From Garden Shed to Modern Farmhouse Guest Cottage in 5 Weeks

From Garden Shed to Modern Farmhouse Guest Cottage in 5 Weeks

Over the course of 5 weeks, we took an unused, garden shed and transformed it into a guest cottage...

Front Porch Makeover

Front Porch Makeover

I’ve wanted to paint our house for a few years now and last year I was all set to finally do it but...

Tropical Pallet Paradise: A RENTERS’ REMODEL Story

Tropical Pallet Paradise: A RENTERS’ REMODEL Story

How often are we waiting to truly start living? yes we are RENTERS, and yes, we sneakily “REMODELED”...

Look at Her BLOOM'N Patio!  A Patio Transformation

Look at Her BLOOM'N Patio! A Patio Transformation

A few tubes of black caulk, some paint and a little imagination can transform your patio into a ...

Quick and Easy Ways to Spruce up Your Front Porch

Quick and Easy Ways to Spruce up Your Front Porch

Our north-facing front steps take a lot of abuse in wet weather, making our entryway look dingy and...

VW Camper Van Mailbox

VW Camper Van Mailbox

One day all of you Vanlife Guys and Gals are going to have to settle down.Kids will come along,...

Garage Organization for a Family of 10

Garage Organization for a Family of 10

Most families have lots of stuff packed into their garage - kids toys, bikes, sports equipment;...

Privacy Fencing Mini-makeover

Privacy Fencing Mini-makeover

My deck has been neglected since we moved in 4 years ago. And because our dining room window faces...

Junky Deck Decor

Junky Deck Decor

My deck and flower beds were lacking appeal, but what they weren't lacking were weeds. I'm not a...

Shed Gets Major Overhaul

Shed Gets Major Overhaul

Our shed is actually attached to our garage...it's handy, but it was such a mess that it was...

Front Porch Welcome Post

Front Porch Welcome Post

This welcome post is such a lovely way decorate for any occasion.

Our Huge New Deck!

Our Huge New Deck!

Two years ago when we bought our home, our backyard was more like a jungle. After a lot of hard...

Front Porch Faux Tile

Front Porch Faux Tile

Last summer, I decided I wanted to give my grungy garage floor a makeover. I "faux tiled" it and it...

Oversized Welcome Front Door Sign|No Stencil Needed!

Oversized Welcome Front Door Sign|No Stencil Needed!

I took this plain piece of wood and created an interesting way to greet my guests!! See below....

Front Porch Artificial Tree Spruced up With 4 Dollar Store Finds...

Front Porch Artificial Tree Spruced up With 4 Dollar Store Finds...

For about 4 yrs on our front porch I have had a potted artificial tree I bought from Menards. It's...

From Garage to Guest Accommodation on a Budget

From Garage to Guest Accommodation on a Budget

I have been working with a team of builders, contractors, handymen (and not-so-handy men) and a...

Staining and Sealing a Deck

Staining and Sealing a Deck

The deck at my home had not been stained or sealed and it needed to get cleaned up significantly. It...

DIY Inexpensive Deck Rails Out of Steel Conduit, Easy to Do!

DIY Inexpensive Deck Rails Out of Steel Conduit, Easy to Do!

A post on how we built inexpensive deck rails out of steel conduit. Have you seen the gorgeous steel...

Turn Vintage Glass Lamp Shades Into Summer Planters

Turn Vintage Glass Lamp Shades Into Summer Planters

Find some vintage glass lamp shades at your local thrift store or dump store and turn them into the...

Porch Transformed to a Sunroom

Porch Transformed to a Sunroom

We have lived in our home for almost four years and have enjoyed our covered porch/deck overlooking...

Screened Porch Makeover

Screened Porch Makeover

One of the big selling points for our house was the screened porch. It's off the master bedroom and...

Wheelbarrow Makeover and Rehab

Wheelbarrow Makeover and Rehab

I found this wheelbarrow at a favorite antique mall several weeks ago. I decided it needed some TLC...

How To Paint A Diamond Rug With No Math Needed

How To Paint A Diamond Rug With No Math Needed

In the fall of 2011, I painted a rug directly onto my front porch. And it was fabulous. For the...

DIY Hanging Lantern Part 2

DIY Hanging Lantern Part 2

Earlier this month, I posted a macrame style hanging lantern tutorial and it got a great response. I...

Window Dressing and DIY Board and Batten Shutters for the Potting Shed

Window Dressing and DIY Board and Batten Shutters for the Potting...

Adding some window dressing with decorative shutters has been on my to-do list. The challenge has...