Laminate Flooring in My Kitchen

Yep! You read that right! I took the plunge and decided to chip up all of the tile in my kitchen and replace it with the Maison Oak laminate flooring, that I installed in my living room and dining room last year. This laminate is the BOMB! We have had it in our home for about {…Read More…}

DIY Sliding Barn Door Bathroom Cabinet

I can’t even explain how excited and in LOVE I am with my new Sliding Barn Door Bathroom Cabinet! I’m obsessed with sliding barn doors and there isn’t a spot in my home to install one – so, I created one 🙂 What do you think? It’s the perfect mix of open shelving and hidden {…Read More…}

DIY Shoe Storage Cabinet

I built this awesome shoe storage cabinet and it’s the first piece in an entire modular closet storage system! When I built my home, I had the opportunity to design my closet….After making so many decisions already and so many more to go, I had to hold off. I couldn’t even wrap my brain around {…Read More…}

My New Wood-Tex Shed and a Fun Behind-the-Scenes Video!

Yep!  I loved Whitney’s Wood-Tex shed so much that we jumped on the bandwagon and got one too!  Here she is 🙂 We moved into our new home back in February and our two-car garage has been over-run by kids riding toys and lawn equipment! We have always loved Whitney’s Wood-Tex shed and I see so {…Read More…}

Garage Doors – House Update

Happy Friday!!!  Today is a fun update for me 🙂 I get to share the finished exterior of our home and our garage door pick!  If you missed our selection process, you can read all about it HERE!  I love garage doors, they can change the entire look of your house and add so much {…Read More…}

My Kitchen Tile Selections

Hey guys!  I’m back with another house build update and today, I’m taking you into my kitchen to show you my tile selections 🙂 I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the tile in my kitchen!!!  I picked it all out from one of our new favorite tile stores, The Tile Shop!  You can read all about my {…Read More…}

House Update – Bathroom Accessories

Hey guys!  I’m getting close to wrapping up all of my new house projects!  If you have missed any updates, you can see them HERE!  One of the final decisions I had to make was all of the bathroom accessories…. towel bars, towel rings, paper holders…  This was really fun and it’s an inexpensive and {…Read More…}

My Carpet Selection – House Update

Hey guys!!  I’m back with another house update 🙂  One question we get a LOT is ‘what color and brand is your carpet’?  When renovating and building, it’s actually one of the most overwhelming decisions to make because – there are SO MANY CHOICES out there!  I was overwhelmed with the choices myself (and realized {…Read More…}

My New Faucets – House Update

Hey guys!!  I’m back with another house update and today I’m giving you a peek at my faucets and shower heads!  This was a really fun and easy part of the house building process for me!  I think changing your faucets is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to update your house. I {…Read More…}

Easy Garage Floor Coating and a Giveaway!

Hey guys!!!  I’m super excited to show you what I’ve been working on to upgrade our shop and garage floors! It’s super easy and an inexpensive way to make your garage and/or shop look like a million bucks! Whit and I are forever fans of the Rust-Oleum Epoxy Shield floor coating.  So much that – {…Read More…}

My Boys Bathroom Tile Reveal

Ahhh!  I’m so excited to share this room with you today!  If you follow us on Instagram, you may have seen my sneak peak of our boys bathroom tile! I picked out all of the tile, for this bathroom, at The Tile Shop!  If you missed my post about my inspiration and trip there to {…Read More…}

Countertops – House Update

Hey there!  I’m so excited to share my countertop choice with you guys today! I mentioned a while back that we decided to have Cambria Quartz countertops installed!  We chose Bradshaw and I LOVE it! We also chose the Boulder edge and I’m sooooo happy with it 🙂  We chose to go with Cambria Quartz {…Read More…}

My Cabinets – House Update

Hey guys!  I’m back with another house update 🙂  It’s cabinet time!! Cabinets were very important to me, when we were designing our home, because the kitchen is in the center of everything!  You see it when you walk in our home, you see it from the dining room and the living room.  It really {…Read More…}

My Super Cute Chandeliers!

Hey guys! I’m back with another house update and this one is a fave 🙂  One of the things I was so excited to pick-out for our home was our chandeliers!  I knew I wanted one in our breakfast nook and one in our dining room so I went straight to the internet to do {…Read More…}

How to Install Laminate Flooring

Hey guys!  I’m back to share how I installed our new laminate flooring!  If you missed the previous posts about my selection process, you can check them out HERE and HERE!  You may remember the sneak peak I shared with you last week! Yes, it’s laminate and it’s easy to install DIY style 🙂  We {…Read More…}

Super Cute Interior Lights – House Update

Hey Guys!  Fun share today 🙂  Our interior lights are being installed and I love the two I’m sharing today!  One is my foyer chandelier (the first fixture you see as you enter the house) and the second is our living room ceiling fan (which is the room you see as you walk through the {…Read More…}

Reclaimed Looking Laminate ~ House Update

Hey guys!!  I’m so excited to finally share with you all the flooring choice that I made for our wood floor areas!  If you missed my options, you can see them HERE! I picked Woodland Reclaim/Old Original from the new Architectural Remnants line by Armstrong Flooring!  It is sooooo gorgeous and guess what??  It’s LAMINATE! {…Read More…}

Super Easy Way to Case an Existing Window!

Yes – EASY!  I promise! I love the look of wood cased windows and had I known how easy and inexpensive it was to faux my own, I would have done this to every window in my last house! This is a great tutorial for anyone wanting to  fancy-up your existing windows and it doesn’t {…Read More…}

House Update – Tile!

Hey guys! I’m back with another house update and it’s time to make some tile selections! You can check out any house update posts that you may have missed HERE! I’m so excited to share this post with you guys!  I’ve never really been “excited” about tile and I wasn’t super excited to pick tile {…Read More…}

House Update ~ Exterior Lighting!

Hey guys!  I’m back with another house update!  You can click HERE if you have missed any.  Today is the day for exterior lighting!  Wahoooooo!  This was super fun to pick out because it’s not super permanent and it really makes a big impact on the overall look of your home.  Changing out exterior fixtures {…Read More…}

House Update – Paint Colors!

Hey everyone!  I’m back with another house update and this one is super fun!  Paint color choices!  I had fun with this one because it is not permanent!  If you follow us on Instagram, you probably saw a little sneak peak of one of the rooms.  It’s always tough to pick paint colors and it {…Read More…}

House Update – Brick and Stone are DONE!

Hey guys!  It’s been a while since I have shared any updates on my new house build!  If you follow us on Instagram you have probably seen that we have been busy with trimming the inside (I’ve been learning lot’s from our step-dad that I will share later)!  We’ve started painting the exterior and interior, {…Read More…}

Flush for Good Giveaway!

Hey guys!  I’m back, as promised, to celebrate National Toilet Day!  We partnered with American Standard for the Flush for Good campaign which is an AWESOME campaign designed to improve the sanitation in developing countries and it is saving lives around the world!  You can read more about it HERE! I mentioned that I chose {…Read More…}

House Update – Garage Doors!

Hey guys!  We are trucking along on our new home build and we are getting to some of the fun stuff now!  I’ve been busy making garage door decisions.  Garage doors really make a huge statement for a home and whether you are building a home or you are looking to update your home, garage {…Read More…}

American Standard’s Flush for Good Campaign

Hey there!  I’m so excited to share a campaign, with American Standard, that we are honored to become a part of! We are joining the Flush for Good campaign!  Through the campaign, American Standard will donate a sanitary toilet system to a developing country for each Champion Toilet purchased!  We are very fortunate, in the US, {…Read More…}

House Update and Countertop Decisions

Hey there!  I haven’t shared much on our home build lately because it’s been the not-so-fun stuff but we are starting to lay our brick and stone today!  Wahoooooo! Not a very glamorous picture 😉  The stone we chose is Milsap and the brick is an Acme brick called Ravens Creek.  Of all the decisions {…Read More…}

House Update – Let’s Talk Flooring!

Hey there!  So progress on our home build is going super fast still but it’s been the “not so exciting stuff”.  You know, like the HVAC, electric rough and plumbing top out.  But, I did share on our Instagram, last week, that our dad has been busy creating some fun storage spots around the house! While {…Read More…}

New Home – More Progress

Hey guys!  If you have been keeping up with us on Instagram, you know that we have been making so much progress on our home.  I can’t even believe how quick the last couple of weeks have flown by!  If you missed my last home update you can check it out HERE! Here’s what’s been {…Read More…}

New House Update!

Hey there!  It hasn’t been that long since I shared that we have started building our new home and BOY have we been making progress!  If you missed the first post you can check it out HERE! I’ve been busy making decisions on finish-out products and I can’t wait to share the fun products that {…Read More…}

New House…New Projects!

If you follow us on Instagram, you may have noticed that my family is building our new home!  I have teamed up with our dad, Tim (a.k.a. Bapa) to build our home this summer and I couldn’t be more excited!  He built Whitney’s house a few years ago and he did an AMAZING job!  He {…Read More…}