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Before & After Photos of German Schmear Exteriors

Does your home’s exterior need a makeover? These photos of German Schmear makeovers (also called German smear) will inspire you to update your brick home! Does your brick exterior need an update? These 6 home exteriors were freshened up with a timeless look. Each of these German schmear before and after photos are a great …

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12 Gorgeous Shibori Fabrics for DIY Projects

Looking for Shibori fabrics? Available by the yard, these gorgeous Shibori fabrics for DIY Projects and crafts include both hand-dyed and printed options. Shibori fabrics are very popular in home decor; used for throw pillows, table linens, towels, and more. The stunning indigo and white patterns are bold and organic, perfect for DIY projects and …

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10 Ways to Save Money during a Budget Kitchen Remodel

Need to remodel your kitchen on a budget? These 10 tips will help you save money creatively with a budget kitchen remodel that you’ll love! In the thick of renovating the exterior of our cottage-style fixer-upper, we faced an unfortunate truth: the kitchen is in sore shape, too. Shucks. With no funds allocated, it’s time …

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11+ Extra Long Curtain Rod Ideas that you can Make!

Big windows and sunrooms are a desirable feature in a home, but the window treatments get pricey (and hard to find)! Save some dough by trying one of 11+ DIY extra long curtain rod ideas. While a sunroom and big windows might be one of the best features in your home, it comes with one …

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How to Brighten a Dark Room (the Ultimate Guide!)

Trying to figure out how to brighten a dark room (or rooms) in your house? With over 17 ideas, you are sure to find a trick that fits your budget. Over the last 10 years, we have bought and renovated 3 homes. When you buy older homes – and especially fixer-uppers – they generally don’t …

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