Simple Advent Calendar

Made an Advent Calendar by repurposing a 24 pocket shoe organizer. If you don’t already have one you can pick one up almost anywhere. This one was less than $7 at Walmart. I mismatched bags, ribbon and bows that I had on hand. I filled the pockets with little things from gum, candy, holiday pencils […]

DIY Locker Closet Doors

While working with a client on sport themed bedroom makeovers I came across an image of closet doors painted to look like lockers. I ran the idea by my client and her son loved the idea. Here’s how to turn closet doors into lockers!!! Your first step is to remove the closet doors. I used […]

Kids Bathroom Refresh

The kids bathroom was pretty dark and dreary in the PA house. Brown cabinets, brown floors and brown walls. Besides all the brown it was windowless. Another issue was that all of my shower curtains were too short. A little thing but it made me crazy. First order of business was to repaint. I used […]

Board and Batten Bathroom

I recently updated our very boring half bathroom and am THRILLED with the outcome. Ultimately I swapped out the mirror, added new cabinet hardware, painted the ceiling white + walls and added board and batten. Let’s back up and visit the process step by step. The original wall color was a dark beige color and […]

Kitchen Island Pendants

Our 2008 oak kitchen when we moved in. I painted the ceiling, the cabinets and replaced hardware. I removed the microwave and added a pretty range hood instead. There was still this perplexing box over the island with recessed lighting in it. It must have been considered decorative at some point in time…. but no […]