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Pipe Based Unit with Boxed Shelves

As the nerd cave comes together in the basement, I wanted something along a blank section of wall between two windows. I had been dreaming up a small shelving unit for some time before FINALLY putting pencil to paper and coming up with a rough plan for this pipe based shelving unit. I came up with a rough sketch – I have ZERO skill when it comes to drawing to scale, mind you… and planned out some basic measurements. Then on a Saturday when I had some free time, I took a trip to my trusty Lowe’s…

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An Easy to Install Do-It-Yourself Plank Wall!

Wooden plank walls have turned into all the rage these days. I decided that the first floor of the Burrow doesn’t have the right feel for such a dominating feature, so I found the perfect place to put one! In the basement!! When I first moved in, there was a massive closet installed by the stairs in the basement that really made no sense. It stuck way out, was difficult to maneuver, the doors didn’t work… It was just a silly closet. You can see it in this photo here: So, I ripped it out…

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Laundry Room: From Trash to Treasure!

Laundry is a necessary part of our lives, but it sure isn’t a fun part! At least… I don’t get a particular joy out of doing laundry. When I explored the slightly creepy basement upon moving in to the Burrow, I found a shelving unit that probably should have been thrown in the trash and a super old table with gorgeous turned legs, amongst other strange odds and ends. I decided to take these two forgotten pieces and turn them into something wonderful for my laundry room. I started by completely taking the shelving unit…