How to design and make a barn quilt.

How to Make Your Own Barn Quilt

Always committing to doing the things I say I’m going to do–in this case “barn …

April 24, 2018 in Backyard, Barn, Decor, DIY
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Modern, rainbow-colored barn quilt on our mid-century home's outbuilding.

The Barn Quilt

The barn quilt I created for DIY Network is a special project–probably my favorite project of …

October 06, 2017 in Barn, DIY, HGTV + DIY Network Projects
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Our barn, a mid-century cedar shingled and semi-abandoned structure receives a facelift.

Emily vs. Barn, The Makeover Story

I mean, I’ll be damned if staining the barn didn’t add a few $$$$ to our …

April 28, 2017 in Barn
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Painting a cedar shingled barn with oxford brown olympic opaque stain.

Emily vs. Barn

I just set out to update the look of our barn, referring to it as my …

April 20, 2017 in Barn
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Making an entryway to our barn using cement pavers.

You Got 40 Free Pavers? You Got A Mini-Patio.

I found ~40 rectangular concrete pavers curbed by someone in our neighborhood recently; is it a law …

August 18, 2015 in Barn, DIY
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Installing shingles on the lesser seen sides of the barn first.

Rad Roofing Reno (Volume 2 of 2)

The roof! BAM, there it is. If you shield your eyes from seeing the mess …

September 20, 2013 in Barn, DIY
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Installing plywood on the barn roof.

Rad Roofing Reno (Volume 1 of 2)

I’ve been grounded due to my very round state during some big renovating that’s been happening …

September 16, 2013 in Backyard, Barn, DIY
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Barn, exposed! Buh-bye, brush.

The Exposed Barn

I know you guys can only be so interested in tales of laborious brush removal. …

July 23, 2013 in Backyard, Barn, DIY
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