This idea came up because I've always wished at least one wall in each room to have some kind of accent wall in them :] I liked the feeling of wood and green (bringing outside to the inside feel) while still making it feel contemporary and minimalist so this is what I finally decided on!
Needed to put some shelving on the top section of our bathroom toilet. I really like the industrial/clean contemporary look so we set out to build our own floating shelves :)
We redid our bathroom maybe about 2 years ago when we moved into the house. Just mostly putting new floors and vanity. The space looked plain and I wanted to give it a little pop :]We had most of our tools already and really only needed the nails for the nail gun. $8 and a couple hours of our weekend time was all it took!
I love the concrete look -- but really, concrete furnitures aren't cheap! They costs 200-500 and more just for a coffee table so I set out to do my own version using whatever we have at home.
We set out to make an accent wall for the back of where the wood stove would be. I would suggest looking first into county and city codes before you start on any project :) my hubby did all the research before we started doing it!
The hubby decided he wants a wood stove in our house, and we looked around first for pre-made hearth pads and they just seem... old looking and costs about $300-$600 which was just too much for us to spend... so we set out to make our own 4x4 hearth pad!
When we purchased our house, the bathroom was well... not the worst thing on the planet but I still wanted to do at least a small reno on it to give it a more clean updated look without breaking the bank (for now...)
I was on a tight budget on this one, mostly because we want to be sure that we don't overspend while renovating . Most of it really is just the beauty of carpet and paint :]
I wasn't really too concerned at first about fixing up our yard since... well, we are in the country after all. But after two puppies and a crazy rainy season in California... I definitely changed my mind. I wanted a grassy area in the back and side of the house so that when the dogs come in from the rain, their muddy paws would have a chance to be wiped off. And our mostly dirt road was really muddy during the rain! So we decided to gravel it up.