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Quick review: when we first realized we were going to need a nursery (and that we didn’t want to give up the guest room for it, at least not right away), we planned to hire someone to put up a wall with french doors, dividing our ginormous (29 by 13) master bedroom into two sections. Then this started to seem….expensive. … Continue reading →

Kvar-FAIL: the story of a room divider -

Quick review: when we first realized we were going to need a nursery (and that we didn’t want to give up the guest room for it, at least not right away), we planned to hire someone to put up a wall with french doors, dividing our ginormous (29 by 13) master bedroom into two sections. Then this started to seem….expensive. … Continue reading →

Room divider ideas to help partition a studio apartment or large room.

10 Room Divider Ideas For Your Home

Remake your home by using some of these beautiful and functional room divider ideas.

The Shabby Nest: An Ingenious Way to Hang Curtains~ thinking of this for separating living room from dining room, but still able to push back to keep one big room

An Ingenious Way to Hang Curtains~

WELCOME! I'm so glad you're here! One of my favorite projects that I've ever created was the Loft Bedroom in our previous townh...

Learn how to stencil concrete floors - Sandra from House of Imperfections shares how to transform ugly concrete floors with stencil rollers and chalk paint

HOW TO STENCIL CONCRETE FLOORS WITH CHALK PAINT

Learn how to stencil concrete floors - Sandra from House of Imperfections shares how to transform ugly concrete floors with stencil rollers and chalk paint

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Tips for Painting an Exposed Basement Ceiling

We didn't have a drop ceiling in our basement, and we weren't about to spend the money to put one in. So what we had was an exposed beam basement ceiling that was all wood, ducts, pipes, cords, and so on. What it needed, in my opinion was a good paint with a decent paint sprayer. Painting the exposed beam ceiling with a light color made all the difference in this basement. This was how the ceiling (basement) looked before. After the painting was all said and done, we had learned p…

5 Hardware Store Supplies for Custom Room Dividers

5 Hardware Store Supplies for Custom Room Dividers

Room dividers tend to fall into two categories. The first is ugly and inefficient and the second is overpriced and uber modern. Forget Craigslist, do away with retail, all you need to do is head to your local hardware store for a few basic supplies.1. Rope: We’ve seen walls made of rope and they’re not only attractive, but efficient. They break up the space without making either area a dark cave void of light. Try making a full square frame of wood that is custom fit to your space.

Unfinished Basement Ideas Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel, and Decor

Stylish Bike Storage Ideas For Your Home Or Garage

Bike storage is always a conundrum. Whether you have a family of five and a small garage, or a city apartment, we all have bike storage needs. Bikes can actually add to your décor, giving your space an interesting urban design feature. So if you want to show off your wheels, we have designs for […]

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Finished Basement Ideas (Cool Basements)

A finished basement is an awesome home addition. Check out our photos of cool basement designs that will add more usable square footage to any home.

The basement can be a scary place: dark, damp and definitely the last room anyone wants to spend money when feathering their nest. Why invest thousands ...

"Unfinished" Basement

The basement can be a scary place: dark, damp and definitely the last room anyone wants to spend money when feathering their nest. Why invest thousands ...

30 cent per foot wire rope, eye hooks, and curtain clips make a custom curtain rod alternative.

Minor Tweaks, Big Impact

I know there’s been a lot of bathroom talk and updates. But the good news is, we’re nearing the end. Ben grouted the shower and floors last weekend and they look fantastic! He used u…

Idea for rod to hang backdrop in garage

PVC Bed Canopy - Sawdust 2 Stitches

When we first moved into our home, I was a little stumped with what I should do with our bedroom. It seemed a little dull… I knew I wanted to do something different, and I really wanted to case my window with big white molding. I did end up casing the window, and as a […]

Unfinished Basement

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Paint the wood ceiling in the basement. I do like it but it's just a thought for the in the meantime play room. Really is a lot of work since we will drywall eventually?!!

Our Unfinished Basement

In the spirit of all this organizing, my sewing room, in the basement, is definitely next on the list. It’s going to be a long, long process though. :) But before I start showing you my sewing room, I want to show you the basement and what we’ve already done to it. The clean, full basement was definitely a huge selling point, and for us, it’s also definitely a huge testament to what paint can do. So when we bought the house, the basement was all a sort of pinkish color. Floors, walls…

How to Paint a Concrete Floor - might be handy for the basement or garage!

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How to Paint a Concrete Floor - might be handy for the basement or garage!