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Step Up Your Curb Appeal with a New Mailbox Post! Generally, we give our homes and our yards a lot of attention. The house gets a new coat of paint, a transformation to the front door, or a fresh look Read more…


How to Use Auger Anchors in Drywall I am a huge fan of auger anchors. I live in a house where the interior wall studs are not at 16″ on center – they are 24″ on center. If I want Read more…


A Crown Molding Cutting How-to The time has finally come for Matt and I to install crown molding in the Rebel House – yay! After nearly a year, we are almost finished! I’ve always found crown molding a little intimidating… Read more…


Kitchen Remodeling Essentials I was compensated to post this article on Designs by Studio C. The post was not written by me but I do agree with the content. Posts like this are what helps DbSC add more great plans and Read more…


An Easy Way to Cut Posts for a Deck Matt and I are in the process of building the railing for the deck at the Rebel house. I’ll tell you what – the materials for a deck are expensive! We Read more…


A Few Tips on Using a Pocket Hole Jig Most of my plans call for using pocket holes to join the pieces to each other. I find this type of joinery to be the easiest, quickest, and strongest method of Read more…


Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Schneider Electric for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love things that make my life easier… In my home, I have a keyless Read more…


A Safe Way to Cut Narrow Trim on a Miter Saw Please make sure to use safe cutting practices when using a miter saw, and make sure you are wearing adequate eye protection! I wanted to cut narrow (1/2″ wide) trim for a Read more…


Cutting Tiles Cutting tiles can be a scary and almost incomprehensible task if you’ve never attempted it before. However, it is an inevitable part of tiling. There will come a moment when your tiles are too big to fit into Read more…


“Customizing a Closet Organizer” – is that an oxymoron?? Anyway, The Han’s closet is a mess. I’m ashamed to even show the before picture. One time I asked why the clothes were on the floor and she told me they Read more…

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