5 Ways to Redo This Room

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I thought it would be fun to do something a little different with the 5 Ways post today. I’ve got a real room with real decorating dilemmas and solutions to share with you today. Reader Julie sent some pictures of her family room, and we’re going to come up with some ideas that will help her to Redo This Room!

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Mudroom with Built-Ins

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Newsflash: kids come with stuff. We deal with toy clutter year round, and you know what else we deal with year round? Outdoor clothing and equipment. In the winter there are coats and boots, in the summer we have towels, suits, bubbles, and balls. So when I spotted these mudroom lockers in Traditional Home I was inspired. Here are five ways to get mudroom built-ins, with an emphasis on budget-friendly, DIY projects. Enjoy!

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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 Get This Look: Whimsical Mudroom

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By raise of hands, who wants a dedicated spot to corral all the chaos of family life that manages to be organized, hardworking and pretty all at the same time?  I see that just about everyone raised their hands,s0 I’m assuming that those who didn’t put their hands in the air already have the mudrooms of their dreams.  If you’d like to implement some–or all!–of the features of this room in your home, I’ve found some good sources for helping you to DIY a similar projects.  Turns out that the mudroom of your dreams can become a reality, thanks to tips from other bloggers.

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