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Lessons Learned from an IKEA and Semihandmade Kitchen Renovation

  • April 16, 2019

WHEW! We just completed a three month long IKEA kitchen renovation project that started after our dishwasher broke Christmas evening. The water from the broken valve flowed under our floating hardwood floors and went all through the downstairs. We had to get a water mitigation team out to deal with the water damage. Then we started the process of figuring out what kind of kitchen we wanted. We knew right…

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IKEA Hack Knappa Pendant Light

  • August 30, 2017

Try out this IKEA hack of the Knappa pendant light for under $80 A while back I redid my children’s room and I wanted a pendant light over the “reading corner.” I didn’t want to spend a lot of money, and I wanted something with a modern look. Wood veneer pendant lights are some of my favorite designs, but they tend to be pricey. I decided to DIY using IKEA’s…

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Nine Things about Minimalizing I didn’t Expect

  • August 15, 2017
Project 333 Capule Closet

This is my second post on minimalism. To read the first post click here. When I launched into a plan to minimalize my closet, our house and my shopping habits, some things happened that I wasn’t prepared for. Some good, others not so pleasant. In this post I look at some of the surprising parts of minimalizing. People Around Me Think Its a Fad To be totally fair to my…

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DIY Himmeli with Olive Branches

  • June 6, 2017
Modern Himmeli wreath DIY with Olive Branches

DIY Himmeli Wreath I originally posted this DIY wreath on my old blog which I’ve since let expire. Since its been pinned so much on Pinterest I wanted to make sure it still has a home for people to learn how to make these really fun wreaths. I made this one three years ago and loved having it on the door during the late summer and fall. To make the…

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Lessons Learned from a Bathroom Remodel

  • May 19, 2017

Recently we underwent a master bathroom remodel. I scoured Pinterest for months coming up with the inspiration for the look of our bath. I love how our bathroom turned out – but I definitely learned some important lessons and now know I could have saved some significant money by making a few small changes. For reference the total renovation for this bath was $8,000. (And we live in Southern California, so I…

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