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DIY Diary

First hand DIY experiences, tips, and suggestions from an average DIY family!

Hello, all! I must admit, I have been neglecting you, hard. This week has been so busy, but I have been working on a few awesome new DIY projects that I think you will love. Stay tuned in the following weeks for: Wooden Planter for under $5 DIY Deck using Recycled Wood Advertisements

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This page has affiliated link. Read more about our policy, here. We are in a constant state of clutter, so here are a few of our favorite storage tips and ideas. Storage Coffee Table This is the exact coffee table we have in our living room, and we love it! We store all of our …

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This post has affiliated links. Read more about our policies, here. Home Security Products help us feel safe in our homes, and I love having that additional security. I do not, however, love the price that comes along with security subscriptions. ADT can end up costing hundreds of dollars a month, and though the service …

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This post has affiliated links. Read more about our affiliated link program here. Hello, all! This week, I transformed my entry way! This was the one area that never really felt inviting, and it should because it is the first thing you see! I will share all of the products I purchased make this happen, …

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Teachers make a fair salary, but we are far from wealthy, monetarily that is. My family relies heavily on my income, with my husband going to College and only working part time, budgeting is the only way we get by. After some time, we have almost completely mastered the art of budgeting, so I am …

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Hey, guys! This week, I took on the task of creating my own “Pinterest Worthy” Laundry room. It was by far the worst room in the house, but now it is one of my favorites! This post has affiliated links that will provide a small profit, at no cost to you, should you purchase from …

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This page has affiliated links. I will receive a small portion of the profit, if you click and purchase from these links. There is no additional cost to you! Some/All images come from Amazon.com to properly display the product. Hello, all! I hope you’re having a FABULOUS week so far! Today, I will be sharing my DIY shower refinishing experience! I have been wanting that new, glossy shine of a new shower wall since we moved in, but I did not want to …

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Cabinets can be really expensive, especially if you have to replace an entire kitchen of cabinets. We don’t have the desire to fork out money for new cabinets, so I decided to test out a distressing technique on a Walmart cabinet in our bathroom. It turned out beautifully! I decided to refinish this specific cabinet, …

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Hello, all! If you have read my previous post, you will know that I have struggled hard with these countertops. The polyurethane chipped, yellowed, and overall, just let me down. I have experienced a range of emotions throughout this entire experience. I was ecstatic when my faux marble countertops came out looking like this: But …

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Hello, all! One of the first projects my husband and I decided to tackle was our hideous bathroom countertops. The entire bathroom was a disaster, seeing as it didn’t even have flooring when we moved in, but I knew immediately the countertop had to go. Sadly, I completely forgot to take good before pictures of …

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