Congratulations fellow home owner! Owning a home has been one of the most exciting, challenging, and rewarding experiences of my life. I hope it will be for you, too. I’ve compiled a list of great posts just for you. Check out some of my favorite home owner tips, tricks and tutorials to get started.
Looking for a way to get unique, bright furniture on a budget? Try this DIY bright furniture makeover to give your house a bold boost of character.
Infographic featuring typical mold situations, steps for mold remediation, and helpful tips on how to prevent mold in the future.
a heat plate or heat burner cover is a cover that you put on top of the coils on your electric stove. By using a heat plate, you gain more control over your electric stove temperature.
Unique home owner gift list including home blessing printables to help you make the PERFECT DIY housewarming gift.
One of life’s biggest stressors is the act of moving. Here are some tips and tricks for making a new house feel like home sweet home.
Purple Front Door Color Suggestions: This guide will help you pick the best purple front door color to compliment your home’s color and style.
If you want to get a little creative with your furniture selection, these are great tips for how to mix and match furniture like an interior design pro.
Imagine: Trying to relax in your new home, boxes piled in every single room. Sound familiar? Here’s some moving day tips for a stress-free, organized move.
About the loss of my dog, Roxy. Many of you may know Roxy from the DIY photos posted throughout the site. Sadly, she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in her leg, and within a few weeks she passed away.
My latest project was to use build a wooden unit for shed shelving using bins for organization. We actually found the perfect bins FIRST, then built the shelves to accommodate the size of the bins. This worked out perfectly and now all my stuff is neatly tucked away...
I am a sucker for before and after curb appeal photos, and strangely enough... it are really hard to find compilations of them on the internet. So I took it upon myself to create a post of some inspirational before and after curb appeal photos for you to enjoy! A...
Refinishing hardwood floors is a job I left to the pros. After doing the prep work of removing carpet and staples, my floors were sanded and refinished to perfection. Prep before refinishing hardwood If you haven't read my post about removing the carpeting over...
Landscape layering is considering different elements like repetition, texture, scale, and flow. Landscape layering takes planning, but the results are huge.
I was looking for a quick weekend curb appeal project now that spring is upon us, and I came up with the idea to paint porch sconces with spray paint. An afternoon later I completely updated my front porch lighting for less than $10! Paint porch sconces: a quick...
Removing carpet when you know you have hardwood flooring, is one of the most satisfying DIY jobs you can do. With a few simple tools and some sweat equity you will get that allergen filled carpet OUT of your house... and be able to breathe a sign of relief. cut the...
Get Killer Curb Appeal
I put together some free perennial garden plans just for new home owners! These plans are
- include plant photos, descriptions, and a super easy to follow planting chart so you know exactly where to put everything.
- include low maintenance plants for a large variety of zones (4-8)
- offer alternative plant options so you can customize your curb appeal