Renovations

How Can You Make Your Home Move Easier?

How Can You Make Your Home Move Easier?

There are quite a few things that you need to do when you are buying a home. The buying process is only the start of it though, the move is a major part of buying a home. It can come with a lot of stress and be hard to tackle.  It can at times, leave you pulling your...

Easy How to Build a DIY Built In Mudroom Bench

Easy How to Build a DIY Built In Mudroom Bench

A few years ago, I decided to tackle a project that would bring more order to my home. The constant mess of backpacks, coats, shoes, and kids' stuff strewn all over was getting to me. Our mudroom serves as the entry point from the garage to the kitchen. While it's...

How to Make a Tray Ceiling a Beautiful Focal Point

How to Make a Tray Ceiling a Beautiful Focal Point

Are you a fan of tray ceilings? I have to be honest, I am not. So, in the midst of this master bedroom makeover, I knew my number one goal was to make sure the tray ceiling blended in with the rest of the ceiling. The last thing I wanted to do was draw the eye to it....

How to Replace Kitchen Cabinet Doors for a New Look

How to Replace Kitchen Cabinet Doors for a New Look

Did you know you can replace just your kitchen cabinet doors (and drawer fronts)? This is, of course, a much cheaper option than replacing the entire cabinet. But just how easy is it to get the right measurements, order your new doors and hinges, bore your own holes...

Hardwood Stairs vs Carpet: Which is The Best Option?

Hardwood Stairs vs Carpet: Which is The Best Option?

My very first project ever, was ripping the carpet off of my stairway and creating a beautiful wooden stairs. But was that a good idea? In Nicole-fashion, I jumped in with both feet and just went for it! Here I am, ten years later, finally exploring this question....

Easy How to DIY a Wood Planked Ceiling

Easy How to DIY a Wood Planked Ceiling

So, I had this eyesore in my bedroom called a tray ceiling. Maybe I'm stepping on some toes. Ugh! Sorry! But I am not a fan. I've done everything in my power to not draw attention to it. When I decided to do a complete makeover on our master bedroom, my initial...