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Faux Reeded Glass Window DIY

Faux Reeded Glass Window DIY - When trying to brainstorm a solution for our ugly original egress window in the basement bedroom (see the before images here), I’ll admit- I felt stumped. It wasn’t until I was standing in the kitchen, admiring our cabinetry, when inspiration struck. As I was looking at our reeded glass cabinets, I wondered if I could replicate that look with the existing basement window. There had to be a product! I tried a couple and found one that I really liked and it worked well. This is definitely worthy of a blog post because it’s very affordable, was a breeze to install, and gives a designer look for less. It’s a great solution if it’s not in your budget to replace a window altogether (read more about that process here). In my case, it also works well for egress windows and our building codes. It’s a non adhesive window cling that can easily be removed, therefore it doesn’t violate any basement escape regulations. Click through for a quick and easy window tutorial… and for a peek at my basement bedroom progress! Continue Reading

DIY Food Gifts & Packaging Ideas -
diy projects holiday

DIY Food Gifts & Packaging Ideas

How was your weekend? Between snow and holiday parties, it was pretty festive & fun over here. I know I’ve shared a lot of gift guides, links, and ideas for gift giving this holiday season (hopefully they’ve been helpful),…

Wispy Pine Needle Arrangement DIY -
holiday interiors & styling

Wispy Pine Needle Arrangement DIY

How was your weekend? We finally made it into the mountains for some skiing and being active outside was just what the doctor ordered (actually the exact opposite, but I did it anyway). We took one day to enjoy the…

Tiny Lamp Makeover (Pleated Shade DIY) -
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Tiny Lamp Makeover & Pleated Shade DIY

How was everyone’s weekend? We made some serious progress on the camper– I’ll work on an updated blog post for you later this week… it will probably be the last one before it’s totally finished (exciting!). Today I have…

Succulent Arrangement DIY -
diy projects plants & gardening

Succulent Arrangement DIY

Each spring, I look forward to getting my hands dirty and planting- both indoors and out. Unfortunately, last week we received our first set of water restrictions and it’s looking like our side yard garden will be limited at…