After living in our home for over 3 years, we recently bought a new front door. The new door has been such a nice change. Today, I thought I would share some of the considerations I thought about when buying a new front door. This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing an item through an
Over the long holiday weekend, I completed a project that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. I painted my fireplace tile. I have slate which is probably sacrilege to some people, but I hated it. It always looked dirty and dull. Each slab was a different color. It drove me nuts. Plus,
Seven long weeks ago, I started with a design plan and a mission to give my garage a vintage inspired makeover. Today, my garage is finished and functions a million times better. It’s even pretty cute! I’m so excited to share my vintage inspired garage today! Big thanks to Linda from Calling It Home for
Our garage does not have a ton of outlets in it. In fact, it has 1 wall outlet and the 2 for the garage door openers. While the rest of our home is up to code with outlets every 4 feet, our garage does not have this feature. Being a DIYer who loves power tools,
Small projects often lead to other small projects. When I recently painted my front door, it made the trim look awful, so I had to paint it. Then the light looked bad, so I changed the light fixture as well. All of those shiny new projects made the doorbell look gross, so it was time
It’s so easy to add warmth in normal rooms. You have rugs, upholstery, textiles, etc. None of those things belong in a garage though. So giving the room a warm feeling is a bit tricky. Gray walls and concrete floors can feel sterile. And I want my garage to feel downright homey. We joke about putting
It’s Week 3 of the One Room Challenge and things are starting to come together nicely. I’m normally panicking at this point about all the things that need to be done, so this is a nice change of pace. I’ll admit that it’s a little frustrating to work on a work space. We find ourselves joking
Hubby had his heart set on a show-stopping floor for the garage, so after a lot of research and review reading, we decided to stick with what we know and stain the floor. In the last One Room Challenge, we added a thin concrete layer to our subfloor and stained it a gorgeous aqua color.
Do your shutters make you shudder? I know mine did. I had fantasies of ripping them off and throwing them away. However, when I went to remove them, I learned that the siding was faded so it looked different under the shutters. Then I had plans to make new shutters out of wood. But you
In our last home, we lived in a neighborhood with an HOA. We were only allowed to use 1 of 8 approved front door colors, which we still had to get permission to change a month in advance. When we moved, I vowed to paint my front door whatever color I wanted, when I wanted.