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Linda Crandall

I am a DIY home decor blogger who will help you gain the confidence you need to try your hand at DIY projects.

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DIY Tales: China Hutch Make-Over

By Linda Crandall on Mar 13, 2014

DIY China Hutch Make-over Good morning everyone! I am sitting here at 6:00 with a large frosty diet coke finishing up the final post of our DIY China Hutch Make-over. For those of you who... Continue reading

garages, storage

10 Spring Garage Organization Tips

By Linda Crandall on Feb 19, 2014

10 Spring Garage Organization Tips Regardless of what the groundhog said, spring is well on its way and being prepared is our only chance at staying on top of things. One of the best places... Continue reading

diy, kitchen, storage

DIY Tales: Under-Cabinet Drawers

By Linda Crandall on Feb 16, 2014

Under Cabinet Drawers Hi Everyone!!! Right now it’s all about storage in our shop today as we show you how we increased our kitchen storage using Under Cabinet Drawers. What are these drawers I speak... Continue reading

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Easy DIY: DIY Picture Frame

By Linda Crandall on Feb 05, 2014

DIY Picture Frame Hi everyone! Today we are going to show you how to make DIY picture frame from your old scrap wood. This is a pretty easy project. It cost us nothing to make... Continue reading

diy, bathroom

DIY Tales: Board and Batten Wainscoting

By Linda Crandall on Dec 17, 2013

Board and batten wainscoting for your bathroom Are you a board and Batten fan? Today’s post is picking up on part II of the Master bathroom Redo. You remember our post on master bath storage... Continue reading

diy, furniture

DIY Tales: Turning Two Chairs into One

By Linda Crandall on Dec 10, 2013

DIY Chair Bench from Hello I Live Here Hi everyone! Hope you’re all doing great and keeping warm today! Sorry I had no post yesterday, but I was working on some Old chairs that became... Continue reading

diy, seasonal

Holiday DIY: Painted Christmas Ornaments

By Linda Crandall on Dec 05, 2013

Painted Christmas Ornaments Hello everyone! Tonight’s post is going to be about painted Christmas ornaments. It was a freezing day here in Missouri, so I decided to nest inside and craft my heart out today.... Continue reading


DIY Tales: Indoor Herb Garden

By Linda Crandall on Sep 11, 2013

Do you grow herbs? – We do with an Indoor Herb Garden This year in St Louis it was such a hot summer our herbs did poorly. Every time we went to get something off... Continue reading

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Holiday DIY: Rustic Christmas Wreath

By Linda Crandall on Nov 29, 2013

Easy Rustic Christmas Wreath Happy Friday everyone! Hope your day was awesome . We started decking the halls at Hello I Live Here today and we are going to show you all how we made... Continue reading

diy, storage

DIY Tales: Magazine Holder

By Linda Crandall on Nov 27, 2013

Do you need a DIY magazine holder? We built a simple DIY magazine holder to keep that reading material secured. This project was completed using scrap wood from our shop pile. This DIY magazine holder... Continue reading