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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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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2017 in Review

What a wonderful year it has been.  Thank you so much to everyone who made it such an amazing year – yes, you!   Although there were many memorable moments in 2017, I’m recapping my best 9. 1: Being featured by the University at Buffalo for my ecofriendly passion through haus2home ♻️ Thank you to my awesome…

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Appetizer and a Tablescape Fit for a Feast

Who is excited for Thanksgiving? This is the cue for everyone put hands in the air! I mean thanksgiving really IS the best, right? Family, friends, food…the food…oh, and the food. 😉 Speaking of Thanksgiving food, I’m sharing my secrets to the appetizer I’m bringing to my parents house.  I started bringing this as a…

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Building Haus

Instead of the usual DIY tutorial you usually get from me, this time I’m switching it up with a very special announcement! Tom and I are getting ready for our next big Hausler adventure and we’re making our haus a home even more than we’ve ever done before! Baby Hausler is expected to arrive May…

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Sustainable Sunday – February Edition

The second-ever Sustainability Sunday is here! In this February edition I’m dishing out a pretty exciting lineup consisting of three beauty regimen tips that are super-duper sustainable. Are you ready?! Let’s go! Reusable Makeup Remover Pads (DIY project!) I was sick and tired of wasting money buying and then throwing away single-use cotton balls and…

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Join haus2home at the Buffalo Home Show

The Buffalo Home Show is one of the best events to go each and every year. It’s an awesome way to brush up on all the latest home trends and brands, find excellent companies to work with for all your home project needs, receive great deals on products, and maybe even win a thing or…

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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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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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2016 Year in Review and Plans for 2017!

What do Genevieve Gorder, LifeStorage, TV commercials, and dog houses have in common? They were all a part of my 2016! Oh yes, its true. Let me break it down for you.  Right here. Right now. 2016 was quite the year! I had some  unforgettable opportunities, experiences and incredible learning moments. It was also a…

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Make Your Own 8×10 Rustic Wood Frame

THANK YOU TO LIFE STORAGE FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. Do you have the perfect family photo you’re looking to display in a special way? Search for the perfect frame no further! Over on the LifeStorage blog I’m going to help you make your…

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On the LifeStorage Blog: How to Make a Kitchen Cupboard Organizer

THANK YOU TO LIFE STORAGE FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. A new year provides an opportunity for a fresh start.  For some, that means new goals when it comes to keeping your house clean and organized.  It’s common to hear of spring cleaning (and…

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Christmas Tablescape with Feya Candles

If you’ve been following me on social media, you know by now tablescapes are my jam. I LOVE switching up my dining room table to decorate for each holiday and season – its a super easy and fun way to jazz up any space. I am especially excited about this particular tablescape for two reasons.…

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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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Dog Pallet Palace

Make a DIY dog pallet palace! It’s a perfect hangout for your best furry friend.

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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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Attend the HGTV Magazine 3rd Annual Blogger Block Party Event!

FTC Disclosure: Thank you to HGTV magazine for sponsoring this post! I received product for my time in developing this post. All opinions are my own. Are you a fellow lifestyle blogger, DIYer, designer or style rockstar who would love to participate in an event where you can learn from the pros, network with fellow…

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