Refinishing Your Stairs

This is after I’ve given our Pennsylvania house staircase some TLC. It’s the 3rd house in a row that we moved into with carpeted stairs. I truly HATE carpet on stairs and it must go . The carpeting collects dust, dirt, dog hair and other unthinkables year after year despite vacuuming. So I knew it […]

DIY Peel and Stick Tile Master Bathroom

Welcome to the master bathroom where I’ve just finished a flooring project. This “after” picture shows the fresh tile and I’m really pleased how a few DIY updates dramatically changed this space. A little “before” picture so you can appreciate the pickled pink cabs that needed a facelift in here as well as the existing […]

Wood-look Tile Floors

My hands-down favorite flooring is the tile that looks like wood.  You get the look of wood but without worrying about scratches or water damage.  This stuff is bullet proof- you can vacuum, swiffer, steam, bleach, mop….anything goes.  In fact, they told me if the house burned down the floors would be fine! When we […]

Encaustic Tile for Mudroom

  Looking back a lot has changed since we moved in back in August- especially in the mudroom. The dryer was dropped on the tile so the cracked tile needed replaced. I turned an accident into my good fortune.  I most definitely did NOT want white tile and white grout again.  We feed the Danes […]

LIFE HACK-Tile Mate Lifesavers

Have you heard of Tile Mates? If you misplace items like keys, your purse or other items you can put a tile on it and download the app. The app allows you to name each tile so you can track it’s location using Wi-Fi or by playing a chime. My Roomba, Chip, frequently runs away […]