Laundry · Rental · Rental Renovations

Rental Rehab: Part 4..Laundry Room

This is the laundry room in the rental house as it looks now.  I love this space.  No, seriously...it might not look like much, but it has so much potential.  Here, let me show you what I mean. Here's a really rough look at the current layout of the laundry room. This is definitely not… Continue reading Rental Rehab: Part 4..Laundry Room

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Do-it-yourself · Organization & Cleaning · Uncategorized

Chalkboard Paint Project to Love

Let me start by saying that I've been wanting to find a reason to use chalkboard paint for a while now but I was a little intimidated by it.  I mean, it's black (for one) so it's bound to make a bold statement...but, its uses are endless. I've seen it used in literally every room… Continue reading Chalkboard Paint Project to Love

Guest Bathroom · Master Bathroom · Rental

Rental Rehap: Part 2…Gutting the Bathroom 

For anyone going through a renovation, the first thing you need to do is find a general contractor or a "man of many trades" who knows what he's doing.  A friend of my husband's recommended this guy to us, and after seeing pictures of his past work, we asked for a quote.  That's my other… Continue reading Rental Rehap: Part 2…Gutting the Bathroom 

Garden & Landscaping

DIY Gardener: The Best Perennials For Starting your Garden

I've always loved the look of a "neat" cottage garden.  Not a garden full of random plantings scattered about, but one that is plush with color and variety, but still somewhat organized- like the ones shown below (from various sources via Pinterest) If you are like me and you don't have an exceptionally "green" thumb, then… Continue reading DIY Gardener: The Best Perennials For Starting your Garden