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!
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.
We came, we saw, we renovated a bathroom in 2 weeks! We transformed this 80’s seashell bathroom into a modern rustic dream.
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!
We are SO very very very excited to show you our new vinyl tile floors today! Although the kitchen renovation isn’t quite finished, it is getting pretty close, but for today, let’s talk about those floors! We are so happy with them! Today, I want to share why we chose luxury vinyl tile or lvt flooring for […]
You know when you have seen a problem for the longest time but could not for the life of you figure out the solution…and then one day our of nowhere, BAM!, it hits like you knew it all along?
We have been working so hard behind the scenes both with working on the kitchen remodel and on some blogging stuff. A few weeks ago, I shared our updated plan to rebuild the kitchen island. Even though today’s makeover isn’t quite complete, I think that it’s a pretty big improvement. Today I want to take you through the first stage of our kitchen renovation, which is adding custom trim and corner posts to our kitchen island.
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!
I am so excited to finally share some of the finishing touches in our bathroom renovation! It has been a long wait and we are almost there to reveal the entire newly designed guest bathroom, but today I want to share one last special touch that I think brings the modern sophistication and the vintage appeal together perfectly.
Lighting is a huge part of any room transformation. A well-chosen vanity light becomes a focal point, setting the scene. We are sprinting towards the finish line in the bathroom makeover. I won’t lie, paint clothes have become the norm and I may have cried a little at the exhaustion and frantic pace we have […]
For our bathroom, we chose a white subway tile that looks like brick for our shower walls. When installing a beveled subway tile, there are some important characteristics that make it a bit different to work with than other tiles but the classic look is so worth it.
Every summer is planned out with the best intentions. And then life happens. Even so, there are many great projects that were completed this summer from the coolest kid’s closet makeover to dreamy office lighting. Check out what you may have missed at the ‘ol abode.
Installing wainscoting in the bathroom was one of the best decisions I ever made. It added a classic style and elegance you can’t get any other way. It isn’t as daunting a project as I first thought it would be.
Have you ever had a decorating vision in your head, and then something, somewhere gets lost in translation, and you wonder what in the world were you thinking?! Such is the story of our bathroom…
We are sprinting down the finish line in the garage makeover! The last time I updated you, we had a major project in mudding and painting the garage walls. Now, we are moving on to updating the garage floors!
The garage makeover is in full swing and the walls are done! While it certainly isn’t the most glamorous topic, the prepwork for painting or any DIY project is often the most important step. Today I am sharing some tips for using spackle or joint compound on drywall.
If you are in the market for a new backsplash or accent, and don’t want the hassle or expense of traditional stone or glass tile, you might want to consider taking a look at peel and stick tile. This glass tile really changed the whole atmosphere of the kitchen giving it a modern and sophisticated feel.
Crisp baseboards and molding make a wall paint shine. Repairing and caulking baseboards doesn’t have to be scary with these pro tips!
These refrigerator makeovers will inspire you to tackle your boring fridge and turn it into something absolutely drool-worthy!