Easy porch sconce makeover with spray paint

Easy porch sconce makeover with spray paint

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...
Painting Interior Doors

Painting Interior Doors

Let’s face it, interior doors can be downright ugly. If you have basic, builder-grade interior doors with absolutely no trim or detail, painting interior doors is great alternative to replacing them altogether. Painting Interior Doors With Chalk Paint A few...
Removing Carpet to Reveal Hardwood

Removing Carpet to Reveal Hardwood

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...
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...