5 More Ways to Fake Built In Shelving: The Sequel

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A little over two years ago, I posted 5 Ways to Fake Built In Shelving.  Evidently, there are a lot of people out there who are looking for ways to get the look of custom built-ins without the expense of hiring a carpenter.  And in the two years since I hit the publish button on that post, I’ve seen even more great examples of how people are using inexpensive shelving units to make gorgeous faux built ins.  So here’s the sequel, folks:  5 MORE Ways to Fake Built In Shelving.

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5 Ways to Make Your Backyard Awesome!

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It’s been a looooong winter, folks.  The only thing that helped me deal with the effects of cabin fever, some days, was dreaming about the things I could do when Spring and Summer finally arrive.  I thought you might be interested in some of the ideas I’ve seen on other blogs for backyard projects.  Check out these five ways to make your backyard awesome!

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Pink and Gray Office Space

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Having a dedicated place to sit down and work, write, chat on the phone, or make lists is a luxury not all of us enjoy in our homes.  It’s called an office space, and those of us who have a dedicated room for one need to count our blessings!  Surprisingly enough, you don’t have to go to a designer showroom to get furniture like what’s pictured in the room above.  There are ways to get that look for less, and I’m about to show you five.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Spring Living Room

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I spotted this lovely living room at House of Turquoise, and it just seemed to embody the fresh, airy feeling of Spring.  The living room that caught my eye looks so light and cool with it’s combination of washed out sun yellow and sky blue.  I definitely love the custom woodwork (that window seat!) and the eclectic blend of furnishings.  I’m happy to say that if you want a room like this, you can have it!  I’ve collected tutorials for projects that can help you copy some of the fun design elements of this room and put them in your own house.  Enjoy!

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