Refreshing your walls is a great idea if you are looking to make a statement. Or, even if you aren’t looking to make a statement, refreshing your walls is a great option for creating some change in your space. There are so many techniques and textures to choose from: paint, skim coating, wallpaper, etc. But, I have to say that creating a wood-trimmed accent wall is my favorite way to refresh a wall. There is just something about working with wood that gives me life. That’s why I want to share 3 ways to make unique accent walls with wood trim so that you can breathe some new life into your space.
Do you ever look at your walls and think about the texture? No? Just me? There is a current trend going around to modernize a home by having smooth walls. But, paying someone to change the finish on your walls can be really expensive. Don’t you worry! I’ve always got you covered. Learning how to skim coat a textured wall is a very doable DIY project for any skill level.
A girl has got to be comfy when tackling DIY projects. Am I right? You have to be able to move around, lift heavy things, and sometimes get yourself out of some pretty weird positions. DIY athleisurewear is a thing. And if not, I decided I am going to make it a thing because I need clothes that allow me to tackle my projects. I’ve definitely got some favorite athleisurewear for my DIYer lifestyle and I want to share them with you.
I think every teenager deserves a space of their own. They need to be able to have a nice space where they can hang out and just be, away from school, activities, and everything they have going on. One of the first places if DIY’ed in our home was my oldest son’s room. I’ve been feeling like we needed to do an update on my teenage room refresh to show you an easy DIY that anyone can do.
I have a thing for green. There, I said it. Now that I said it I am feeling so much better already. It shouldn’t be too surprising though. So many of my projects feature different shades of green. I just can’t help it, I love it! If you are looking for the best modern green colors for your home, don’t go anywhere. Grab a cozy blanket. Pull up a chair and get ready to hang out with me because I am sharing my favorites with you.
If you have been here a while, you’ve been on my master bedroom DIY journey with me. I have tackled DIY projects in this room one at a time and it has transformed my master bedroom into something magical. I have been documenting the process along the way, but I wanted to share the secrets to my complete master bedroom DIY.
White paint is just white paint, right? I hate to say it, but no. There are so many different shades of white paint out there. Each shade has different overtones and undertones which will reflect differently in each room. I wish there was a generic shade of white that could fit every space perfectly. Maybe that should be my next project? Instead of spending hours trying to find the perfect shade of white paint, I thought I would share my top 3 favorite white paint colors to take out the guesswork and make your DIY dreams happen faster.
DIY Welcoming Front Door Paint Makeover
It was time that I spruced up my boring beige Las Vegas entrance with a DIY welcoming front door paint makeover! Not all of us can live in a craftsman, ranch, or mid-century modern house… and so we’ve got to work with what we’ve got, right? Do I like stucco beige houses? Nope. But I can still love my entrance! And to think this was just a forgotten space before, and now it’s totally been brought to life. I love that this front door makeover was such an easy DIY project and really welcomes people into our home. Everyone who visits or even drives by your house will see your entryway, so make it something that you love!
3 Types of Wood I Use For DIY Projects
Whenever I start a new project I always get asked what type of wood I’m using and how I chose it. It took me a long time to understand how to pick out the best wood and all of the different types. So I get it! Today I’ve put together everything I know about wood and I’m going to break down the 3 types of wood I use for DIY projects. Although it does depend on the project, I usually stick to using one of these: MDF (Medium-Density Fiberboard), plywood, or solid wood. Let’s get into it!
DIY Home Project Tips for Beginners
You guys know how much I love do-it-yourself projects. They’re what I’ve built my business and my home doing! But, even after all of my year’s building, crafting, and painting, sometimes starting a new DIY project still feels intimidating. This is especially true if you’re just starting out. In this blog, I’ll share with you all of my best DIY home project tips for beginners. I’ll also share some great starter projects and some of my earliest DIY mistakes with you, and we’ll fight the new project overwhelm together! Like I always say, it’s time to Stop pinning. Start doing.