53 Tools to Build Your DIY Library

DIY nail art | our workshop Given the number and variety of projects we’ve documented here on YBH, we get a lot of requests for tool buying advice. We totally get it; with the sheer volume of brands, styles, cross-compatibility (or lack thereof) and varying levels of quality available, purchasing decisions can certainly be overwhelming. So […]

An Organized Garage = Happy DIYers (+ a Giveaway!)

Our plans for the garage were a bit of a roller coaster. Initially, we thought we’d hang some hooks, get our bicycles off the floor and call it a day. But then we remembered, ha, this is us!, and considering we seemingly love to add an element of extra work to most things (busted), we thought, but how can […]

Pulling Back the (Garage) Curtain

A-hem, first, an announcement: Chicago friends! We hope to see you tomorrow night at the West Elm store opening party in Skokie! Let’s eat desserts, drink Prosecco and hang out. We’ll be there from 6-8 pm wearing our sparkly shoes (well, I might be on my own with that one). See the details and RSVP […]

Well, That Changed Everything (+ a Wagner Giveaway!)

This post is in partnership with Wagner SprayTech. Our three day weekend meant that, in between One Tail shopping and list making, we had an extra day to knock off another to-do on the garage list! (I’m sort of joking, and to be fair, we did take off an entire day to relax, brunch and celebrate […]

Crossing Off the Leaky Roof

Before we could really dive into our garage overhaul, we had to start from the top before working our way down. For as long as we’ve lived in this home, we’ve never parked a car in here. Not only has the space been overloaded with scrap wood and miscellaneous boxes for the last two years […]

Let’s Talk About the Garage!

You want to hear something crazy? We still don’t have our kitchen door. It’s as if this door doesn’t exist at all! Since that frustrating discovery that the first back ordered door wasn’t correct (I can’t even), we’ve been waiting for the second back ordered door for 13 weeks (and counting). We’re between a rock […]