Painted White Wood Floors

white floors - close

Hey there! I used the title 'Painted White Wood Floors' for this post because I seriously used that exact phrase exactly 5007 times when I was searching for pictures and information before I attempted this project.  And because it sums up the project perfectly and simply! When Kevin sanded and refinished our floors about 8? years ago, he did … [Read more...]

Ikea Hack – Besta Cabinets

Besta Hack

Before I get to the cabinet... THIS IS OUR BATHROOM!!!! Can you sense my excitement??  After 2 years of this... Can you believe it???  A floor!!!  :)  :) We're on a roll, and I have a ton of stuff to do so that the project can keep moving - ordering a sink top and a tub (clawfoot! yay!), but I wanted to share this quick Ikea … [Read more...]

Entry Shelves – aka Where I Put All of the Recovered Bins

Entry Cabinet - with front door

I finally finished re-covering all 8 fabric bins.  It was a totally simple project, and actually didn't take long at all.  I just get impatient, and bored of the repetition.  If you missed the details of that project, you can find it here.   I was pretty pleased with how they turned out - I even managed to get all of the handles on … [Read more...]

Big, Beautiful Baseboards – on a Budget!

entry corner baseboard after

ha!  I love that title. One thing that I've always loved about old houses is the millwork.  Especially the generous baseboards. source Our first house was a frame 3-story that was over 100 years old.  (That's actually another thing I love about old houses.  Those magical, loaded with awesome angles, nooks, and crannies, 3rd floors!  … [Read more...]