Real Couple Home Tour: Neutral Nest

  1. Brent and Ashley (Nestie Mac&Chip) moved into their second house in September 2009. Many rooms are still a work in progress, but they love all the DIY work involved with buying an older home. Ashley says she's "all about modern decorating on a budget."

    Want to check out this DIY-savvy couple's before & after pics? Take the tour!

  2. Family Room

    The openness between this room and the kitchen was one of the biggest selling points for the couple. "It's just not something you find in many older homes," Brent pointed out.

    Want to spruce up your sofa with patterened pillows like Ashley & Brent's? We've got easy-to-follow instructions for DIY monogrammed pillow shams.