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Your not-so-serious guide to DIY home remodeling and repair — where grit is good.

Do you struggle with your DIYs? Looking for inspiration, realistic progress AND practical tips? Then you’ve come to the right place! This is DIY for the rest of us — where we can make our spaces unique, fix what’s broken, and refresh without making our wallets cry.

Sarah Fogle

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I’m Sarah

I love taking my house apart and putting it back together again. Join me for budget DIYs, woodworking tips, patterns, and lots of creative ideas to help improve your home! I’m so happy you’re here!

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    Learn from my most popular posts how I built a deck, skim coat drywall, install shelving, and more.

    I’ve worked really hard on it — now you can take the virtual tour, learn paint color info, see all of the “before & afters”, and get links to my favorite items in my home!



    We’re restoring a 1946 Spartan Manor travel trailer that was sitting in the woods for over 30 years. Join us on our vintage camper renovation adventure!

    let’s make something

    Email subscribers get access to build plans, cross stitch patterns, and more!

    cross stitch patterns

    Every month, I release a free cross stitch pattern. Membership program coming soon to bring even more patterns to your inbox!

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