Category: DIY & Home Decor

4 Tips For Hosting The Best Friendsgiving

4 Tips For Hosting The Best Friendsgiving

As soon as November hits, we all get into full holiday mode. Decorating, cleaning, meal planning, gift buying – it all starts to take over.  Before Thanksgiving and Christmas hit and our family takes over our lives and guest rooms, we like to take time […]

My Room Makeover: From Unused Room To My Favorite Room

My Room Makeover: From Unused Room To My Favorite Room

One would think that when you build a brand new house, everything is exactly how you want it and a room makeover would be years away. But in reality, there are budgets, and therefore sacrifices, you have to make. Or, you can’t agree with your […]

Join The #ETNHolmesChatSafety Twitter Chat With HGTV’s Holmes + Holmes

Join The #ETNHolmesChatSafety Twitter Chat With HGTV’s Holmes + Holmes

I have learned to love all things home improvement and lately, I’m even mildly obsessed. Within in the last two months, I’ve re-caulked my kitchen, built a workbench for my miter saw and a coffee table, and painted and made rustic shelves for my office. […]

DIY Rustic Metal Shelf Brackets

DIY Rustic Metal Shelf Brackets

I have been searching everywhere – online and locally – for the perfect rustic shelf brackets for my reclaimed wood shelves that I made last week. What I found were some very expensive options for a specific look that I wanted and a lot of […]

We’re Talking DIY And Energy Saving! Join The #EcoHolmes Ecohome Twitter Chat

We’re Talking DIY And Energy Saving! Join The #EcoHolmes Ecohome Twitter Chat

Give a girl a miter saw for Christmas and see what she can do. When I started actually using my miter saw, I knew enough about DIY to be dangerous. The more design blogs I found, and the more HGTV I watched, the more inspired […]

DIY: How To Make Reclaimed Wood Shelves

DIY: How To Make Reclaimed Wood Shelves

I’ve wanted to make reclaimed wood shelves for so long, but I couldn’t find a space in my house where they would look good and serve a purpose. Until now. We have a room in our house that is meant to be a formal dining […]

Chamberlain MyQ Home Bridge Review: Smart Garage Door Controller For Convenience and Security

Chamberlain MyQ Home Bridge Review: Smart Garage Door Controller For Convenience and Security

This post is sponsored by Chamberlain. I was paid for this post and received the featured Home Bridge as compensation. The Chamberlain MyQ® Home Bridge adds smartphone control to your MyQ® enabled garage door openers (without built-in Wi-Fi) and MyQ® lighting. Since we built our new home a […]

The Legrand In Wall Power Kit Review: Hide TV Cords From Sight!

The Legrand In Wall Power Kit Review: Hide TV Cords From Sight!

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. When our friends at Best Buy asked us to try out the Legrand in-wall TV power kit, we didn’t hesitate to […]