Projects

Most Popular

  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 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 »
  • 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

  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »

Building & Upgrading Furniture

  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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

  • 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 »
  • Attic Prep Part 6- Vent Chutes

    Attic Prep Part 6- Vent Chutes

    This is part 6 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 »
  • Our Finally Finished Floors!

    Our Finally Finished Floors!

    After nearly a week of demo, prepping, and installation, our floors are finally done!! Well, almost done. We are still down to bare subfloor in the laundry room (we have plans to lay tile soon) and we are missing a …Read More »

Home Decor

  • Be Our Guest!

    Be Our Guest!

    Seriously! Come on over! :) We have spruced up our guest room little by little as the weeks went by, and I realized we had not been updating y’all on the changes (whoops!). So here is a quick post about …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 »
  • 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 »

Wedding

  • 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 »
  • Wedding Mode: Activated

    Wedding Mode: Activated

    I’ve been a terrible blog-mother. I have shoved our little creation into the closet under the stairs and neglected it for almost two weeks! Things have been 100% wedding and work over here. I’m almost at my 6-months-til-the-wedding mark so I …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 »

Arting & Crafting

  • 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 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 »
  • Feeling Batty – DIY Felt Bats

    Feeling Batty – DIY Felt Bats

    Hey guys! The quickest of quick Halloween post today. Here’s the story: Girl meets felt placemats. Girl cuts out pumpkins from placemats and turns them into a garland. Girl is getting ready to throw out the remaining felt scraps when a …Read More »

E & K Products

  • How to sell handmade products

    How to sell handmade products

    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 »
  • 2017 Project/House/Life Goals

    2017 Project/House/Life Goals

    Everyone is posting their 2017 house resolutions and we’re over here like “Is it Wednesday or Thursday??” (spoiler, it’s Tuesday). So we’re a little late to the share-your-goals game, but it got us to sit down and talk about some …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 »
  • We’re Starting a Blog!

    We’re Starting a Blog!

    Between planning a DIY wedding and buying our first house (lots of DIY to ideas for that too), we are crazy busy these days. So the only logical thing to do was add another item to our plate- starting a …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 »