I am trying to keep my laundry room reno on a pretty tight budget, so I needed to take cost into consideration when deciding what countertops I wanted to install. That, plus the fact that I don't have a sink (so no water concerns) lead me to use plywood in here. I wouldn't install this … Continue reading DIY PLYWOOD COUNTERTOPS
Can you believe it's already week 6 of this challenge?!? Had it not been extended due to the virus, this would be the reveal week - thank goodness it's not! I still have a lot to do and am enjoying the slightly slower pace the 8 week timeline allows for. I made a lot of … Continue reading COUNTERTOPS AND SHELVES : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 6
Well, we're halfway through this challenge! Up until this point I feel like a lot of the progress has been laying a foundation for what's to come, so I'm anxious to get to some of the more...exciting parts of this room! Don't get me wrong, I am stoked about these cabinets, but I'm ready to … Continue reading LAUNDRY ROOM UPDATE : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 4
The whole purpose of this laundry room makeover is to add some storage to this space, and it's happening! Our house has one coat closet and then a closet in each bedroom, so storage space isn't exactly in abundance over here. I got 2 unfinished wall cabinets and a base cabinet from Home Depot. Since … Continue reading CABINETS! : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 3
It's week 2 of the ORC, which means the first change in the laundry room is in the books! All the other participants are making big changes too, so head over there to see more awesome projects. Because I had a bunch of these materials left over from other projects, this cost me less than … Continue reading DEEP BLUE BOARD AND BATTEN : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 2
Eeek! It's time for the One Room Challenge again! I waffled back and forth as to whether or not I wanted to participate since I am still working on finishing up the exterior, but I am so excited about the potential in this space and I can't resist a good challenge. If you weren't following … Continue reading LAUNDRY ROOM MOODBOARD : ONE ROOM CHALLENGE WEEK 1
Okay, so this brick porch might be the best thing that has ever happened to the exterior of our house. It's at least tied with the limewashing. I love it so much! Christmas 2019After limewashingTa-da!!! I knew that after the brick was limewashed, the house was going to feel a little one-tone and that I … Continue reading DIY HERRINGBONE BRICK PORCH
Over a year ago when I fell down the rabbit hole of white brick exteriors on Pinterest, I started dreaming up what my own house would look like white. I have nothing against traditional brick, but a good white exterior just makes my heart flutter! This is just the first of many exterior projects on … Continue reading WE LIMEWASHED OUR BRICK!
When I set out on the massive closet overhaul project, building the drawers was hands down the most daunting part for me. Everything else seemed straight forward and I was confident I could execute it well, but I have never built drawers before this. In fact, my only experience with anything resembling drawer construction was … Continue reading HOW TO BUILD (AND ORGANIZE) YOUR OWN DRAWERS
I have been wanting to do this fun treatment to this big, vaulted wall in E's room for a while now, but getting anything done in that room is difficult because I can't work while he naps! Since I already had the supplies and J is now working from home, I figured that this was … Continue reading NURSERY ACCENT WALL : IT’S NOT WALLPAPER, IT’S BETTER!