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 It’s the most wonderful time of the year and it’s not too late to get in the holiday spirit. You can add extra Christmas spirit by hanging exterior lights all over your house, especially if you haven't gotten around to it yet!

 

Hanging lights on the house is one of my favorite family traditions, but sometimes, things can get tricky. No one wants to make a decorating mistake and end up with a holiday fiasco.

Make your Christmas a little brighter by following this step by step guide to hanging exterior lights on your home this season!

 

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Turkey day has arrived. You are cooking like crazy, and the kids are off from school saying, “Mom, Mom, Mom! Mom!” until you are at your wit’s end. How about a few crafts to occupy your little angels?

 

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Kitchens are where your family spends most of their time. Through preparing meals, eating snacks or catching up, your kitchen is often the focal point of your family’s life.

 

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If you’re looking for the perfect fall décor for your house or thinking ahead to Christmas and like to make small gifts for your close friends, I’ve got the perfect do it yourself project for you!

 

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If you don’t have a garage or a shop, it can be hard to build all of those awesome Pinterest ideas that you are dying to make. I’m a guy, but I still look to my wife’s account for inspiration when we need something and I think we can build it.

 

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Faux painting or faux finishing are both words that are used to talk about portraying the appearance of a different material than what’s actually used. Common looks include wood, stone, marble and many more.

 

Each one is a great way to add a unique finish to your room. Maybe you need master bedroom painting ideas, so you can just follow one of these techniques!

 

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A retaining wall is a structure that is used to hold or retain the soil behind it. Many different types of materials can be used to build a retaining wall such as concrete blocks, treated timbers, rocks or poured concrete.

 

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When it comes to headboards, there are all sorts of options! I’ve laid out six headboard ideas that I thought would be both cost effective while giving you the ability to decorate your bedroom to your personal style.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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With the upcoming arrival of my first child, I have been in complete nesting mode! My most recent project on my son’s nursery is a do it yourself galvanized metal window treatment, and I’m completely in love with how it has transformed the room and practically completed the ‘little lumberjack shack’ theme we were going for. 

 

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At the Clayton corporate office, some of our lead generation specialists had a little competition with do it yourself 4th of July decorations. They need your votes to determine the winning decoration!

 

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