Support Habitat for Humanity at the Buffalo ReStore DIY Contest

Guys.  I’m not going to lie, I’m REALLY excited.  In just a few weeks the Buffalo Restore DIY Contest and Auction will take place and ALL the proceeds go towards the Habitat for Humanity of Buffalo. Here’s how it works… Fellow DIYers (like yours truly!) have been picking up furniture and supplies this summer, working hard…

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Creating Original American Flag Art

The fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays and its almost here! So before the fireworks and the cookouts commence, I’m taking a moment and remember how lucky I am to be an American! In honor of celebrating our nations birth, I decided to make some original American flag art and share the tutorial with…

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PVC and A Bedsheet: Transforming your Backyard to Outdoor Movie Central

Thank you to Uncle Bob’s Self Storage for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. How does watching a movie under the stars sound to you? Mosey on over to the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage blog to learn how to make your own outdoor movie screen using…

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Easter Tablescape

As many of you know, I’m pretty much OBSESSED with decorating my dining room table in different ways with each season/holiday. I find it to be a fun way of making the home feel festive without spending too much time while doing so. Here’s a look at what I came up with for my Easter…

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Custom Dining Room Table in the Making: Assembly and staining

We’re back to update you with another post about our dining room table that we’re making with the help of Tom’s grandpa.  If you didn’t get a chance to check out the first post, here it is! Grandpa did a ton of work on the table, and so we headed out on a beautiful fall…

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DIY wood wall decor

How I made my own DIY wood wall decor for $7.

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DIY outdoor composter

Thank you to Valu Home Centers for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. Did you know that leftover food can actually be turned into compost? Composting is a great way to live a green lifestyle.  On the Valu Home Centers blog  I show how to make…

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How I Transformed my Jewelry Armoire for $14

My jewelry armoire has been looking pretty sad lately, screaming for a re-do and I’ve also always wanted to try a chalky finish on something; so now, the time has come for both!  I went to Valu Home Centers to pick up some of this awesome Krylon Chalky Finish spray paint.  I know I’ve said…

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Kitchen Tour

We have been living in our home for almost four years now. I can’t believe how the time has passed! And to think, all this time I didn’t update you all with a complete kitchen tour. How dare I! Are you ready for the before photos? Buckle up. So, before I show you our updated…

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How to Create a (Realistic) Fancy Pantry for $1

I must admit, I like to watch the Food Network whenever I have a free minute. Partially because I love to see what food creations they come up with, and also partially because I love to see the fabulous kitchen spaces they all have.  My two personal favorites are Ree Drummond (Pioneer Woman) and Nancy…

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2015 Earth Day Clean up

Earth Day is one of my favorite days of the year!  I am always so excited to celebrate the earth we live on and try to promote and educate on everything that makes up a green living lifestyle. In the nicer months, my exercise routine consists of running to and from my house to the…

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Corner Shelf Re-do

This piece was a good old fashioned roadside find.  I had been looking for something to the add to the corner of my reading nook and this was perfect.    So, to get started with the refinish, I took it outside and took all the hardware and doors off. Then I gave it a good…

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Our Second Birthday! Celebrate With Us & Win Home Decor!

March 17 is our second birthday! Yeeehaaaa! Wow, the past two years have been truly amazing.  From launching our business, to the shows we have participated in, to the relationship we have established with Valu Home Centers, it has truly all been a wonderful journey!  We are so thankful for all the love and support…

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DIY haus numbers

If you read our landscaping post, you know that we’re all about finishing the outside of our home right now. Now the landscaping is complete, we have shimmied over a couple of feet to the front door area. The house number and mailbox we currently have are probably original to the house. Considering the house…

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Our Home Lanscaping Adventure

We bought our first home in July of 2011 and as much as we absolutely LOVED the inside of the house, we knew the landscaping had to go.  I mean, just look at it! The bushes were practically swallowing the house. (Spring and winter photos for your viewing pleasure.) Landscaping isn’t the easiest thing in…

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Inaugural Tent Sale

First, off we just want to say THANK YOU to everyone who came out to our inaugural tent sale yesterday.  We saw, met and had the opportunity to chat with so many awesome people throughout the day, it was truly wonderful! We saw old friends and new, neighbors and fans, out-of-town guests and even some…

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First Ever Tent Sale!

Yes you heard it correctly, we’re having our first ever tent sale and it is going to be held this Saturday, June 8 2013 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Amherst, NY. We will be selling items listed in our store as well as many new items that are making their debut!  If you like the…

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