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Butcher Block Coffee Table

It may still be cold out, but we’ve been thinking about summer (and how to update our outdoor space) all winter long. And while the writing has slowed, the projects have not. Dan has about 4-5 projects that he’s in the middle of as we speak. In fact, as I sit at the dining room… Continue reading Butcher Block Coffee Table

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Open Shelving in an Outdoor Space

As I sit here and write this, I’m staring out my window trying to imagine what my backyard looked like before all the snow took over. There’s just something about a fresh snowfall that brings out the beauty and pureness of nature. But with the deep freeze of a winter we’ve been having, I can’t… Continue reading Open Shelving in an Outdoor Space

DIY Home · Outdoor Space

Building Outdoor Furniture

Between Dan’s time spent working on projects, and the rec space we’ve made with the bar, we  sure spend a lot of time out in the garage. In the summer months, we likely spend more time on our patio and in the garage than we do in our own living room. So it only makes… Continue reading Building Outdoor Furniture

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A girl walks into a bar…

One of Dan’s summer-long projects was updating our bar in the garage. Little by little, he added some new features and upgraded other original features. This is one of those ever-evolving projects that I’m sure we’ll add to year after year, and is definitely one of the more fun ones we work on. And of… Continue reading A girl walks into a bar…

DIY Projects · Outdoor Space

Building a Trellis Archway

After our Memorial Day Weekend wedding, we visited Cape Cod for our honeymoon. We stayed in a quaint little cottage and spent our days visiting quiet little towns, taking bike rides, and strolling through the neighborhood streets. Every way we turned, we saw beautiful trellis archways that led to a garden or framed a cottage’s… Continue reading Building a Trellis Archway