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A new Heat & Glo gas fireplace insert from Heat & Glo with very realistic looking embers and flames.

Great Wall of Fire

We finished 2016 off right with the installation of a gas fireplace, and celebrated by blazing our …

January 06, 2017 in Living Room
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Mounting hardware for a wall-mount TV.

Tips for Buying a Flat-Screen TV Wall Mount

This post was originally published on DIY Network’s blog Made + Remade in October 2014. We …

April 25, 2016 in DIY, HGTV + DIY Network Projects, Living Room, Organized
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Art supplies make a great gift for crafters.

5 Gift Ideas for the Makers in Your Life

Do you find it hard to shop for friends or family? Gift cards are easy, …

March 22, 2016 in Living Room
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Painting horizontal stripes on stairs, #stairporn

What are your favorite painting techniques?

This post was originally published on DIY Network’s blog Made + Remade in July 2012. …

March 21, 2016 in Closets, DIY, HGTV + DIY Network Projects, Living Room, Stairwell
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Ceiling mounted projector screen in the living room.

The Year of Bigger Projects

The year of finishing what we started was pretty accomplished, now that I look around …

January 12, 2016 in Bedrooms, Decor, DIY, Living Room
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How I used an old dry log to make a patio herb garden.

Made + Remade + More

I really feel like I’ve kicked the year off in a good way, and somehow it’s …

June 30, 2015 in Living Room
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A small, cozy second seating area in our sunken living room.

The Landscape Of Our Living Room

Back at the time that we invested in our sectional, we knew that the size of our …

May 26, 2015 in Living Room
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Living room evolution, January 2015.

The Year Of Finishing What We Started

Hibernating is what I do in January. I nest, and lose momentum on things that I’ve …

January 27, 2015 in Living Room
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El cheap fabric that I loved from JoAnn Fabrics.

Eccentric Pillow-making

Some year+ after purchasing what the salesperson told me was “the ugliest fabric [she] ever …

November 19, 2014 in Decor, DIY, Living Room
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West Elm's Tillary Sectional Sofa in our house. A real review. Check it out.

Honestly, This Is Tillary

Editor’s Update: I still get lots of comments and questions about this sofa. 4+ years …

August 14, 2014 in Decor, Living Room
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