Home Improvements

Simple steps to make a builders grade home feel custom – ceiling lights

Simple steps to make a builders grade home feel custom – ceiling lights

I have realized that there are a lot of people who want the look of a custom home, but do not have the time or budget. I get it. We were the same way. It felt impossible to have our “dream” home, I had champagne dreams on a beer budget. […]

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Homework wall organizer, adding some style to the function

Homework wall organizer, adding some style to the function

I am so excited to be sharing a little more of the laundry room overhaul today. I have already checked off my to do list the installing of upper cabinets, we put in new tile on the floor. Now it is about creating the magic organization station I have been speaking […]

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Gallery wall tutorial

Gallery wall tutorial

I had mentioned last week about my 20 minutes before people arrive, gallery wall on a whim experience. I am big into random and spur of the moment projects. Let me set the tone for the day that I decided to through in a gallery wall formation. It was the […]

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Our house, in the beginning…..

Our house, in the beginning…..

**Here is an updated home tour** To set off this weekend I am taking it back, wayyyy back. I cringe just looking at these, because truth be told I thought I was hot stuff with home decorating. This was 4 years ago, when we were just starting to think outside […]

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53 lessons learned from home renovation TV, Buzzfeed article

53 lessons learned from home renovation TV, Buzzfeed article

This is the reality of home renovation, and this was just when we were doing the laundry room. Happy Friday everyone! With the time change I feel like this week kicked my booty. It was only an hour, but this week was the slowest week ever. I thought it was Thursday all week […]

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Tiling the laundry room

Tiling the laundry room

  We are making progress with the laundry room overhaul! I introduced this project to you all here. I also shared the wall cabinet installation. Today I am going to show you what we did to the floor. Ok, for anyone that has been reading my blog for a while, […]

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How to install upper cabinets, the laundry room is officially a construction zone!

How to install upper cabinets, the laundry room is officially a construction zone!

  The title of this post says it all. I am going to show you how to install upper cabinets, and this officially makes the laundry room a construction zone. When I took the above picture, notice the washer is on and running. We were out of commission for the […]

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Bathroom cabinet and counter top redo

Bathroom cabinet and counter top redo

**For the full reveal of the bathroom, click here** First of all, you like the new added graphics? I am getting all professional and fancy on you now. Look at me now! Ok, so the latest slow reveal to this bathroom is the counter top and cabinet one. I have […]

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tile up, ugly away! How to tile a bathroom

tile up, ugly away! How to tile a bathroom

This project has been a whirlwind of work, today I am finishing up a dream of mine! Adding the forever classic and beautiful subway tile. I adore the timeless look to them, but am updating it slightly with a darker grout. This post is all about tile up, ugly away! How […]

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still here, and still redoing our bathroom

still here, and still redoing our bathroom

**Update- here is the finished bathroom** Hello all! I am still here, still doing the bathroom. I know, I know. Remember, I spoke about my random and spur of the moment bathroom redo? Well it is in the finishing stages. Sort of….. Tiling is done, and grouted. By the way, don’t […]

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