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Installing soft close cabinets in your kitchen is a home improvement upgrade that you’ll appreciate every day. We completed this DIY project in our home, and loved the results so much that we decided to write a full blog post about it!For a full step-by-step installation guide with tons of pictur...
KITCHEN REMODEL IN PARK MODEL TRAILERJoyfully Growing Blog is back with another kitchen remodel! This time around, we chose to remodel a park model trailer. With some careful planning, and lots of hard work, this kitchen turned out amazing! If you're interested in  learning more, check out the fu...
 If you run a little bit cold like me, then you need this great looking storage solution to keep your favorite blankets ready for easy access!  Plus, who doesn’t love functional decor? This blanket ladder DIY project requires some power tools, but most DIYers of any skill level should be able to ...
DIY DISTRESSED WOOD BEAM MANTELA distressed wood beam mantel can add the perfect amount of character and charm to a fireplace that needs some updating.  With a little bit of creativity and some DIY elbow grease, you can take a new wood beam, and give it the look of an old reclaimed barn wood beam...
DIY WOOD FRAMING AROUND A BASIC MIRRORSometimes the smallest touches, like wood framing around a basic bathroom mirror, can make a huge impact.  This DIY wood mirror frame project is cheap and easy! The average DIYer could complete this project in a weekend.  It’s only a few hours of actual work,...
AFFORDABLE FALL FRONT PORCH DECORIf you’re looking for inspiration to help you decorate your front porch for fall on a tight budget, then you’ve come to the right place! For more fall decorating tips, check out the article on Joyfully Growing Blog: Fall Front Porch Decorating IdeasOne of the bigg...
THE BEST WHITE PAINT COLOR FOR ANY SPACEPaint color can make or break the interior aesthetic in a home. Ugly paint colors will make a decent looking house appear much worse than it really is.  Sometimes when an interior feels dated, dark and dingy, a fresh coat of white paint is all that’s needed...
AN AFFORDABLE KITCHEN RENOVATIONEveryone wants an amazing gourmet kitchen; that's why updating a kitchen can increase a home's value in a big way!  But let's face it: kitchen renovation projects can be intimidating! They are usually extremely expensive, and can take forever.The world of home reno...
If you’re a home stager, a homeowner, or just plain home decor crazy like me, then you will love these tips to make the most out of Amazon Prime Day deals!  Amazon is actually my FAVORITE place to buy home decor. Like with most stores, it does take some searching, but there is always great home g...
HOW TO INSTALL KITCHEN UNDER CABINET LIGHTINGBasic builder grade homes, as well as older homes often have dark shadowy kitchens - aka: in need of cabinet lighting!  A dimly lit kitchen feels small and unappealing, which certainly isn’t good for home value! If a full kitchen renovation isn’t in th...

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