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pictures of wood stove surrounds | Wood burning stove in mantle surround | Home Decor

Fall Mantel Ideas {autumn mantle}

This time of year always trips me up. Do I decorate the mantel for fall, and then for Halloween, and then back to fall again, and then before you know it it's time to decorate

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DIY Lockers

Locker Bookshelf - Full Size

Need better organization in your entryway or hall, but it's too narrow for a hall tree or bench, and don't want to drill holes in your wall? Build your own locker unit! It's the size of a bookshelf, and is freestanding - so you can move into your home without drilling holes in the wall. You can build it with basic tools and our free step by step plans with full diagrams, shopping and cut lists. Need a smaller size? We have plans for a smaller locker bookshelf here.

DIY Storage Lockers for Kids -- No Mudroom?  No problem! {}

Make your own storage lockers! {Perfect for kids} -

These DIY storage lockers are perfect to help you organize your home. No mudroom? No problem. Build your own storage lockers and organize your life!

Entry Bench - DIY by Lowes

Entry Bench

Drop everything on this entry storage bench when you come home -- shoes go in the drawer below, coats go on the hooks, hats and gloves in the nooks above, and anything else on top.

Entryway Bench and Storage Shelf with Hooks

Entryway Bench and Storage Shelf with Hooks

Simple entryway organizer bench and shelf with hooks set - Free plans by

Awesome DIY tutorial! Learn to make this huge photo wall bulletin board for less than 20 bucks. Perfect for instagram or every day photos - from

Huge DIY picture bulletin board for $10! - It's Always Autumn

You can build this giant picture bulletin board for only ten bucks! It's a great way to display tons of favorite photos in a gorgeous collage.

Entryway Decor by All Things Thrifty #DIY #mirror

My entryway makeover {REVEAL!}

My entryway has been fun to decorate, but if you missed yesterday’s post, let me bring you up to speed. It’s been YEARS in the making. I had a few decorating challenges to hurdle. #1

How To Hang A Wreath

How To Hang A Wreath On Your Front Door — Olive & Love

So this is the first year we've hung a wreath on our front door. Those over the door wreath hooks? Well, we aren't fans as they can leave your door scared with chips and dents in the wood and paint. While at Home Depot picking up shelving supplies for my son's closet, I grabbed a pla

DIY Farmhouse Table

Fancy X Farmhouse Table

Build the Fancy X Farmhouse Table from 2x4s and lumber for $65. A reader favorite, this table has been built thousands of times. We also have plans for a matching bench and lots more farmhouse furniture plans.

I need ideas for wall structure

Bits Of Everything: Wall Picture Collage; great, cheap & easy peasy! I like that you could do it any size. Perfect for the basement family room.

Wall Picture Collage

Amazing Grout Cleaner. 7 c water, 1/2 c baking soda, 1/3 c ammonia, 1/4 c vinegar. Spray on, scrub, wipe off.

Amazing Grout Cleaner

I used to be on this everlasting quest to find a good grout cleaner. As you'll see in some of the pics, I had given up on that quest long ago and decided to let the grout just become a constant dark brown instead of the light tan it was originally. I had tried every product and concoction out there. In fact I had tried everything I could think of, short of paying a professional. So one day I saw a pic on Pinterest of a floor with half clean grout and half really dirty grout. I wasn't sure it…

Buy the wood plaques at hobby lobby for $1, paint and mod podge the pic onto them. Great idea for the gallery wall I want!


A few months ago, Charlottesville photographer Amy Benoit, who operates Sweet Pea Photography , posted pictures of some beautiful frames on her blog . …

DIY Washer Dryer Pedestals...

DIY Pedestals | Just a Girl Blog

Guess who’s back? Back again. Justa’s back, Justa’s back….if you’re an Eminem fan, you totally hear it. If not, you’re just annoyed right now. Sorry. I’m back!! I’ll return again tomorrow with all kinds of ‘splaining about my absence, but I have a little DIY project to talk about first. The folks at Lowes were […]

DIY Giant Picture ~ Just $13 bucks!

Giant Picture on Wall Tutorial | Get Large Prints on Foam Boards CHEAP

I posted awhile an image that showed off the giant picture I made for my girls' room - finally, the tutorial is here! It was so cheap - around $13 (that's $8 for the print,