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!
Sharing all of the details on how we transformed our patio into an outdoor living oasis for less than $3,000. We completely demolished our former patio area and added pavers, a pergola, built-in bench seating, a dining area, lounge area, and firepit area. Click to see the before and after photos, phases of the renovation, get the sources, and see the budget breakdown!
A step-by-step guide to create a modern address plaque that will stand out from the crowd!
Our latest project is our back patio. See the before photos, read about our renovation plans and see the design plans here!
The weather is warming up and it’s time to think about sprucing up your exterior, so I’m taking the Sunday Seven outside this week! In case you’re new around here, the Sima Spaces Sunday Seven is a weekly post in which I share seven home tips for organization, decorating, DIY, inspiration, and more. I’ve kicked
This article is part of a new line of content here on Sima Spaces called the “Sima Spaces Sunday Seven”! Each Sunday, I’ll be sharing a roundup of seven somethings- design tidbits, renovation advice, organization tips, source roundups, decoration ideas… and more! Be sure to sign up for my mailing list (in the sidebar!) so you don’t miss out. This is part 3 of a long series
We’ve been in a bit of a lull period with the basement after we demo’d it back in January. In February, I worked on putting together a rough draft of the design plan and we spent the rest of the month and the beginning of March planning the necessities like plumbing, egress windows, floor planning etc.
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
This post was originally shared on my former website, OurFiftiesFixerUpper.com, in Fall 2017. When we bought our home, there was no mudroom. The dining room was a very long, awkward space with two chandeliers, a shelving unit, and a door leading out to the backyard. According to our neighbor, who has lived here since the 50’s,