DIY Tutorials

How to Camouflage Your Electrical Meter | DIY

Earlier this year we began work on our backyard to prep for the English garden I planned to build. Today I am sharing a quick and easy DIY project that has helped to camouflage the ugly electrical meter on the back of the house.…

June 17, 2021

How to Paint an Exposed Basement Ceiling

Spraying the exposed basement ceiling may have been the most physically taxing DIY I have ever done. Don't get me wrong, it was totally worth it for the look and the money saved, but it was exhausting! …

April 23, 2021

5 Easy Outdoor DIY Projects to Try This Year

As I write this blog post I am sitting on my back porch enjoying one of the first warm days of Spring. I love when I am able to work on outdoor DIY projects that improve the look of our home while also enjoying…

April 7, 2021

The Best Supplies for Painting Interior Spaces

When it comes to painting projects in my home, I always choose to paint myself instead of hiring it out. The cost of labor adds up quickly and I prefer to use that money in other areas of our home. Today I am sharing…

March 31, 2021

How to Hang Pre-Pasted Wallpaper by Yourself

For the mudroom makeover, I was excited to hang a printed wallpaper above the newly installed plank wall. I chose the mudroom design to reflect an English cottage vibe and the Flora print was exactly what I was going for. …

March 10, 2021

How to Install a Vertical Shiplap Plank Wall

Our mudroom makeover is complete and I am excited to share how we installed the tongue and groove plank wall in this room. I chose this wall treatment because it worked well with the cottage architectural style of our home. This project is definitely…

March 3, 2021

I Applied Latex Over Oil-Based Paint | How to Fix

Have you ever painted latex over oil-based paint without properly prepping the walls? If you are one of the unlucky readers who answered yes, you know exactly how painful this mistake can be! …

February 11, 2021

How To Choose The Best Paint Colors For Your Home

One of the most common questions I get is how to choose the best paint colors for your home. Often it is from readers who are moving into a new home and don't know where to start in terms of paint colors.…

January 29, 2021

2021 Paint Color Trends | What to Expect This Year

Planning a home project and want your paint color to be on-trend? This is the perfect post for you! I love following the paint and decor trends expected for the new year because it helps steer some of my design decisions for the year.…

January 6, 2021