5 Ways to Make a Sliding Barn Door

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One of the trends I’ve been trying to figure out how to incorporate into my own home is the sliding barn door. Up until recently, barn doors were a high-end privacy solution, due to the expense of the specialized hardware required to make them slide. Fortunately, intrepid DIYers have been working on money-saving solutions to that! This is no longer a design feature that is out of reach. Here are five examples of barn doors that homeowners designed and installed themselves. Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Redo a Dining Room Table

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With the holidays approaching, it’s fun to think of gathering loved ones for shared meals and conversations. Anticipating a full house for Thanksgiving or Christmas means that many of you are figuring out exactly where to seat all of your dinner guests. Today I’m going to share five inspiring dining table makeovers with you. I’d encourage you to check out these makeovers not just for the tips on painting and staining, but for some terrific source ideas if you are looking for a different table.

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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 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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