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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

DIY – Breakfast nook built-in bench seating

Hi everyone, We decided that our old built in bench (my first DIY project) was a bust and done improperly; it was not fitting well into the nook, creaked, and was built out of outdoor material. From looking at all of the other people’s projects, we wanted to try it ourselves including a kitchen repaint. Read more about DIY – Breakfast nook built-in bench seating[…]

Ceiling Stipple Removal and Finish DIY

Do you have little spikes or textured ceiling that dates your home? These buggers are definitely not like popcorn texture and is tough to get off. We had this issue throughout all of our home so we decided to challenge ourselves with this DIY home improvement. Please continue to read for the before, middle, and after picture Read more about Ceiling Stipple Removal and Finish DIY[…]