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DIY Home Improvements, Cleaning Tips, Furniture Makeovers and Home Decor

Grab the printable DIY Toy Box Build Plans for this beautiful extra large storage chest. This build is easy enough for beginner woodworkers.
Here's my easy to follow steps for this beautiful DIY Gray Chalk Paint Furniture Makeover. With this tutorial you can distress as little or as much as you want to get the look you love. Paint layering and distressing with written steps and how to video.
You can quickly and safely clean a shower glass door with marble or stone tile using vinegar & backing soda. But, be careful doing it! Vinegar can etch, stain, and pit your marble and stone tile. Here's a step by step guide to how to clean your glass shower door without damaging your tile.

This grout makeover DIY is an easy way to make your floor look 100% better.

How to Whiten Grout - Using Grout Renew to Paint Grout Lines

Every post on Abbotts At Home comes from actual DIY Home Improvements projects and tutorials that I do in my own home and would recommend to family and friends.

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My DIY Kids Play Kitchen has been a popular build, this year. My kids love it too! 🙂

Yay! This Kids Play Kitchen DIY Woodworking Plan is an easy woodworking build with lots of fun additions that little kids will love! I have the tutorial, printable plans, and a video to help you get this built. #AbbottsAtHome #KidsKitchen #PlayKitchen #KidsKitchen #KidsFurniture #woodworking

You can find all of my favorite furniture painting and DIY Home Decor ideas here.

This $20 Wooden DIY Barn Star Wall Art is one of my favorite DIY Home Decor projects.

How to build this Wooden DIY Barn Star Art (Wood Barn Quilt) for less than $20 in lumber. Pottery Barn sells it for $400. Winning! DIY Wood Sign - Barn Quilt - Pottery Barn Knock Off #ChristmasProjects #ChristmasDecor #ChristmasSign #PotteryBarn #BarnQuilt #AbbottsAtHome

Features & Awards

My DIY Home Improvements and Tutorials have been featured in Better Homes and Gardens and on great sites, like CraftGawker, DwellingGawker, Instructables & Remodelaholic.

And recently, my L-shaped Backyard Bench was awarded 1st runner up status in the 3rd season of the IG Builders Challenge. Yea!  The amazing Ana White and HGTV’s Chip Wade were 2 of the fantastic judges. How cool is that?!

How I built my L-shaped DIY Outdoor Bench for $130, awarded 2nd place in the IG Builders Challenge, season 3
The finished bench all dressed up.