How To Confidently Choose Bathroom Vanities Save vs. Splurge

Welcome to week 7 of the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge! In fact, it's the final week before the big reveal! The bathroom vanities are now installed and I can almost taste the victory of completing this room! In particular, today we will share how you can confidently choose bathroom vanities, save vs. splurge. If you’re new here, WELCOME! You can learn more about us here. As a reminder you can easily navigate through each week of this coastal inspired bathroom project. -1st week: The Design Plan -2nd week: How To Install Shiplap the Easy Way -3rd week: How To Tile…

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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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How To Design A Bedroom | Tween Girl Ideas

Are you looking to design a bedroom but feel a bit overwhelmed? Perhaps you've wondered "Where do I start designing a bedroom?", "How can I design my own bedroom for free?", "How do I arrange a small bedroom?'Or more specifically for this post, "How to design a tween girl bedroom?", "How do you organize a tween girls bedroom?", "What should a teenage girl's bedroom include?", "What is the best color for a teenage girl's bedroom?".If you've found yourself asking any of these questions and felt intimidated, lost or overwhelmed, we'd like to share our tried and true steps to design a…

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How To Make Bust Skull Decor for Halloween

HOW TO MAKE BUST SKULL DECOR FOR HALLOWEEENHave you wondered how to make Halloween decorations around the house? More specifically how to decorate a skull for Halloween?The entire theme for decorating our home for Halloween this year revolves around skeletons. We've created some pretty fun pieces of skeleton decor this year. From our DIY skeleton silhouettes for our family portraits, to easy DIY dollar tree skull napkin rings for your Halloween party.We've even invited you to join us while we decorated our homes for Halloween so you have behind the scenes access to our decorating process. Mine of course is themed…

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Wagner Paint Sprayer | Paint Interior Doors Quickly with Professional Results

Wagner Paint SprayerOften times we may talk ourselves out of a painting project imagining how much work it may take. But painting projects don't have to be stressful.This was the case with this project!After painting the doors in Ellie's bedroom makeover Navy, I knew I wanted to paint the rest of the interior doors in our home navy as well.Even though I'm a huge DIYer, and we paint things on a regular basis anyway, somehow the thought of painting the remaining 14 interior doors seemed a bit daunting.That is of course until we received the Wagner Flexio 5000!Learn how to quickly…

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DIY Countertop with a Marble Look

How to make a DIY countertop that looks like marble, without the high end cost!Ellie loves to create and is always busy working on a new masterpiece. This bedroom makeover was screaming for a large workspace and lots of storage!Not only does this built-in design offer her a large work surface, but there is now ample storage space for all her art supplies.Follow along as we show you how you can create this DIY countertop for under $60.Another option for  a DIY countertop would be an epoxy countertop.While it would be more expensive, the results are stunning. Previous Next To see…

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What You Need to Know Before Painting the Exterior of Your House

Is the exterior of your home needing a refresh? Looking for some ideas for a little curb appeal? While there are many ways to boost the curb appeal of your home, for the most dramatic transformation, painting the exterior of a house is hands down the best way! See how paint and some elbow grease can boost your curb appeal. Plus check out these Before and After Curb Appeal Ideas on a Budget. Last summer we decided to take on the big job of painting the exterior of our house …. ourselves! It was LONG overdue and we had been putting…

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Window Treatment Ideas on a Budget

Want to dress up your windows without breaking the bank? Check out these 10 creative window treatment ideas on a budget you can implement into your home design today. In our opinion, a room feels unfinished without some sort of window coverings. Sure, you’ll likely have some sort of blinds or shutters for privacy, but what about incorporating a bit of style to your windows? Windows without some sort of fabric covering such as a roman shade or full length curtains just feel naked. Adding fabric really helps to visually frame out the window. Not only does it elevate the look…

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How to Paint Furniture with Professional Results

Would you like to learn how to paint furniture or thrift store finds like a pro? Are you wondering what is the best method to use? Or does the thought of painting furniture seem overwhelming?No need to worry! We’ve been painting furniture for years and would love to share our tips and tricks. We will share how to paint furniture and get professional results.As you may already know, we love to frequent thrift stores, vintage and flea markets in search of a pieces we can transform. It’s what we LOVE to do!There is real satisfaction taking a worn, dilapidated and outdated…

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How To Fix A Broken Bed Rail

Is it really worth fixing a broken bed? This day and age everything seems to be disposable. It's so easy to go and buy a new bed if it breaks. So, is it really worth fixing? I can assure you that my husband was ready to go out and buy a new bed. Most of our furniture is second hand, either purchased through the classifieds, or as in this case, passed down through the family. Often times this means that things need a bit of repair. My Great Grandpa built this bed about 40 years ago. First used by my sister…

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