Wall Lamps: A Quick Weekday Project

Wall Lamps: A Quick Weekday Project

This week I stopped by the big box store in search of mulch, and left with two beautiful wall lamps / sconces to mount on either side of my bed. These wall lamps are stylish, functional, and I didn’t even need to mess with the electrical to install them! Wall...
Make Your Own Chalk Paint: My Chalk Paint Mirror Frame

Make Your Own Chalk Paint: My Chalk Paint Mirror Frame

Over the past few weeks I’ve stumbled across tons of projects on Pinterest using something called chalk paint. After some research I decided to try making my own recipe with leftover house paint and some plaster of paris. What is Chalk Paint? The coolest thing...
Mason Jar Paint Storage (with printable label template!)

Mason Jar Paint Storage (with printable label template!)

Over the weekend I spent quite a bit of time organizing all of my leftover house paint. I’m sure we all have the ugly corner of our basement or garage, filled with gallon paint cans holding less than a pint of paint… right? Well, after some digging on the...
Cut Stone Caps for a Curved Retaining Wall

Cut Stone Caps for a Curved Retaining Wall

Over the past few weeks, my dad and I have been measuring and cutting the top pieces for the stone garden border we finished last month. Because the stone walls are so curved and windy, it took a lot of time and preparation to cut stone caps to fit over the paver...
My DIY artwork house tour.

My DIY artwork house tour.

I did a little painting this weekend and for once it wasn’t a wall, ceiling, or floor! After my latest work of art, I decided it would be fun to let you have a tour of my DIY artwork throughout my house for inspiration! Did you know that a new piece of art can...
Ductless AC unit!

Ductless AC unit!

A few weeks ago I had a Mitsubishi Electric ductless air conditioning unit installed in my living room I was so incredibly excited to get this unit. If you read my previous post you know that my house is incredibly muggy, and I really don’t have any windows on...
Stayin’ Cool

Stayin’ Cool

Last summer was T-H-E  W-O-R-S-T in my house. Incredibly warm, muggy, stuffy, sweaty, gross. All of those words. I muddled through the summer, saved my pennies (well, those I didn’t glue to my floor, haha), and this year was able to get a ductless air...