The DIY journey of a California citygirl and a Montana farmboy

Do It Yourself Barn Door   Who loves barn doors but doesn’t want to hire someone to build it for you?  You are in the right place, because that is how I felt.  So I set out to find an easy build that I could do on my own – and here is how I …

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Do It Yourself Spring Porch Decor Shop Your Own Home   There are simple ways to spice up your front porch for spring – without spending lots of cash.  SHOP YOUR OWN HOME!  Have you ever tried that?  Walk around and see what you have that will work outside for the time being and take …

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Do It Yourself Plastic Pipe Shelf   I love plumbers pipe shelving but they aren’t a very inexpensive project – the piping cost quite a bit.  I was thinking the other day I could create the same look with PVC pipe, so I tried it out and it worked!  They are not as strong as …

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Do It Yourself – Farmhouse Sign Make this sign in 7 simple steps, come join me!     Ever since I started documenting my home decor journey I have been crushin on all these farmhouse signs.  You can pay to get one made, and often they aren’t cheap.  But if you don’t have the time …

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One Room Challenge Spring Reveal I am so excited!  Today is the day!  The last few weeks have been such a good experience for me.  It pushed me to learn new skills and I love the outcome.   I am so grateful to the One Room Challenge team for helping all types of decorators feel like …

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 One Room Challenge – Week Four DIY Install Blinds   We are so close to the finish line and it has been so much fun!  Make sure you follow along here with all of the designers this time around to get all the inspiration you need to do this yourself.  I am already thinking about …

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  One Room Challenge – Week Three Farmhouse Shutters So, the One Room Challenge Reveal is in TWO DAYS and I haven’t shared my updates!  So I am going to share my farmhouse shutters today, my blinds tomorrow and my reveal on Thursday – here we go!  As always, check out the other amazing ladies …

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– One Room Challenge – Week Two – I am loving this challenge still!  My project this week was to create wood valances for my window treatments.  So come follow along as I show you how to do it too!  Make sure you check out all the ladies in this challenge over at OneRoomChallenge.com for …

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– One Room Challenge – Week One Do It Yourself Shiplap   I am loving this challenge so far, because it keeps me on a schedule and pushes me to get things done.  I am good with a schedule!  Continue to check out all the guests for the One Room Challenge here as well as …

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Antiquing Wax   After refinishing the base of my 25 year old green cedar chest, I decided I wanted to finish the top of it just slightly different.  I chose to use a method called “antiquing” and just loved the way it turned out. Check out the process I used to finish the base using …

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