Easy How to Build a DIY Home Theater Riser

Easy How to Build a DIY Home Theater Riser

As I shared last week, I recently transformed our old media room into a true home theater room. This is a very big room. So, we were able to add a large sectional for the front row. Which then allowed us to move our older sofa to the back. My primary goal was to have...
My Top Kitchen Projects of 2023

My Top Kitchen Projects of 2023

Pretty much from day one of moving into our house (over 15 years ago), I have wanted to re-do our kitchen. The original design was so small and felt so crowded when more than one person was trying to work in the kitchen. And with 7 of us, that was all of the time....
My Top Building Projects of 2023

My Top Building Projects of 2023

I never imagined building furniture and DIY projects would be such an incremental part of my life. Following my husband’s wakeboarding accident, Pinterest was just hitting the stage. With lots of hours spent in therapy waiting rooms, I had a lot of time on my...
My Top Wall Art Tutorials of 2023

My Top Wall Art Tutorials of 2023

I ventured into a new realm of DIY in 2023. I love building furniture and room makeovers, but this year, I tried my hand at wall art, a little more than I have in the past. Such an easy and fun project! I can see where this could easily become addictive. I’m...
19 Best Gift Ideas for Her That She’ll Love

19 Best Gift Ideas for Her That She’ll Love

The holiday season is upon us and our minds are whirring as we try to figure out the best gifts for our loved ones. Whether it’s your wife, sister, mom or friend, this post has something for everyone. Interior design enthusiast? Fashionista? Tech savvy? Loves to...
The Best Gift Ideas for Him He’s Sure to Love

The Best Gift Ideas for Him He’s Sure to Love

It’s that time of year again! When we ponder what to get the men in our life. Whether it’s your dad, brother, husband, boyfriend, cousin, friend, this list of “best gift ideas for him” has something for everyone. From tech, to fashion, to DIY...
5 DIY Tips to Boost Your Home’s Hygiene

5 DIY Tips to Boost Your Home’s Hygiene

According to research, a clean house can promote good mental health and overall wellness. Therefore, cleaning your home should be a part of your daily routine. However, some people may find this challenging due to their demanding work schedules. Don’t worry if...
Easy How to Make a DIY Abstract Textured Art

Easy How to Make a DIY Abstract Textured Art

What do you do with an old canvas? Throw it away? Heck no! An old canvas is like liquid gold–only it’s not liquid…haha! You know the canvas I’m talking about. The one that is still hanging in your living space, but is so so so outdated. Time to...
How to Build a Faux Wood Beam Mantel

How to Build a Faux Wood Beam Mantel

Fireplace Makeover Phase one: How to build a faux wood beam mantel and make your fireplace the statement piece it should be! Do you have an old dated fireplace in need of some modernization? We bought our home over 12 years ago and I have never been a fan of our...
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...
What’s The Best Wood Species to Use for Stair Treads

What’s The Best Wood Species to Use for Stair Treads

Best Wood For Stair Treads My very first home renovation DIY project was ripping all of the carpet off of my stairs and transforming them into a beautiful wooden staircase. I know, most people start with maybe building a birdhouse. But in Nicole-fashion, I jumped in...
Easy How to DIY Textured Canvas Wall Art

Easy How to DIY Textured Canvas Wall Art

My daughter and I were at Crate & Barrel a few weeks ago and per usual I wanted everything and looked at most things, with the thought–I can make that. When I came across this beautiful canvas wall art and saw the outrageous price, I knew I could easily make...