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  • DIY Galvanized to PEX, No Blowtorch Required

    DIY Galvanized to PEX, No Blowtorch Required

    How do we spend our Saturday nights these days? Why, hanging out in our attic for six and a half hours of course! Six and a half hours Katelyn?! Bloody hell! Why on earth would you hang out in a …Read More »
  • Makin’ Loooooove… part 2 {DIY Marquee Letters}

    Makin’ Loooooove… part 2 {DIY Marquee Letters}

    ***UPDATE*** We still get lots of comments/questions about these, so we made a video tutorial! Came up with some new tips that make the tricky parts wayyyy easier. Check out the video below! You can also click here if you …Read More »
  • To-Dye-For DIY Backdrop (Part II)

    To-Dye-For DIY Backdrop (Part II)

    Hi again errybody! I’m back today to share part II of our DIY backdrop. A couple weeks ago, I told y’all about how Evan and I decided to create a backdrop for our wedding. It was going to be used …Read More »
  • Makin’ Loooooove… COMPLETE! {DIY Marquee Letters}

    Makin’ Loooooove… COMPLETE! {DIY Marquee Letters}

    ***UPDATE*** We still get lots of comments/questions about these, so we made a video tutorial! Came up with some new tips that make the tricky parts wayyyy easier. Check out the video below! You can also click here if you want …Read More »
  • House Buying for Noobs

    House Buying for Noobs

    Buying a house is crazy. Especially for us first timers. We saved all our notes, charts, and tips so that we could share the process from our real-life-first-time-home-buyer’s perspective, and a request we got the other day to write a …Read More »

Holiday Decor

  • 2016 Halloween Decor

    2016 Halloween Decor

    I love Halloween you guys. If it was socially acceptable to Trick-Or-Treat at the age of 29, I would. But it’s not, so I make up for it with for it with creepy movies, our annual Scare for a Cure adventure, dressing …Read More »
  • 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

    2016 Holiday Gift Guide

    Y’all- it’s almost December. How did this happen? I’m already feeling behind on gifts, and I’m still full on turkey. For anyone who is is in the same boat, Evan and I put together our very first holiday gift guide! *sparkle …Read More »
  • Upgrading Faux Gourds with Paint and Sugru

    Upgrading Faux Gourds with Paint and Sugru

    I’m back with more easy Halloween decor upgrades today! I’ve already posted about how we DIY’d pumpkins three different ways; with puffy paint, realistic paint, and metallic ombre. We also upgraded our black jack-o-lantern hurricanes by painting the insides copper. Then we turned felt pumpkin …Read More »

Building & Upgrading Furniture

  • Garage storage ideas

    Garage storage ideas

    In our last garage post (and video) we covered part 1 of our garage series: how we patched, repaired, and painted our very sad looking walls. In today’s post, we’re covering how we turned that clean slate into something actually functional …Read More »
  • DIY Industrial Outdoor Bench

    DIY Industrial Outdoor Bench

    Hey y’all! As usual, work is crazy- crazy enough that we realized we have a few projects we totally spaced on and never posted about. One that we are super excited to share is our DIY bench! We wanted to …Read More »
  • Makin’ Loooooove… {DIY Marquee Letters}

    Makin’ Loooooove… {DIY Marquee Letters}

    ***UPDATE*** We still get lots of comments/questions about these, so we made a video tutorial! Came up with some new tips that make the tricky parts wayyyy easier. Check out the video below! You can also click here if you …Read More »

Home Improvement

  • Caulk All Up In Our Cracks!

    Caulk All Up In Our Cracks!

    We caved guys. Work got busy, life got busy, and tediously scraping caulk and grout got really dull. Even though we just recently posted about the caulk scraping ordeal, it had been an on-and-off process for weeks. So we figured …Read More »
  • Prettier Pantry

    Prettier Pantry

    We never really expected to upgrade our pantry in this house, but when I was hit with the sudden urge to clean it out and get rid of old stuff it was the perfect opportunity to beautify the pantry a …Read More »
  • Fan vs Evan

    Fan vs Evan

    Replacing the fan in the master bedroom seemed like a pretty dang easy project. After all, we had already removed a couple fans, so installing one couldn’t be that different right? Ha. Hahaha. We’ll take a moment of silence for …Read More »

Home Decor

  • What’s Hanging Around

    What’s Hanging Around

    We’ve hung more art! You caught a sneak peek of it in Monday’s post about styling shelves. See the art on the left wall of our dining room? Well my AMAZING fiance painted those! Yep, he’s an engineer and an …Read More »
  • Light Love

    Light Love

    Feels weeeeeeirrrrrd jumping back into house projects after being in wedding mode for so long (and neglecting the house. Sorry house) but we have been trying to do at least one house project each weekend, even if it’s a little …Read More »
  • House Tour, Belated Spring Edition

    House Tour, Belated Spring Edition

    Hey guys, happy Friday! After posting about our missing dining room floor the other day, I realized that there have been some changes around here that we haven’t updated you guys on yet! The changes just happened so gradually that …Read More »

Wedding

  • Makin’ Loooooove… {DIY Marquee Letters}

    Makin’ Loooooove… {DIY Marquee Letters}

    ***UPDATE*** We still get lots of comments/questions about these, so we made a video tutorial! Came up with some new tips that make the tricky parts wayyyy easier. Check out the video below! You can also click here if you …Read More »
  • I’m a FAN of DIY wedding program fans!

    I’m a FAN of DIY wedding program fans!

    Creating paper fans for your wedding is really a BREEZE! Plus, when people compliment them you’ll feel super COOL. You may even develop an AIR of confidence! You’ll be skipping around with GUSTo! Truly, this is a project that will BLOW …Read More »
  • DIY Marquee Letters

    DIY Marquee Letters

    Hey guys! So, if you were familiar with our blog before we got started on YouTube, you probably remember our DIY Marquee Letters tutorial of yore (here’s part 1, part 2, and part 3). We built them for our wedding and they …Read More »

Arting & Crafting

  • To-Dye-For DIY Backdrop (Part I)

    To-Dye-For DIY Backdrop (Part I)

    Good golly I love bad puns! After our wedding got published on Wedding Chicks, our blog traffic got cah-razy and we’ve been getting lots of requests for more wedding tutorials- especially for the backdrop we made for our DIY photobooth! …Read More »
  • DIY Wine Bottles, 4 Ways

    DIY Wine Bottles, 4 Ways

    ***Update! We did end up using one of these methods for the wedding- the silver and glitter bottles! Check it out! ***End updates So I’ve been trying to think of inexpensive DIY centerpiece ideas for the wedding. Incorporating wine bottles …Read More »
  • Upgrading Faux Gourds with Paint and Sugru

    Upgrading Faux Gourds with Paint and Sugru

    I’m back with more easy Halloween decor upgrades today! I’ve already posted about how we DIY’d pumpkins three different ways; with puffy paint, realistic paint, and metallic ombre. We also upgraded our black jack-o-lantern hurricanes by painting the insides copper. Then we turned felt pumpkin …Read More »

E & K Products

  • Opening up shop!

    Opening up shop!

    Hey guys! If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook or you’ve been around us in real life (friends, family, coworkers, cashier ladies), I apologize in advance because you have probbbbbbbably heard this news already. We’ve been making things for …Read More »
  • Pop up shops for noobs – what we learned

    Pop up shops for noobs – what we learned

    Hey guys! A few weeks ago after our first West Elm Pop Up Shop, we asked if y’all would be interested in hearing the behind-the-scenes scoop: how everything went down and what we learned in the process. And your response …Read More »
  • Our first pop up shop = success!

    Our first pop up shop = success!

    Hey y’all! If you follow us on Instagram (@evanandkatelyn) or you’ve been within 20 feet of us recently, you probably know that we had our first pop up shop at West Elm yesterday – and it went really well! We’re …Read More »

Moving, Buying, & Selling

  • House Tour!

    House Tour!

    Currently my car, my hair, my clothes, my eyeballs, my shoes, and my house are covered in dust. I’ve been at the house all week during our tile demo/laminate wood floor installation and it is crazy over here! But before …Read More »
  • How to Prep for a Floor Installation

    How to Prep for a Floor Installation

    We did some things right. Made some things worse. Eh, we are noobs at this stuff but we tried, and now we have some great tips for anyone who decides to turn their place into a dust palace install new …Read More »
  • WE’RE OFFICIALLY HOME OWNERS!!!

    WE’RE OFFICIALLY HOME OWNERS!!!

    AHHHHH!!!!!! OmgomgomgEEEEEEeesffksjl holy balls this is CRAZY!!!!! WE OWN A HOUSE!!!! Weird to think that these two kids are now in charge of the upkeep, finances, and general responsibilities involved with home ownership! Honestly we’ll probably be doing pretty much …Read More »