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Fixing the Furnace (and Saving Some Serious $)

Not every home improvement story can be a glamorous one, but the ones that aren’t sure can save a lot of money! Case in point: learning how to fix the furnace and avoid a $500-900 charge in new parts and labor. About six weeks ago in December, I went out of town for a …

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DIY Valentine’s Day Wall Hanging

Hello Remodelaholic readers! Colleen here from Lemon Thistle, home to DIY, home decor, printables, and parties. I’m happy to be back today sharing this fun DIY Valentine’s Day Wall Hanging. Valentine’s Day isn’t a holiday I typically do a lot of decorating for. This is mostly because the decorations can be …

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Favorite Projects of 2015: Friends Edition

In my last post, I shared all of my favorite projects of 2015. Some were on the list because they were popular with the blogging community (like my raised garden beds the lumber rack in the garage); some were ones I was just plain proud of because of their significance …

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Favorite Projects of 2015

The last week of the year can be pretty cathartic; I get to purge the past year’s misgivings, look back at favorite projects, and start making plans for a better year to come. But, I can’t deny that I also have a tendency to dwell more on what I didn’t …

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Beautiful Built-In Bed Nook with Storage Drawers

We hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! Next up in our Holiday Guest Series, we have a beautiful built-in bed nook that we found over on Instagram! Be sure to tag your best photos with #imaremodelaholic so we can find you, too! The built-in storage bed that Debi …

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The Crazy Attic Squirrel Saga, Part 2

For the record, I did not intend on having any follow up to my original story about the Asshole Squirrel who keeps trying to squat in my attic. But, since she (or maybe he, if it’s her offspring?) seems to be about as stubborn as I am, there were a few …

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10 Ingenious IKEA Hacks For the Kitchen

Is your kitchen a busy place in your home? Does it get disorganized and messy at times? Mine, too. Maybe the solution for your kitchen can be found in a trip to Ikea! Check out these 10 ingenious Ikea hacks for the kitchen to turn the heart of your home …

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My Christmas Living Room

Even though I’m probably going to keep messing with my Christmas living room decor until it’s time to put it all away, I think now’s as good a time as any to share the full look for this year’s tree and mantel. The last time I even decorated to this degree was back …

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25 Headboard Benches + How to Make Your Own

 25 Headboard Benches + How to Build One Isn’t it fun to makeover a bedroom? New headboard, new colors, new window treatments, it feels great, but what about all the old stuff? Throw it out, sell it or maybe transform it! Take that old headboard (or any one you find) …

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