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Project Roundup: Mudroom Solutions

Having a well organized mudroom or entryway or dropzone - whatever you want to call it! - is essential to having a clean uncluttered home.  Living in Alaska, where we have twice the gear and the gear is twice the size (it's true, everything is twice as big in Alaska LOL), here's a few tips -

Goal number one - nothing is stored on the floor Have more storage than you need.  Open shelves are opportunities for things to be set somewhere other than the floor. Opt

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BEHR® Think Outside the House Challenge 2018

This post is sponsored by BEHR®Paint.  All opinions expressed are my own.

Are you thinking outside this summer? Behr asked me to take on the Think Outside the House Challenge, which was to to use BEHR® Exterior products to complete a weekend DIY project within a budget of $1,000. We’ve been needing an outdoor dining solution for our small deck.  

When space is limited, I always first think up.  This trick applies to

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Easy Way to "Grey" Furniture Without Refinishing It

This post is brought to you by Varathane.  All opinions expressed are my own.

 

 

Do you have a piece of finished wood furniture that you love, but wish it was just a little "grey?" 

Weathered grey tones are a neutrel way of adding texture and dimension to a room, without cluttering a space with different wood hues.  It's no wonder the grey trend is so in right now.

Last year, I built the Two Tool $50 Farmhouse Table, and finished it with

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