8 Tips for Beginners: Installing a Simple Tile Backsplash

Well, the pressure in on and I feel like we still have so much to do to have my laundry room finished for the big reveal for the One Room Challenge. But, I must say it feels good to check off my list installing the tile backsplash. It was our plan to have it finished several weeks ago, however we just couldn't get to it. Recently we've shared several tiling projects with you, from Steph's modern coastal bathroom to my laundry room floor. Certainly, we are not professionals, but after tackling 7 tile projects, 3 of them backsplashes, we've learned a…

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Installing Tile: Practical Tips for Beginners You Need to See

Our first project of the One Room Challenge was to demo the room and install our new tile floor.No doubt it's a big job, but all the work is definitely worth it!I mean, just take a look at my gorgeous floor!And it's so much more meaningful knowing that Steph and I tackled this project on our own.By on our own, I mean the actual tiling.My hubby, Steve offered to help with demo and if you've every tried removing tile you know what a nasty job it is!So, I didn't turn down that offer.Let me just say, that taking on a project…

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How To Install a Hexagon Bathroom Floor Tile a Beginner’s Guide

Welcome to week 5 of the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge! In this post you’ll learn How To Install a Hexagon Bathroom Floor Tile. 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 a Shower -4th week: How To Grout Tile stress free! -5th week: you are here! -6th week: How To Make an Affordable Barn Door-7th week: How To Confidently Choose Bathroom…

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How To Grout Tile Stress Free | What You Need To Know

Welcome to week 4 of the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge! In this post you'll learn How To Grout Tile stress free! 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 a Shower -4th week: you are here -5th week: How to install a hexagon bathroom floor tile -6th week: How To Make an Affordable Barn Door-7th week: How To Confidently Choose Bathroom…

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How To Install a Tile Shower Like a Pro For Beginners

How To Install a Tile Shower Like a Pro (even when you're not.) Welcome to week 3 of the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge! 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: you're here -4th week: How To Grout Tile stress free! -5th week: How to install a hexagon bathroom floor tile -6th week: How To Make an Affordable Barn Door-7th week: How To Confidently Choose…

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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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Create a traditional cottage look with beadboard paneling.

Beautiful Beadboard Paneling That’s Surprisingly Easy

Adding beautiful architectural interest to your home not only adds value, but also makes your home yours. Clearly, there are many ways you can add details to your home that create character. I've always been drawn to styles and looks that create a sense of history, that make it feel like it's been around for decades. Personally, I believe adding traditional beadboard paneling not only adds cottage charm to any room, but also creates a sense of history.We have updated every space in our home except the laundry room, so this is the year! The space of the laundry room is…

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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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Fireplace Mantel Surround | How To Install Brick Veneer

Would you agree that having a fireplace in a room helps make it feel cozy? A fireplace mantel and surround complete the look and add architectural interest to any space. Continue reading to see how we finished our fireplace surround by installing brick veneer.We'll share our DO's and DON'TS to help you save time and money.If you've been following along with our fireplace series, we're glad to have you back again! This post will wrap up our series. If you missed any of the previous steps you can click the links below.How To Install A Fireplace InsertHow To Build A Faux…

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Faux Wood Beam Mantel

Don’t you think a fireplace helps make a room feel cozy? It also helps add that architectural interest and creates a focal point in any room!I’m SO excited we’re finally getting our fireplace installed! It’s only been on the wish list for 5 years 😆 (At least something good is coming from our quarantine time…we're getting things checked off our To Do list!)Have you ever wondered how to make a faux wood beam mantel, or maybe even wondered how to make a floating mantel, or install one?If you’re joining us from last week’s post, Part 1: How To Install a Fireplace…

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