One Room Challenge Spring 2021 – Week 3 – Subway Tile But Make it Fancy (How to Tile a Tub Surround!)
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One Room Challenge Spring 2021 – Week 3 – Subway Tile But Make it Fancy (How to Tile a Tub Surround!)

I can’t believe that week three is already here, this challenge is flying by! If you’ve just hopped over from the One Room Challenge Website, welcome! I’m so glad you are here! You can catch up on our One Room Challenge project here: Week1 /Week 2 This Week’s Progress This week was all about the…

DIY Electric Fireplace

DIY Electric Fireplace

We built a fireplace! Where there wasn’t one before! And because it’s electric, it’s something you could add anywhere to any room to create a little warmth and design interest. Read on to find out how we did it DIY’ed this built-in electric fireplace! The Antique Mantel This fireplace has a little backstory and I…

One Room Challenge Fall 2020 – Week 4 – Painted Chairs and an Arched Trim Tutorial
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One Room Challenge Fall 2020 – Week 4 – Painted Chairs and an Arched Trim Tutorial

If you have clicked over from the One Room Challenge Website, welcome!  I’m glad you are here!  I am an interior designer and serial DIY’er based in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada!  You can catch up on my One Room Challenge project in the last week’s posts here: Week 1/ Week 2/ Week 3 Be sure…

Painting Furniture or Cabinets

Painting Furniture or Cabinets

When I posted this before and after buffet painting photo on instagram, I got a lot of questions about what paint I used and the preparation that went into it. Over the years I have painted many pieces of furniture and cabinets and I feel like I have a good handle on all the ways that it can be done and the reasons for using different methods, and the results and durability of each method. I am not an expert by any means, but I have done it quite a few times and had some pieces for years so I do have my own personal experiences I can share if you are thinking about painting furniture (or cabinets!).