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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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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DIY wood wall decor

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

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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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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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Our New Bathroom – The Final Reveal

I can’t believe I’m actually saying these words, but our bathroom is FINISHED!  If you have been following our bathroom re-do you know a lot of love, time and TLC has gone into this project. A lot is an understatement, actually. If you aren’t updated on this journey, take a look at our previous posts…

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How to Install Shower/Floor Hardie Board

If you have been following our bathroom renovation, you know that this has been no joke.  It was a total gut job!  So, in this post, I’m going to break things down a bit and talk about how to actually start putting things back together and do it yourself. Specifically speaking – shower walls 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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Laundry Room Re-do

1950’s homes usually all have the similar basement laundry situation.  Ugly pipes, a cold floor and a rusty smelly old sink. We wanted to soften ours up and make for a nicer, cleaner “laundry room” experience.  So without further introduction, here is the progression of how we re-did our laundry room for a only couple…

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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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