Eve’s Design Dilemma: Solved


Eve sent us some stunning after pictures of her dining room (which we helped her transform back in January) and we can’t wait to share the eye candy!

How To Paint A Wood Deck Or Front Porch (We Did Subtle Stripes)


We painted our front porch in alternating cream and tan stripes and we’re back to break down the step by step process for you in our porch and deck painting tutorial. It’s easy!

Nice Rear


We got to drip in on a few fabulous gardens for Richmond’s West Avenue Garden Tour and we loved what we saw. Here’s a bit of eye candy from our garden-crashing stint.

How To Use Peel And Stick Vinyl Tiles To Update Your Kitchen


We’re breaking down the simple process of laying peel and stick linoleum tiles. It’s affordable and easy and anyone can do it. Here’s all you need to know to get started!

Reader Redesign: Upholstered Elegance

chair done

We’re over the moon for this fantastic chair makeover. Here’s Vanessa’s letter: I read your blog daily and just wanted to send you a link to a project I just completed.  It was inspired by your recommendation of this Target chair during their Home Design Event… … a few months later I came across a chair at my FAVORITE second hand store, Second Thyme Around in Manhattan, KS. I liked the lines and thought, maybe this could be my first foray into reupholstery. I read about reupholstering on the internet and then I bought the chair for $25. Using multiple coupons for Hobby Lobby and Joann’s, I bought all the supplies I needed. Every single