Welcome to Part 2 of my I Love DIY series, a series intended to inspire others to pick up a paint brush or a power tool. In part 1, I talked about why DIY is awesome and gave reasons for doing projects. In part 2, I'll be sharing my DIY tips to help you get started. Pinterest is a great place to gather ideas, but at some point you have to step away from the computer and start doing instead ... Read More about DIY Tips to Get Started
Over the weekend, I started working in my son's room. My son's room is much smaller than my daughter's room. I have neglected this room since we moved in to this house. I thought it would be fun to do more in-depth posts about the my thoughts behind the room makeover process. I'll post each week about where I am in the process and what's going on behind the scenes. The room makeover process Step ... Read More about A room makeover process
Today, I want to talk about something different: project organization. I struggle with how to keep my thoughts organized. I have so many ideas and so many lists and notebooks, not to mention all of the digital stuff. I am working on getting it all organized and I recently ran across a concept called the Bullet Journal that I find intriguing. Many people use this technique as a planner or a ... Read More about Organizing DIY Projects with a Bullet Journal
My daughter's room makeover took longer than I thought it would. I am thrilled with the results and more importantly, so is she. So far my ulterior motives of getting her to keep her room cleaner are working! I'm going to start with the true before pictures. These were both taken with the previous owner's furniture in them. They used this bedroom as a master bedroom. I will never put ... Read More about My daughter’s room reveal
Welcome to the first installment of my I Love DIY series. Today I'll be talking about Why DIY. I truly love DIY and write this blog to share my love with others. When I feel nervous about starting a project, I look to blogs to help me get over my apprehension. Writing my own felt like a natural extension of that. I have loved DIY since I first got married. One of our first projects was painting ... Read More about Why DIY? A Guide to Why DIY is Awesome.