How to Paint Hardwood Floors-No Sanding Required!

How to Paint Hardwood Floors-No Sanding Required!

I painted our hardwood floors white! For quite some time now, I have not loved our kitchen hardwood floors. They were worn and dull in some areas and I’ve never really been a fan of their orange-ish/honey color. So, in Nicole fashion, I thought Why Not! What do...
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 Make Your Own Sliding Barn Door

How to Make Your Own Sliding Barn Door

One of my all-time favorite builds is a sliding barn door. They make such a statement in any room and are a great way to fill a space. The barn door becomes the decor. With so many styles to choose from, here’s a look at a few of them I have built for my own...
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...
Wall Treatments: Modern-Industrial

Wall Treatments: Modern-Industrial

Hey guys! Just wanted to pop in here real quick and give you an update on what I’m currently working on. My brother just moved into a new office space and it is in need of some updating. Natalie and I have some awesome wall treatments planned for this...
Farmhouse Bathroom Remodel

Farmhouse Bathroom Remodel

Hello Friend! So good to be back with you. It was nice to take the month of December off from blogging with all the hustle and bustle that comes with the holidays. But, I am ready to get back in the swing of things and what I love–projects and writing. I...
How to Make an Accent Chalkboard Wall

How to Make an Accent Chalkboard Wall

Hello Friends!! It has been a week of projects here at our homefront.  I took on a project I have never done before and never imagined doing…I removed a toilet. :/ It was actually very simple. I must say I was very intimidated by it at first. But YouTube to...
How To Build a Barnwood Christmas Sign

How To Build a Barnwood Christmas Sign

Super-easy project coming your way today. A Barnwood Christmas Sign. Wanted to share this one with plenty of time to complete it before the holiday decorating is pushing in on us. On a side note: I saw a house in our neighborhood with their Christmas lights up AND...

Craftsman Trim and Foyer Updates

Remember my aggressive plan of updating all of my trim to craftsman trim? My big idea was to complete one area of the main level per month. So back in January, (yes, almost a year ago) I got started. I was off to a great start and finished the...

The Nursery!! So Fun!

What a fun project!! A little over a week ago, I had the honor of creating my brother and his wife’s nursery. Baby Lucas is due to make his appearance at the end of April. And we. can’t. wait!!! I love, love, love the theme they chose…Monsters! Not...

The Wall

Hello!! Hope you had a great weekend! And got to spend it with someone you love for Valentine’s Day. :) I want to share with you “the wall” today. :) In January, I put up new trim in the foyer. You can see that post here. For a while now I’ve...

Project of the year

One area down, ten to go….on the main floor. As I mentioned before, I have been wanting to change out our trim to craftsman trim for quite awhile now. Last year I actually ripped the trim off one of the doors, only to then go into a panic attack realizing how...
Finally…The boys’ room

Finally…The boys’ room

I’m back!!! I kinda disappeared for a couple weeks. Had a great time with family, friends, food…too much food. Time to reset and get back to real life..schedules, kids’ school, eating right (most of the time:)  ), and projects. It was relaxing...
Sliding Barn Door

Sliding Barn Door

    My goal was to have the boy’s room completed before Auston came home…but that’s not happening. I like to think I’ve made progress by the simple fact, they’re sleeping in their own beds now. That was a big...

Board and Batten

Hello friends!! I’m a little late getting this post off. Unfortunately, we had a family health issue come up. My dad went in for a stress test on Monday and they immediately sent him to be prepped for a heart cath. He ended up needing to have 2 stints put in. It...

Craftsman trim

The boys are sleeping in their own room tonight!!! This has been a long time coming! I started on re-doing their room back at the START of the school year and here we are in November and I’m still not done. :( This has been quite the project. But we are getting...
How to Shiplap a Ceiling

How to Shiplap a Ceiling

I have been working on my current project for what seems like an eternity. I started redoing the two younger boys’ room at the end of August and I am just now seeing the light at the end of the long tunnel. I searched and searched my files and could not find a...