How to Easily Install a Laminate Floor Over Concrete

Welcome to week 4 of the One Room Challenge! Certainly we are excited with the progress we are making in our ultimate family hangout room! And this week we are thrilled to share how to install a gorgeous laminate floor over concrete that looks and feels just like wood. While this may seem like a challenging project it is a doable do it yourself project. However, it can be a little rough on the knees. Of course, we'll walk you through everything you need to know to install a laminate floor, even if it's over concrete. If you’re new here, WELCOME!…

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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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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 Simple Organizing Ideas in Just 15 Minutes
Simple organization ideas for your home that you can do in just 15 minutes.

Simple Organizing Ideas in Just 15 Minutes

Without a doubt, one of the most challenging things in our homes is keeping order. Clearly, we all want an organized home, which affects the entire feel of a home. However, often it leaves us feeling overwhelmed and anxious. I'll admit it, I'm an organizational nerd, always searching for and thinking about simple organizing ideas that will make our home more functional and that don't take a lot of time.Obviously, we want to have an organized home, but who's got the time! Clearly, we are all busy and organizing an entire home can be mind-boggling.As this has been pressing on my…

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Dream Kitchen Ideas | Parade of Homes 2020

Dream Kitchen Ideas from the 2020 Northern Wasatch Parade of HomesTouring the parade of homes is something we look forward to doing every year. It's always refreshing to gather new decor and design ideas. As if we don't already have long running to do list, we always manage to come home with even more ideas to implement in our own homes.Arguably kitchens are the most important room in a home. But have you ever pondered why?Household kitchens were once designed solely for preparing and cooking meals. However, over the last few decades the kitchen has become the main hub of the…

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Shelf Decorating Ideas | A Step by Step Guide

Have you struggled with decorating shelves and bookcases? Let me tell you a little secret, I have! Although, over the years I have practiced and restyled more shelves and bookcases than I can count, today I’d like to share my 3 step guide for shelf decorating ideas.As we put the finishing touches on Ellies bedroom, one of the largest areas to decorate in her bedroom are the built in shelves. These shelves not only need to be beautifully styled, but they also need to be functional. Ellie desperately needed storage in her small bedroom. Steph felt that the solution would be a…

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Ideas for Fall Decorating That Are Simple and Affordable

It’s the first day of September today, only 21 days until fall officially begins! Do we sound a little excited?! Clearly we’ve got fall on our minds, dreaming of ideas for fall decorating. Yes, we've been looking forward to cooling temperatures and cozying up our homes for fall. We have imagined soft and cozy fabrics, candle light along with simple and inexpensive ways to bring that feeling into our homes.Are you looking for ideas for fall decorating? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! We have simple and affordable ideas just for you, to create that warm and cozy…

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Roman Shade – How to Make Them Yourself

The final touches are going in Ellie’s bedroom now and we are down to the window treatment. She has been pretty vocal about what she would like in her room. For the window treatment, she wanted blackout curtains. However, with her built in desk with shelves below the window, curtains would not work well. With this in mind, we started looking at a Roman shade.We love the look of Roman shades. However, have you ever priced custom Roman shades? Yikes, they are expensive! Clearly, we knew that if we made them ourselves we would save hundreds of dollars!  With this in…

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How to Create a Chic and Timeless Black and White Kitchen

Do you love classic and timeless design? Design that will stand the test of time? While there are beautiful trends that come and go, nevertheless when designing a kitchen incorporating designs that are timeless is smart! For instance, take a look at this kitchen that we recently completed, a timeless black and white kitchen.Remodeling kitchens and bathrooms are expensive. With this in mind, you'll want to choose finishes that are enduring.Not only do you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but also with the expense of making renovations, you want to choose your finishes wisely.Today we are sharing a…

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