Before and After


Old Wooden Ladder Shelf, Simple Upcycled Ladder Idea

When we moved into our home, we found this old fashioned, somewhat rickety wooden ladder in our basement. So, what can we do with an old wooden ladder? At first, Jason used the ladder as a makeshift storage area to hang his Army uniforms in the basement. Once we made […]


How to Paint Metal Furniture, A Table Upcycle for the Basement

Upcycling furniture (or random objects!) is one of my recipes for a fun afternoon! Painting metal furniture is especially rewarding. The quick and easy transformation you can create on some slightly rusty junk feels borderline magical! This week, I finished painting some metal furniture for our basement. We have been […]


How to Refinish a Table Top, Farmhouse Coffee Table Makeover

It is so rewarding to find a gorgeous piece of furniture with “good bones” that has seen better days, and give it a beautiful transformation. I stumbled upon such a perfect coffee table on Facebook Marketplace. I am excited to share this makeover! It often happens this way…I’m not exactly […]


Farmhouse Powder Room Makeover, $100 Room Challenge

Horray, it’s reveal day! (Or in my case, reveal night after the kids go to bed!) The challenge is to take just three weeks and $100 to completely transform a room. The room I selected is our dated 1960’s powder room. This was such a rewarding challenge. The budget was […]


painting the bathroom sink, easy DIY bathroom makeover using Rustoleum tub and tile refinishing kit. makeover this dated 1960's powder room to farmhouse style for just $100! #budgetdecor #homediy #bathroomdiy #budgetreno #beforeandafter

How to Paint the Bathroom Sink, $100 Room Challenge Week 2

It’s week 2 of the $100 room challenge, and the very first thing I did this week was to paint the bathroom sink white. I have been so curious about painting tubs, sinks, and tile surrounds since we purchased our fixer upper a few years ago. The powder room has […]


Paint over laminate shelves with BIN primer and latex paint. Easy DIY IKEA furniture flip using contact paper! #diy #makeover #furnitureflips #furnituremakeover #beforeandafter #ikeamakeover

Painting Over Laminate Furniture, Contact Paper Bookshelf Makeover

These past few weeks, I’ve been painting over laminate furniture in the office and giving it a fresh makeover. With another baby on the way, I am in organize mode! Our office is the biggest project on the list. Our office is full of black laminate Ikea furniture. It worked […]