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#033: DIY Girl Power: How to confidently dive into DIY + Power Tool Basics with Joanie Sprague

In this episode, Cara sits down with Joanie Sprague to talk all about diving into DIY with confidence and some tips for getting started with power tools. Joanie also dishes some behind the scenes info from her time as a carpenter on Trading Spaces.Β  You can download this episode fromΒ Apple ... READ the POST

#OneHourDIY: Make a tray from tile by adding some chic hardware

In this #OneHourDIY project, we're transforming a piece of tile into a chic and polished countertop tray by adding hardware. Check out the how-to video below and don't forget to pin this post for later. The process is super simple β€” we'll drill holes with a hammer drill and special bit and ... READ the POST

How to DIY a chic Spray Paint Storage Wall

This chic spray paint storage design creates a functional place to store your paint stash while creating a focal point that feels like art. Check out the how-to video below and don't forget to pin this post for later. This project was part of a collaboration I did with The Home Depot to ... READ the POST

#032: GOING DARK: Everything you need to know about decorating with black β€” with Jessie Ecker

In this episode, Cara sits down with her DIY Bestie, Jessie, as she shares her design advice for decorating with black. From her favorite paint colors, to tips for making black look chic and sophisticated in your space, Jessie dishes on her best tips and shares why black is her favorite color for ... READ the POST

How to turn a dresser into a Miter Saw Stand

Here's how I transformed this dresser into a chic workspace for my miter saw β€” complete with bowl drawers (wait, you've never heard of those?! 🀣) and a chic notebook / magazine rack. Check out the how-to video below and don't forget to pin this post for later. This project was part of a ... READ the POST

#031: Interior Design 101 β€” how to design a room from start to finish

In this episode, Cara covers the phases for designing a room from start to finish. This process will help guide you in designing rooms you truly love that support you and your lifestyle. She talks about how most people start with the wrong questions when they set out to design a room and gives you ... READ the POST

#030: The 5 blocks stopping you from being in love with your home

In this episode, Cara shares 5 major blocks that might be holding you back from loving your home plus some advice for breaking through them. She covers topics like comparison, overwhelm, lack of clarity, and more in a fresh new light to help you reframe your mindset and change how you think about ... READ the POST


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