Tag: home improvement

A Brand New Year

I don’t know about you, but this year is off to a crazy busy start (which I couldn’t be happier about!) It’s officially my last year in my twenties and it will be jam-packed. The last week of 2015 we closed on our first rehab project we’ll be working on together, and demo is currently underway. It’s a much bigger… Read more →

DIY Lucite Hardware

My love for lucite has grown exponentially over the past few years, and I just love the look of lucite hardware, but not the price. This example below is gorgeous, but not in my budget! After seeing Grace’s DIY Lucite Curtain Rods and Kitchen Hardware tutorials, I was ready to try something similar on my own. Since so many pieces in our… Read more →

Cutting Bamboo Shades & Thrift Store Chairs

Since our attic renovation cost a pretty penny, any finishes were extremely budget conscious. With 9 windows to cover (eek) and hardly any furniture, I had to improvise. I had remembered Jenny from Little Green Notebook blogged about scoring some dirt cheap roman shades from Lowes, so I headed there to see if (over a month later) anything was left. Cut… Read more →

Rethink it: ReStore Bookcases

DIY projects around here are always a hysterical adventure. Why are we such hot messes? In any project, one or many of the following is bound to happen: We end up tackling them on days where weather does not cooperate, we make a mistake at least once, or my indecisiveness requires us to buy additional material or supplies. Honestly, when… Read more →