barn apartment tour, home decor

Barn Apartment Tour

Can you imagine living in a barn? Check out this incredibly beautiful apartment housed above an...

add character to boring walls with a cheater board and batten wall treatment, home decor, paint colors, wall decor, Instant detail That are as instant to remove

Change Your Mind CHEATER Board and Batten Walls.

I'm very grateful to live in a modern home that doesn't require massive repairs. However I really...

breaking tradition our traditional georgian home gets a french makeover, architecture, curb appeal, home decor, home improvement, landscape

Breaking Tradition: Our Traditional Georgian Home Gets a French...

When we purchased our home in the Spring of 2013, we knew that while it wasn’t exactly our “style”...

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...

quick easy exterior makeover

Quick & Easy Exterior Makeover!

With just cheap lumber, stain, screws, and some paint . . . ta da! An exterior makeover can happen...

new exterior on an old house

New Exterior on an Old House

We bought our first house about 4 years ago. The house was built in 1954 for dairy farm workers....

maui residence in hawaii, architecture, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs

Maui Residence in Hawaii

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easily paint your shutters, curb appeal, how to, painting, windows

Easily Paint Your Shutters

The fabulous Debbie Hayes of My Patch of Blue Sky was our guest blogger on ModernMastersCafe.com and...

92 year old mountain cabin gets a face lift, diy, home improvement, kitchen design

92 Year Old Mountain Cabin Gets a Face Lift

Have you ever taken on a project that made everyone around you doubt your sanity? That's the way it...

chalk paint stenciled floor cloth, flooring, painting, Classical Border Corner Stencil Florentine Damask Stencil and our Eastern Lattice Moroccan Stencil were used on this beautiful carpet

Chalk Paint® Stenciled Floor Cloth

Painted and stenciled floorcloths have a rich history - used in homes throughout England and the...

characteristics of hollywood regency style decorating, home decor, living room ideas, Hollywood Regency Decorating Style

Characteristics of Hollywood Regency Style Decorating

This week in my decorating style series I'm going to tell you about the characteristics of Hollywood...

family cottage before and after, home improvement, living room ideas, painted furniture, cottage living room after light and relaxing

A third generation family cottage before and after

This cute cottage had been in my clients family for a few generations. She wanted to update it for...

backyard shed makeover, home decor, outdoor living

Backyard Shed Makeover

Have you ever wanted to transform a shed? Our home is a late-sixties tri-level that had an attached...

before after renovating a 100 year old southern charm fixer upper, bathroom ideas, bedroom ideas, home improvement, kitchen design

Before & After: Renovating a 100+ Year Old Southern Charm Fixer Upper

When Canadian Esther de Wolde decided to checkmark her dream of renovating an old southern home off...

tiny guesthouse built with reclaimed materials, architecture, home decor

A Charming Tiny Guesthouse Built With Reclaimed Materials

For years this couple had dreams of building their own guest house, and finally they accomplished...

diy halloween silhouettes, crafts, halloween decorations, seasonal holiday decor, DIY Silhouettes with posterboard from the dollar store

DIY: Halloween Silhouettes / Haunted House

(Click to see more pictures). We put these images up on the entire front of our house last year and...

the remodel is finally complete before after

The Remodel is Finally Complete! Before & After!

I am so excited to finally show you guys the before and after of the entire little house remodel! It...

a vintage industrial country summer home tour, home decor, living room ideas, repurposing upcycling, stairs, wall decor

A Vintage Industrial Country Summer Home Tour

Welcome to my home this summer! We built our house in 2013 all on our own, and we're still working...

amazing tiny houses, architecture, go green

8 Most Impressive Tiny Houses

We've covered a lot of cool tiny houses on our blog, and today I wanted to share some of my...

recovering roman shades no sew of course, diy, home decor, how to, reupholster, window treatments, windows, That s it Sit back and marvel at your work

Recovering Roman Shades - No Sew Of Course!

When we bought our house 4 years ago, one of the first things that I did was replace the dated...

traditional to modern farmhouse glam foyer makeover

Traditional to Modern - Farmhouse Glam Foyer Makeover

My client, Christin wanted to update her entry from an existing, traditional design to a more modern...

small cabin porch remodel, home decor, home improvement, outdoor living, painting, porches

Small Cabin Remodel

I'm madly in love with a little lake in Iowa called Okoboji. I believe it is the most magical and...

helping out a neighbor

Helping Out a Neighbor.

One of our neighbors needed some work done on her house to get it ready to paint. The siding had...

6 considerations when decorating a small space, home decor, shabby chic, Using a bookshelf and a longer table to make a desk Great thinking

6 Considerations When Decorating a Small Space

Hi Readers,
Since my Blogger to WordPress transfer and redirect last month, I have been noticing
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