Built-in Bookshelves from IKEA Billy Bookcases–How to do it.

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{Don't forget to enter our giveaway for a HomeRight FinishMax Pro sprayer, it would make the painting for a project like this go much faster :) } I showed off these fabulous shelves my Dad recently built for us in this post HERE... and showed them once I decorated and styled them in this post … [Read more...]

DIY Built-In Wall Shelves Using Billy Bookcases {Ikea Hack}

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    Today I am sharing a project that I am SO excited about, it's by far my favorite DIY project to date. These bookshelves! I know we aren't the first to take IKEA bookcases and build them into custom-esque bookcases but I look at these and can't believe they are in my … [Read more...]

Our New Home: Tutorial on Our DIY Living Room Built-In Shelves + Giveaway

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This post is sponsored by HomeRight.  Phew!  They're finally done--although to be honest, writing this post took longer than actually finishing the bookcases.  Be sure to read through to the end, because we're giving away an awesome HomeRight FinishMax Pro paint sprayer, which was one of my … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Makeover

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  I didn't start with an ugly laundry room by any means, but when you spend SO much time in a space, I figured there wasn't any reason not to make it more enjoyable! Here is the laundry room as it was when we moved in. We were lucky to have a tile floor, cabinets and even a chandelier but … [Read more...]

BIG BIG News {!}, Plus My Pantry Redo Reveal

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***The BIG, BIG news first, because I can't stand not to tell you right away--my kitchen redo is going to be featured in a Better Homes & Gardens magazine!  Their Real-Life Kitchens & Baths magazine comes out seasonally, and one of their editors contacted me about including my kitchen in an … [Read more...]

Spring Kitchen {with pops of yellow}

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Its cold, gray and rainy here today.  I am SO ready for spring. I couldn't resist picking up several bunches of bright yellow daffodils at Trader Joe's this morning, and once I added them in my kitchen, I noticed all the pops of yellow that have been creeping in my decor. I even noticed my new … [Read more...]

Kitchen Progress {Open Shelving}

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I am pleased to report that I have made progress with my kitchen per my "home goals" this year (Read about all of our ambitions HERE). Over the last week, I managed to paint and install the open shelving in my kitchen. Pin It Here is a "before" of the wall space: These were very easy to make. … [Read more...]

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