The Upskill Project Comes To Buffalo, Making DIY Dreams Come True

If you could win an opportunity to bring a DIY project to life right in your own home with help from professionals AND a $2,000 gift card to Lowe’s to make it all happen, would you enter? Well that’s exactly what took place with The UpSkill Project Contest and let me tell you, the contest entries were nothing short of amazing. Five local residents were selected and got their DIY dreams to come true with The UpSkill Project. The results? Nothing short of incredible.

Custom Dining Room Table in the Making: Assembly and staining

We're back to update you with another post about our dining room table that we're making with the help of Tom's grandpa.  If you didn't get a chance to check out the first post, here it is! Grandpa did a ton of work on the table, and so we headed out on a beautiful fall … Continue reading Custom Dining Room Table in the Making: Assembly and staining

Custom Dining Room Table in the Making: Prepping and Staining

Ever since we moved into our home in 2011, we have wanted the Benchwright Pottery Barn dining room table.  I will let you take a moment to bask in its beauty! As much as we loved and longed for it, it just simply wasn't in the budget. So, I went on Pinterest to search for … Continue reading Custom Dining Room Table in the Making: Prepping and Staining

Creating Storage in Unexpected Places

While doing our basement renovation, we realized we wanted to make the best use out of the entire space. Our basement is going to be used in many different ways in the years to come; a laundry room, a gym, a craft room, a stockpile, an entertainment space, a playroom (someday), oh and a 3-piece … Continue reading Creating Storage in Unexpected Places