Gift Guide for the DIYer + Home-Lover

December 13, 2013

We believe we should all love where we live.

We’re a couple of homebodies, working to uncover the home our home wants to be. And we’re so happy to have you here. 




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Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here. 

We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen. 

Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.

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1. The Wagner Flexio 590 paint sprayer recently changed our lives and our minds about paint sprayers in general. Chances are, your DIYer has had a similar experience and now you get to blow their mind with this one that works, oh so well!

2. A really great soy candle that lasts for 50 hours and smells like cedar and citrus so their home smells as good as it looks…or will look…eventually.

3. A personalized address stamper with a drawing of their baby house!

4. 6 quality flat wood carpenter pencils and a sharpener, so they never have to search through the junk drawer for something to write with again.

5. Remodelista. The book. In-depth tours and lessons from 12 enviable homes; a recipe-like breakdown of the hardest-working kitchens and baths; dozens of do-it-yourself projects; a guide to the best everyday household objects; and an in-depth look at the ins and outs of the remodeling process. They’ll love it.

6. A notebook to jot down ideas, diagrams, calculations & notes on 150 pages of engineering graph paper.

7. A portable bluetooth audio system so their projects don’t have to skip a beat no matter where in the house or garage or yard they are.

8. A large roll of primed canvas. Chances are they are gonna want to try their hand at a few paintings for that home of theirs.

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  1. I love your ideas! Please do a kid one! I want all of that stuff :)

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