March was an awesome month for DIY bloggers to show off their best thrift store upcycling project ideas! Today, I’m highlighting my top 5 favorite projects that will get your creative juices flowing!Read More
An Upscale Furniture Makeover For Cheap: Today I’m showing you how to get the look of expensive burl wood for less than $20 and in under 20 minutes. Plus I’m divulging my tips for getting a chalk paint finish without buying those expensive chalk paints.Read More
Installing Hardwood Treads Using An Easy-To-Make Template For Pie Steps or Curved Staircases
Last Fall, we tackled the renovation of our home’s foyer. The biggest project was replacing the old carpet on the staircase with hardwood treads and white risers. While it seemed a pretty straight-forward project in the beginning, it ended up being the one project we couldn’t get a contractor to do. No one wanted the job.
The problem? Our staircase is angled and features a “pie step” or curved landing. So we figured out how to DIY the job. In doing so, we saved thousands of dollars! Today, I’m showing you how I created a template to create the deeper stair treads that pie step landing required so you can do it yourself!Read More
Master Bedroom Updates: How To Decorate a Boring Suburban Bedroom Step One - Choose Your Colors
If you’ve seen that image on Instagram, you've been deceived. This shot looks so peaceful and calm. You'd probably guess this is a completed room. But it's not. In fact, we've not really done anything in this room. We plopped down existing furniture, replaced our old headboard, and called it a day. We don't even have a duvet cover on the bed! IT. IS TIME. This is Priority Number One for our next “finish this house” project.Read More