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  • DIY Photobooth

    DIY Photobooth

    OMG Evan’s back too?! Yes my dear readers. Search now works again (oops) and I’ve tuned up the website’s inner workings. Oh and I have an awesome project to share! One of my big wedding responsibilities was to make a …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 »
  • DIY Cat Box Cabinet

    DIY Cat Box Cabinet

    In our last laundry room post, I mentioned a DIY project Evan and I tackled back when we were still in the apartment. This project was all about hiding poop. Cat poop. And litter and stuff. The scourge of the …Read More »
  • Couch Buying Trick

    Couch Buying Trick

    Evan and I have been doing a lot of couch shopping. Anyone who’s been to our place knows how incredibly comfy our current couches are. And anyone who’s been to our place has also heard me comment about how manly …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 »

Holiday Decor

  • 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 »
  • DIY Pumpkins, 3 Ways: Puffy Paint, Realistic, & Metallic Ombre

    DIY Pumpkins, 3 Ways: Puffy Paint, Realistic, & Metallic Ombre

    We’re officially a week+ into October, meaning it’s high time for a fall decor DIY post up in here! Our strategy this season? Paint. All. The Things. Specifically, the pumpkins. I’ll save you some scrolling. Here are the final products: …Read More »
  • DIY Floating Ghosts

    DIY Floating Ghosts

    As I mentioned in our last Halloween decor post, any money we spent this year on Halloween decorations would be devoted to things we could put outside. It’s our first Halloween in the house (eeeeep!!!) and we want to lure …Read More »

Building & Upgrading Furniture

  • DIY West Elm “S” Shelf

    DIY West Elm “S” Shelf

    One of the first DIY projects we did in our apartment was super simple and we were able to save lots of money- win! It started when we spied the “S” shelf at West Elm… We thought it would be …Read More »
  • DIY 2×4 Side Table

    DIY 2×4 Side Table

    We made this side table out of 2x4s for less than $9, which we think is pretty dang cool! We did it as part of the Modern Maker #two2x4challenge and it was definitely a challenge! You could make this table with …Read More »
  • Caster Coffee Table

    Caster Coffee Table

    As y’all know, we recently turned our former workout room into Evan’s new office. Which is great for Evan’s goal of having a functional workshop, but not so great for our goal of working out on a semi-regular basis. As …Read More »

Home Improvement

  • Crack Is Whack- How to Remove a Loose Tile

    Crack Is Whack- How to Remove a Loose Tile

    We’ve been having some tile drama in our laundry room. But that’s not the only place where tiles are giving us trouble in this house. I’m talking about out master bathroom. (And check out this old picture! Still carpet in …Read More »
  • Attic Prep Part 3- Attic Map

    Attic Prep Part 3- Attic Map

    This is part 3 of the prep work we did to get everything ready to blow GreenFiber cellulose insulation in our attic. At the bottom of this post we have a link to every post in this series if you want to …Read More »
  • It’s Curtains For Ya! Curtains!

    It’s Curtains For Ya! Curtains!

    Up until this point, all of our projects have been necessary for the function and/or structure of our home. We thought it would be better to do those projects sooner rather than later, since you know making our house safe …Read More »

Home Decor

  • Branching Out

    Branching Out

    As you guys know, we had a lot of leftover branches after our tree trimming and we decided to hold onto them for a while in case we came up with any cool house/wedding decor we could use them for. …Read More »
  • DIY Faux Fur Tree Skirt (and Garland!)

    DIY Faux Fur Tree Skirt (and Garland!)

    In yesterday’s Christmas decor post I mentioned we added some faux fur in both tree skirt and garland form. As promised, today I’m sharing this quick DIY you can do in an afternoon (ie you can finish it before the Christmas!) …Read More »
  • Couch Buying Trick

    Couch Buying Trick

    Evan and I have been doing a lot of couch shopping. Anyone who’s been to our place knows how incredibly comfy our current couches are. And anyone who’s been to our place has also heard me comment about how manly …Read More »

Wedding

  • 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 Dessert Table- Practical Tips

    DIY Dessert Table- Practical Tips

    I can’t even tell you how much time I spent ooo-ing and ahhh-ing over beautiful dessert tables on pinterest. Then I started wondering about the practical stuff like, wait a minute how are we gonna transport all this? When are …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 »

Arting & Crafting

  • 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 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 Tabletop Menu + Thanksgiving Printable

    DIY Tabletop Menu + Thanksgiving Printable

    Hey guys! Today I’m super excited to share a quick and easy DIY that you can do after work this evening (and still have time to make pasta for dinner… mmmm pasta). It’s a cute tabletop menu that’s perfect for …Read More »

E & K Products

  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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

  • Move In Progress

    Move In Progress

    After yesterday’s post I realized that we’ve been putting so much time toward fixing bigger issues (like pipes, clamps, and potties) that we never got a chance to post about our move-in progress. So here’s a quick little update on …Read More »
  • I Like to Move It Move It

    I Like to Move It Move It

    I like to… MOVE IT! *lemur dance lemur dance* We successfully moved without hiring a moving company, woohoo! For the cost of a few beers, we saved several hundred bucks and got to hang out with people we like so …Read More »
  • 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 »