We’re Moving to Omaha Nebraska!

Utah, you’ve been good to me, but the time has come for us to part ways. We’re moving to Omaha Nebraska! This post includes affiliate links. We’re Moving From Utah to Nebraska We’re trading mountains for prairies, Cougars for Corn Huskers, and Jell-O for Kool-Aid. Thank you, Utah, for giving me my husband, my girls, […]

DIY Floating Beam Mantel

This Faux Floating Beam Mantel was the beautiful final touch on the Black Roman Clay Fireplace I modernized for my brother. This post includes affiliate links. Every fireplace needs an attractive mantel, and now that my brother’s fireplace remodel is complete, I was happy to build him a modern wooden mantel to complement the new […]

DIY Black Roman Clay Fireplace

Are you struggling to decide where to start with a family room remodel? Start with a fireplace makeover. We decided to turn this “Builder-Grade-Blocky” style fireplace into a modern black Roman Clay fireplace. If the room you’re renovating includes a fireplace, you should always start with a new fireplace design. It’s crazy how many fireplace […]

Home Depot Laundry Room Makeover

This laundry room makeover is sponsored by The Home Depot. This post includes affiliate links. Have you ever seen a before picture where you think “good luck because that’s not even a room.”? This is one of those before pictures. Technically, this is my laundry room. Well, maybe saying “room” is too generous; spooky, dreary […]

Affordable Kitchen Remodel

Partnership with Fast Cabinet Doors If you follow me on Instagram, you’re aware of the lengths we’ve gone through to get our kitchen built. Pretty severe lengths, like completely removing the old kitchen, only to install a new one in an entirely different room. We’ve needed to be careful with our budget since we have […]

Duravana Plank Flooring Installation

Paid partnership with LL Flooring Hello again! It’s been quite a busy year for our little family, and I’ve been having a lot of fun fixing up our house in Nebraska. I still have plenty of DIY projects to share from our previous homes, but I’m too excited about my new Duravana plank flooring to […]

How to Build a Floating Shelf

Floating shelf tutorials are all over the internet, and with good reason. They make a considerable impact, take up very little space, and are super cheap to build. They’ve got a classy, minimalistic vibe that can easily be added into any décor aesthetic. I built my brother a Butler’s Pantry, and decided a to build a […]

How to Build a Herringbone Counter

Looking at that herringbone countertop never gets old. I built it for my sister in law, and sometimes I’ll FaceTime her just so I can catch a glimpse of it in the background. She’s uses the herringbone countertop as a place TO SET THINGS, if you can believe it. I just have to keep repeating […]

How to Build a Butler’s Pantry Part 2

This post includes affiliate links. If you purchase from these links, I may get a small commission from the seller. But the great thing is, this doesn’t cost you any extra money! If you’ve been following along with me as I build a butler’s pantry for my sister in law, then welcome back! If you’ve […]

How To Build A Butler’s Pantry Part 1

When the 19th century household first introduced the concept of a Butler’s Pantry, it functioned as a place to store china and hide waitstaff. Now it’s a place to store canned peas and hide air fryers. This design is attractive enough to be built out in the open, and the measurements can be adjusted to […]

How to Build Sliding Drawers

The last missing piece of the Butler’s Pantry was to build sliding drawers. The pantry would have looked fine without them, but the space that I created in the lower cabinet was size-able, and it would have been difficult to reach things in the back. Not impossible, but difficult. So, I built drawers to create […]

Painted Laundry Room Tile Floor

If the tile in your laundry room isn’t ugly, is it really a laundry room? If you haven’t utilized “the power of paint”, are you really a DIY expert? If your laundry room is worthy of open-door status, you’re lucky. And rare. For everyone else, keep reading. My sister-in-law was in need of a laundry […]