The Most Magical Lavender Farm is Closer Than You Think! Plus: GIVEAWAY

Its true. The most magical lavender farm is just a hop, skip and a jump away from Buffalo, NY. A drive to the country and you’ve found yourself nestled within the Niagara Wine Trail in an oasis so calming, you will never want to leave. I had the pleasure of attending a baby shower at…

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$3 Trader Joe’s Eucalyptus for the Floral Crown Win

Floral crowns are a trend I’m fully embracing with open arms.  The first floral crown I fell in love with was at my dear friend Molly’s Adirondack wedding. I was a bridesmaid in the wedding and was lucky enough to witness her mom’s floral wizardry skills. She arranged all the flowers, including Molly’s floral crown…

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Wedding Gown Repurposed into a Beautiful Baptism Dress

A lot of girls dream about the day they get to wear their dream wedding dress on their big day. I did and enjoyed every minute of it to the infinite max. Admittedly, I was a bit sad when my wedding day was over because that meant I wouldn’t have another reason to ever wear…

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Safe, Easy and Stress-Free Way to Remove Paint from Hardware

Sometimes the best of us make the worst of mistakes. Mistakes like thinking its a good idea to glob paint over functioning hardware expecting it to last and look good. No beuno. I have to think that the previous homeowners did this with the best of intentions but alas, its time to say see ya…

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A Day for Upping DIY Skills with The UpSkill Project

This post is sponsored by Lowes. The thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you ever worked on a DIY project and found yourself stuck on a step? Or maybe there was a tool necessary to complete your project, but you were just too intimidated to use it? I can speak from personal experience that…

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The Upskill Project Comes To Buffalo, Making DIY Dreams Come True

If you could win an opportunity to bring a DIY project to life right in your own home with help from professionals AND a $2,000 gift card to Lowe’s to make it all happen, would you enter? Well that’s exactly what took place with The UpSkill Project Contest and let me tell you, the contest entries were nothing short of amazing. Five local residents were selected and got their DIY dreams to come true with The UpSkill Project. The results? Nothing short of incredible.

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Enter The UpSkill Project Contest with Lowe’s

Do you have a home project you’ve been looking to tackle but aren’t quite sure where to start? Or maybe you wish you had the chance to learn from a professional and improve your skills to complete a project you previously tried to take on? Well Buffalo, do I ever have the opportunity for you.…

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Join haus2home at the Buffalo Home Show this March!

The 2018 Buffalo Home Show is upon us! The weekends of March 9-11 and 16-18, the Home Show will take over the Buffalo Convention Center helping attendees brush up on all the latest home trends and brands, get some inspiration for home projects, and even win some awesome giveaways! Quite possibly the best news? For the second year,…

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Nature Neutral Nursery Inspiration

I must admit, I’m a wee bit excited about designing a nursery! Okay, lie.  I’m REALLY excited about it.  Also, aside from our bathroom renovation  we haven’t completely overhauled a room since we moved in, so I’m really jazzed to tackle this nursery project for our little bundle of joy! The room we’re using was…

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Burning Wood as a Finishing Technique

THANK YOU TO WAGNER TOOLS FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. Working with pallet wood is one of my favorite things to do! For this project, I decided to make a smaller version of the rustic family photo frame. Thanks to Buffalo Restore I had…

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Furniture Painting Tips You Never Knew You Needed

THANK YOU TO LIFE STORAGE FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. We all have that piece of furniture, collecting dust, just BEGGING to receive a makeover.  The thought of taking on a furniture painting project might make you overwhelmed, leaving you to push it to…

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Cricut Made Birthday Card

My friend’s son turned one this week and this weekend was his first birthday party! It was so adorable and he totally loved smashing his birthday cake. Happy first birthday, Finley! I didn’t have a birthday card on hand, but I DID have a bunch of fun card stock that I recently bought from JoAnn…

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Giveaway: Cricut Made Coffee Mug and $25 Starbucks Gift Card!

I have recently discovered the world of using a Cricut Air machine and all I can say is its pretty much the best thing ever for a DIYer! I’ll save my full review for another post because today I’m announcing a haus2home GIVEAWAY! Yes, that’s right. It’s the very first haus2home giveaway this year! The…

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How to Make a Decorative Basket Out of Newspaper

Looking for a fun and easy DIY project for the whole family to get your mind of the chilly winter weather? Chances are you have all the supplies available to you already; newspaper, cardboard, and a few other craft supplies! Learn how to make a basket out of newspaper on the LifeStorage blog! Check out our video below for a sneak look at the process!

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Painting a Fence in Under Two Hours with the Help of the Wagner FLEXiO 890

Luckily, because of my friends over at Wagner Tools, spending hours upon hours to paint my fence was not the case! They saved the day when they sent me the Wagner FLEXiO 890 Paint Sprayer.

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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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Mother’s Day Gift: DIY Flower Pots

Thank you to Uncle Bob’s Self Storage for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. Wondering what to give Mom this Mother’s Day?  How about these awesome DIY flower pots!?!  Take a look at our post over on the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage Blog to learn how…

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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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