If you (1) have a top loader and (2) are looking at your laundry room feeling... meh... about it, stop what you are doing and build this ledge! It is really straightforward and quick to build, so it's pretty instant gratification. You can also check out some other easy DIYs in this room by visiting … Continue reading SIMPLE WASHER/DRYER LEDGE
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
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!
After countless hours spent working on this project, the closet builtins are finally finished! I don't want to sugarcoat the amount of time and effort this beast of a project took, but I will say that it was 100% worth it. My closet is now a crazy luxurious room, taking the place of the embarrassment … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 4
Are we there yet? When I took on the closet project, I mapped out what I thought the timeline would look like. 3 weeks maximum is what I came up with. Do you know how long it has been? I'm currently sitting at 5 weeks, but I'm not finished yet. Good ol' DIY timelines, right?!? … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 3
Last week I took a break from blogging because while I worked a TON on projects, I was split between a couple of different ones and felt like there wasn't quite enough progress anywhere to merit a full post. Funny how that happens sometimes, huh? But this week I have made some amazing progress on … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 2
I am so excited to share the whole process of our closet makeover with you guys! Having a beautiful closet feels like such a luxury, so I'm seriously pumped to be adding this feature to our home. Hopefully having a drop dead gorgeous closet will help us keep it clean... maybe! The first step is, … Continue reading DIY CLOSET BUILTINS : PART 1