY
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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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