I’m a big fan of thrifting and taking high quality items that have been pre-loved and giving them a new home. I’ve never gotten new upholstery on an older piece of furniture. I thought I’d try it out so I could share the process, cost, timeline, and lots of other details. So if you’re wondering about the chair reupholstery process… Read More
I’ve owned three houses and with all of them, a key step in customizing the space was painting the doors. As with all things DIY, I’ve slowly figured out the best way for how to paint a door and thought I’d share with you some tips and step by step instructions.
Last year I redid my main bedroom and after living with it awhile, I hated it. It was dark and heavy and felt oppressive. The truth is that I get depressed sometimes and this room didn’t lift me up. So, even though it was wasteful to remove the wallpaper, it had to come down. This isn’t just a main bedroom… Read More
I’ve been having the best time slowly putting my bedroom together. I’ve been looking for unique decor items when my friend Laurel from The House that DIY Built messaged me asking if I wanted a parrot she had inherited from her grandma. I immediately said yes! It’s perfect! Here’s how the vintage hanging parrot looks in my room, some inspiration… Read More
I’ve been redoing my bedroom. After removing the dark wallpaper, the white drapes were too boring. Plus they were too short for the room. So I thought I could dye them and buy more fabric to lengthen them instead of buying new drapes. Maybe I could spend $35 instead of $200 and still get the look I wanted?! Here’s some… Read More
The last time I wallpapered my bedroom, I didn’t prep correctly and when the paper came down, so did the paint in chunks. So now that new wallpaper is going up, I wanted to make sure to do it correctly this time! Here’s how to prep for wallpaper! Besides avoiding peeling paint this time around, I’ve learned that prep will… Read More