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garage door reveal

Cedar Garage Door Reveal! (Before and After)

I am SO PLEASED to be bringing you this before and after today. Not only because it’s the next big reveal of the house exterior makeover, but because I made my own tongue and groove…

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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!

  • 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!

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    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!

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