Modern drop ceiling ideas for basement makeovers. Things will be looking up in no time with these DIY solutions.
I want to share how we found a custom vanity top on a budget and help inspire your remodel with low cost bathroom ideas. This hideous 1982 seashell counter thing needed a modern update.
Installing under cabinet lighting makes a kitchen look larger and more functional, but it can be hard to choose. Here is a collection of simple options & pro tips!
This wood siding home was in desperate need of new exterior stain. See the incredible before and afters and learn how to paint a house the easiest way!
Revive your vintage, antique, or dated furniture with this raw wood furniture finish. Create a fresh, modern vibe in 3 easy steps!
While the end of the year is often counted down with Best-of-The-Year lists, I take a different approach. Instead, I share our DIY failures. A job well done is the most important thing, so I happen to find these “oopsies” funny in retrospect. Come Laugh with us!
How to build a yard sign that is personalized! Tutorial for creating a frame and sign board so you can have your own unique creation. We really like to go all out at my house for Halloween, and the kids in my neighborhood get a huge kick out of it. A few years ago, I […]
Groutable Vinyl Tile review including tips and installing guide.
Choosing the right paint sprayer for you is NOT a one-size-fits-all choice. This list is mostly geared towards everyday people, not professional painters, so you will find more budget friendly options that clean up and set-up/break down easily, all while providing a great finish.
Have water damaged textured ceilings or need to patch a hole? Almost every wall develops flaws at some point, but you can perfectly repair a textured ceiling with these tips.
This summer, my family spent 3 weeks down in Nashville, TN remodeling my parent’s home – the home where I spent my teenage years. I call it “home- originale”. I am sharing all the progress we made!
I’ve been wanting some really big fancy planters for some time now but have you seen the prices on large planters?! Outrageous! That’s ok, because I have a new DIY addiction – concrete planters! So cheap, so chic, so many options.
How to Caulk a Bathtub or shower surround – the best tips and tricks for caulking like a professional including removing old caulk and the best tools.
Copper is a lovely addition to a home’s decorating style or cookware, but I was hesitant to bring out my grandmother’s heavily tarnished copper canisters for cleaning until I learned about this genius trick!
These budget home improvement projects will make a huge impact on your home. Most of these home remodel projects can be completed in one weekend too! It’s been almost 6 years since we moved into our house of possibilities. Although there was overt damage and no running water, the vast majority of the ugly in […]
I can’t think of anything more disheartening than a bad paint job. All the prep and work you put into a piece of furniture, accessory, or cabinets to watch them chip and fail is the worst. And, unfortunately, I have seen it many times with friends and clients. The truth is that over the many years of painting furniture and refinishing, not all products are created equal.
So, today, I thought I would take some time to share a short-ish guide to my favorite paints for furniture! I have used so many different kinds and, honestly, paints are NOT all the same. Don’t worry, it isn’t scary, and in no time you will be a slightly-addicted-furniture-refinishing fool, like me!
One of the best and cheapest ways to update a deck or patio is to refresh the outdoor furniture. Today, I am sharing with you the best way to refresh your outdoor furniture with spray paint for a LASTING finish!
When it’s cold outside, it’s a great time for small home improvement projects. This week I am republishing an older post about how we tackled repairing and replacing the interior window sills in the dining room and entry way. I hope it will inspire you that small projects can make a big impact!
Believe it or not, choosing the new bathtub was probably the single hardest decision of our entire bathroom renovation. How could something so utilitarian be so complicated? Today, I am sharing tips on how we came to the right decision for our remodel and to make it the choice easier on anyone who considers doing a bathroom remodel.
And that’s a wrap, folks. OUR TRANSITIONAL or MODERN CLASSIC BATHROOM RENOVATION IS DONE!
If you have ever tried to stamp candles, it isn’t as easy as it looks. However, this method will have you personalizing candles with names, milestone dates or your favorite quote in just a few minutes! Today I am sharing a really easy way to use tissue paper to transfer designs onto candles. Although I […]