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How to Build a Raised Fireplace Hearth

How to Build a Raised Fireplace Hearth

Fireplace makeover-Phase two: An easy to follow, DIY tutorial on how to build a raised fireplace hearth. ****Please Note: This hearth is intended for an electric fireplace. Not recommended for a wood burning or gas fireplace. I am not a professional and recommend that...

Circular Saw vs Table Saw: Which One Do I Need?

Circular Saw vs Table Saw: Which One Do I Need?

There are 5 essential tools every DIY'er needs. Those 5 tools include: a cordless drill, an orbital sander, nail gun, Kreg Jig and a miter saw. But I would argue there is a 6th tool. While a miter saw is great for cutting dimensional lumber, it can not do the big jobs...

How to Build a Faux Wood Beam Mantel

How to Build a Faux Wood Beam Mantel

Fireplace Makeover Phase one: How to build a faux wood beam mantel and make your fireplace the statement piece it should be! Do you have an old dated fireplace in need of some modernization? We bought our home over 12 years ago and I have never been a fan of our...

How to Build the Pottery Barn Brooks Dining Table

How to Build the Pottery Barn Brooks Dining Table

Next to room makeovers, table builds are my happy place!! Unfortunately, I don't share them near as much as I would like. It's a post that takes a lot of time to put together and sometimes time just doesn't allow it. And sometimes a table build is so good, you have to...

4 Easy Steps to DIY a Wood Slat Accent Wall

4 Easy Steps to DIY a Wood Slat Accent Wall

A wood slat accent wall used to only be seen in finer hotels with a mid century modern vibe to them. But not anymore! Bringing that relaxing, hotel-esque feel into your home, has become more and more desirable. At first people adapted ways to make their bedroom feel...

How to Shiplap Using Underlayment-The Easy Way

How to Shiplap Using Underlayment-The Easy Way

While writing last week's post, I realized I don't have a good tutorial on how to shiplap using underlayment. As I shared last week, this is my favorite go-to when adding shiplap to any of my walls. I have tried other techniques, but this one is by far the easiest and...