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How to Paint an Old Cabinet the Perfect Green | DIY

I found this old cabinet at a garage sale and immediately felt the urge to bring her back to life. I decided to paint the cabinet the perfect green paint color that aligns perfectly with the modern designs in my living room and dining…

June 29, 2021

How to Paint Concrete Basement Floors Using Epoxyshield

This year, I really wanted to give the basement a more finished look and began planning a budget-friendly basement makeover. We built a utility room to hide the mechanicals, updated the overhead lighting, sprayed the exposed ceiling black, and painted the concrete floors. …

June 10, 2021

Our Unfinished Basement Makeover on a Budget

We started working on our unfinished basement makeover about two months ago and I still cannot get over the transformation! Last year we decided to put our large basement to good use when the country went into quarantine and the kids needed a space…

May 7, 2021

Beautiful Mudroom Makeover with Tons of Charm

The mudroom makeover came with plenty of surprises but I absolutely love the end result! The architecture of our home includes many cottage-style elements including a sloping cedar-shingled roof, large bay window, and carriage door entrance on the front of the house. …

February 24, 2021

Our Dark & Moody Modern Master Bedroom Makeover

The master bedroom reveal is here and it looks nothing like it did a few months ago! I love these 6-week challenges so much because they really push me to complete the projects in one single space. I often find myself bouncing around from…

November 11, 2020

How I Turned our Tired, Retro Bathroom Into A Showstopper

Our retro master bathroom was tired, outdated, and lacking function. After my mini-makeover, our bathroom is now a showstopper without any major renovations! If you have been following along, I decided to give our master bathroom a budget-friendly update to add functionality and style.…

September 1, 2020

Boys Bedroom Makeover That He Will Love at Any Age

Are you ready for the boys' bedroom reveal for Week 8 of the One Room Challenge?! Even though my design plans changed quite a bit, I am SO happy with how Thomas's bedroom turned out. And most importantly, Thomas is overjoyed with the new…

June 24, 2020

Toledo Flip House Reveal | Before & After

The Toledo flip house is COMPLETE and sold to its new owners! I am so proud that we successfully and profitably flipped our first home. I can’t wait to share all of the before and after images of our first flip house in Toledo.…

April 15, 2020

Budget-Friendly Makeover For A Small Laundry Room

My budget-friendly laundry room makeover is finally complete! A few months ago I shared my laundry room inspiration and I can't wait to show you how I brought that vision to life. …

March 31, 2020

Creating a Beautiful, Livable Interior | Bosler House

Steve and Jan wanted a home that functioned for their family today while also fitting in with the period when the home was built in 1875. Unfortunately, because the roof had been removed for 6 years, there wasn't much to salvage in terms of…

March 6, 2020

Master Bathroom Renovation at Flip 3

 I am so excited to take you through my favorite project of our third house, the master bathroom renovation! Our previous house had an amazing master closet and master bathroom, so when we moved into our new house, the outdated and small master bath…

February 13, 2020

How to Build a Legal Bedroom in Your Basement

The first project at our third flip house was to build a legal bedroom in the basement with an attached bathroom. I was pregnant with my second child and Chris and I had made the decision to hire an au pair once our daughter…

February 12, 2020

Toledo’s Hottest Airbnb | The Gas Lantern Cottage

Today I am excited to take you through one of the most popular Airbnb listings in Toledo, OH – The Gas Lantern Cottage. This beauty is 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and within walking distance of downtown Sylvania. If you drove by this house a…

February 3, 2020

How to Wallpaper Your Staircase | Easy DIY

Are you ready for this super simple tutorial for how to wallpaper your staircase?! I am excited to share this fun wallpaper project with you and the best part is that it took less than 3 hours to install!…

August 13, 2019

Before and After Tour at Our First Flip

I am excited to take you through a before and after tour of our first flip house! Along with being our first flip house, it was also our first home! I recently realized that I never created a good before and after post of…

August 8, 2019

Beautiful Restoration Of A Classic, Colonial Style Home

Today I am excited to share a beautiful restoration of this classic, colonial style home. Who doesn't like to see an old home be brought back to life? My brother and his wife spent two years restoring every piece of this home and the…

August 5, 2019