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Henry

  • DIY

    How to Make a Concrete Fire Pit

    Last year we decided to build a fire pit behind the house. We had originally planned on building a simple stone fire pit. After some discussion, we decided to build a modern one made of concrete. We thought it would be a nice contrast with the brick retaining wall along with the other elements we would add around the fire pit.

    August 16, 2019
  • DIY

    How to Build a DIY Console Table

    In this article, I’m going to show you how to build a modern console table. This table has super clean lines, industrial leg, and is super easy to build. It can be used as an entryway table, a media stand, or even a small book shelf.

    June 5, 2019
  • DIY

    How to Hang a Porch Swing

    Since I’ve written three articles on how to build a porch swing, I thought it was about time that I showed you how to hang one. I recently built a crib mattress size swing for my sister-in-law, and my brother-in-law and I hung it on their front porch. I used it as an opportunity to document the process.

    May 17, 2019
  • DIY

    How to Build a Crib Mattress Porch Swing

    Since posting my original porch swing bed tutorial, I’ve gotten a lot of requests for a smaller version. Bed swings are large since they are made to fit a twin mattress, and they do take up a lot of room on a porch. So it’s understandable that someone would rather have a smaller swing.

    May 11, 2019
  • DIY

    How to Create a Modern Board and Batten Accent Wall

    We finished part of our basement a couple of years ago, and turned part of it into a work out room. We’ve used it a lot and it’s been great to have, but Brooke and I have always felt like it needed a little something from a design standpoint. Four plain white walls were becoming a little boring. So we decided to add an accent wall.

    May 3, 2019