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18 Inspiring Tiny Houses

I'm a giant fan of tiny houses! Of course that might change if I ever lived in one but, then again, it might not.  I already live in 1000 square feet of space after downsizing from about three times that much.  Another 2/3 reduction would put me right in line for some of these tiny living spaces.  Where would I put my stuff? And … [Read More...]

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20 Small Space Storage Ideas

Here's one thing I know for sure... no matter how big your house is, you need more storage! People have an uncanny knack for filling whatever space they have available. If you do live in a small house (mine is a little cottage by the water at a cozy 1000 square feet) you really need more storage!  I've collected a group of ideas … [Read More...]

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DIY Rustic Shelf – Illustrated How-To

While working on a huge post of 10 DIY Shelving Ideas today, I kept looking back at this picture. Source: firesidedreamers.com via Ellison on Pinterest What a great idea for repurposing some old weathered wood! This is a great DIY project that won't cost much (almost nothing if you can find the wood) and won't take … [Read More...]

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Two Rooms, Only One Piece of Sauder Furniture!

This little yellow number under the window looks good, right? I think so too. The only problem is that it also looks good in the living room, with my TV on top of it. See: We first put this in the living room back when I wrote about getting a High … [Read More...]

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A Beautiful New York Remodel

I've got a thing for big beautiful wooden tables. I really, really, really love them. That explains why this picture caught my eye. I clicked through to the Instagram account of the contractor (Premier Building) who posted this and found a few more … [Read More...]

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Coastal Bedroom Makeover with Olympic ONE Paint

We spent a hard-working 24 hour stretch this weekend finishing up a master bedroom remodel that had fallen into a bit of a dormant state for a “month or so”. If I had known how easy this was going to be, I would never have let the half-finished state persist … [Read More...]

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High End Furniture Look on a DIY Budget

Getting a beautiful new piece of furniture for your home is a wonderful feeling isn't it? It had been quite awhile since I'd felt it… I forgot how exhilarating it is! Thanks to Sauder Woodworking I recently enjoyed the experience with a beautiful new … [Read More...]

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Old Florida Crushed-Shell Driveway Revival!

A few weeks ago, I posted pictures of the first steps of reclaiming my classic Old Florida style crushed shell driveway. I love the look of this type of driving/parking area but there are two problems, only one of which can be solved. The un-solvable problem … [Read More...]

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18 Inspiring Tiny Houses

I'm a giant fan of tiny houses! Of course that might change if I ever lived in one but, then again, it might not.  I already live in 1000 square feet of space after downsizing from about three times that much.  Another 2/3 reduction would put me right in line … [Read More...]

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Win $1000 at Lumber Liquidators

Lumber Liquidators and The Family Handyman have a sweepstakes going on and they are taking the term "Grand Prize" literally. You win, you get a grand! Oh, and they aren't just choosing one winnner... three winners will be chosen. Enter Here at The Family … [Read More...]

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Vintage Eclectic Kitchen on a Budget

I've been wanting to remodel the kitchen in our house for a few years now. I haven't started yet for good reason...not enough money to finish the job! I can't do just part of it. Kitchen's are often all-or-nothing kind of remodels. As Master Yoda said, "When … [Read More...]

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20 Small Space Storage Ideas

Here's one thing I know for sure... no matter how big your house is, you need more storage! People have an uncanny knack for filling whatever space they have available. If you do live in a small house (mine is a little cottage by the water at a cozy 1000 … [Read More...]

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Remodeling Market Steady at Ten Year High

When I first started RemodelingGuy.net in early 2009, the economy was pretty stinky to say the least. Remodeling contractors everywhere were shutting their doors or cutting way back on staff. The direction went toward smaller houses, simpler (cheaper) … [Read More...]