Interior Design and Do It Yourself Projects

DIY Faux Painted Marble Fireplace Surround

I have searched high and low on the internet, trying all different wordings and keywords to find a DIY marble paint tutorial specifically around a fireplace. Because fireplaces get HOT! And I don’t want paint or finish on top of paint (aka latex paint) to melt or turn yellow and gross if it gets hot. […] Read more…

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Our Basement Vision Boards

We’re kind of living a designers dream right now. My dream. Just a lil’ bit. Ultimately, ever since B and I have been married I have told him I’d love to get an old Victorian home that needed a little fixin’ up and make it gorgeous and cute and chic all in one. This post […] Read more…

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Finishing our Basement: Part I

Ok, so life has been soooper crazy now with two kids demanding my attention day and night, but we thought it might be just the right time to finish our basement too. 🤷 Don’t ask me why. We’re a little nutso and it’s stressful, but we’re so excited to get this thing done! So, as […] Read more…

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DIY Thin Brick Installation: How to Stain Brick

A step-by-step guide to installing a thin brick veneer wall or fireplace chimney in your home This was the most nerve-wracking thing for me to do on this project. I didn’t want to mess up these awesome bricks that I finally got my paws on! I had a vision of variation, randomness, and antiquity in […] Read more…

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