An Easy Upgrade for a Small Space

Easy Entry Upgrade with DIY built-in coat hooks and wooden crates via @Jenna_Burger,

Large mudrooms with a plethora of storage and plenty of seating are desired by most, but not a reality for many (myself included).  When I was in need of more storage in my small entryway, I decided to take advantage of the 30" wide wall behind the front door to create more space for coats and our … [Read more...]

How-To Stain a Wood Deck

How to Stain a Wood Deck - Before and After Wood Deck Makeover

For the past few years, we knew something major had to happen with our exterior wood deck, but with SO much work (most of it do-it-yourself projects) to do in other areas of the yard, it kept being put on the back-burner.  Well... Baby didn't want to be put in the corner no more (I know, that was … [Read more...]

Powder Room Remodel: Repairing Wall and Hanging Wallpaper


Between baseball, a birthday party, and celebrating Mother's Day (shout out to all the moms out there - hope you had a great day), there was very little time to actually get anything major accomplished on the DIY homefront this weekend.  BUT, somehow with 5 minutes here and 10 minutes there, I was … [Read more...]

17 Stunning DIY Light Fixtures

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Lighting fixtures are one of my favorite ways to personalize and change the look of a room. A dynamic and unique hanging pendant, wall sconce, or lamp can give the awe-factor to any space. Throw in some DIY goodness and a fun focal point can be admired and enjoyed everytime you walk in a … [Read more...]

DIY: Stenciled Shower Curtain using Drop Cloth

DIY: Stenciled Shower Curtain Using Drop Cloth Material - super simple & inexpensive to create! @Jenna_Burger,

I hope you're having a wonderful week so far.  Now that I'm coming off my amazing moment high and getting back into my DIY groove, I'm excited to show you the new stenciled shower curtain panel that I recently made for the kids bathroom. You may have seen a sneak peak of the shower curtain a few … [Read more...]

Getting Organized with ClosetMaid Closet Solutions + Giveaway

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Organization is the bane of my existence. I love order. I love neatness. But often behind-the-scenes (a.k.a. inside the closets), order & neatness are not typical. Somehow with 2 kids, a busy husband, a cat, and an active work schedule, things pile up and all of a sudden before I … [Read more...]

Bathroom Sink Faucet Upgrade with Moen

Before and After Bathroom Faucet Upgrade with Moen by @Jenna_Burger,

This post brought to you by Moen, Incorporated. All opinions are 100% mine. As you saw last week, we've been busy sprucing up the bathrooms for Spring. A few small touches truly make the world of difference. Last week was decor, this week it's the faucet in the master bath. The space got a … [Read more...]

Powder Room Remodel: The Plan of Action

Powder Room

Happy Hump Day, y'all! You may have noticed a lack of DIY creations around here lately.  To be honest, I have been knee deep in so many other projects that my personal projects have had to take a back burner.  From E-Design clients, to local clients, to getting the house ready for the BHG crew to … [Read more...]

DIY: Modern to Industrial-Style Coffee Table

DIY: Modern to Industrial-Style Coffee Table.

Since the home office / family room reveal, I've shared quite a few of the DIY projects that went into creating the room.  One in particular that I've been excited to share because it is an upcycled piece is the coffee table. When initially thinking about the aesthetic for the room, I wanted to … [Read more...]