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My name is Heather the content creator behind Our Barnes Yard and i'm so happy you're here!

Bathroom Before Image

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Hey friends! If you’ve been following along with me for the last few months, you have probably been quite invested in my basement bathroom renovation.  What started off as a storage closet (with bathroom plumbing) finally reached it’s full potential.   Today I’m going to share a full cost breakdown of this project so that […]

Complete Cost Breakdown of Our Basement Bathroom Renovation

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If you were following along on this project on either my Instagram or TikTok, you may have seen just how easy it was to DIY these modern cable railings.  With professional installations potentially being a pricier option, I was determined to see if I could achieve the look I wanted all by myself. We used […]

Full Cost Breakdown of My DIY Cable Railing

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Completing Our Basement With Pineridge Hollow Recently I had the pleasure of partnering with one of my favorite local businesses, Pineridge Hollow, to complete our basement living room project.  This project began almost two years ago as a complete basement renovation and ended with a living room furnished in a way I could only dream […]

Completing Our Basement with Pineridge Hollow

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  Maybe you’ve been to a cool hipster restaurant and have seen an amazing living wall installation, or maybe you just watched Zac Efron in Down to Earth and feel the need to add some greenery to your home.  Believe me, I’ve been there…in fact I am always on the hunt for ways to add […]

DIY Living Wall for Under $40!