Diy Double Sliding Doors

Decided to make a pair of sliding doors for the laundry room of our new home in Pennsylvania. This is the door leading to the laundry area. As you can see here the door opens inward and takes away from usable space. To calculate for your doors you need to know the height and width […]

DIY Brick Wall

Sooo excited about this faux brick wall I created using joint compound, a level, trowel and my finger. That’s your materials list!!! A little messy but easy to wash up! To determine the size of a brick I wandered out to my sidewalk. Some grout lines are wider than others and brick shapes vary making […]

DIY Large Wall Patch

We had a built-in ironing board in our mudroom that circa 1990-something that would never be used. See that beauty back there on the wall? I made the best of it and painted it with chalkboard paint to use as a calendar among other projects in here such as painting the cabinets and swapping out […]


When we went house hunting in Virginia I immediately started lists of how I would modify spaces to make them feel more like “us”.  I love to make lists!!! It calms me and helps me stay focused. I thought I’d share my “vision” and to do lists for each room and the progress I’ve made. […]

DIY Boat Cleat Backpack Hooks

Need a place to hang the kid’s jackets, backpacks or other items? We didn’t have a mudroom area in our last house and desperately needed a place to hang our 4 kids backpacks out of the way.  Over the years I tried a variety of hooks here and there but often they were not strong […]