Emily Burmeister

Staff Writer
Emily is a big time DIY-er. Has been known to grab old and ugly furniture from the side of the road, may or may not have dumpster dived (one time...).
DIY Barn Door – Space Saving And Creative Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on May 18, 2021

DIY Barn Door – Space Saving And Creative

Every home has a problem area. My problem area is the laundry room and hallway. There is a lot of doors, in a small space, and to get all the way to the laundry room you have to close the door. Awkward. I needed some space savings solutions, and no amount of organization would help....

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DIY Wall Jewelry Holder Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on May 18, 2021

DIY Wall Jewelry Holder

I never realized how much jewelry I have. Until I happened to be looking for one specific piece. I ended up finding it in my containers of jewelry and discovered long-forgotten pieces as well. I needed to figure out a better solution, one that could display it all. Yes, there is plenty of jewelry holders....

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Rustic DIY Pencil Holder – A Beginner Woodworking Project Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on May 14, 2021

Rustic DIY Pencil Holder – A Beginner Woodworking Project

Trying to find the balance in function and aesthetic is a constant struggle for me. Add kids and their “stuff” into that and it feels like a loosing battle. I try to encourage my kids creativity, allowing an art table to be there for them when inspiration strikes. But, the clutter and mess that is...

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A New Way To Add Detailing To A Wall, Wood Trim With X’s Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on May 10, 2021

A New Way To Add Detailing To A Wall, Wood Trim With X’s

Adding wood detailing to a space is big right now. And for good reason, it adds a visual to a space, is more creative then a pictures on a wall, and warms up any room with the addition of the wood. But to try and do something different and fresh using wood detailing is becoming...

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Quick DIY Mason Jars And Twine Fall Centerpieces Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on May 10, 2021

Quick DIY Mason Jars And Twine Fall Centerpieces

I am always looking for ways to spruce up what is already wonderful. To me you cannot get more wonderful then a vase with flowers in it. I adore having fresh blooms in the house. But, there is certainly ways to make the vase part just as appealing as what is inside. There’s lots of...

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DIY Picture Ledge, The Updates Gallery Wall Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on May 10, 2021

DIY Picture Ledge, The Updates Gallery Wall

I must be going on a major wood staining kick. Because I cannot seem to do anything else lately. Today is no different. I wanted to add some pictures to a wall and I love them being done in a collage way. However, I have so many gallery wall collages so something a bit different...

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How To Build A Table Using Industrial Galvanized Pipes Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Burmeister, on December 29, 2020

How To Build A Table Using Industrial Galvanized Pipes

Buying larger pieces of furniture can get expensive. Getting one with a specific design and style makes it even more guaranteed to break the bank. I am loving the industrial and rustic look right now. It can fit in well with any style if done right. I was looking to add a console table to...

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