Projects

Using a weenie roller to paint a dresser.

Before and After: Taking a Dresser from Old and Ugly to Sleek and Stylish in an Afternoon

This winter break didn’t quite shape up as I had planned. We were going to head down
five ways to add value to a rental property.

Five Inexpensive Ways to Add Value to a Rental Property

This summer, we put the breaks on our “big house” home rehab and dove head first into
Laying a paver patio and installing a fence.

How to transform a small outdoor space to make it feel larger

The patio and privacy fence at our rental property
The easiest and best way to paint cabinets with no sanding required.

How To Paint Cabinets Without Sanding

  I love painting cabinets . . . well, I love the result of painting cabinets. The
how to paint a damaged wooden floor

How to Paint a Damaged Wood Floor

a.k.a. What I Did Over Spring Break

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A small cottage with neutral finishes

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  The first house that I ever purchased

Before and After: Taking a Dresser from Old and Ugly to Sleek and Stylish in an Afternoon

This winter break didn’t quite shape up as

Holiday Wish List for Home Improvement Addicts and D.I.Y. Dorks

Even though the Christmas decorations have been out

Five Inexpensive Ways to Add Value to a Rental Property

This summer, we put the breaks on our

How to transform a small outdoor space to make it feel larger

The patio and privacy fence at our rental

How To Paint Cabinets Without Sanding

  I love painting cabinets . . .

Five Ways We Save Money to Spend on Our House

and what we're spending it on

Don’t Strip Paint Before Reading This

Learn From My Many Mistakes