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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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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Ombre Ornaments: Using Krylon Paint

FTC disclosure: Krylon paint provided the materials for this post. The opinions I shared about using the discussed materials are my own. For this project, Krylon asked me to prepare Ornaments for their display at the Craft and Hobby Association booth at the national show taking place this past week! The goal was to take clear…

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Shopping Local to Create Upcycled Home Decor

FTC disclosure: Valu Home Centers sponsored this blog post. The opinions I shared about shopping at these locations below and using the discussed materials are my own. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Shopping local to create upcycled home decor is a win-win-win situation; the local shops get your business, you get…

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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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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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Preparing for a New Bathroom

Picture this: Our home is a 1950’s build and most of the bathroom is ORIGINAL (or slightly updated) to the home.  That means, Pepto Bismol colored shower tile, tile that  goes practically from the floor to the ceiling , really beat up fixtures and furniture, and to top it off 2 or three layers of …

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DIY haus numbers

If you read our landscaping post, you know that we’re all about finishing the outside of our home right now. Now the landscaping is complete, we have shimmied over a couple of feet to the front door area. The house number and mailbox we currently have are probably original to the house. Considering the house…

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The BEST Pinterest Wedding of 2013

So if you’re on Pinterest, you know it’s the epicenter for brides in wedding planning mode.  It’s really not even fair for them actually.  There are literally thousands of fantastic ideas and naturally when you have an average of a year or so to plan a wedding, you want to do EVERYTHING.  From the decoration…

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DIY Keepsake Ornament

Ever want to give something a little extra special for a gift? Something personalized that they can keep forever to remember a special event like a birthday, shower, wedding, anniversary?  In this blog post I will teach you how to make a DIY Keepsake Ornament that has proven itself to please!  This is an EASY…

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First Ever Tent Sale!

Yes you heard it correctly, we’re having our first ever tent sale and it is going to be held this Saturday, June 8 2013 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Amherst, NY. We will be selling items listed in our store as well as many new items that are making their debut!  If you like the…

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Solving the Plastic Bag Dilemma

Do you have a wadded up cluster of plastic bags from grocery and clothing stores that look like a mess in your house or apartment? haus2home is not a place to judge, so I will be the first to say that I do. Well, at least I did until this past weekend when I decided…

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