Renovation Challenge Fall 2018 with Jeffrey Court Week 3–Hurry Up and Wait

Welcome to week three of the renovation challenge that I’m partnering with Jeffrey Court to share with you!  If you’ve been following along, you will know that we are “renovating” (more like building from the ground up) our kitchen in our new garage apartment house for this six week challenge. . And if you haven’t been following along…let’s get you up to speed.  We are “renovating” the kitchen in our new garage apartment house in six short weeks!  And that’s…

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Renovation Challenge Fall 2018 with Jeffrey Court–Week 2 It’s Electric

Welcome back to the chaos that is our kitchen renovation! . If you are returning from week 1 where I showed you the before of our space, thank you 🙂 After seeing what we started with, I wasn’t sure if anyone would venture back here for the rest of the story haha! . But if you’re new here and have no idea what’s going on, let me get you up to speed. . In this blog post, I shared how…

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Renovation Challenge Fall 2018 with Jeffrey Court–Week 1 The Before

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home.  I say that in my case, my kitchen is like the heart…and the lungs…and all those other important organs (you know, besides like the appendix) of my home!  Why?  Because we are going to be living in a studio garage apartment and the kitchen is basically the entire space. . If you’ve read my blog post where I explained our plans for our new home, you’ll know we are building…

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Faux Drawer DIY Double Bathroom Vanity

Gorgeous faux drawer bathroom vanity with granite top

How to Build a Faux Drawer DIY Double Bathroom Vanity *This post was sponsored by Build Something.  See disclosure policy for details.  This post also contains affiliate links. I love a good drawer as much as anyone.  They’re cute, they’re practical, they’re fun to make. . But, despite all the pros about drawers, there are also plenty of cons.  Drawers require more hardware than doors (which can be pricey), and they also require more wood to make than doors.  But…

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From the Ground Up–You’re Building a WHAT?

If you follow along on Facebook or Instagram, you may have caught bits and pieces, and you may know that we are building a new home!! . BUT, it’s a little more complicated than “just building a home” and I’ve been getting LOTS of questions.  So I am going to try to keep all the details together on my blog for those who are interested.  So here we are 🙂  Blog Post #1 on this new adventure.  There is a…

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DIY Wooden Stove Top Cover

Have you ever looked around your kitchen and thought to yourself how big of a waste of counter space your stove is when it’s not in use?  I mean, maybe you use your stove more than I use mine…which, based on the amount of frozen pizza in our freezer, that’s likely HA!  BUT, still, when you aren’t using it, all your stove is doing is collecting dust, crumbs, and crud…and taking up 2 1/2 ft of counter top. . But,…

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Two Tone DIY Modern Wood Clock

How to build your own two tone DIY modern wall clock Raise your hand if you actually use your wall clocks for telling time!! . I didn’t raise my hand… . What?! I know…I never look to my wall clocks when I want to know the time.  I’m also the person who will wear a watch but when asked the time, I’ll spend five minutes digging my phone out of my purse to find out.  I just never think to…

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