Finishing Technique

How to Achieve the Shiplap Look

How to Achieve the Shiplap Look

Is shiplap here to stay or is it just another decorating trend? Here today, gone tomorrow. Well, as most people know, shiplap didn't make it's first appearance on Fixer Upper. It has been around for many years. So what is shiplap? Great question! Often times, shiplap...

How to Tackle Caulking Like a Pro

How to Tackle Caulking Like a Pro

Caulking is not rocket science. However, I wish I would have looked a little deeper into it before tackling my first building project a few years ago. My thought was, how hard can this be? Well, not hard, but you CAN avoid the mistake I did. After applying the caulk,...

How-To Guide to Mixing Paint Colors at Home

How-To Guide to Mixing Paint Colors at Home

Does anyone else get mesmerized by all the paint chips at say, Home Depot or Lowe's? I can get lost in that section; ideas swirling around in my head of all the changes I want to make in that instant. But sometimes, even with all those gazillion different paint...

Restaining Hardwood Floors–The Easy Way

Restaining Hardwood Floors–The Easy Way

Friends, Friends, Friends!!! Let me tell you about an amazing product I found!! Too sales-pitchy?? But, seriously!! This product!! General Finishes Gel Stain. I have used this stain a few different times, but was completely unaware of just how awesome it actually is!!...