Wayyyy back when I did a post about updating brass fireplaces. It wasn’t really a tutorial. I didn’t really have any pictures. Instead, I basically just linked to a blog that gave me the idea to paint the brass fireplace at Flip 1. Since then, I’ve had people ask for a tutorial, and it’s seriously… Continue reading How To Update a Brass Fireplace For $15
In my Flip 4 Week 7 update I showed how I had updated the brass door handles. It’s one of those details that really shows a dated design, but it also shows a lack of care for the details. So while some flippers would leave them as is, I wanted to take care of this… Continue reading A Cheap & Easy DIY Fix for Brass Door Handles
I cringe when I walk into a house that has popcorn ceilings. How did that ever get popular? But alas, so many homes across America are plagued with popcorn ceilings, and it’s our duty to eradicate it one house at a time! Okay, maybe that’s just my mission! Flip 1 and Flip 4 both had… Continue reading Removing Popcorn Ceilings
I didn’t think I’d keep the original hardware from the kitchen in the Flip 4 house. But once I got my beautiful new hardware from D. Lawless Hardware and saw how well they matched the original cabinet hinges, I decided to keep them. One problem: They were caked with grease & layers of dirt. After… Continue reading Cleaning & Restoring Cabinet Hardware
Anybody remember the story of the lamp post in the front yard of Flip 3? The vintage Gas Lite lamp post was original to the house, and the 50+ years of use were showing their effects. The pole had rusted. The glass enclosure was partially broken. The sign with our family name was rusted, missing… Continue reading The Updated Vintage Gas Lamp
I showed you Part 1 & Part 2 of creating a Vintage Florida gallery wall with the help of Framebridge. But, sometimes, actually hanging the pictures and getting it just right can be annoyingly stressful! Or maybe that’s just me. Getting the spacing just right and knowing exactly where to hang each piece is critical… Continue reading How To Easily & Perfectly Hang A Gallery Wall
I’ve been working hard in the Green Bathroom trying to get it finished. There have been a lot of DIY projects I’ve been tackling, but one of my favorites is my vintage Florida gallery wall. The minty green wall tiles are so iconic vintage, that I wanted to create an old school vintage feel in… Continue reading Vintage Florida Gallery Wall- PART 2 & A Coupon!