12 Days of Christmas Day- # 7 HOT COCOA BAR I have been waiting all week for the Hot Cocoa Bar ideas. I’m mad about them! A hot cocoa bar is my number one favorite holiday party. It’s a perfect buffet, a great starter for a holiday party, or the number one attraction for […]
Tutorial for an Easy Circular Stuffed Animal Zoo I’ve been blessed with a daughter who loves stuffed animals—Webkinz specifically. She became a super-fan of these stuffed animals long after the Webkinz frenzy and gained a large collection by searching out sales and hitting the weekly garage sale. The problem with any large collection of anything […]
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 bread box completes a farmhouse kitchen. I remember the bread box that sat in my grandmother’s kitchen. Her tiny home was nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. It’s not a surprise that we are returning to farmhouse kitchens, rustic breads, and rockers on front porches. There was a warmth to […]
Can you ever have enough Garage Storage? Garage storage, in some form is a necessity. If your family is like mine, then you will relate. Every time someone needs to store or hide something that doesn’t “work” in the house, it ends up in the garage. Right inside the garage door in the middle of […]
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 […]
There’s a fun PVC towel rack that’s been making the rounds on Pinterest boards lately. It’s a rack offered by TowelMaid.com. You can buy the rack or the plans. For this project, we purchased the plans and decided to put the rack together ourselves. Read on to see the results. We were excited about the […]
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 […]
Most homes have a very limited number of light switches and outlets on the outside. This can limit your outdoor lighting choices, making you feel like low-voltage lighting is your only option. That doesn’t have to be the case. You can install an outdoor light switch by accessing an interior outlet. Here’s how: Find an […]
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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