DIY

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    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
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    How to Build and Hang Single Seat Porch Swings

    I built a crib mattress swing for my sister in law. We hung it on one end of her front porch. But since it is a very long porch, she needed something for the other side to balance things out. I had originally thought about building an identical swing, but decided to mix it up a bit and build two single swings. And since she has twin boys, the swings could be something that they would really enjoy.

    July 27, 2019
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    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
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    How to Paint Windows Black: No Taping Required

    Black widows have been, and continue to be, on the rise in popularity. They are very aesthetically pleasing and add so much visually to the exterior and interior of the home. But they can be a bit pricey compared to standard white windows.

    May 22, 2019
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    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