First Time Participants of the One Room Challenge

Welcome to the One Room Challenge As first time participants in the One Room Challenge, I'd say that we are beyond excited to share what we have planned to tackle over the next 8 weeks! If you're new here, WELCOME! You can learn more about us here.Certainly be sure to follow us on Instagram for behind the scenes progress and updates!So what is the One Room Challenge? It's a biannual event held every April and October. Each round 20 design influencers are selected to take the challenge of being featured designers and transform one space in just 6 weeks!(However, two additional…


Amazing Home Tour | High End Look on a Budget

A few weeks back we took you on a before and after home tour of my parents dated 90's home renovation. Clearly they have transformed the look and feel of their home with a re-imagined floor plan and new finishes, all while working with a modest budget. Our home on the other hand is a new build. While we had the privilege of choosing all the finishes in our home prior to construction, we also planned for upgrades down the road. To keep building costs down, we opted to go with several builders grade finishes. Over the past 5 years we've…


Time Saving Simple Mistakes to Avoid Installing a Shiplap Ceiling

see our mistakes in action What is shiplap Read these time saving tips to avoid simple mistakes while installing a shiplap ceiling. We all know what shiplap is thanks to the iconic stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna Gaines, whom we would happily claim as personal friends. In the years following the highly successful TV series, shiplap has become a common household word. DIYers alike have flooded the internet with a variety of tutorials and how to videos to share how even the beginning DIYer can install shiplap (whether it's the real deal or a faux shiplap) in…

Our Home Renovation You need to See | Before & After Photos
Home Renovation You Need to See!

Our Home Renovation You need to See | Before & After Photos

Steph and I have been sharing projects from our homes for the past 2 years. Clearly, we see that most of our readers are looking for ways to improve their homes on a budget. Of  course, we love to share DIY projects that can help you achieve that, including our home renovation.While Steph's home was a new build, she has incorporated a lot of fun ideas into her home. Overall making it reflect the personality of her and her family. On the other hand, Steve and I bought a dated 90's fixer upper and have spent the last couple of years renovating…


Easter Home Tour

Hey everyone!  Hope you've had a great weekend!  It may be April Fools Day, but this is NO JOKE!   We woke up to 6 inches of snow Friday morning!  Welcome to Spring in Utah!   We're excited to give you a tour of our homes today to share how we decorated for Easter with you.  You've seen my porch up close, now you've seen the piled up snow, lets take a closer look at the porch decor before we head inside. A few years back my Mom and I made these darling carrot wreaths for our front doors.  We found the idea…


How to Paint Curtains with a Stencil

Oh hey, it’s me again.  Are you ready for another curtain tutorial?  I feel like that’s all I’ve been talking about lately, but I do have a lot of different DIY curtains to show you.   Are you guys ever pressed to get projects done by a deadline?  For some reason I find that’s how a lot of my projects get finished.  It’s no different with these cute yellow quatrefoil curtains. (Real quick...are you new here?!  WELCOME!  We're always excited to have new friends!  You may want to subscribe to our weekly newsletter for even more great ideas!) I had offered to host…


Spring Home Tour

Anyone else have cabin fever?!  We are more excited to welcome Spring this year than any other it seems.  We've seen little spring flowers staring to poke up out of the cold winter ground, the sun has been shining and it's even been in the 50's in our neck of the woods!  And now it's finally official!  Spring is HERE!   Come on in and see how we've added a touch of Spring throughout our homes.  Here on the front porch I've used the same door mat that I had out from St. Patty's Day decor.  It's a nice transition into Spring. …

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