DIY Window Seat and Built-Ins: Project's Started! - House Updated
Window seats are one of the most charming things you can find in a house, right? And with built-ins around them? Even better. So in a effort to charm-up this old house, I’ve been busy building a new window seat with built-in bookcases on either side. Clearly, nothing’s done (update: finished result is here!), but it...Read More »
Renovation Inspiration: Make the Most of Your Bedroom with Smart Built-Ins
Thinking about renovating? Most people focus the lion’s share of their budget on kitchens and bathrooms, but a little money, invested wisely, can make a big difference in your bedroom, too. This is especially true in a small bedroom, where a few judicious built-ins can add lots of character and storage space, too. Read on for some of our favorite ideas for built-ins in the bedroom.
How to take the tight squeeze out of small home living!
You've finally moved into your perfect home, the only problem is that you don't have the right amount of space. When I found my perfect home I wasn't sold on it's size being that it was only 1000 square feet. I was sold on the bright cheery effect...
The Build: Wainscoting and Crown
It's going to be too hard to try and seperate the posts about the build as so many things are happening at once. I think my posts from here on out will be lots of mish mash but that's ok, it means we are getting closer... The crown has been added to the top of the cabinets and the trim has been added to the bottom The newel posts at the bottom of the stairs Hard to believe Jason was going to add EVEN MORE detail....and he sure would have if he had more time Wainscoting and more trimwork is…
Stair Makeover – Replacing Wood Balusters with Wrought Iron Balusters
Replacing wood balusters with metal spindles can dramatically change the look of your outdated stair railing system. Learn how to remove wood stair spindles and install wrought iron balusters.
Ditch the Jewelry Box: Creative Ways to Store & Organize All Your Baubles
Forget about stashing your jewelry away in some boring box. Instead, use one of these creative ideas for storing, organizing and displaying all your pretty necklaces, rings, and earrings. These make it easy to grab and go, and add a decorative element to the room. Find something super sculptural, like this ceramic antler from Style Me Pretty (lead photo above), and slip on rings, watches and bracelets. DIY jewelry stands from The Merry Thought.