Join the Rust-Oleum Creators Studio!

Do you have a passion for DIY? Do you love to learn and share new paint and staining techniques? If so, Rust-Oleum would love to invite you to their new online community – the Creator’s Studio! What is the Creator’s Studio? It’s a space for those passionate about DIY to share ideas and thoughts about {…Read More…}

New Flooring Reveal and a Giveaway!

I’m back to share how the new Quick-Step, Envique flooring looks in my house! I chose the Maison Oak planks and I LOVE them! You can read more about them HERE. I love the grain and the texture of the floors. The color tone was perfect for my home because they have a grey look. {…Read More…}

DIY Industrial Wall Art with Free Printable

I hope everyone is off to a great start this year 🙂 I am excited to finally share the Industrial Wall Art that I made for my son’s bedroom! When I shared the DIY Nightstands, that I built for his room, I had so many questions about the wall hanging! How cool is that for {…Read More…}

How to Decorate a Rustic Christmas Tree

I can’t believe that Christmas is almost here! My favorite thing about this time of year, is having the tree decorated and lights on 🙂 It’s warm and cozy and I just want to lay on the couch with the family and watch Christmas movies every night! I thought that I would share how I {…Read More…}

New Flooring!

Since I painted my cabinets, I have felt like my floors were a very, orange tone. I had been looking for other flooring options and was leaning, again, towards laminate. It is such a great fit for our family. It is low maintenance, very durable and over the last few years, the appearance of laminates {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Vent Hood

Hey there!!! As much as I love getting my house festive for Christmas, I also love a good quick and easy update around the holidays! We have our family (which resembles a small army of mostly children) over to our home for Christmas Eve. I look forward to it every year and love that it {…Read More…}

DIY Pallet Christmas Tree

I can’t believe Christmas is so soon! We love to decorate for Christmas, before Thanksgiving. We don’t ignore Thanksgiving, it’s just not Thanksgiving to us without a Christmas Tree. Plus, it takes time and the decorations are so pretty, why not put them out early! This non-traditional DIY Pallet Christmas Tree might just be my favorite {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstand on Wheels

I finally got around to building my son nightstands for his room! I have been waiting for a design to come to me and it finally did! What’s even better is that this is such an easy nightstand to build! I was able to build 2 with only 5 1×12 boards, which is only about {…Read More…}

DIY Round Table – As Seen on HGTV Open Concept

We have had a lot of request for the free plans to this round table that we built, for the Nicholson’s breakfast nook, for our pilot Open Concept on HGTV! So excited to share them with you guys, today 🙂 We are still waiting to hear if the network will order a full series and we {…Read More…}

DIY Decorative Halloween Signs

We love October because it is the start of fall weather for us, in Texas, and it means that the Holiday season is just around the corner!  We don’t typically decorate our homes for Halloween but we teamed up with our friends at Ryobi and our sweet friend Jen Bressler, from The Home Depot, to {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Student Desk as seen on HGTV Open Concept

We are so appreciative of all of your support for our pilot, Open Concept! It was such a fun and rewarding opportunity that we are so grateful for. If you missed the premiere and the repeat airings, you can learn more about it and check out all of the before and after pictures HERE! Dack and {…Read More…}

DIY Barn Wood Planter Box

Hey guys! If you caught our live tour of my dining room, last week on our Periscope, you heard me promise to share a tutorial of the Barn Wood Planter Box that I built for the centerpiece of my dining table! If you aren’t familiar with Periscope, it is an app that you download to {…Read More…}

DIY Pedestal Coffee Table

I know I say it a lot but, this is my FAVORITE project ever! When we moved into our home we had a sectional that I built a square coffee table for. Unfortunately, the sectional didn’t fit in my living room so we sold it and bought two couches. I left the coffee table there {…Read More…}

Home Depot August DIH Workshop

Hey guys!!! We have teamed up with Home Depot, again, for another DIH Workshop and we are so excited! Visit your local Home Depot Thursday, August 20 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm and learn how to build our hook shelf! You’ll get hands on experience and learn great tips from tool experts! This shelf is one {…Read More…}

DIY Media Storage Dresser

This is a giant piece with 6 glorious giant drawers! And, it is part of a 6-piece unit that I am so excited about building for my master bedroom! It’s one of the largest single pieces of furniture that I have built but that does NOT mean it is difficult. It’s still easy to build {…Read More…}

DIY Dog House

We’ve creeped over 100 degrees here in Texas and it looks like it’s here to stay for a while! We have a little shih-tzu, whom we named Alvin (our son wanted to name him after the Chimpmunk so that he could yell “ALVIN”) and it was better than most of the other names thrown out {…Read More…}

DIY Corrugated Metal Awning

I’m back in my sons room this week and I’m tackling his windows! I have been wanting something unique for his windows that would fit the style of his room. Well, inspiration is EVERYWHERE and that includes our hairstylists new salon – which is ADORABLE by the way 😉 She has the cutest metal awnings {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Planter with Succulents

We LOVE succulents. They are low maintenance and oh so cute! I have a blank wall in my dining room that is a narrow space and I haven’t known exactly what I wanted to put there. As soon as the weather warmed up and I saw succulents at my hardware store I got an idea! {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chairs

The rain has finally let up, down here in Texas, and I couldn’t wait to get busy building this new set of lounge chairs, that I’ve been dreaming of, since we built our house! I had too many pieces of furniture to build for the inside of our home, last summer, so I had to save {…Read More…}

DIY Trophy Case for a Teen Boy Room

I’ve made my kids a lot of pieces for their rooms over the years but this one, by far, got the most attention from my 11-year-old!   Like most boys his age, he loves his trophy collection. They can get really cluttered and I wanted to give him a cool space to display them. I {…Read More…}

DIY Board and Batten Hat Rack

I got an itch to tackle some projects in my boys rooms last week and I am so excited about the way my 11-year-old’s room is shaping up! Our stepdad, Tim (a.k.a. Bapa), built my home a little over a year ago (you can check out the build process HERE). My 11-year-old was going to {…Read More…}

DIY Scarf and Accessory Rack

I have a slight obsession with scarves and they were taking over my closet! I’m in the middle of building a closet storage system and I have been trying to decide what the best storage option would be for my scarves. I have been hanging them on hangers in my closet but they were getting out of {…Read More…}

DIY Coffee Table or Bench

We just finished shooting our pilot for HGTV this past weekend! It was a lot of work but it was so much fun 🙂 We can’t wait for you all to see it and we will let you know when it will air, as soon as we find out! I was able to sneak in some {…Read More…}

DIY Factory Cart Coffee Table

I’m so excited to share this coffee table with you guys today! I love, love, love factory cart coffee tables but they aren’t exactly budget friendly. I had a specific design in mind for a special place so I hit-up our friend Jamison, a.k.a Rogue Engineer, to whip some printable plans up so we could {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstand with Bun Feet

Hey guys! I am so excited to finally have nightstands in my bedroom! We haven’t had them in our room in about 1 1/2 years so it really feels life changing 😉 Here they are! I wanted to design them to match the bed that I built for our bedroom and wanted at least one {…Read More…}

How to Tile a Backsplash – Video Tutorial

Hey guys! We teamed up with Ryobi to bring you a tutorial and a how-to video for tiling a backsplash!  That’s not it though, we are also hosting a giveaway to get you stocked up on all the DIY tiling tools you will need to get started! Heck YAH! A tiled backsplash is such a {…Read More…}

DIY Desk for $70

The design is inspired after my Dining Table that you can see HERE.  I love it so much that I decided to build a desk very similar. I hit up our friend, Jamison a.k.a. Rogue Engineer to design the plans and he did an AMAZING JOB! We created this 5 ft. long desk for only {…Read More…}

How to Build and Hang a Mantel on a Stone Fireplace

Hey guys! I have been dying to share this tutorial with you all! I built and installed this mantel for about $100! This is a project that I have had planned since we were building our house but it seemed like it was going to be such a pain and I was worried that I would {…Read More…}

DIY Coffee Mug Display

Hey guys! In honor of Valentine’s Day and Ryobi’s February challenge, we made this cute Coffee Mug Display 🙂 We LOVE coffee – that counts right? It’s quick and easy to build your own. I’m going to show you how I did it but you need to go over to our friend Jamison’s site – {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Window Cornice

Hey guys! So, I’ve been building furniture for our new home, like crazy and realized that I haven’t done much in the way of our windows! I have done panels for my dining room and living room which you can see HERE but I have neglected the rest. The hardware is usually expensive and my budget {…Read More…}