The latest area of my home I have been working on is my bedroom. My whole goal is to create a peaceful spot just for me and I could not be happier with how everything is turning out! My most recent project in this space was transforming an awkward nook into a beautiful electric fireplace feature wall. It has been a really fun project! I’m sharing the steps for this electric fireplace DIY with custom surround so that you can have one too!
5 Easy Ways to Update Your Porch for Spring
Did the groundhog see its shadow this year? I’m not sure if we are in for a longer winter or an early spring, but either way I can feel the change coming! I love spring because it gives a sense of new-ness and a fresh start. If you know me, that’s kind of my thing. I love embracing a new beginning! Start fresh by welcoming the new season with these 5 easy ways to update your porch for spring.
Top 3 Window Treatment Trends
If eyes are the windows to our soul, then what are the windows in our homes? I’d like to think that the windows in our homes are the view of new opportunities and a chance to invite peace into our lives. Deep I know, but that’s what you get with me…a lot of DIY, some deep thoughts, and a bit of fashion here and there. No matter what windows mean to you, if you don’t love how they are looking, you can change them. I have put together the top 3 window treatment trends that inspire me so that you can have the windows of your dreams.
Renter-friendly DIY Hacks
I always try to create spaces that feel inspiring and beautiful, but it can be a difficult challenge to create a space that feels like you when you are renting. I know there are so many people who feel like they can’t DIY while they are renting. But, I think it’s time to stop pinning and start doing these renter-friendly DIY hacks so you can enjoy the space you are living in now.
Why You Need Floating Shelves in Your Space
There are two things I am always looking for when it comes to my house…1. Creative ways to decorate and 2. Ways to keep things organized. In all of my DIY adventures, floating shelves are a great way to accomplish both of those things (and more). I love being able to conquer that space of both function and beauty so I am sharing why you need floating shelves in your space.
How to Hang Photos the Easy Way
One of my favorite ways to wrap up a DIY transformation is with pieces of artwork. Artwork is super affordable to DIY and it looks so cool. Then once you are done figuring out what kind of artwork you want, all you have to do is hang it! Do you know how to hang photos the easy way? So many things in life are complicated, hanging pictures doesn’t need to be complicated too. So, whether you are looking to hang a gallery wall or large-scale artwork, I’ve got the best hack for how to hang photos the easy way.
Entryways can be a tricky place to tackle in your home. So many important things happen there. You welcome family and friends. Send off kids to school. Yet, the space isn’t quite big enough to be its whole own room. No matter how big or small a space is, I think it is important to make your home feel like an extension of you. That is why I’ve created a list of entryway essentials so that you can update your space and create something you love.
How to DIY a Built-in Bench
The next space I am DIYing in the newest Angela Rose Home is my primary bedroom. It feels like the right time to transform this space into a sanctuary that is just for me (and of course my kids when they are with me). My primary bedroom is going to be full of SO MANY good projects like a faux fireplace, ceiling details, and of course a bench built right into the window space. A girl has got to have a nook where she can meditate and dream big dreams (maybe even cry a little). Am I right? Benches are such a great way to utilize nooks and crannies in your home that may not have a purpose. I am going to walk you through the process of how to DIY a built-in bench so you can have one too!
How to Upgrade a Builder-Grade Kitchen
I may not be the first person to whip up a homemade meal from scratch, but I do enjoy being in the kitchen. Especially when the kitchen design is full of personality! It is the DIYer in me. I’m inspired by the designs around me. Not feeling inspired by your kitchen? Your kitchen needs to be the perfect place for gathering, deep conversations, and impromptu dance parties. This is why I am sharing how to upgrade a builder-grade kitchen. I want you to have the kitchen of your dreams!
The Biggest (and Best) Thing I Learned This Holiday Season
Tell me, did you survive the holidays? If you have been following along with me on social media, you know that this holiday season had its ups and downs. With all of the things that happened for our family in 2022, I was feeling pretty lonely and didn’t have much Christmas spirit. I was thinking the kids and I were going to keep things low-key and easy because I really didn’t have the bandwidth to do much of anything. But in the end, we made a full-blown mini Hallmark movie. Crazy how things change so drastically! The season ended up having an overpouring amount of Christmas spirit so I wanted to share the biggest (and best) thing I learned this holiday season.