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Hi there!  I’m Jasmine Roth, creator of this Blog, founder of Built Custom Homes, curator of my online retail store The Shop by Jasmine Roth and host of HGTV’s hit show Hidden Potential.  I was also on HGTV’s Rock the Block, but I won’t spoil the winner for you 😉  Building custom homes in Huntington Beach, CA is my bread and butter.  I love all aspects of the home building process and finding ways to make homes as personal, functional and beautiful as possible.  Join me as we explore my projects, DIY’s, behind-the-scenes peeks, and tips on how you can design beautiful, functional spaces in your own home. Let’s build something together!

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Hazel’s First Birthday Party Photos

Hazel’s First Birthday Party Photos

Okay, so some people go ALL OUT for their baby's first birthday and while I never expected to be one of those people, I'd say we threw a pretty great shindig for Hazel's first birthday party! Leading up to Hazel's birthday, I think both Brett and I were in denial. We...

My 5 Non-Negotiables for Buying Property Out-of-State

My 5 Non-Negotiables for Buying Property Out-of-State

We spent most of winter at our Tiny Mountain Home in Utah, and we were so grateful to have another place to escape to!  A lot of people reached out on social and asked me a bunch of questions about having a home out-of-state… but the first step, of course, is actually...

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Birthday

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Birthday

To my Peanut Face, Hazel Bean, Cutest of the Cutes, Stinks, Minnow, Baby Baby, Littlest Baby, Chicken... Little Miss Roth... I can't believe you're already a year old.  I know I've told you a thousand times, but the time has gone so fast.  You should also know that...

I WROTE A HOME RENOVATION BOOK!!!

I WROTE A HOME RENOVATION BOOK!!!

YOU GUYS, I WROTE A BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It's still so surreal typing that out!  I've been keeping this secret for a long time, but the cat's finally out of the bag!  Yes, that's right - I wrote a home renovation book!!!!! This book - called House Story: Insider...

Feeding Hazel: An Update on Baby Led Weaning

Feeding Hazel: An Update on Baby Led Weaning

Okay, so for those of you who've been around for a while, you know that little Hazel learned to eat real solid food at 6 months.  It's called "baby led weaning," and in my opinion, it's pretty cool!  We got to skip the whole "baby food" and "purees" stage and go...

Gift Ideas for Hazel’s First Birthday

Gift Ideas for Hazel’s First Birthday

19 days and counting (but who’s counting ??) to Hazel’s birthday!  I don’t want to go overboard with the gifts, so I’m only going to get her a few!  But DANG IT, I’ve seen a lot of cute stuff while browsing for her.  I need help deciding because I rounded up some gift...

My Meal Prepping Secrets

My Meal Prepping Secrets

Okay, in no way are we the only family that meal preps - I get that.  Also, I wouldn't even say we're the best at it - not even close!  But with three hungry humans in and out of this house (yes, Hazel eats three meals a day!) having our meals figured out ahead of...

My Best Laundry Tips

My Best Laundry Tips

Laundry: no one likes doing it, but we all have to!  I'm doing SO MUCH laundry these days I thought I'd share my best laundry tips with you guys (and honestly, see if you have any to share with me too).  Whether I'm in the Tiny Mountain Home doing laundry in our tiny...

My Baby’s Sleep Schedule: What’s Working

My Baby’s Sleep Schedule: What’s Working

Well, I guess I know what all those funny baby shower cards meant when they said, "Hope you enjoy every minute of your new baby - lord knows you'll be awake for it!"  When they say you don't sleep when you become a parent, it's true on many different levels.  Now that...