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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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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Organizing Your Entryway

I teamed up with Valu Home Centers again and provided them this post for their new blog!  Check it out – its another awesome resource for DIY love. September means everyone is back-to-school!  Back-to-school comes with a lot of shoes, coats, bags, umbrellas and who knows what else strewn about in your entryway and house. …

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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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Bathroom Renovation: Update

It’s been a month of showering in our basement bathroom.  Although I’ve become very acquainted with that bathroom over the past 30 days, I’m ready to have our main bathroom back in the mix! Last time we updated you on our bathroom progress, we were in the dreamy idea phase.  You know, the time when…

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California Dreamin’

So I recently went to California on business, but I couldn’t help but stop to take photos…everywhere!  It was such a beautiful place and there was so much beautiful decor, I just HAD to share it with all of you.  So without further adieu, here’s the best of what I saw in California.  Now I’m…

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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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Creating Storage in Unexpected Places

While doing our basement renovation, we realized we wanted to make the best use out of the entire space. Our basement is going to be used in many different ways in the years to come; a laundry room, a gym, a craft room, a stockpile, an entertainment space, a playroom (someday), oh and a 3-piece…

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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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The BEST Pinterest Wedding of 2013

So if you’re on Pinterest, you know it’s the epicenter for brides in wedding planning mode.  It’s really not even fair for them actually.  There are literally thousands of fantastic ideas and naturally when you have an average of a year or so to plan a wedding, you want to do EVERYTHING.  From the decoration…

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May & June/// Done and Sold!

Today is the first day of July…WOWZERS!  We have had a lot of fun the past two months and can’t believe how fast the time has flown. Things sure are picking up around here at haus2home and we decided to give you a review of some of the items that have sold lately in picture…

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