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A Woodsy Wall Mural Makeover

While updating our dining area, I decided to step outside my usual black-and-white painted walls and add a forest-inspired wallpaper mural. I loved how it it transformed my dining nook by bringing the outdoors inside! A few years ago I...

The Best Plant Propagation Stations & Planters

If you have a lot of plants that often need trimming, propagation is a great way to grow new plants for yourself or your friends from cuttings, and having a propagation station can make the process fun and add...

How to Stock & Organize Your Cleaning Caddy

Even if you don't love cleaning, being in a clean house can reduce stress and boost your mood with instant gratification. But a really good, thorough cleaning usually requires quite a few supplies - cleaning products, sponges and scrubbers,...

20 Best Cleaning Supply Caddies & Totes

Cleaning caddies can be found in many different materials and styles - but the best cleaning caddies for you might not be the best for someone else - so we've organized these 20 cute cleaning caddies into sections by...

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A Woodsy Wall Mural Makeover

While updating our dining area, I decided to step outside my usual black-and-white painted walls and add a forest-inspired wallpaper mural. I loved how...

A Kitchen Remodel Five Years in the Making

My kitchen renovation has somewhat been in progress (on and off) for about five years now - a few months after we moved in...

A Tiny But Mighty Home Office Workspace

I've been spending more time working from home and built myself a small workspace in our middle bedroom (the same room as our built-in...

A Master Bedroom Makeover Goes Black

Out of all of my house renovations thus far, my master bedroom was a lot less intense than my other projects, but ended up...

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Lighting Ideas For Rooms Without Ceiling Lights

Our home was built in 1875 - like a lot of homes with that much history, ours has plaster ceilings and no ceiling fixtures in the living room. Over the years, we've learned a lot about how to light...

How to Make a Freestanding Industrial Gas Pipe Shelf

The last project in our kitchen rehab was one that I'd planned from the start - a large industrial pipe shelving unit with live edge wood shelves for open display of dishes, dried goods, and everything else that needed...

How to Hack IKEA Pax into a Built-In Closet

Anyone who lives in Philadelphia is familiar with the closet situation here - most of the houses are 100+ years old and either don't have closets or have teeny tiny shallow closets that aren't actually deep enough to hang...

10 Fridge Organization Ideas & Storage Tricks

I love organizing my fridge. Pulling everything out, giving everything a good clean, and then carefully finding the best place to store everything feels so great once it's done. Whether you're getting a new fridge and trying to get...