How To Update Carpeted Stairs Into A Wooden Staircase

How To Update Carpeted Stairs Into A Wooden Staircase

When we bought our house, it had carpet all in the upstairs and on the staircase. We tore out all the carpet and installed wood flooring upstairs. It didn’t make a whole lot of sense to leave the stairs carpeted, so we decided to update then into a wooden staircase instead. My mother was against […]

How To Frame A Mirror With Wood Flooring

How To Frame A Mirror With Wood Flooring

When we remodeled our master bathroom, I was faced with a choice. Should I remove the existing, huge, but boring builder’s grade mirror or should I upgrade it? If you’ve read this blog before, you can probably guess that I’m pretty cheap, so of course I chose to keep it. Why spend money on something […]

How to build a corner stove fireplace surround

How to build a corner stove fireplace surround

When we bought our home, the existing gas fireplace was sitting on a tile insert in the corner of the room. It was functional, but it was pretty plain. My husband and I decided to build up a fireplace surround to give it a finished, beautiful look. Besides, I really wanted somewhere to hang all […]

Bathroom Makeover-How To Build A Shower

Bathroom Makeover-How To Build A Shower

When my husband and I were remodeling our master bathroom, we decided to bite the bullet and tackle our bathroom makeover ourselves, which included building a shower. On our remodeling adventure, we had already done a lot of tiling and my husband already knew quite a few things about plumbing, so we figured, why not? […]

Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget

Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget

Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget With French Country Flair! So, here’s a quick intro: My husband and I bought a home that was in rough shape and we knew every room needed to be remodeled. And we knew that it would be expensive. But I also had a dream. A dream of a little country […]

Beginnings of a Beginning-Our Homesteading Journey

Beginnings of a Beginning-Our Homesteading Journey

-Tales From The Stinky House On The Prairie- If my husband was hoping for a normal life with me, he should have known better. We met in a karate class, for crying out loud, he should have known I would be a tad adventurous. Not that he doesn’t like to do adventurous things. We both […]