How I Install Perfectly Even Curtain Rods Every Time Without A Level
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How I Install Perfectly Even Curtain Rods Every Time Without A Level

Over the years, I’ve seen many tricks to install even curtains. Those tricks often include a myriad of tools; laser levels, traditional levels, measuring tapes, etc. They can be complicated and those hacks often allow for human error. Even just a millimeter miscalculation can result in wonky and uneven curtains. So today I’m going to show you the one fail-proof way to install curtain rods in your own home and get even curtains every time. And all you need is a piece of trash …

Modern Art-Inspired Bedroom + Bathroom: Spring 2021 One Room Challenge Reveal
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Modern Art-Inspired Bedroom + Bathroom: Spring 2021 One Room Challenge Reveal

I actually did it. I actually finished our Bedroom Suite and I couldn’t love it more! What follows is essentially a photo dump of every little element that makes our new bedroom feel especially us…

Modern Black Bedroom / Bathroom Art + Accessories: ORC Week Seven
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Modern Black Bedroom / Bathroom Art + Accessories: ORC Week Seven

We’re one week away from the final reveal of this combo Bedroom/Bathroom space and it’s time for some styling! I’ve been clear that I am most inspired by art in all my designs. The instances of artwork and design in this space are singing. Here’s how I’m pulling it all together …

Affordable Decorating Tips: Listen to Teri on the Queer Money Podcast
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Affordable Decorating Tips: Listen to Teri on the Queer Money Podcast

Breaking News: This week, I’ve joined David and John of Debt Free Guys to talk about decorating on a budget. Their podcast, Queer Money, focuses on financial planning and freedom for the LGBTQ+ community but the tips I share are applicable for allies too! Here’s where you can listen …

Ikea Step Stool Hack: Faking The Vintage Look With Wrapping Paper
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Ikea Step Stool Hack: Faking The Vintage Look With Wrapping Paper

Finding vintage home decor can be expensive and time-consuming. When you’re in a pinch and you don’t want to search all over for the perfect antique piece to match your historic home, you can fake the look. Here’s how I turned an inexpensive stool from Ikea into a viable fake family heirloom with paint, mod podge, and wrapping paper …

DIY Vintage Sign: How To Get The Authentic Old Advertising Look With Paint
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DIY Vintage Sign: How To Get The Authentic Old Advertising Look With Paint

Last Winter, we were asked to take part in our neighborhood’s Annual Home Tour. Since we’d only been in our bungalow for a few months and weren’t planning to renovate, the interior wasn’t much to look at. To make up for our home’s lackluster appearance, I decided to go all out on the front porch holiday decor. I built the theme around a vintage-looking lodge sign I DIYed with some paint and a piece of MDF. Here’s how I did it…