Over 50 Simple and Affordable Home Projects

Happy Thursday!  I hope everyone is having a great week.   I am!  Not only because I'm a busy girl in the design studio, but I also have some new DIY/home decor projects going down behind the scenes.  I'm excited about all of them, but a few in particular were really simple projects that had amazing results.  I can't wait to start sharing them next week.  By popular demand,  I've decided to get back our project tutorial roots and blog more about the fabulous projects that go down behind the scenes daily.  

In the meantime, 
I thought it would be fun to take a look down memory lane at some of my past projects...

Here are some of my favorites…
{Please click on the link under the photo to view}

How To Re-Create a Potterybarn Aqua Distressed Paint Finish

The 31 Day Series, Building Character: 
  This series was a challenge posed by The Nester and The Inspired Room to blog about one topic for 31 consecutive days.  The following posts are DIY projects and simple contractor upgrades to give a new construction, builder grade home character. These projects are from my own home as well as the homes of readers, clients, friends and family. 

Halloween Decor With Character

Creating Character With Custom Paint Colors

Easy Custom Silhouette Mural Tutorial

Painting Stripes (The secret to perfect lines)

 Simple Builder Grade Fireplace Makeover

Easy Tile Upgrade Tutorial

Builder Bar Gets A Custom Look

Semi-Custom Window Treatments

Super Thick Crown Molding Trick

Simple Builder Grade Door Upgrade

 Lighting: Brassy To Classy

Oversized Accessories: Bigger is Better

It's Not What's In The Room, It's What Isn't

 The Office Nook/Claiming Un-used Space

Creating Landscape Using Interior Design Concepts

 Easy Privacy Solution For Odd Shaped Windows

 More On The Door

Turning Concrete Builder Basement Walls Into Aged Brick

Basement Poles Into Architectural Columns

How Bold: Using Bold Patterns

 Framing A Builder Mirror

How To Make Your Doors Taller

Staircase Makeover

Just a quick reminder, the information I provide on my blog is based on my own experience and is my own opinion.  You are reading and following my advice/tutorials at your own risk.  Please always use safety precautions when performing a DIY project and always read and follow manufacturer's directions for the products and tools you use.

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  1. I've used a few of your tutorials! Love them :)

  2. One of my favorite post is the grout paint job. Major fund saving project to renew a large space.


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