Safe, Easy and Stress-Free Way to Remove Paint from Hardware

Sometimes the best of us make the worst of mistakes. Mistakes like thinking its a good idea to glob paint over functioning hardware expecting it to last and look good. No beuno. I have to think that the previous homeowners did this with the best of intentions but alas, its time to say see ya…

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Giveaway: Cricut Made Coffee Mug and $25 Starbucks Gift Card!

I have recently discovered the world of using a Cricut Air machine and all I can say is its pretty much the best thing ever for a DIYer! I’ll save my full review for another post because today I’m announcing a haus2home GIVEAWAY! Yes, that’s right. It’s the very first haus2home giveaway this year! The…

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2016 Year in Review and Plans for 2017!

What do Genevieve Gorder, LifeStorage, TV commercials, and dog houses have in common? They were all a part of my 2016! Oh yes, its true. Let me break it down for you.  Right here. Right now. 2016 was quite the year! I had some  unforgettable opportunities, experiences and incredible learning moments. It was also a…

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Make Your Own 8×10 Rustic Wood Frame

THANK YOU TO LIFE STORAGE FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. Do you have the perfect family photo you’re looking to display in a special way? Search for the perfect frame no further! Over on the LifeStorage blog I’m going to help you make your…

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Christmas Tablescape with Feya Candles

If you’ve been following me on social media, you know by now tablescapes are my jam. I LOVE switching up my dining room table to decorate for each holiday and season – its a super easy and fun way to jazz up any space. I am especially excited about this particular tablescape for two reasons.…

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Painting a Fence in Under Two Hours with the Help of the Wagner FLEXiO 890

Luckily, because of my friends over at Wagner Tools, spending hours upon hours to paint my fence was not the case! They saved the day when they sent me the Wagner FLEXiO 890 Paint Sprayer.

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Support Habitat for Humanity at the Buffalo ReStore DIY Contest

Guys.  I’m not going to lie, I’m REALLY excited.  In just a few weeks the Buffalo Restore DIY Contest and Auction will take place and ALL the proceeds go towards the Habitat for Humanity of Buffalo. Here’s how it works… Fellow DIYers (like yours truly!) have been picking up furniture and supplies this summer, working hard…

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Attend the HGTV Magazine 3rd Annual Blogger Block Party Event!

FTC Disclosure: Thank you to HGTV magazine for sponsoring this post! I received product for my time in developing this post. All opinions are my own. Are you a fellow lifestyle blogger, DIYer, designer or style rockstar who would love to participate in an event where you can learn from the pros, network with fellow…

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Creating Original American Flag Art

The fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays and its almost here! So before the fireworks and the cookouts commence, I’m taking a moment and remember how lucky I am to be an American! In honor of celebrating our nations birth, I decided to make some original American flag art and share the tutorial with…

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PVC and A Bedsheet: Transforming your Backyard to Outdoor Movie Central

Thank you to Uncle Bob’s Self Storage for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. How does watching a movie under the stars sound to you? Mosey on over to the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage blog to learn how to make your own outdoor movie screen using…

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Easter Tablescape

As many of you know, I’m pretty much OBSESSED with decorating my dining room table in different ways with each season/holiday. I find it to be a fun way of making the home feel festive without spending too much time while doing so. Here’s a look at what I came up with for my Easter…

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Friendsgiving Decor

Some of our best of friends are coming into town to Buffalo from Florida and Rochester and we decided to host a Friendsgiving feast in their honor!  In addition to us being SUPER excited to spend time with them, this also means two things: 1- I get to go onto Pinterest and find yummy recipes…

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DIY wood wall decor

How I made my own DIY wood wall decor for $7.

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DIY outdoor composter

Thank you to Valu Home Centers for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. Did you know that leftover food can actually be turned into compost? Composting is a great way to live a green lifestyle.  On the Valu Home Centers blog  I show how to make…

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How I Transformed my Jewelry Armoire for $14

My jewelry armoire has been looking pretty sad lately, screaming for a re-do and I’ve also always wanted to try a chalky finish on something; so now, the time has come for both!  I went to Valu Home Centers to pick up some of this awesome Krylon Chalky Finish spray paint.  I know I’ve said…

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Kitchen Tour

We have been living in our home for almost four years now. I can’t believe how the time has passed! And to think, all this time I didn’t update you all with a complete kitchen tour. How dare I! Are you ready for the before photos? Buckle up. So, before I show you our updated…

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Our Second Birthday! Celebrate With Us & Win Home Decor!

March 17 is our second birthday! Yeeehaaaa! Wow, the past two years have been truly amazing.  From launching our business, to the shows we have participated in, to the relationship we have established with Valu Home Centers, it has truly all been a wonderful journey!  We are so thankful for all the love and support…

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Upcycled Chandelier

Now, if you or someone you know lives in a house in a development built in the 80’s or 90’s, you know that there are mirrors, glass and gold everywhere! The ultimate decor trifecta. Fortunately, I scored myself a chandelier with all three of these qualities. 🙂 What I used for this project: Chandelier Rust-oleum…

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Bathroom Renovation: Update 2

I was afraid the next part of the renovation would coincide with the lyrics from the new Pompeii song, “And the walls came tumblin’ down…” Luckily that wasn’t the case. Since our last post when we gutted the place, we have been busy piecing things back together. First, we had some wood to fix and…

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Bathroom Renovation: Update

It’s been a month of showering in our basement bathroom.  Although I’ve become very acquainted with that bathroom over the past 30 days, I’m ready to have our main bathroom back in the mix! Last time we updated you on our bathroom progress, we were in the dreamy idea phase.  You know, the time when…

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