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. And for more ideas that…

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…

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…


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…


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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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…


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…


DIY Light Fixture Ideas on the Cheap

DIY light fixture ideas on the cheap!Adding an appropriate light fixture to a room is the most simple way to complete any space. It’s like adding a piece of jewelry to an outfit, that final touch that makes the whole room feel complete.Light fixtures can also be pretty darn expensive! So how can you still make the whole design feel cohesive without breaking the bank?DIY of course!We hope to get your creative juices flowing with these 8 DIY light fixture ideas.For more DIY ideas for your home checkout our 50 Amazing Flea Market Flips. Creative DIY Light Fixture Ideas For Lamps…


How To Decorate | Mistakes We’ve Made and How To Fix Them

Wondering how to decorate can be challenging to say the least! Lets be real here for a minute. We make mistakes EVERY SINGLE DAY. With out a doubt we are far from perfect! (In fact we have WAY more mistakes we can share but are limiting it to our top few today so our post isn't gigantic!) But, we've also learned a few things along the way we'd like to share. If you've struggled with how to decorate in the past, keep reading. Not only will we talk about decorating ideas for your home, but we'll also share strategies you can…