• DIY

    Installing Luxury Vinyl Planks

    Back in February, I told my mom that I wanted to makeover her back porch. To be frank, it was a hot mess. My parents moved into their current house in the summer of 1990 and I don’t think they’ve ever touched their back porch. Calling it a porch might be confusing to some as it’s entirely enclosed with walls and doors. It’s more of mudroom/laundry room/storage room and also their most used entrance. I’ll include some pics of the before below so you can get an idea of what we were working with. The plan from the get-go was to make the space more functional. Before, it was ugly,…

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    Super Easy DIY House Number Sign

    We’ve lived in our house for close to 5 years now and we’ve never had our house number actually on the house. Our mailbox has the address, but I feel like it’s a little hard to see and I’ve always wanted numbers on the house too just to make it easier for friends and family to find us when they come to visit. A few months ago I decided to challenge myself to make a sign with just things I already had on hand, except for the actual numbers of course. Here’s how it went! I thought I had pics of the process but it seems I really only took…

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    DIY Wood Accent Wall

    Our upstairs guest bedroom has hands down been my least favorite room in our house since we moved in 4 years ago. It was a light blue color that just felt cold, the floors were in rough shape, and I never really liked the décor. It kind of felt like a catch all room with mismatched furnishings that didn’t feel welcoming. I wasn’t embarrassed for guests to stay there, but I wasn’t proud of it either. Over the last year or so, I finally decided that I wanted to redo it, but I wasn’t sure exactly how. I started scouring the internet and found photos of dark green wood accent…