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How to Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence

How to Install a Privacy Fence As you know, we’ve been knee deep in our backyard reno. Things are really shaping up, but so far the biggest difference has been replacing our rotten old wood fence for a beautiful white privacy fence. Emmett and I were both surprised how ‘easy’ it was to install a vinyl fence. It’s the first one we’ve ever done and it went really smoothly. I use the term ‘easy’ pretty loosely because the fact of the mater is this… it is a difficult, strenuous project that requires a little lot of elbow grease. If you have a small yard, it really wouldn’t be that bad- comparable to a tough workout. Our yard, on the other hand, is pretty large and we had to dig a lot of post holes. By doing it yourself, you can save a TON of money though- well worth it in my book! So technically speaking, it was an easy project… physically, sort of challenging. Click through for a complete, detailed tutorial on how to install one of these babies in your own yard. Continue Reading

diy stair runner
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Stair Runner DIY

If you follow my Insta stories, you have already seen some behind-the-scenes footage of our most recent house project. You know those projects you think you will get to right away and they end up taking wayyy longer than expected? Yep…

Budget Banquette
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Budget Storage Banquette / Bench DIY

I’ve seen my fair share of amazing IKEA hacks that have been known to save the budget without compromising the aesthetic. I’m here to share one more to add to your interior bag of tricks. This storage banquette or…