DIY: Create Your Own Upholstered Cornice

Cornice HdrWe have some hideous drywall in the flip house.  We replaced most of it, but in the kitchen around the kitchen cabinets and windows, we left what was there in place.  So, to hide the serious flaws, I made some cornices to go along with our theme of white and gray.

These are very easy (and cheap) to make! [Read more…]

Paint Your Bathtub

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Paint a tub?  Sounds crazy, right?

Well, I did it! [Read more…]

Installing Baseboards Over Existing Baseboards

Baseboard hdrBaseboards over baseboards… over baseboards.  I’ve always had a hate/hate relationship with the baseboards in our house.  I wanted white and beautiful and this house has ugly brown. [Read more…]

Painting Doors – The Super Easy Way!

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Hey, hey lovelies!  I hope everyone is enjoying this FALL weather!  First I want to say a giant CONGRATS to all of the HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams paint winners!  I expect pictures, girls!!

Progress on the house is coming along.  I haven’t done an update because we’ve been super busy AND I really want you all to be shocked when you see the awesome end result.  I can tell you this, we have floors in!  And they are AWESOME!  I’m going to tell you all about them, don’t worry.. but it will be after I get back from vacation!  We are leaving this Thursday evening and going on an 8 day cruise!!  I am so ready… no phone.. no email, it will be great!

Ok, on to the doors!  With this house we had to get rid of the ugly wooden slabs.  I’ve told you all my feelings on slab doors, it’s not good.  So we ended up buying all new doors from Lowe’s.  We price shopped them at Home Depot and Menard’s, but Lowe’s was definitely the winner in the 2 panel arched door category, coming in at $78 each. [Read more…]

Decorating For Halloween On A Budget

HeaderDecorating money for any holiday can add up fast!  But many of us have a boat load of supplies at home that we can use to improvise and create some great Fall/Halloween decorations.

Here is a round-up of some super-cute ideas that won’t break the bank. [Read more…]