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...
Easy How to Build a DIY Home Theater Room

Easy How to Build a DIY Home Theater Room

Our DIY home theater room is now my most favorite room in our house. The problem (yet, not a problem) is that it’s everyone’s most desired place to hang out. When we’re not all down there for a family movie night, we almost need a sign-up sheet for...
4 DIY Kitchen Updates That Make a Huge Impact

4 DIY Kitchen Updates That Make a Huge Impact

Today I’m sharing the 4 DIY kitchen updates that made a huge impact to my kitchen. Last winter I took on my biggest remodel job ever! I had been wanting to update my kitchen for a long time. And while I did some minor updates over the years, none of them came...
Easy How to DIY Faux Marble Countertops

Easy How to DIY Faux Marble Countertops

While all new quartz countertops would have been ideal, that extra cost just wasn’t in the budget for my recent kitchen remodel. Having completed a DIY faux marble countertops project in my master bathroom a couple years ago, I knew this was the way I wanted to...
A Year in Review-Top 5 Furniture Builds of 2022

A Year in Review-Top 5 Furniture Builds of 2022

Where it all began. Furniture builds. Building furniture was my therapy following my husband’s life-changing wakeboarding accident. As I share in my About Me page, (you can find my full story here) I never in a million years imagined this would be the path...
Year in Review-Top 7 Simple DIY Projects 2022

Year in Review-Top 7 Simple DIY Projects 2022

Continuing my Year In Review series. Today, I’m sharing 7 of my top simple DIY projects of 2022. You might not look at the projects below and think of them as simple DIY projects on the surface. However, once you dive into the plans that I have laid out for you,...
Year in Review-My Top 5 Room Makeovers of 2022

Year in Review-My Top 5 Room Makeovers of 2022

Starting off my annual “Year in Review” series with a bang! Room makeovers are truly my favorite projects to take on. I love to see a room go from blah to demo’d to wow! There truly is something so satisfying about that process. And this year did not...
DIY Laundry Room Makeover-The Reveal!

DIY Laundry Room Makeover-The Reveal!

Who doesn’t love a good before and after? Oh my gosh! This one is incredible. When my mom asked me to re-do her laundry room, I jumped on the opportunity. Room makeovers are so much fun and so rewarding! It never ceases to amaze me what a little bit of paint and...
Easy How to Make a DIY Fluted Side Table

Easy How to Make a DIY Fluted Side Table

Over the summer, I fell in love with West Elm’s Fluted Side Table, but not so much the price. I knew it couldn’t be that hard to build this beautiful table for a whole lot less than the $179 sticker price. And I was right! Sharing yet another easy DIY dupe...
DIY Vase Makeover Idea-Cheap and Easy

DIY Vase Makeover Idea-Cheap and Easy

DIY VASE MAKEOVER I decided to do a quick and easy project-changing an old vase I found in my storage room into a modern vase I could add to my decor. Four days later, I finally finished the vase! What a nightmare! So, why would I bring you a tutorial on a project...
Easy DIY How to Paint a Fabric Chair

Easy DIY How to Paint a Fabric Chair

Have you ever attempted to paint a fabric chair…on purpose? A couple months ago, I gave my kitchen nook a bit of a makeover. After adding a couple sliding barn doors, shiplap and fresh paint, this chair was in need of a new look too…. I had two options:...
Easy How to Build an Easel Chalkboard

Easy How to Build an Easel Chalkboard

An Easel Chalkboard is a great decor and fun-for-the-family item all in one. My kids (especially when they were younger) loved to write messages and draw pictures on ours especially around Christmas time. These fun chalkboards aren’t only great for your decor...
How to Build a Large Word Sign

How to Build a Large Word Sign

Do you love the look of a large word sign? Is the cost a little more than you want to fork out? Why not make your own? The inspiration for this project was a metal vintage sign at a local antique store, that I fell in love with. The cost was a little more than I...
How to Make Craftsman Style Shutters

How to Make Craftsman Style Shutters

A pair of Craftsman Style Shutters will cost you about $160 at Home Depot. A pair of the same style shutters made by YOU will only cost you half of that. But how do I make my own craftsman style shutters? Let me walk you through this 2-tool project and you’ll...