Author Archives: Accidental Suburbanites

About Accidental Suburbanites

Just a couple of kids turning a house into a home, one Pinterest fail at a time.

DIY Hack: 6 Ways to Transform Your Decor with Marble Contact Paper

Alternate title: six ways that marble contact paper is about to change your life (and your home decor game) forever.

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Shopping Guide: Home Edition

Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale kicks off tomorrow. Prepare yourself for the big day with this Cheat Sheet counting down the best deals in home decor.

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Shopping for Kitchenware on a Budget

Signing up for Amazon Prime was a major game changer when it came to stocking our newly renovated kitchen. In honor of Prime Day, I’m sharing our favorite picks!

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How to Build DIY Dog Beds

…if you’re into that sort of thing…

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Adding Floating Shelves by the Fireplace

We loved the look of built-in shelves, but we knew they weren’t an option in our living room. Instead, we took a DIY approach with floating shelves on either side of our fireplace.

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Hiding the Wires Behind a Wall Mounted TV & Soundbar

How we did it, why is sucked, and what we plan on doing differently next time…

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Painting our Deck Black

They thought we were crazy. We did it anyway.

Posted in Home Improvement, Lawn & Garden, Outdoors | 6 Comments

Audrey Hepburn Inspired Guest Room

Decorating a new home doesn’t always mean new furniture. Here’s a peak at the fun space we created in one of our upstairs guest bedrooms using furniture & decor items that we already had on hand…

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Making Progress on our Master Bedroom

Our much-neglected master bedroom is finally getting the decor attention it so desperately needs!

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Our Crazy $100 Bathroom Makeover

With company on the way, we set out to temporarily transform our guest bathroom. Here’s how it all went down.. and how we did it for under $100!

Posted in Bath, Before & After, DIY Hacks, Quick Fix | 4 Comments