Back-of-the-Door Towel Bar

There are a handful of posts that I receive so many questions about.  One of the most asked-about post is how I hung towel bars on the back of my bathroom door, especially upon me sharing details of the newly renovated master bathroom. Life could not go on anymore without me addressing this, ha. … [Read more...]

Serene + Sophisticated Master Bathroom Reveal

It's been months in the making, but I am excited to share that my master bathroom renovation is complete.  I actually wrapped it up right before the new year hit, but I was awaiting a few accessory items (the finishing layers always make complete a space) + I really wanted to use the space on a … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Renovation: Tile + Grout

It's been a few weeks and lots of progress has been made on the master bathroom renovation! Last I left off, I shared details on the demo (which we hired a contractor to do) + the steps to prep the space for tile.  Once that part of the job was complete, it was my turn to step in.  Thankfully … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Renovation: DEMO!

Hi All! Last I left you, I mentioned we were about to undergo a major renovation of the master bathroom. It was a space that got a DIY makeover a few years back, but with wear + tear it was time for an overhaul. As much as I adore color, I could only image this new bathroom to be soft + serene … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Renovation: Plan + Mood Board

It's been quite some time - about a year - since we tackled a full-on big room renovation.  To put it plain + simple, the kitchen remodel last Fall just wiped me out... and we didn't even do too much on our own. When it was done, I was desperate for a break.  Then life got busy. Sports. Work. … [Read more...]

DIY Office Organization

Hey All! It's been a while. Got Spring cleaning fever?  Want to finally tackle your office space to be neat + clean + ORGANIZED?! I have a new post over at BHG.com, on my Design Page, about creating a well organized office using DIY creations. Store-bought organizers to keep the office tidy … [Read more...]

Come Meet Me!

Happy Friday! A few weeks back, I was in Boston for a meet-and-greet + design talk in collaboration with HGTV Magazine & TD Bank.  Well this weekend I'll been doing it again, but this time I'll be at the Hudson Valley Home Show in Poughkeepsie - about 1.5 hour north of … [Read more...]

DIY Rolling Door Hardware using Plumbing Pipe

There are some do-it-yourself projects that are wham-bam-done and then there are those DIY creations that seem to take as long as building a house... Well I just wrapped up a fantastic, in my eyes, DIY project but it didn't come without a hundred hurdles along the way.  BUT we - yes, the Mister … [Read more...]

DIY Ideas for Book Organization

Happy Monday + Happy Spring! Even though it doesn't feel like Spring at the moment with a 30 degree chill, I am so thankful we didn't wake to snow this mornin' like those in NYC and Boston.  By the weeks end, I hear temps will be back in to the 50s - 60s. Phew.  Snow in Spring... what? Anyway, … [Read more...]

Simple Spring Wreath

I'm ready for spring. Winter - thankfully - didn't hit us hard this year in the North Country of NY, but I'm still ready for warm + sunny weather to once again appear. To welcome the coming change of season, I wanted to adorn my door with something new. Typically when April hits, I change over … [Read more...]