Pressure Washing the Patio

This post is sponsored by Ryobi.Hey friends! The weather is heating up around here very nicely and spring is definitely here. One of the projects that's been on my list for a few months is getting the backyard patio clean again. It was clean when we moved in almost 2 years ago, but it's amazing how fast an area can get mildewed and green after so much rain that we've had for the last … [Read more...]

Invitation Homes Show House Patio Space

This post is sponsored by Invitation Homes.com/Make It Home.Hey friends! I'm excited to share with you all a new project I'm going to be part of. I'm joining Invitation Homes.com/Make It Home this spring as one of their Design Team partners and it's going to be so much fun! I hope some of you who are local can come out and join me, as I'll be hosting a hands-on workshop in May as well.Let … [Read more...]

DIY Framed Art

Good morning and Happy April 1st! Hope you all had a fun weekend! We had a productive weekend. I got the back patio all pressure washed and almost ready for the spring/summer season. Felt so good to get that chore done and everything looking good again. It's amazing how dirty a patio can get after a rainy season like we had last year. We got a new pressure washer from Ryobi that I'll be sharing … [Read more...]

Getting Ready for Spring Cleaning?

Hey there friends!Spring is almost officially here and I'm more than ready for it, aren't you? I've already been thinking about doing some outdoor cleaning and getting things ready for summer. The winter months really take a toll on our outdoor spaces and it's nice to get the indoors ready for the next season too. I just cleaned the glass door going out to our deck and it was so dirty. … [Read more...]

How to Make a Hanging Drying Rod for Clothes

Having a hanging rack for drying clothes is one of those things that we all need in the laundry room. I hang up a lot of clothes once they are washed and some go in the dryer for a few minutes and then hang up damp to further dry, so having a convenient space to dry them is important to me (and probably to you too!). Space saving laundry room drying rods are great to have!So, today I'm sharing … [Read more...]

How to Wallpaper Above Wainscot

The laundry room is coming along and I will be finished this week with everything, way faster than I thought it would be. The last thing to be done is hang the light fixture that I ordered and it just went up last night. I'm so excited to share this space with all of you! It's such a cute space that I dreamed up in my head and then executed step by step. Today I'm going to show you my thought … [Read more...]

Tiling a Subway Tile Backsplash

It sounded so simple when we were starting this kitchen renovation. Mark and I talked about tiling the backsplash ourselves. We had just finished that herringbone marble tile on the fireplace and it didn't go so perfectly, so Mark was not thrilled about taking this on, but he did it because it needed doing and we figured we'd save a little money by doing this one ourselves. We try to do that on … [Read more...]