How to Make Inexpensive Napkins and Napkin Rings Making napkins and napkin rings is one of the easiest ways to break out of a decorating rut and entertain like a star. Elegant and festive tables turn meals into magazine-ready photospreads that elevate every dinner. Whether it’s a special occasion, or a small family get-together, […]
How to Make your Own (almost) Original Art for Dirt Cheap Original art is a luxury item (meaning it’s too expensive for little ole you and me), but I’m going to let you in on a little secret. You can make your own (almost) original art for dirt cheap. There are over six billion […]
Lengthen curtains using one straight seam Crazy Girl * Project #179 *It’s a Crazy Girl Project when you go to extremes to save time and money! Lengthening curtains using exactly one straight seam. You betcha! This short cut helped me lengthen curtains, ALL my curtains in a weekend. That’s a tall order, but when […]
A tile tabletop is the perfect afternoon project. It’s simple, fast and satisfying. It’s a nice project for a notice because it will make you feel accomplished and you only really need to learn one new skill—using the tile cutting saw. If you’re a beginner, I suggest that you start by tiling a small tabletop. […]
A pergola offers shade and some furniture protection without the hassle of engineering the roof for run-off. Pergola patios are also budget friendly, and infinitely customizable. Your pergola can be built to fit your space and personal style. Living where it’s hot and sunny, the goals for our pergola included: Nearly full coverage sun protection. […]
We knew we were in trouble when our washing machine sounded like a 747 trying to take off. It vibrated so badly that the cat refused to go into the laundry room while it was washing–a problem since that’s where her liter box lives. We employed the time-honored tradition of ignoring the problem and pretending […]
UGLY PILLOWS GET A THRIFT STORE MAKEOVER Thrift store makeovers are deeply satisfying. I feel benevolent for saving something from the landfill and saving my pocketbook. Maybe that’s just me. But seeing these darling thrift store pillows might change your mind about rummage sales. These pillows were ugly on the outside and had a sweet […]
HI! WE’RE KEVIN AND TRISHA
Two complete remodels, and one house flip under our tool belts–and we can’t stop. We design and build it all together: marriage, homes, vacations and kids.
We think everyone with a desire to build can create a home that’s perfect for your family. If you need encouragement, know-how or ideas, you’ve come to the right place.
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