DIY Oriental Trunk Makeover

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Hey there, it’s Carmel from Our Fifth House and I’m back today with a fun furniture makeover!  I’m continually amazed by the transformative power of paint!   You will not believe what this trunk looked like before.  While it was in great used condition, it didn’t exactly scream “little girl’s bedroom”. It was your typical oriental {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Cottage Kitchen

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House of Turquoise featured this pretty kitchen by Ahearn Architecture recently. This kitchen makes use of some very classic cottage elements to convey a sense of history and vintage charm, without sacrificing efficiency or storage. If your style is cottage style, then I’m here to say you don’t need a pricey remodel to get the kitchen of your dreams. All it takes is a little time and elbow grease. Here are five tutorials to get you started.

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5 Ways to Paint a Floor

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Guys, I know. Flooring can be pricey. And the options for flooring? Endless. You haven’t really learned to appreciate the word “overwhelmed” until you’ve visited a flooring store. The good news is that a change of flooring can make a world of difference in a space. And I’m not here to give you any bad news–the additional good news is that even though updating your floors with new materials can be expensive, there are ways to makeover the floors you already own. Today, I’m sharing five examples of how homeowners used paint to give their floors a new look.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Disney Family Living Room

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Have you ever watched a movie or TV show and been more interested in the sets than the plot?  I know I’m not alone in this, because Julia from Hooked on Houses gets requests from readers all the time to showcase homes from movies and television shows.  One of those “home tours” that gets clicked on the most is theset from the Disney Channel sitcom, “Good Luck Charlie.”   Check out these five tutorials I’ve found for making your home look a little bit like the one the Duncans live in.Disney Look for Less

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