16 Ways to Make a Small Bedroom Look Bigger

October 12, 2023 If you've ever wondered how to make a small bedroom look bigger, you're in the right place. We'll share designer tips that will make any small room feel larger. It's reveal day for Gavin's bedroom makeover and it's been a long time coming. We began this bedroom makeover in June after finishing up Aiden's bedroom makeover. If you remember my boys decided to switch bedrooms and both wanted room makeovers. And trying to renovate this bedroom with the kids out of school for summer break proved to be challenging at best! Let's take a quick look at what…

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How to Apply Paint that Looks like Stain: Rift Sawn Oak

For the last several years as we've visited the Parade of Homes we've come to love the look of rift sawn white oak in beautiful cabinetry and furniture pieces. Imagine being able to infuse the rich elegance of rift sawn white oak into your living spaces without the hefty price tag. This blog post is your ultimate guide to mastering the art of applying paint that looks like stain on wood, specifically focusing on the timeless charm of rift sawn white oak. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a creative soul seeking to redefine your interior aesthetics, in this post we'll…

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Top DIY Projects for Home | What Our Readers Love This Year

Top DIY Projects for Home The year has come to an end and it’s a great time to look back on 2020. For many of us it’s a year we would like to forget, yet there have been many good things about this past year as well. Clearly, we’ve all been home more and learned much about ourselves. Without a doubt, we’ve learned that we can do hard things! Not only have we shared more time together as a family, but also we’ve learned new and maybe better ways of working.  As a result of “work from home” as the new norm, many…

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Upcycle Idea | Transforming Twin Bed to Daybed

Upcycle. It's kind of a funny word right? It's likely you've heard it before and seen it around Pinterest, but what does it even mean? Not only will we explain what it means to upcycle, and the benefits of upcycling, we will share our most recent upcycle idea that will have you scouring your local thrift stores and yard sales to create your own one of a kind item for your home!Unlike recycling, where an item is broken down, losing its original form to be made into something new, upcycling is a way to reuse items that are no longer being…

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How To Repurpose and Re-imagine Thrift Store Furniture

Have you ever wondered how to redo or repurpose a piece of furniture from a thrift store? In this post we will give you the inspiration you need to bring new life into your flea market find. Upcycling can be easy with these creative ideas and tips. You won’t want to miss this before and after transformation of an old lateral filing cabinet into a darling kids tool chest dresser! If you love to re-imagine old furniture pieces like us, then you’ll love our Modern Desk Makeover too! One of our favorite makeovers is grandpa’s old dresser! Hi Friends! I am so excited to…

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