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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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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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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Friendsgiving Decor

Some of our best of friends are coming into town to Buffalo from Florida and Rochester and we decided to host a Friendsgiving feast in their honor!  In addition to us being SUPER excited to spend time with them, this also means two things: 1- I get to go onto Pinterest and find yummy recipes…

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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 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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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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Our New Bathroom – The Final Reveal

I can’t believe I’m actually saying these words, but our bathroom is FINISHED!  If you have been following our bathroom re-do you know a lot of love, time and TLC has gone into this project. A lot is an understatement, actually. If you aren’t updated on this journey, take a look at our previous posts…

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Bathroom Renovation: Update 2

I was afraid the next part of the renovation would coincide with the lyrics from the new Pompeii song, “And the walls came tumblin’ down…” Luckily that wasn’t the case. Since our last post when we gutted the place, we have been busy piecing things back together. First, we had some wood to fix and…

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Laundry Room Re-do

1950’s homes usually all have the similar basement laundry situation.  Ugly pipes, a cold floor and a rusty smelly old sink. We wanted to soften ours up and make for a nicer, cleaner “laundry room” experience.  So without further introduction, here is the progression of how we re-did our laundry room for a only couple…

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My New Office

“Communicator by day. Upcycler by night.”  The phrase I use in my bio couldn’t be any more true, that’s my life in a nut-shell (minus my awesome husband, family, friends, and of course dog) for the year of 2013.  It’s been a very exciting 1st year of launching haus2home, and all the meanwhile, I’ve been…

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“Show How” Event

We are SO excited to announce our next event!  We have been invited by Communify Buffalo to be a part of their “Show How” event on August 24. The event will take place at Buffalo’s 464 Gallery on 464 Amherst Street from 6-9 p.m. with presentations beginning at 6:30 p.m. What is the Show How…

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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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Re-Treeing Western New York

If you live near Buffalo, NY you know that the 2006 “October Storm” hit the area fast and hard with heaps of snow.  No one was ready for all the snow or the lasting impact it would have on the area.  After the snow melted and the community was able to go outside to see…

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