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Tag Archive: home remodel

Jun 06

My Backsplash SOLUTION (yep, you can paint a tile backsplash)

We actually did this, and I will say it does work! For a very low cost diy makeover, it is quite easy. Just be sure to seal the paint very well, or the heat or utensils hitting the backsplash will scuff the paint and expose the old tile. (we know from experience 🙂 ) Overall, …

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Jun 04

Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

  I have a healthy fear of working with anything electric. But for those with either more skill, less fear, or both, here is the easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost, thanks to the Family Handyman:   Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere | The Family Handyman

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Jun 02

Small House Living In A Barn

  These folks were lucky enough to have a barn that was going to be demolished given to them. They moved it, fixed it up and lived in it. Here’s their story:   Small House Living In a Barn

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May 14

13 Thrifty Ways to Give Your House Vintage Charm

The vintage look is in. It seems like it should be a cheap way to design your home, but with the surge in popularity, all things vintage are now expensive. I can speak from experience here, we redesigned a home with many vintage touches and they were not cheap peices. If you are lucky enough …

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May 07

Best Home Depot Hacks

Ok, there are so many good ideas in this post I almost want to make a new post about each of the 32 projects here. They are that good. I hope you enjoy them, and enjoy the money you saved by doing it yourself! I really love the laptop table, I may have to do …

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Apr 26

Tiny House From 1946

  They say whats old is new again. Certainly everyone used to live small. Pioneers, Native Americans, early 20th century (and of course earlier) immigrants, all lived in tiny cramped spaces out of necessity. In the post WW2 era American dwellings (and its’ inhabitants for that matter) became huge. Well, several generations later, and with …

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