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DIY Modern Couch Cushion

Finishing Touches for the Outdoor Sofa: Making Modern Couch Cushions, Applying Finish, and More

Building the modern outdoor sofa and the modern outdoor L couch didn’t actually take much time. In fact, it probably took longer to add the finishing touches. This post goes into a little detail about how I finished it: the exterior finish/stain I chose adding furniture levelers making cushions 1. Stain for Exterior Applications Since …

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Make a Catalog Bookcase

Build a Catalog Bookcase

Anyone with children likely knows the struggle to keep the contents of a bookcase organized. This kid-friendly catalog bookcase provides a solution with its pull-out drawers and moveable dividers. I’d love to take design credit, but the genius idea belongs to my friend Sarah from The Created Home. She put together both beginner and advanced …

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Modern Floating Nightstand with Wireless Charging Tutorial

Modern Floating Nightstand

Have you ever participated in the Builder’s Challenge? I learned about it last year and was excited to join in on the fun. If you’re not familiar with it–the Builder’s Challenge creates and sends building plans to anyone who signs up. The deadline is three weeks after the plans are sent, when all participants post …

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Instructions and tutorial for DIY Dip Dyed Walnut Stool

DIY Dip-Dyed Walnut Stools

Helllllllo 2019! I’m excited for the long list of projects I’m hoping to finish this year, including some furniture-building collaborations with my talented friend Jen Woodhouse. Today I’m sharing our first collaboration of 2019–the DIY Dip-Dyed Walnut. . .

DIY Shoe Cabinet with Seven Drawers

DIY Shoe Cabinet

Anyone else have a shoe problem?  Shoe problem, as in, shoes, shoes shoes . . . all over the place? Years ago I bought the shoe cabinet below to in an attempt to keep them organized.  That was when we were a family of four.  Seven years later we’re a family of six and this …

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