Building a Sliding Faux Brick Wall: A Nice Frame to Hang on.

This post is brought to you by the letter B, for Boyfriend. John wrote the steps in this section; Steps for a Great Set of Doors 1.     First step is to figure out what size you want your doors to be, height, length and width. 2.     Draw a blueprint of the door.  Even though it is simple,Continue reading “Building a Sliding Faux Brick Wall: A Nice Frame to Hang on.”

Building a Sliding Brick Faux Wall: A Living Room Reveal

So as promised I worked on a rather large project this weekend.  When I was touring my apartment, there was a pair of French doors that were in the opening between the living room and the den. I liked the possibilities we had with those. Well, when I moved in last November the doors wereContinue reading “Building a Sliding Brick Faux Wall: A Living Room Reveal”

The Kitchen Chronicles

My kitchen has been a labor of love for me. When we moved in it looked like this: How bleh bleh bleh! Yellow walls, a very outdated fridge, and not a lot of counter space, but a relatively big room! And now I am happy to say it looks more like this: So I wantContinue reading “The Kitchen Chronicles”

Inspired by the Best Bloggers: Vertical Blinds Headboard!

This is my headboard. I’m in love!!! I wish I could take credit for this stellar idea, but alas I was inspired by this post over at MAD IN CRAFTS: I definitely suggest using her post as the tutorial as we took some serious liberties. Here is the link to the post: http://www.madincrafts.com/2013/03/diy-woven-headboard-from-upcycled.html We replicated theContinue reading “Inspired by the Best Bloggers: Vertical Blinds Headboard!”

My First Real Project Post: VHS coffee table.

  Hello blog friends, I’m going to give you a tutorial on one of my favorite projects to date. I wanted to refinish the top of our coffee table.  It was disgust-o grossout.  We eat most of our dinners there along with nail painting, and  project finishing . So needless to say the table topContinue reading “My First Real Project Post: VHS coffee table.”

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