DIY Enthusiasts

Own a fixer upper or just like to work on your home? Read these posts, tips, tricks and tutorials geared toward the DIY enthusiast.

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Penny Floor FAQ

Penny Floor FAQ

Have questions about your penny project? Here I've compiled a list of the MOST asked questions and my answers to make sure your penny project is done right and lasts forever!
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DIY Mixed Wood Island Top

DIY Mixed Wood Island Top

I love our kitchen island, but the top has seen better days. Instead of buying something new, we decided to resurface the top with a mixed wood pattern using poplar, pine, and oak. It came out so nice I just had to share it! Mixed Wood Top Supplies The supplies...

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How to Build an L-Shaped Counter

How to Build an L-Shaped Counter

In this tutorial I'll show you how to build an L-shaped counter for my shed using the leftover countertop from my kitchen renovation. With these simple step-by-step instructions you'll be able to knock this project off in a couple hours! Building Materials (with...

Refinishing hardwood floors PrettyPurpleDoor.com
Refinishing hardwood floors

Refinishing hardwood floors

Refinishing hardwood floors is a job I left to the pros. After doing the prep work of removing carpet and staples, my floors were sanded and refinished to perfection.    Prep before refinishing hardwood If you haven't read my post about removing the carpeting over...

removing carpet
Removing Carpet to Reveal Hardwood

Removing Carpet to Reveal Hardwood

Removing carpet when you know you have hardwood flooring, is one of the most satisfying DIY jobs you can do. With a few simple tools and some sweat equity you will get that allergen filled carpet OUT of your house... and be able to breathe a sign of relief. cut the...

What Blooms with What?

Plantpairingguide teal mockup web (custom)

Never know what to plant together? Find out with this FREE Plant Pairing Guide and become a pro at combining plants for the best garden design possible!

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