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Our Process For Choosing Floor Tiles

Back when we redid our master bathroom, we obviously had a few choices to make, as would anybody doing a major bathroom remodel. One of the main features of the bathroom was going to be the tile, since it would cover about two thirds of the space. We not only needed floor tiles, we also needed the tile to go up the walls of the ... see more >>

Awesome Blogs We Love in August

Taking Care of Business: We've Been Featured Lindsey from The Daily Me notified me that she was going to be posting a washi tape inspiration post today and she was including my DIY washi tape martinelli bottles! Check out Lindsey's Washi Tape Inspiration and Giveaway! August Sponsor Our August spotlight sponsor is Shower Doors ... see more >>

Will Renovate For Fun

This is a sponsored post. Kyle and I have lots of interests, but we love renovating. It is definitely one of our passions. We like to take something that is ugly and make it pretty. We like to take things that are broken and make them work again. We like to make things more functional, more beautiful, and more logical. We like to do ... see more >>

Breaking Through a Brick Wall – Front Yard Part One

Home Remodel Time Before we even finished the stairs, we got to working on the yard. It was winter so we knew it would be a lot easier to work in the cool weather than in the 90-100 degree weather we typically have in the summer. Also, it would be better to plant things in the late winter/early spring so that the plants could get all ... see more >>

Revamping Old Plastic Patio Chairs

Kyle's parents were nice enough to store some of our stuff at their house while we lived in our small apartment for the last year. We went from having a 3 bedroom house on a quarter acre, to a one bedroom apt with no yard. So now that we have a little yard area, we have some room for a table, chairs and BBQ! Kyle's parents were also ... see more >>

Yostie Blog Award – Projects at the Pickett’s

This week's Yostie Award goes to Kathleen at Projects at the Pickett's. Kathleen and I recently came across each other's blogs and I've got to say, I'm glad I did, because I've been quite inspired by many of her recent posts. She does a lot of crafts and home improvements, so I love her blog! Here are two of my favorite recent ... see more >>

Installing Simple Vinyl Flooring

This is a sponsored post. Home Remodel Time You've now seen our updates on our hallway area by the stairs: and in the office: But I haven't even mentioned what flooring we used, or how we did it. When deciding on what flooring to use, we had to think about cost, look, feel, function, and the ability to clean. Obviously ... see more >>

Some Points To Keep In Mind While Using A Sky Lantern

This is a guest post by Sachin. A sky lantern not only looks beautiful, but it is also the safest type of firework. It floats in the sky and creates a mesmerizing view with a unique glow, which people usually remember for a very long time. These fireworks can be used for a number of different events like birthday parties, anniversaries, ... see more >>

Office with a Nautical Feel – Before and After

Home Remodel Time I claimed the office as my own personal project. It was a room I knew I could tackle all by myself. And being a girl, most people think Kyle does all the work, so I wanted to make sure there was at least one thing I could say I did all by myself. Here's how the office looked before we moved in: Then, ... see more >>

Sprucing Up Wine Bottles – Washi Tape DIY Date

Okay, so I'll admit it upfront. I didn't use wine bottles. I really spruced up some mini Martinelli bottles, but you can get the same effect with wine bottles. Here's what I did. First I drank 3 mini martinelli's (over the span of a few days, of course, I'm not an apple cider-holic): Took off the labels and the paper and glue ... see more >>