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My family and I recently moved across the country and purchased a split-level home. After finishing our kitchen expansion and complete renovation, I set my sights on revamping the cabinet-heavy wet bar space. The goal was to have it seamlessly blended with our freshly updated kitchen. **This post contains affiliate links to products that I […]

In this article, I’m going to show you how to make your own simple floating shelves with a modern brass railing. You can use these shelves to elevate any area where you want to put some open storage. If you have been watching along on Instagram stories you would have seen me makeover our wet […]

Do you have a small laundry room that is actually just a closet? Try removing the closet doors to see how much bigger the space feels! That’s exactly what I did…and I knew I couldn’t put the doors back on. Instead, I came up with a way to hide the washer and dryer while keeping […]

Just recently, I took our plain white guest bathroom to a stunning green oasis. This makeover took minimal effort compared to most of my projects, but had a BIG impact. I wanted to add some character without doing a lot of demo. With only a little bit of paint, paneling and some new decor I […]

In this article, we’re diving headfirst into skim coating textured walls, and trust me, it’s a game-changer. Textured walls are indeed a thing of the past. While they were once a popular choice, many homeowners now view them as outdated. Since living in our new home I have skim coated all the textured walls in […]

This post is sponsored by Armstrong, but all views and opinions shared in this post are my own. I recently turned our basement into the perfect movie/play room by adding a built-in unit. While I loved the built-in, it just felt like something was missing. The bright white ceiling was keeping it from being the […]

Do you have a tiny room in your home that you wish was more functional?! That’s exactly what I was dealing with in our new home! We had a tiny bedroom that was just collecting junk. I decided to transform it into a beautiful and functional home office! There were a few phases to my […]

One of the first changes I made to our split-level home was expanding the small kitchen. I made an open concept kitchen and living space. While the living room was cozy, it needed a little something more. Therefore, I decided to make an electric fireplace built-in! I shared how to frame and install the electric […]

My family and I recently moved across the country and purchased a split-level home. The first project that I did in the new home was a kitchen expansion. I took a small, closed off kitchen and made it into a large, open concept kitchen and shared space with a living room. The living room really […]

Who loves wire closet shelving?! Not me! My wire shelving was constantly falling apart and I was always afraid it was going to rip out of the wall (despite being secured to the studs). I could not wait to replace the wire shelving with a custom closet! Here is how I built my custom DIY […]

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