Interior Design

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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kitchen and living room design on a budget

Kitchen and Living Room Design on a Budget

Some call doing your own design cheap, some call it frugal, we call it fun! And with the right tools and resources, it can save loads of money buying the products and doing the projects on your own. The question everyone asks themselves before taking on a project is, what projects can I do on […] Read more…

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