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 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 – 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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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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Distressing Furniture In high school I was gifted a beautiful cedar hope chest from my parents.  Back in the 90’s my color was Hunter Green – for literally everything.  I love this chest so much still but the color needed to go!  So I grabbed one of my favorite products (Country Chic Paint) and went …

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Do It Yourself Milk Paint Application Anyone have darling pieces that just don’t mix with your interior design style, but you do not want to get rid of them?  Lets spice them up with some milk paint!  It is such a multi-use product to change up so many things. My cute granny gave me these …

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  We hung monkey bars from my daughters ceiling, not even thinking that the wall could be a casualty of this creative idea.  Needless to say, after a year or so – it happened.  Someone’s foot went through the wall: I knew it needed to be fixed, but I also wanted it to be stronger …

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Having a wood tray around the house is a MUST!  I use them in my bathroom for storage, serving drinks on, delivering breakfast in bed or adding decor for my living room.  Want to make one?  Check out my 60 second DIY Tutorial and then follow along to learn how!

  A client asked us to create a towel rack for her using plumbers pipe.  It was a super simple project and paired perfectly with the Plumbers Pipe Toilet Paper Holder that we additionally built them (click on title to see that blog post). Here is our 60 second video tutorial of the project, with …

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