The longest, most difficult project I've tackled so far is the master bathroom vanity top. The vanity cabinet is an odd size, so I could not order a pre-made cabinet top. My options were few and quite expensive....that is until I remembered a friend's DIY vanity top makeover. Mine was slightly ... Read More about DIY Vanity Remodel Progress
I haven't updated in a while because school (both teaching and grad. school) have fully consumed my time. Luckily, we've been snowed in for the last several days, so I have some time to update on projects around the house. If you recall, the master bedroom, like every other room in the house, was ... Read More about Master Bedroom Paint Progress
The laundry room in the Bachelorette Pad is quite spacious. I know that'll be a selling point for potential buyers. Unfortunately, in its state the day I purchased the house, the spacious room was overshadowed by the ugly 1970s decor. The wet-top area had retro green Formica countertop with the same ... Read More about Laundry Room Update
One thing could be said about the light fixtures in the Bachelorette Pad: unique. And while unique can sell a house, vintage & outdated doesn't really help. The retro floral light fixtures were in working order, but they did not enhance the modern and sleek vibe of the Bachelorette Pad. After ... Read More about Let there be light!
I love the distressed look of white wash. In Bachelorette Pad Flip #1, the fireplace was super dark (and dirty), and I opted to paint it a pristine white. In this house I've chosen more distressed elements, and I knew a pristine painted fireplace wouldn't complement the distressed floors. So I chose ... Read More about White Washing Tutorial