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…

My Favorite Modern Hexagon Mirrors: Gold and Brass

I have been searching for the perfect mirror for above my vanity in my Powder Room. After searching for quite a while, I stumbled upon the perfect mirror at a thrift store for only $18. The elongated mirror has the perfect gold geometric frame and is exactly what I was looking for. Here are a…

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How many outdated shinny chrome fixtures do you have in bathrooms and sinks that are just begging to be changed?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,…

Modern Vanity Light Fixtures: Black and Gold

Modern vanity light fixtures are all the rave for home renovations! Make any bathroom renovation a bit more special with these modern vanity light fixtures. I’m loving these black and gold fixtures. {The following photos include affiliate links} Click the photo to be taken to my LIKEtoKNOW.it page where you can shop these looks! For…

Modern Cabinet Hardware [Pulls]: Brass and Gold

Changing hardware is one of my favorite ways to refresh a space and it can be done affordably and easily. {The following photos include affiliate links} Click the photo to be taken to my LIKEtoKNOW.it page where you can shop these looks! I have recently changed out the hardware on our built-in entertainment center and…

My Favorite Vanity Lights: The Brassy-Gold Edition

I am renovating our powder room and I’ve been looking for the perfect vanity sconce light fixture. I want a three-pronged, gold-ish brass fixture with a modern clear or white shade. After looking long and hard, I have narrowed down my favorite fixtures. {The following photos include affiliate links} Click the photo to be taken…