Adding More Trim

May 6, 2014 by 6 Comments

Adding More Trim — because there’s never too much of a good thing, right!?!  I painted this room Gray Owl in its standard formula.  Then painted the master bedroom and bath Gray Owl at 50% and started wondering what I could do to lighten up …continue reading

How to Add Trim to a Mirror

March 20, 2014 by 13 Comments

This post brought to you by Elmer’s ProBond Advanced. All opinions are 100% mine. We added chair rail to Little B’s bedroom the other day and it made the room look more finished.  Since then, I’ve been walking around the house trying to find more …continue reading

Adding Chair Rail to Little B’s Room

March 13, 2014 by 3 Comments

Moving from a rancher into a more traditional home, one of the biggest differences is the wall height!  Besides the obvious need of more art in Little B’s room, it also needed some trim.  I talked Stud into adding Chair Rail to Little B’s Room!  …continue reading

Entry Room: Board and Batten Wall

April 23, 2012 by 20 Comments

My Entry Room: Board and Batten Wall with Hooks for Our Guest {and us through winter} is FINISHED…well, almost!  I need to add a few pretty touches, but I have to say, it definitely has some GOOD Bones! It looks so “polished” without even a …continue reading

Simple DIY: Creating a Window-Pane Mirror

April 19, 2012 by 24 Comments

Remember these Mirrors?!?! I used them for my Halloween and Thanksgiving Mantels. I’ve actually had them for about five years! Originally they were a medium Oak color from Target, but within a week they turned…. I decided they’ve been a basic taupe color long enough. …continue reading

Kitchen Remodel Steps

April 12, 2012 by 104 Comments

My Kitchen Remodel is Complete!  Here’s the scoop… {20 Tips and Tricks to the Kitchen of My Dreams} trim, paint, hardware, sink, faucet, appliances, furniture, flooring and accessories Frames from Goodwill New Appliances: Oven, Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Microwave Drawer Knobs: Home Depot Flour(s) and Sugar …continue reading

Kitchen: Creating Custom Trim

March 13, 2012 by 6 Comments

DIY Kitchen Makeover: Creating Custom Trim {Copycat 1950s} Finishing the cabinet was a breeze.  A little more thought had to go into the trim.  We have found that most of the trim in our 1950s house was custom made from thick oak.  Finding that at …continue reading

Kitchen: Cabinet Resurface – Pennies per Door

March 7, 2012 by 49 Comments

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Cabinet Resurface for Pennies per Door When we first walked through this house, I quickly noticed the tall cabinets and that totally impressed me.  Very uncommon for this age home.  So many homes in this neighbor have a fur down instead, which …continue reading

Kitchen: Routing Cabinet Doors

March 5, 2012 by 7 Comments

 DIY Kitchen Makeover: Routing Cabinet Doors I knew that this open wall in our kitchen needed cabinetry!  We decided to build kitchen cabinets similar to our preexisting cabinets.  It would have been easier to buy new, but I think it would have made the old …continue reading

DIY Trimming Windows

November 14, 2011 by 8 Comments

  DIY Kitchen Makeover: Trimming Windows   Old and new alike, unless you upgrade when it’s built or move into a home that has been upgraded, most window only have a sill and the window is left untrimmed.  I’m not sure why…window trim isn’t the …continue reading

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