DIY: Sliding Barn Door on a Budget!

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I am finally ready to post about my sliding barn door DIY! The project itself was fairly quick, easy & cheap. However, it has been months since they were built & I never wrote anything down; I only took photos of the materials and steps. And let me tell you, photos are NOT enough when you wait this long to do a write-up. Like I said in my previous quick update post, my lesson has been learned! The husband suggested[Read more]

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Refinishing a Vanity

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I’ve been posting recipes a LOT. So, I thought I’d take a break from the yummy goodness & show you how I refinished my antique vanity. Which, to me, turned out AMAZING! So this vanity is old, but I couldn’t date it. All I knew for sure was that I thought it was gorgeous but needed some TLC. Materials Needed: steel wool heavy duty stripping pads sandpaper, optional paintbrush paint, color of your choice clear varnish, optional old vanity (obviously)[Read more]

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Kitchen Renovation!

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Yay! We finally renovated our kitchen! But before we get to the nitty gritty, it’s backstory time: The hubs and I have lived in the house for a while and along with our master bedroom (see our renovations of that here & here) the kitchen was my least favorite room. Also note: my mother-in-law owned this home before us. She did her own renovations to the kitchen, which from the stories, she helped it a LOT. However, the wallpaper &[Read more]

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Master Bedroom Remodel: Pt. 2

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Yay! Now we’re onto part two of our ‘Might As Well’ project aka The Master Bedroom Remodel. Part one gave a brief overview of: ridding yourself of popcorn ceilings taking out yucky carpet removing an old vanity new sheet rock Once we cleaned up everything, I began painting our bathroom. I started by ‘cutting’ the paint – basically, outlining the painting area. The two colors I chose for throughout the master suite were found on this palette: The darker purple-gray[Read more]

Master Bedroom Remodel: Pt. 1

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Our master bedroom remodel is what I like to call our ‘Might As Well’ project. It started off simply, then turned into “Well, we’ve done this much, we MIGHT AS WELL do” this too! I am dividing the remodel into two parts because it was such a large project. Things you will see: painting walls removing carpet sealing floors with paint taking off popcorn ceilings installing wood floors sheet rock shelf building All in all, our master bedroom remodel cost[Read more]