One Room Challenge- Week 6

It doesn't feel real that it is already Week 6 and we are in the home stretch, but I can see the light at the end of the tunnel! I. CAN. DO. THIS Last week I had started to loose hope and didn't think I was ever going to finish. To motivate myself I started…

One Room Challenge 2021- Weeks 4 and 5

How did two weeks go by and I barely have anything to show?!?! These two weeks have been filled with progress but none of which are very tangible. I have secured a big collaboration that you will see next week, I have commissioned a piece of artwork, I’ve purchased some items, and I finally started…

One Room Challenge 2021- Week 3

It’s Week 3 of the One Room Challenge and I can see the space starting to come to life! Let There be Paint I will preface this blog post by saying that I hate painting. I alway make a mess, it always take more time than I plan, and I’m very impatient. This time around…

DIY Wireless Pendant

Do you have a light fixture but no electrical connection? Or are you afraid of working with electrical? Not to worry, all you need is a wireless puck light, and some glue. You don’t need fancy tools or a YouTube degree. {The following photos and tutorials may include affiliate links. Click the photo or links…

One Room Challenge 2021- Week 2

It's Week 2 of the One Room Challenge and I feel unproductive and productive all at the same time! Material Selection I have not made an overwhelming sweeping progress but my success comes in the way of material selections, research, and thrifted finds. I have take this week to design, research and select the materials…

One Room Challenge 2021- Week 1

I am so excited to participate in my first One Room Challenge and I can't wait to share my ideas for this challenge! A Little About Me My name is Andrea. I am a mom of two young boys and an Architectural Designer by profession. Last year, at the start of the pandemic, we purchased…

DIY Removable Wood Table Top for a Folding Table

Spring is here and summer is around the corner and I can’t wait for the first BBQ of the season. I have wanted a new patio table but I don’t want it to take up space all year around. I want the flexibility of having a nice table to entertain on and to store it…

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…