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Just Add Shelves // Easy DIY Shelving For Stylish Shoe Storage

Just Add Shelves / Easy DIY Shelving For Stylish Shoe Storage

When the complete and utter gutting of a space is an absolute necessity for your sanity but custom built-ins aren't an option, you get creative. I suppose saying that built-ins aren't an option is a slight exaggeration. I mean, this is a DIY blog after all, creative solutions is what we do best here and while we do indeed build things, I have to say the idea of spending hours upon end crafting a custom closet seems entirely unappealing with a 2 year old ruling the roost here at Casa de TDC. At some point along my journey as a mom, I think I began to sacrifice those things I need to feed my soul (I think I'm not alone here), and I'm pretty sure that beautiful and well organized spaces are one of those things that makes my world go round. Also color coded things, but that is a story for another day, eh?... Read More

Annual Garden Tour

Annual Garden Tour
Annual Garden Tour
04-25-2015 - 04-26-2015
Folsom Garden Club
Admission: General $15 Youth (Ages 16 and under) Free *Tickets include a descriptive brochure and a map of the tour route   
(916) 221-2457
Start Time(s): Sat & Sun 11am-4pm
This self-guided tour will take you around seven lovely Folsom gardens 
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6 Sanity Savers // How to Beat the Post Holiday Backlash

6 Sanity Savers / How to Beat the Post Holiday Backlash

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! It has been nice to unexpectedly have a couple of days to just relax and enjoy my family. We have had a few rather unplanned sick days for everyone here at Casa de TDC. But, I am chomping at the bit to de-holiday this place and tackle the excess once and for all. I am one of those neurotic organizing freaks when I get my hands on a space and so I thought I would share a few of my post holiday backlash beating tools... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Full Sized Cabin Loft Bed

Free DIY Furniture Plans / How to Build a Full Sized Cabin Loft Bed

Equal parts fun and function, this gorgeous bed will make bed time a bit more exciting for the kiddos! A fabulous Handmade Holiday gift that will keep on giving for years after you build this! 

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

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Prep Matters // A Cinderella Story + My Patio Rescue

Prep Matters / A Cinderella Story + My Patio Rescue

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, a poor little courtyard patio had seen her better day. Once she was loved and cherished so, but now her color had begun to go. Worn and tattered, not looking her best, this patio used to be heads above the rest.

In the winter her favorite little children do slip, when her surface gets wet since she has no more grip. This makes her upset when her kids just don't visit, it's her uneven concrete that seems to be the culprit. She waits and waits, much time has gone bye, she needs to act now, she just has to try. She decides to take these matters to heart, so she gathers her courage and she gets a head start. Ugly and useless she will be no more, she can't wait to show them what she has in store.


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DIY // A 6 Second No-Sew Pillow

DIY / A 6 Second No-Sew Pillow

I'm back! Did you miss me? Did you notice I was missing in action? No? Shucks... Well you just might have noticed this project from a little while back, and if not, feel free to check it out... I shall be here! 

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining the fabulous folks at Lowe's in the Big Apple, and we put this project to film of a very different variety, or in other words... to film that was shot by a crazy big team of professionals and not with my camera! I am so excited to share this with you guys, it just happens to be the most fantastic stop motion six second vine video and was completely directed and produced by a rather large team of people who do this sort of thing for a living - in real life! 

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Sacramento's Fall Home Show

Sacramento's Fall Home Show
Sacramento's Fall Home Show
10-10-2014 - 10-12-2014
Admission: $6 *Bring a canned food item and recieve $1 off admission
(916) 924-9934
Start Time(s): Fri Noon-6pm Sat 10am-6pm Sun 10am-5pm
Once again, the housing market is hot, hot, hot! If you’re a homeowner looking to move up, now’s the time to increase the resale value of your current home’s interior and exterior Not thinking of moving? This is still a great time to improve the quality of your life for you and your family with a new patio, outdoor kitchen, bathroom remodel, or an extra bedroom 
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