DIY Wood Table Top for a Folding Table

Dimensional Lumber: Nominal vs Actual

{Did You Know?} A 2x4 is actually NOT 2 inches by 4 inches?!? This is one of those tips that I have learned the hard way! Dimensional lumber is measured by a “Nominal Dimension” or it’s common name (ie 2x4) which is the dimension prior to being milled down. Dimensional Lumber is also measured by…

DIY Peel & Stick Vinyl Wall Planks

My son’s closet has always been a dumping ground for junk that really doesn’t serve a purpose. My goal for this space is to open it up and to add functional storage that will work well for a very messy 7 year old. Counterintuitive to the norm, I decided to take off the closet doors…

Do-it-Yourself Powder Room Refresh

I recently completed a DIY Powder Room Refresh and here are some of my favorite items and tutorials that I used for this refresh. With a limited budget and timeline, I knew a refresh was exactly what was needed. This refresher includes easy to do tutorials and inexpensive changes that don’t require extensive remodeling or…

How-To Spray Paint a Bathroom Faucet

How many outdated shinny chrome fixtures do you have in bathrooms and sinks that are just begging to be changed? I have way too many and it would be a fortune to fix them all so decided to try a more economical approach, Spray Paint. I’m not going to lie, I was a bit skeptical,…

How-to Create Visual Interest in a Space

How do you add layers of visual interest into a space? For my recent powder room refresh I have chosen to layer colors, patterns, and textures together to bring this space to life. Here are three easy ways to layer visual interest into a space: {The following photos include affiliate links} Click the photo to…

My Top Ten DIY Projects of 2020

I have never been one to set New Years Resolutions. I’m the type of person who wants attainable goals. I like setting small attainable goals and building upon those goals. Starting with a small idea and building upon it to make it a reality Looking back, most of my projects all started with a small…

2020: A DIY Year in Review

Wishing you the healthiest and happiest new year from our home to yours! 2020 has been a lot of things and positivity has been hard to come by. We have all searched high and low for 2020’s silver linings, and for me that has been purchasing our first family home and diving head first into…