5 Ways to Get This Look: Rainbow Striped Bedroom

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This focal wall in a bedroom featured by HGTV.com stopped me in my tracks!  How can you not take a second look at that fun rainbow striped wall?   The striped wall, the bright colors, the refinished furniture–it’s all stuff I love.  So of course I had to look for some DIY tutorials to help you achieve a similar look for less.

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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: 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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5 Ways to Get This Look: Blue Island Kitchen

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It’s easy to look at a spacious, custom kitchen–like this one by Craig Veenker of Mountain Cabinetry–and get discouraged.  “I’ll never have a kitchen like that one without winning the lottery,” you might say.  Well, if there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years, it’s to look beyond the potential price tag of a gorgeous room and really study out the details.   So let’s dive in and find some ways that you can make your kitchen feel the way this high-end inspiration kitchen looks.

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