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 Make a Pillow for Valentine’s Day

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If you’ve been a reader for very long, you know I have a thing for pillows. Being able to switch out the pillows on my couches and chairs to add a different color or a touch of holiday decor is one of my favorite decorating strategies. Pillow covers that can be removed are incredibly easy to store; they don’t take up much room, and they can simply be folded into a bin or basket when no in use. The bulkier pillows live on my couches, and it’s easy to switch covers according to changing seasons or my tastes. It’s almost as easy to make pillow covers–not quite, but almost–and you can definitely have a lot of fun embellishing them. Enjoy these 5 Ways to Make a Pillow for Valentine’s Day!

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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: Rustic Dining Room

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With Halloween behind me and Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, I can’t help but think of how much I’d like to have a beautiful dining room to host holiday gatherings. While gathering inspiration, I spotted this rustic/eclectic dining space with interesting woodwork and pretty colors. House of Turquoise featured this room from a home decorated by Four Chairs Furniture and photographed by Hiya Papaya Photography. Check out the five tutorials I found to get this look for less:

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