Installing Home Security Cameras

Selecting and Installing a Home Surveillance System This is a guest post by Dan Miller at Home Security Deals. One of the biggest things to consider when doing a home improvement or DIY project is augmenting your home security. You’ve invested time and money into improving your house but it can all be erased in a heartbeat. Burglaries ... see more >>

Awesome Blogs We Love in July

Happy 4th of July Everyone! And to those of you who aren't in the US, we hope you're having a nice week too! It's Sponsor Swappers time at One House One Couple! Check these blogs out! Vicki from The Domesticated Me - Blog | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook   Maria from All Things Luxurious "Hi, everyone! I'm Maria from ... see more >>

A Moment for Our July Sponsor

Visit Shower Doors Deals if you are looking for a new shower door! And this week they are having an awesome sale. They have 30% off frameless shower doors, so if you're looking for a new shower, now would be the time. Use coupon code 1house1couple to get 5% off at checkout. Good as long as Shower Doors Deals sponsors One ... see more >>

And the Winner of the $50 Giftcard Is…

Alysa from AlysaGoodStuff! As some of you know, Alysa is my sister. And I cannot be partial to her just because she is my sister. I also cannot count her out because she won fair and square. And I also want to let everyone know that I did not remind my sister about the contest any more than I did with anyone else. This also might ... see more >>

Building Awesome Brand New Interior Stairs

Click here to see our last update on the stairs in our house. Once the stairs were completely destroyed, we tried to get right on building new ones. Kyle was the main constructor of the stairs, and I just did some assisting. This is going to basically be a gallery post of the building of the stairs since it is all pretty self explanatory. Yay! ... see more >>

Crafty Outdoor Summer Fun

This is a guest post by Kathryn Thompson who is a writer for Homecrafts, one of the oldest and most reputable arts and crafts suppliers based in the UK. Crafting outdoors offers the perfect opportunity to have a go at all those creative projects you’ve been putting off, because of the inevitable mess they will make in your newly ... see more >>

Creative Building Fun with PVC Pipes

There are a lot of interesting and fun things you can build with PVC pipes. Check out the infographic below for some cool summer PVC projects you can make with your kids. I especially love the waterpark idea. The data in this infographic was assembled by Commercial Industrial Supply, a leading pvc pipe and fittings supplier. Don't ... see more >>

Starting to Build a Shed for Extra Storage

When you don't have a garage, where do you put all that extra stuff? You know, like big ice chests, bikes, tools, camping gear like tents, etc. Well, we decided to build a shed. Here's a sneak peak: That's gonna be the floor of the shed. We're not done yet, so I'll do another post when it's done being built. And then ... see more >>

Fixing a Kitchen Cabinet Hinge

Every once in a while, I feel like I need to update you guys on what's going on here at One House One Couple. It gets a little confusing because we're not always talking in real time. Number 1: We bought a house in 2008, fixed it up, and sold it in 2011. That's one of the things we're talking about here on the blog. Number ... see more >>

One Lovely Blog and Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Megan from The Thread Affect nominated One House One Couple for an award. Technically, she nominated us for both the One Lovely Blog Award and the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. I'm not so sure this blog is as lovely as it is inspiring. I really hope we inspire all of you to get your hands dirty and create awesomeness. And don't be afraid ... see more >>