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 Backsplash

Our Virginia house didn’t have backsplash and I’ve been trying to commit to a backsplash a year! I’ve had a major phobia since it permanent. Backsplash is typically installed once in a lifetime and I’ve struggled to commit. I kept bringing home samples and returning them for months. My first kitchen transformation was to I […]

DIY Painted Furniture Tips

Before you toss that old dresser or turn down a hand me down think twice! I snagged this long dresser off a yard sale page in Florida but we never used it as a dresser. It used to live our in kitchen as an optional buffet piece but we used all 6 drawers for our […]

DIY Painting the Water Closet Tips

It occurred to me as I prepped to paint my LEAST favorite area of the home that I may have a few tips to share. Sanity savers if you will- because I’ve been here done that too many times! It’s a small area that’s simply awkward and takes way longer than you would expect. I […]

MASTER BATHROOM REFRESH

Moving along on our little home tour and today we will visit the master bath. This was the first “after” picture of my first swing at the master bathroom. Originally the bathroom was neutral from first sight. White counters, white tile in the shower, white tile floors plus 2 awesome skylights. Not so lovely was […]