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How to Install Board and Batten Wainscoting (White Painted Square over Rectangle Pattern)
Fred | January 1, 2015
How to Install Board and Batten Wainscoting (White Painted Square over Rectangle Pattern)

For the last few months, we’ve been contemplating how to spruce up our relatively small upstairs hallway (below). We had installed wainscoting in our prior home’s living room, and thought that might add the visual interest we were looking for here. Then, inspired by Wilker Do’s recent board and batten video tutorial, I started gathering ideas on Pinterest for an elegant but simple design that could take this space up a notch. We settled on a 48″ high square-over-rectangle  board and batten design.... 

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Troy Bilt FLEX Yard Care System Pressure Washer Review
Fred | August 26, 2015
Troy Bilt FLEX Yard Care System Pressure Washer Review

Late last month, Troy Bilt reached out to us and offered a sample unit of their new Troy Bilt FLEX Yard Care All-in-One System for our review. The concept behind the FLEX system is straightforward: use one engine system to power a number of large yard tool attachments (e.g., lawnmower, pressure washer, snowblower)  instead of owning each of these tools as standalone machines. The FLEX’s value proposition is two-fold: (1) save space and reduce clutter in your garage or shed by storing attachments (which are mostly smaller... 

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GIVEAWAY & Creativity Unleashed Link Party: Week 84!
Jocie | August 27, 2015
GIVEAWAY & Creativity  Unleashed Link Party: Week 84!

Welcome back to the Creativity Unleashed Link Party, where you inspire us with your most recent decor, crafts, DIY, and recipes and have a chance to win a new giveaway every week!!  I am excited to announce that you voted and we heard you!! The BIG winner is this uber tasty Salted Caramel Apple Spread – Frugal Coupon Living. Link Party & Mega Rockstar Contest! What’s the deal with the Mega Rockstar Contest, you ask? Every week, each host picks a Rockstar from the projects that were linked up that week, for... 

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