This post contains material sponsored by Build.com. All design plans, thoughts, and opinions are my own. Our 1952 home did not have a fireplace when we bought it. We’ve gone without one for the time that we’ve lived here, but every fall and winter we find ourselves saying “I wish we had a fireplace!” We
A step-by-step tutorial on installing a paver patio, from demo to decorating. We installed our own paver patio in both our front and backyards, and saved thousands of dollars in the process!
A step-by-step guide to create a modern address plaque that will stand out from the crowd!
One of the many steps in our exterior remodel was replacing the shutters. We chose a dark green vinyl siding and I wanted shutters that would look good with our brown roof and match our wood door as well. My goal was a modern style that would grab someone’s attention and add some interest to the
Before we tore it apart, our hallway bathroom had a fairly good-sized closet. We didn’t necessarily need all that closet space, but we did need a bigger bathroom! Because of that, with our bathroom renovation, we knocked out the closet and reframed a new closet space. I wanted the new bathroom to be the complete
Dyeing grout sounds intimidating, but I promise you it’s not as scary as it seems! I’ll be honest and say it’s a tedious, time-consuming task that requires precision and a lot of elbow grease, but for less than $15 you can completely change the look of your tile. Whether your grout has seen years of
When it comes to a tub/shower combo, there aren’t many options for a shower enclosure- glass or a curtain. After ripping out the disgusting old glass door we had, I wasn’t about to put in a new one! That left a shower curtain. I knew I wanted a stationary curtain rod so we wouldn’t have
This article was originally posted on my first website, OurFiftiesFixerUpper.com in Fall 2017. I made the mistake of painting our guest bedroom a terrible beige paint color initially- as soon as it came off my brush, I knew I had made a mistake. I had been dreaming of making over this room by about day two