Keeping it Real – Weird Wires

It’s the first Monday of the month — time for another edition of “Keeping it Real”. I had to ask myself exactly why I’m choosing to share the ugly, but… that’s just it, isn’t it? We ALL have ugly, weird, and ignored areas of our homes. I’m here to make you feel a little better about whatever […]

Restore(d) Door

So it’s no secret I’m not crazy about my front door. It has brass inlay diamond pattern, on top of a faux, snowflake pattern, frosted glass. Not super modern and who wants to think about snow in the middle of Summer? I priced out just replacing the glass… and, yeah, it didn’t leap to the […]

Get an old vintage TV working

So this is pretty clever. And sadly, it has absolutely nothing to do with me so I can’t take any credit at all. This is all Steve. Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!

Upgrade a Ceiling Light with a Drum Shade

I have a thing for these lights… getting rid of them that is. Over the years, I’ve had a few of those “boob” lights as I call them, in my sights a few times. And, they don’t often last long. This one had a immitation red spray-paint looking finish to it. Trying to be bronze […]

Track lights to Pot lights

On our very first viewing of our soon-to-be new home, we had our eyes set on the lighting in the living room. I remember commenting how we would change it right away. Well, fast forward over a YEAR later, and we’ve finally got it done. Funny how that goes… We zoned in on them right […]

Foyer Part 2: Flooring

I’ve been making some progress this week. Remember this plan for the foyer? Well, the next step before anything else could happen, was the floor (we wanted it to extend into the closet, as it would stay visible). Time for,  “Foyer Part 2: Flooring!” This is what we had… Lino. It was easy to clean, […]