How to DIY an Epoxy Countertop to Look Like Marble

Welcome to week 3 of the One Room Challenge! This past week our focus has been the DIY epoxy countertop for the kitchenette or bar area. Not only has this been a project we've been looking forward to, but there has also been a little anxiety. We've never taken on a project like this before, so we did a ton a research before we began. Have you been thinking about installing an epoxy countertop but put off by the price? Well, why not make one yourself, then? While it seems like a challenging process, if you follow our steps you too…

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Read more about the article Simple Inexpensive Self Adhesive Floor Tiles | One Year Later
My budget friendly bathroom self adhesive floor tiles one year later.

Simple Inexpensive Self Adhesive Floor Tiles | One Year Later

Are you curious how a peel and stick vinyl floor will hold up? It’s the most asked question from my budget bathroom makeover. These self adhesive vinyl floor tiles are placed directly over the ceramic tiles and create a realistic modern update to any tile surface. In fact, they can be placed directly over linoleum, vinyl or even a wall. Let's recap what I've done in this inexpensive master bathroom makeover. First of all, from the moment we purchased our home 6 years ago, I've planned on a major renovation for this bathroom. I'd like to rearrange the fixtures and make…

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How to Install a Killer Wallpaper Accent Wall

Slowly the laundry room is starting to change and I'm so thrilled.Without a doubt, adding the beadboard wainscoting and hooks dramatically improved the space.But today, I'm so delighted to reveal the full wall.Clearly, adding a wallpaper accent wall is a game changer for this room.Now every time I walk past my laundry room, I have to pause and stare at my gorgeous wall!I think I'm going to have to replace the current door with a door with a window.It's just too pretty to be closed off!When I started making plans for updating my laundry room, I began looking at wallpaper.I knew…

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Inexpensive Board and Batten Accent Wall with Easy Installation

Are you looking for ideas to add architectural interest in your home? Undoubtedly I've been wanting to add an accent wall in my master bedroom for a long time. Not only is this board and batten accent wall easy to install, but it's also easy on the budget.Today I'm excited to share tips on how to install a board and batten accent wall that costs less than $50! It's easy enough that my hubby and I had this beauty installed in just one day!And for a more traditional look check out our cozy home office library with picture frame moulding. Board…

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Read more about the article How to Make a Simple Mudroom Bench You Need to See
Easy Mudroom DIY Project

How to Make a Simple Mudroom Bench You Need to See

I'm excited to share this easy to build mudroom bench with you today. Certainly every home needs to have some sort of storage system like this. In fact, that was the case for the income suite that my son and daughter-in-law had built in their basement.A few weeks ago my daughter-in-law, Megan sent me a picture of a mudroom bench. She was wondering if I would help her build one for their basement apartment. After all the time and energy spent finishing their basement, Alex was tired of projects and was not interested in building mudroom storage for their renters.I was…

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Read more about the article Easy DIY Project for Your Home That’s Cheap
The quick and easy way to add character and update bookshelves or any cabinet.

Easy DIY Project for Your Home That’s Cheap

Does your home need a little update? This quick and easy DIY project for your home can be completed in 1 hour for less than $10! Yes, it’s true! Try this project this weekend and update built ins, bookshelves or even a china hutch with this quick and clever decor idea. Not only does it add character to a piece of furniture, but it’s also easy on the budget. Can you guess what I used? It's not wallpaper! Bookshelves Before DIY Project for My Home Lets take a look at my DIY built in bookshelves before my little update. They were…

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Read more about the article Cover for Throw Pillow | Quick and Easy DIY Tutorial
One of the best ways to put the finishing touches on bedroom decor is to decorate the bed with different pillows.

Cover for Throw Pillow | Quick and Easy DIY Tutorial

Cover for Throw PillowAs we put the finishing touches on Ellie's bedroom makeover, adding beautiful throw pillows is the icing on the cake! And would you believe that all but one of these pillows were made from leftover fabric?!Not only did we have extra fabric from the Roman Shade, but also that fun faux fur from the French Country Boho Chair makeover.Today we will share the easiest way to make a cover for a throw pillow using that fun faux fur.If you’re new to sewing, making a cover for a throw pillow is the perfect beginning project. In most cases, this…

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How to Reupholster a Chair | with French Country & Boho Flair

Do you have a vintage chair you would like to makeover? Does it seem a little intimidating? Scroll down and learn how to reupholster a chair with French country and Boho flair.Oh my, we are excited about this makeover!  We are bringing together two styles in Ellie’s bedroom makeover, French Country and Boho. She loves the two styles and adding a bit of Boho flair to this French country piece is so chic.We found a shabby French style chair. Which in its current state was not very chic. It was really needing some love!  We sturdied up the frame and gave it…

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Read more about the article How to Make a Fresh Christmas Wreath
How to Make a Fresh Evergreen Wreath

How to Make a Fresh Christmas Wreath

Do you love the scent of fresh greens as Christmas? We do!  I love adding a fresh green wreath each year to my front door.  It's a great way of welcoming holiday guests. It's a feast for the eyes and well as the nose. Would you like to learn how to make your own Fresh Green Christmas Wreath?Ok, I have a confession to make, I struggle with the mess of the pine needles in my home. 😩 Don't get me wrong, I love the look and the fantastic aroma, but the mess every time the tree is bumped, needles falling to…

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The Most Clever DIY Hidden TV Cabinet

Today we would like to share an innovative solution to a hidden TV.  Do you wish you could hide your TV? This was Stephanie's dilemma! Her hubby, Dan brought home this large TV with his bonus and announced he wanted to hang it on the bedroom wall. 😉 She was not a happy camper, but what was she to do? She thought about it and knew if she could conceal it when not it use, create a Hidden TV Cabinet, then she would be happy!This is Part 1 of a 2 part project. To see Part 2 click here. This post…

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