My 5 Favorite POWER TOOLS for BEGINNER DIY

I am slightly obsessed with Power Tools and while I still consider myself a beginner here are some of my favorite tools that I have learned to use this past year of DIY’ing. {The following photos and tutorials may include affiliate links. Click the photo or links to be taken directly to a product page…

DIY Faux Flat File Cabinet

I have been obsessed with architectural flat files for many years since my early years as an architectural intern. The cool hardware, the stacked pulls, and the small drawers create such an interesting piece of furniture. Their unique look also comes with a hefty price tag that has left me dreaming of ways to design…

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…

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…

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…

DIY Modern Barn Door in Four Easy Steps

For the longest time I’ve wanted a barn door in my house but I was only finding rustic barn doors or farmhouse style doors, which are beautiful, but are just not my style. So I decided to design and build one myself to fit my aesthetic, my budget, and space and I absolutely love how…

Modern Industrial Bathroom for Kids

Our Modern Industrial Bathroom for is complete and I am obsessed with how it turned out!!! I wanted to share with you a few of my design decisions for this space and I hope you are as excited as I am! {The following photos include affiliate links} Click each photo to be taken to my…

DIY Wood Frame for Canvas: Beginners Level Tutorial

A while back I worked on a fun DIY Canvas Wall Art project and I wanted to add a wood frame to finish the look! I wanted something quick, easy, and inexpensive. This tutorial will walk you step-by-step on how I made the frame and I will show you everything I used to build it!…