DIY three-piece cedar patio furniture set

My parents needed furniture for their back porch, but patio sets can be SO expensive and usually aren’t the best quality. Even when you look at solid wood outdoor furniture, companies often use lower quality wood, fasteners, and cushions. I don’t know about you, but if I’m going to drop $1,000+ on furniture, it had […]

DIY 3-Piece Cedar Outdoor Furniture Set

June 19, 2024

It’s demo day! *cue theme music* Depending on your renovation personality, you may find demo day exciting or exhausting. For my sister Brittany, it’s her favorite reno task, and she’s great at it. For me, demo stresses me out and I’m only excited to get it over with so that I can start rebuilding—my favorite […]

Circular saw
June 17, 2024

So you’re at the thrift shop or the antique store and you come across the perfect lamp. The only problem? The cord is old and unsafe. Thankfully, that’s an easy fix! Rewiring a lamp is simpler than you may think. Plus, once you know how to rewire it, you can also choose the plug type, […]

Lamp with bad plug
June 13, 2024

Whether you’re painting your front, back, or side door, there are a few additional steps that you need to take whenever you’re painting an exterior door vs. an interior door. Because exterior door paint needs to hold up against everything from extreme weather and UV rays to armfuls of groceries and impatient pets, it’s always […]

Exterior door after painting
June 9, 2024

If you’ve ever shopped for paint colors before, you know just how tricky it can be to find a paint color that looks good not just on the swatch but also in your room in different lights. And exterior paint? Well, it’s even harder because there are more variables: weather, direction of the sun, foliage […]

Sherwin Williams Cascade Green Exterior Paint
June 5, 2024

Did you know that you can make non-stainable fillers like Bondo and caulk look like real wood—and that you can even STAIN them? I’ll show you how to use all of the tricks of faux bois to make your project look clean and seamless. Project supply list This post may include affiliate links, which means […]

Applying liquid wood
June 1, 2024

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