Do-it-yourself · Rental Renovations · Uncategorized

For Sale!

We removed these cafe shutters and old windows from our rental house and they are in great condition...   The windows were the original and just need to be cleaned up a bit.        Also, I'm selling a beige upholstered full-size headboard.  Bought it from Overstock for $400 for the guest room and never used… Continue reading For Sale!

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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