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{How to Easily & Affordably Paint a Brick Fireplace White}

DTKAustin shares DIY tips on how to paint a brick fireplace white and how to brighten up a room up on a budget. Click for amazing before and after photos and more information.

Most of y’all know renovating houses is in my blood. I went to school for Architecture solely because I grew up renovating and building homes with my dad so the always having to be re-doing something bug is a part of me nowI purchased my first home back in May of 2015 and it was a complete gut job. I think the only person who thought that house was perfect the way it was is my hippie husband. He loved the popcorn ceilings and WALLS… yes, walls… and the 2 inch thick Spanish tile covering the floors. I mean, they had even put parquet flooring on the walls… Anyway, the house was a total gut job straight out of the 70s. As I’m writing this I realized I never did a before and after of my entire house remodel. When my house is actually finished, clean and organized I will get that post up!

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{How to Revamp Your Entire Bedroom with Nordstrom}

Who else is still shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale before everything goes out of stock?? Is it just me?? I feel like I find new goodies every single day; whether it be in clothing, beauty, shoes or home! Speaking of home decor… that has to be the one category I ALWAYS forget to browse and I don’t know why! I feel like I’m always so focused on cute clothes and shoes that I forget about everything else! I did shop for men’s today though, so keep an eye out for that post! Today was the first day I browsed home goods on sale and found WAY too much stuff I need and it all seemed to be to revamp my bedroom. I did find these awesome lawn chairs to take to the ranch that Grayson said we just have to have!

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{At Home with Urban Mettle}

The holidays are right around the corner and if you’re like me, gift giving is a quite the challenge for some of my friends and family. As I’m getting older I realize that in this house, less is more! Most of you know, I purchased a home a little over a year ago, totally gutted it and started a massive renovation. For the most part, the renovation is done but it made me realize that I want absolutely 0 clutter in this house, so when the holidays come around I tell people to save their money and give us gift cards or something we can specifically use! Or you know, a good trip always works too!

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{How to Revamp a Guest Room with Joss & Main}

DTKAustin gives you a peek inside her newly renovated house focusing on her latest guest room update with Joss & Main. Click for more information and photos.

Welcome to the very first look into my newly renovated house in Austin, TX! I am so excited to have partnered with Joss & Main to design one of my bedrooms to show off to all of my lovely friends, family and readers! Before you scroll down to see the finished project, I want to give everyone a little backstory on this house.

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