How to Build a Reclaimed Wood Headboard

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 Materials: 2 inch nails for air gun (recommended) OR 2 inch screws for drill OR 2 inch nails for hammer Electric drill (will need one of these in addition to the air gun or a hammer) Square head drill bit 3 metal plates 1/2 inch screws Sander OR regular sand paper Chop saw OR regular saw Spray paint (match the colors in the wood tones -- we used a dark brown and a light grey color) Ebony wood stain 1 sheet of plywood Choose Your Tool:   (*** We recommend using the nail gun or the drill if you have one.) Step 1: Stain the Plywood Backing Use a piece ... >> Read More...

Last Minute Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas.

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Last Minute Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas Since Halloween is right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorite pumpkin decorating ideas that I have found over the years. I usually attempt to pin on those silly templates to the side of the pumpkin and carve along the dotted outline. Somehow it NEVER looks as cool as it did in the photo and it is ALWAYS such a let down. The worst is when you're with a bunch of creative friends who end of creating pumpkin masterpieces with a toothpick and a spoon... like how did they do that?! These 4 different quick and easy ... >> Read More...

How to DIY Your Own (Faux) Living Wall

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Materials Astroturf Box knife 36"x48" tank board Duct tape Box tape Masking tape 1/2" screws 1" screws T-square Measuring tape Pencil Power drill Screw drill Step 1: Assessing the Project  Make sure you have enough astroturf material and painters cardboard to cover your desired surface.  Assess if you have any outlets or vents on the wall that will need special attention. Step 2: Making the Template  Cover your wall in cardboard, making cut outs where necessary. Be sure to throughly secure each piece together with tape until your whole wall is ... >> Read More...

Grandpa’s Famous Meatloaf Recipe

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Cooking With The Robeson's: Grandpa's Favorite Meatloaf Ingredients: - 4 slices of stale bread - 2 lbs of hamburger meat - 2 raw egs - 1/2 green bell pepper, finely chopped - 1 onion, finely chopped - 1/2 cup parmesan cheese - 1/4 tsp garlic powder - 1 tsp parsley flakes - 2 tsp ground pepper - 2 tsp Lawry's Seasoning - 1/2 cup canned milk - 1/2 cup tomato sauce Glaze: - 1/2 cup ketchup - 1/4 cup mustard - 1/4 cup brown sugar Directions: 1. Wet 4 slices of stale bread with water (enough so that you have to almost wring out the bread...gross I know). 2. Finely chop ... >> Read More...

8 Steps to DIY Marquee Letters

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Materials: 1 sheet of 16" x 24" x 3/4" thick pine wood Cutting mat 25 bulb string lights Power jig saw Power drill Scissors Staple gun Metal ruler (preferably the kind with cork on the underside to prevent slipping) Box Knife 8" aluminum flashing (cut down to 3" strips) 3/8" drill bit 5/16" spade bit Can of white spray paint Painting masks Sand paper   Step 1: Draw the letters or shapes  Use a pencil to trace the letters on wood and to identify the starting places for cutting out the center of a shape/letter ('D' for example) Step 2: Cut out ... >> Read More...

LIVE YOUR STYLE… Generations Unite

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Well hello there! By: Rebecca Robeson | September 16th, 2014 Welcome to Live Your Style! My name is Rebecca Robeson and my daughter is Sharrah Robeson. We are a mother-daughter duo who love living life in style. As some of you know, I (Rebecca) own an interior design firm in San Diego called Robeson Design where we specialize in designing high end residential homes. We also have two YouTube channels: Robeson Design and Robeson Design Studios. This blog is intended to do something special. Sharrah and I wanted to create a place where we could translate my high end interior design principles ... >> Read More...