Rock Your Local Vintage Market with These 5 Tips How to Get the Best Deals, and Best Stuff at the Antique Markets You’ve got your ticket, your trolley and you’re ready to score some great stuff for your home, but it takes these savvy tips to get the best bang for your entrance fee […]
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 […]
Pool storage is tricky. You need something durable that can withstand the elements. You also need something that’s not so airtight that you grow your own mold farm. I also wanted something that could hold a variety of items from goggles and sunscreen to towels and wet swimsuits. It was my son that made me […]
A patio fire ring instantly warm any veranda. There’s something mesmerizing about a fire’s dance. It calms and engages. Best of all, it encourages visitors to stay and chat a little longer. I’m a big fan of using fire elements in yard design. Fire brings light, warmth and a little mystery to the outdoors, so […]
THE DREAM Thrift stores are the epicenter of a DIY decorator’s world, where you can stumble across a mid-century chair, or a set of Fiestaware if you’re lucky. True thrift store sleuths fill our Pinterest pages with re-imagined finds that leave us dreaming of our own Unicorn Project*. THE REALITY You have to dig through […]
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 […]
Bar stools are Un-American. Seriously. Before prohibition, you could only find bar stools at soda fountains. Here I am, an American who wanted bar stools without the normal $400+ price tag. THE FIND : I picked up these iron and wood bar stools with vinyl cushions at a garage sale. They were price at $25 each […]
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.
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