DIY: How to Remove A Popcorn Ceiling

If you've been searching on how to remove a popcorn ceiling in your house, then chances are that you belong to the set of textured ceiling homeowners. The popcorn ceiling design was quite the rage in the 80s, and the reason is quite obvious: they were cheap to install. And so, with little money, homeowners … Continue reading DIY: How to Remove A Popcorn Ceiling

Exterior Painting Before and After

When you see these exterior painting before and after photos, you will see how a weekend with a paintbrush can transform the look of your home. In fact, painting the exterior of your home can add curb appeal, add value, and increase the desirability of your neighborhood.

When DIY Is A Bad Idea

There are some occasions when DIY is a bad idea. While I'm an avid DIY'er, there are some jobs that are best left to professionals. While I've never taken on a job that I haven't been able to finish, I have had several emails from people looking for advice. Unfortunately, sometimes I really don't have the answer. Because when it comes to bigger jobs, more skilled installations, or jobs that require tradesmen I also hire a pro.

Budgeting For Your DIY Project – When to Save, When to Splurge

You can save money when budgeting for your DIY project; learn when to save and when to splurge on materials. A DIY project can really hit you in the wallet...hard. But if you know what you can save money on and where you need to really spend it, you can alleviate some of the financial strain.

Free Printable: Honey Do List With Bumblebee Theme

Today I'm sharing a free printable, a honey do list with a cute bumblebee theme for the summertime. Instead of a long post, I wanted to post this early enough in the summer for you to print it out and put it to use.

From Scrap Heap to Chic: Discarded Kitchen Cart Upcycled Into A Bar Cart

A few weeks ago, I found a vintage 1950s kitchen utility cart in the scrap metal pile at our county trash drop off point. I decided to "rescue" it and upcycle it into a chic bar cart. It's going to work perfectly to serve cocktails, wine, or coffee.

Free Printable: DIY Project Planning Sheet free download

I'm sharing with you a free printable jpg: DIY Project Planning Checklist because there's nothing worse than really getting started on a project only to need to put it on hold. Use this free printable project planning sheet to set yourself up for success.

6 Affordable DIY Projects To Add Instant Curb Appeal To Your Home

These are 6 affordable DIY projects that can add instant curb appeal, boost your home's perceived value, and give you pride and enjoyment. You don't need to have the largest or most expensive home in the neighborhood. In fact, often curb appeal is about the charming touches not the size of price tag of the home.

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift…Personalized DIY Yard Sign

You waited until the last minute and now it's almost Mother's Day. You can treat the Mom who loves to garden to a quick, easy, and customized present with this DIY garden sign. Because it's quickly personalized, it will look like you had made it weeks ago. Nothing about this looks like an OMG I … Continue reading Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift…Personalized DIY Yard Sign