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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Read more about the article How to Install an Inexpensive Peel and Stick Backsplash Easily
Install an inexpensive peel and stick backsplash easily this weekend.

How to Install an Inexpensive Peel and Stick Backsplash Easily

If you've been following along for a while you know that we've used this peel and stick vinyl tile before in my master bathroom makeover. I believe it's a great product that can quickly transform a space on a tight budget. In fact, my mother-in-law loved it so much, she wanted to install a peel and stick backsplash in her kitchen. As you know, we love to create a custom look without spending a lot of money. However, it's also important that the product be durable enough and that it looks good over an extended period of time. In fact, in…

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Read more about the article Affordable Feather Finish Countertop | How It Looks One Year Later
Still loving our affordable feather finish countertop.

Affordable Feather Finish Countertop | How It Looks One Year Later

Are you curious to know how our feather finish concrete countertop is holding up? In fact, so many of our readers and followers are interested in knowing what it looks like now. I just had to share what it looks like one year later!One thing is clear, this countertop makeover method not only is affordable, but it also makes such a huge difference to the look and feel of our bathroom.Of course there's a fair amount of work that goes into a feather finish countertop, but in my opinion it is so worth it!If your are curious about how to use…

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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 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…

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Read more about the article Painting Furniture the Easy Way with a Wagner Sprayer
Discarded furniture is transformed into pieces that will be treasured for years to come.

Painting Furniture the Easy Way with a Wagner Sprayer

Does the thought of painting furniture seem overwhelming? Over the years we've painted over 100 pieces of furniture and learned a few tips and tricks along the way. Since we started using the Wagner sprayer we felt like we've died and gone to painter's heaven. In fact, using a paint sprayer is so much easier than you think! We've shared how quickly we were able to paint all of the interior doors in Steph's house with the Wagner sprayer. While today we'd like to share how to use the detailed spray nozzle to get a beautiful smooth finish while painting furniture.You'll also find…

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How To Construct Custom Built In Shelves in Wall

Built In Shelves In WallDoes your home lack storage? Are you tight on space? Perhaps you don't even know where you could even place additional storage.This was the case for one of our clients.She spends a good part of her day in the salon, whether it's working with her own clients or instructing her students. The space itself is small and simply overcrowded.She was in need of ample storage space for products to sell, coloring supplies, etc. Certainly, this alone would give her students more room to observe and learn.Several years ago she resolved that the only solution would be to…

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Read more about the article Amazing Before and After Heirloom Piano Makeover
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Amazing Before and After Heirloom Piano Makeover

A while back, I received a phone call from my mother-in-law. A piano, which has been in her family since the 1880's was returned to her. As a result of some neglect, the piano was badly damaged. Despite this, she was hoping that I could somehow perform a miracle and repair the piano.  I believe that we did achieve this. See this amazing before and after family heirloom piano makeover.Over the years, this piano has seen many homes and moving it is no easy feat. In fact, an old upright piano can weigh more than 800 pounds. So you can easily…

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Read more about the article Top DIY Projects for Home | What Our Readers Love This Year
Top 10 DIY Project of 2020

Top DIY Projects for Home | What Our Readers Love This Year

Top DIY Projects for HomeThe year has come to an end and it’s a great time to look back on 2020. For many of us it’s a year we would like to forget, yet there have been many good things about this past year as well.Clearly, we’ve all been home more and learned much about ourselves. Without a doubt, we’ve learned that we can do hard things! Not only have we shared more time together as a family, but also we’ve learned new and maybe better ways of working. As a result of “work from home” as the new norm, many business…

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