DIY Countertop – A Tutorial and 2 Year Review

When we moved into our house, the upstairs bathroom had an ugly blue laminate countertop. I never liked it, but I also never liked the idea of paying $200+ for a new one. After much deliberation I decided to try painting them. I figured if it didn’t turn out, I would just buy a new … Continue reading “DIY Countertop – A Tutorial and 2 Year Review”

Build a Floating Bench and Shoe Shelf

Here are the deets for our mudroom floating bench and shoe shelf: You Will Need: Utility Knife Saw (hand or Sawzall) Stud finder Drywall 4’X8’Plywood (I used Red Oak – about $50) this was enough for the bench and shoe shelf Wood Glue Wood Stain Polyurethane Clamps (optional, but recommended) Screws 3 or 4 – … Continue reading “Build a Floating Bench and Shoe Shelf”

Wooden Pantry Sign Tutorial

Hello friends! First I need to thank you all for your support of this little hobby of mine. I truly appreciate every question, comment, like, and email. I have been so uplifted by this wonderful community and I am so grateful to each of you. I have been pondering opening an Etsy shop to sell some of … Continue reading “Wooden Pantry Sign Tutorial”

From Closet to Mudroom – Mudroom Makeover

My husband and I have been wanting to add a mudroom to our back entry for a couple years and we are so happy to finally have it looking the way we want it! This space previously had bifold closet doors. These doors drove my husband crazy because a certain someone (me) was not very good about closing them. … Continue reading “From Closet to Mudroom – Mudroom Makeover”

Turn a Fence Gate Into a Headboard

A few months ago we expanded our fence to include more of our yard. This meant that we pulled down part of our old wooden fence.  We didn’t want all of that weathered wood to go to waste, so we repurposed some of it, and sold the rest. To Make A Headboard: You will need: … Continue reading “Turn a Fence Gate Into a Headboard”

DIY Wood Stain (for a Weathered Look)

Sometimes weathered wood is hard to come by! And sometimes it isn’t in good enough condition to reuse it. Here is a quick trick to “fake” your own old barn wood by making your very own wood stain with just 2 ingredients! To make your own “weathered wood”place a steel wool scrubber in a mason … Continue reading “DIY Wood Stain (for a Weathered Look)”

Gallery Wall Lovin’ – How to Make One for Yourself

Here I am munching on some chips and Rancho Verde wishing I could share this delicious snack with all my salsa lovers out there! But since we can’t sit down to share snack, I decided to share some gallery wall tricks instead! By this point we have probably all seen quite a few gallery walls, … Continue reading “Gallery Wall Lovin’ – How to Make One for Yourself”

Mudroom Makeover Preview

Happy Friday friends! If you follow me on Instagram you know that I have been DYING to share our mudroom makeover with you all. This space started out as a closet and transformed into a gorgeous and functional mudroom. We have wanted to transform this space for a couple years now, and let me tell … Continue reading “Mudroom Makeover Preview”

How to Pin Images From Instagram

UPDATE: The new IG update changed part of this process. I will mark the changes in RED below Maybe I am the only one who didn’t know this was possible! But I have to share because it has been life changing! I used to take screenshots of Instagram images that I loved, but they always got … Continue reading “How to Pin Images From Instagram”