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Heidi Kruse
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1930's Cottage Bathroom Remodel
In early December we were ready to start our bathroom remodel after saving and planning for months.  It's hard to believe that the smallest room in the house could take so long to remodel, but I'm glad we took our time and scrutinized every single decision ...

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Industrial Floating Shelves
About a year ago, this is what our children's bedroom looked like.  Then Brent and I bought a California King bed (BTW it's AMAZING!) and it shook up the whole household.  Living with a queen size wasn't working for us anymore - snuggling with four people t...

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Kitchen Remodel
Some time ago, my sister and her husband, who live about 4 hours away from us, started dreaming of a new kitchen.  You can see in the photos below that their kitchen was difficult to work in and not a joyful place to be.  The refrigerator blocked the doorwa...

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Custom Electric Fireplace Surround
Back in October, when temps were starting to drop, I began dreaming of a fireplace.  As soon as the thermometer drops below 60 degrees, the hoodies and jeans come out for this gal.  Everyone knows one of those people that is always freezing - in my inner ci...

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Milk Paint Furniture Project
My neighbors were selling a bedroom set this summer that I absolutely fell in love with!  The finish wasn't my personal preference but the overall style of the headboard and footboard were right up my ally.  The set was for a queen bed but since we don't ha...

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A New Exterior House Color!!
Each year for the past 3 years, I've scraped and painted one side of the house, slowly making my way around the entire thing.  It usually only takes a weekend to scrape and paint one side so it doesn't turn into a big commitment.  But each year that I go an...

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Kids Live Here
I stumbled upon a photography project recently called "Kids Live Here."  As I was looking at other people's images of the little details that you often overlook as a parent, I found myself nodding in agreement.  Kids do crazy things.  Period.  But we never ...

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Tips For A New Gardener
First of all...let's address the elephant in the room.  I know you've been asking yourself, "how does Heidi manage to juggle a full time job AND one blog post every two months??"  Guys, I will tell you right now that this pace is brutal (I hope you picked u...

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Kruse vs Rabbit
We live in a beautiful neighborhood with historic homes, mature trees and friendly neighbors.  We also live with an abundant rabbit problem.  Is it like this everywhere?  The only other place we've lived was in Omaha, NE and I don't recall seeing this many ...

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Wood Plank Projects with Hometalk
If there's one thing I can't get enough of lately, it's wood planking!  There are a million different ways you can use it depending on the width of planks you're working with.  And depending on the condition of the wood, you may end up with a crisp, formal ...
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