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OMG We Bought a House! Episode 14: Closet Crushers!

Mr. Kate | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In order to maximize the space, we broke into the old phone nook on the other side of the wall which gave us two extra feet. Then, with the combo of shelves, hampers, hooks and rods, our closets are ready to be filled back up again... in a more organized fashion this time.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 13: Out Of The Closet!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In episode 13 we begin to redo a room that is extremely important: the closet. This is where my shoes and clothes will reside, and I want them to fe...

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12: Anniversary Al Fresco!

Mr. Kate | Posted 08.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In OMG We Bought A House! Episode 12, we take the decorating outdoors! For mine and Joey's 7th anniversary we decided theres no better place to cel...

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 11: Dinner's on Us!

Mr. Kate | Posted 08.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Our dining room is officially finished, and we could not be more excited to reveal the finished product. From our magical moon-surface-inspired ceiling to our vintage marquee sign, this room has the perfect eclectic and chic vibe that Joey and I adore.

OMG We Bought a House!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Where do you go for gems?! The junkyard of course! We ended up finding some great pieces too: a mirror, two bronze jugs, an old bar marquee that say's "Jo's Place", and a vintage gum ball machine.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 9: Bottoms Up!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

We put up our chandelier, picked out a wallpaper to put up on our ceiling, refinished a built-in cabinet and turned it into our bar, caged a plant, and got a TEMPORARY dining table.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 8: The Living Room (Part 2)

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.14.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

OMG we FINISHED our living room! In this episode we reveal our chairs after having them reupholstered, fill in our book shelves, and DIY some paper mâchéd animal heads with gold and copper leaf.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 7: The Living Room (Part 1)

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In this episode we look at some swatches, get our furniture moved in, do the simplest OMG DIY yet and start thinking about ideas for part two!

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 6: Kitchen and Kitties!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In Episode 6 we have transformed our plain-jane kitchen into a gem. Our Kitties used to have to poo out in the open, but not anymore. We installed a little cat door into our laundry room door, so that the kitties can now use the bathroom in peace!

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 5: Be Our Guest(Room)!

Mr. Kate | Posted 06.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Joey's parents wanted to come visit and see our first house so we had to quickly get the guest room guest-ready! Watch the video above to see the entire transformation including how we spruced up a thrift store dresser in a matter of hours.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 4: See You At The Altar!

Mr. Kate | Posted 05.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

The inset alcove or altar, as we're calling it, is just begging for a whimsical DIY project. The mantle is the first thing you see when you walk in our front door so it's the perfect place to establish the design for the overall house.

Proof That The DIY Trend Is Here To Stay

Nancy Lee | Posted 12.21.2012 | Weddings
Nancy Lee

It used to be that the term "do it yourself" (DIY) really only applied to home improvement tasks, when Dads would be out repairing the chimney or painting the garage. Now the DIY trend has emerged everywhere, from decorating to fashion to weddings.