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IKEA Bekvam Hack: 3-Step Key Holder DIY

IKEA Bekvam Hack: 3-Step Key Holder DIY

this post contains affiliate links Hi dudes! This is a project I did earlier this spring and even documented but have never even thought to post until last week. I was at a party at my friend Sarah's, and my other friend Lucy and I were walking around Sarah's newly-renovated house. It's like exploring a [...]

Popcorn Ceiling Removal: How We Did It, What We Learned, and What We’d Change

Popcorn Ceiling Removal: How We Did It, What We Learned, and What We’d Change

this post contains affiliate links This is a past project from our first house. I'm super grateful we documented this process (albeit it minimally) so that I can go back and remember how naive we were to think that this would be an easy task. If you're here due to a google search about popcorn [...]

Sustainable and Seasonal: Five Mindful Ways to Decorate

Sustainable and Seasonal: Five Mindful Ways to Decorate

Hello, friends! You're all so great. Did you know that? I'm lucky that I get to inhabit this planet with you. Speaking of our wonderful planet, this week is Climate Week in NYC and there were planned Climate Strikes worldwide over the weekend and throughout this week. The world is in dire need of our [...]

My Office Mural: All of the Details *PHOTOS*

My Office Mural: All of the Details *PHOTOS*

If y'all follow me on Instagram (@the_chiahouse), you'll already have seen my new office mural. I'm very into neutrals and minimalism these days. Just kidding. My office was a space that was supposed to energize me and make me want to get work done. When you work 50/50 at home/in the field, you need a [...]

Yarn Art Tutorial: Easy DIY Pompom and Tassel *VIDEOS*

Yarn Art Tutorial: Easy DIY Pompom and Tassel *VIDEOS*

this post contains affiliate links. This post is short and sweet and to the point. If you have been eyeballing one of those thick, plushy, pompom or tassel blankets, this is an inexpensive and fun way to DIY. Same goes for pillows, shirts, wall hangings, garlands, and anything you'd like to add a tassel or [...]

How to Build a Headboard In One Day

How to Build a Headboard In One Day

Y'all ready to build a headboard for the sole purpose of making other people say "daaaaaaaaaamn, girl"?! Then you've come to the right place! Hahaha, but really. Hi friends! Last week was one full of rest, doodling, and crafts while I recouped myself from a bout of heightened anxiety and a panic attack that came [...]