DIY Pendant Light: Re-painting and Installation

Hello everyone, Here is my latest attempt at installing some pendant lights for the soon-to-be kitchen bar. This will be a step-by-step on finding lights online that fit your space style, hopefully finding it for a decent price, re-painting it a different color if the only one they have is oil-rubbed bronze, and installing it. Read more about DIY Pendant Light: Re-painting and Installation[…]

Wall punch out – Professional load bearing wall removal

This will be a quick summary of our experiences for this wall removal that we had planned for quite some time. As with many cookie cutter homes, this house’s wall placements did not really take advantage of its potential and the build quality was sometimes questionable. We however did see this as an opportunity to Read more about Wall punch out – Professional load bearing wall removal[…]

Baby room decor attempt No. 3 (Totoro Umbrella Banzai)

Hi everyone, Here is attempt number 3 of our baby/nursery decor – Studio Ghibli series. Again, this won’t be a tutorial as I can’t call myself good enough to actually be able to teach yet and so this will just be a share/rate post. This is another pinterest and etsy graphics inspired My Neighbor Totoro (となりのトトロ) Read more about Baby room decor attempt No. 3 (Totoro Umbrella Banzai)[…]

Baby room decor attempt No. 2 (Kiki’s Delivery Service)

Hi everyone, Here is another attempt at making some art for our upcoming baby. This again won’t be a tutorial as I can’t call myself good enough to actually be able to teach yet and so this will be another share/rate post. Please let me know what you think! This photoshop water color painting is Read more about Baby room decor attempt No. 2 (Kiki’s Delivery Service)[…]

Baby room decor attempt No. 1 (My Neighbor Totoro)

Hi everyone, This won’t be a tutorial as I can’t call myself good enough to actually be able to teach yet and so this will just be a share/rate post. As some of you already know, we really like the Studio Ghibli – Hayao Miyazaki arts (Proco Rosso, Castle in the Sky, Whisper of the Read more about Baby room decor attempt No. 1 (My Neighbor Totoro)[…]

DIY Front landing, wood looking floor tile installation

Here is another stab at a DIY project that being able to actually do it yourself will save a good chunk of change. Please do remember that tile work is even messier than wood working and is a little more permanent. With that being said, please continue to read on for more of this adventure. The Read more about DIY Front landing, wood looking floor tile installation[…]

Self Improvement – The 5 Second Rule (by Mel Robbins)

This will be a short post, but I wanted to share this tid bit of information regarding my trial for what Mel Robbins calls “the 5 second rule”. I purchased this audio book from Amazon (link) because, honestly, I had some credit that needed to be spent from a promotion I signed up for in Read more about Self Improvement – The 5 Second Rule (by Mel Robbins)[…]

DIY Octagon (Round) Breakfast Table

Come check out our Pinterest and subscribe to be informed of our projects! Here is my latest try at building a breakfast nook table for my wife’s Valentine gift. It is a combination of two table designs, Shanty 2 Chic (plans) and Ana White, with slight modification to size so it fits better in our nook. Kudos Read more about DIY Octagon (Round) Breakfast Table[…]

DIY Kitchen Cabinet makeover – White

  Hi everyone, So I got a request from my lovely wife to continue updating our kitchen by painting our cabinets white. Little did I know, I still had a lot to learn about the correct way to do this. I had this wrong idea that I could skip some of the steps necessary to get Read more about DIY Kitchen Cabinet makeover – White[…]

Google Adsense and some tips

So, as everyone has read already, we started this blog and constantly changed the design and added posts of our current projects. In order to monetize it and help keep the website supported enough for us to continue our passions, we started to utilize ads. The first one was Amazon Affiliates, because I make a Read more about Google Adsense and some tips[…]