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DIY Slat Wall

Let's get this party started!!! This was a very easy DIY but very time consuming. I loved how it turned out so totally worth our time. 
This room was originally intended to be a formal living room but who wants one of those anymore? We like to host parties so thought a cool bar room would be fun and different. 

Supplies:


8' Skinny boards (purchased at lowes)Wood Stain (my favorite here)


Tools:

Chop Sawtable Sawnail gun w/ 1' nails*decor sources are at the bottom of the page

Here is the before picture....The only thing that is staying is the curtains and bar sign. Even the bar is getting a makeover. See how the ceiling has a transition and angles up? I thought it would be cool to add the slat wall to the ceiling as well and make it look like one continuous piece. 




There are different options for how you can butt each slat to meet up with the baseboard. You can totally take off the baseboard and bring it all the way to the floor.  This is a good idea if you have carpet. My husband…

New Living Room Rug

Well Hello there!! Happy Friday to you my friend!! I wanted to share my favorite new rug with you!! 


I searched far and wide for a beautiful (none oriental looking) rug with no tassels.  I am so in love with it and I'm not just saying that because it's new, lol. I've had it for a couple months now. This is actually an indoor/outdoor rug which is genius for high traffic areas.  The cream part so soft. Another thing that I love is if you ever want to clean it you can take it outside and pressure wash it.  It will be a while before I have to clean this rug but I have done this with other rugs in the past.  Just water will get it clean as a whistle.  
When choosing a rug the biggest mistake I see people make is buying a rug too small for their space. If you need help, send me a message below and I would be glad to help you choose the perfect size! 
Here is a picture of it up close so you can get a better look of the pile. If your in the market for a new rug I highly recommend thi…

DIY Wine Picnic Table

Double date anyone???

This was such a fun project! If you have the tools already you only need four supplies.
Supplies:
1 6' pine board1 4' pine board2 hingesstain (this is my favorite)  Tools:
Chop SawRouter with 1/2 round over bit (optional)SanderHole saw attachment. 2 1/2" (wine glasses) & 4 1/4" (Wine bottle)
Directions:
1. Cut the holes with your 2 1/2" round over bit where you want your wine glasses on your 6' board. We made 4 holes for two couples. 


2. Cut the side of each whole with your chop saw to allow the glasses to slide right in. He marked where he wanted to cut using a ruler and a pencil.you can see how he did it in the picture. 


2. Then cut the holes for your wine bottles with your 4 1/4" hole saw. (see picture) this does not have to be exact measurements.
3. Router the edges- this step is not necessary but it just makes it look nicer. You can buy these for a small fortune online and they are not routered.  

4. Using your 4' board cut 2-12…