How To Replace An Outdated Can Ceiling Light Without Rewiring
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How To Replace An Outdated Can Ceiling Light Without Rewiring

Hello friends! I’m back! Now that February is here, I’m refreshed and ready to show you more easy DIY home projects that will increase your home’s function, style, and value!

To begin this new year of home projects, I’m starting with the first room I should be focused on: Our daughter’s bedroom. Today, I’m showing you how to upgrade your 1980s can lighting to energy efficient recessed LEDs lights without having to rewire anything! No need to call an electrician for this simple project …

A Tennessee Christmas Porch: Decorations For Winter That Play Up The Nostalgia
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A Tennessee Christmas Porch: Decorations For Winter That Play Up The Nostalgia

The holiday season is officially upon us and I’m fully decking the halls. My first project of the season has been spreading the Christmas (and generic Winter!) cheer to my neighbors. I achieved Neighborhood Elf Status by decorating our front porch. Today, I’m showing you how to decorate a historic home’s facade for Winter with my Tennessee Christmas theme. It’s really log cabin decor but since I’m a Tennessee gal, humor me. I’ve also joined a group of fantastic bloggers to show off their porch and outdoor holiday decor.

My Mudroom Makeover Reveal: How To Turn A Small Space Into A Dream Craft Room Workspace On A Budget
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My Mudroom Makeover Reveal: How To Turn A Small Space Into A Dream Craft Room Workspace On A Budget

If you could add one room to your house, what type of room would it be?

Our small home doesn’t have much storage space but I’ve managed to turn a tiny room (just 35 square feet!) into the organized craft room of my dreams with smart storage for my paint, paper, and craft tools. Using a cheap shelving unit and colorful decor, I now have a room to keep all my craft projects corralled. Here’s how I turned a small room with limited floor space into a Crafting Workspace and Storage Room that functions well and looks beautiful …

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Decorating With Modern Schoolhouse Style: Budget Friendly Wall Storage with A Vintage Industrial Look

Now that we’ve settled into our new house and most of the moving boxes have been unpacked, I’m getting the itch to decorate all the spaces. Unfortunately, we’re lacking two of the main requirements for a full-scale home redesign: time and money. But that’s okay because I brainstormed and developed a plan to decorate and organize the dining room / entryway with a very affordable budget. How’d I do it? DIY, of course. Here’s what I did …

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Park-Inspired Patio and Backyard Makeover On The Cheap

Don’t you hate it when a blogger is like “This space was SO BAD before” but really it just wasn’t styled? Well, don’t you worry! I’m here to tell you that this patio was legitimately awful before. And we lived with it for two years! Why? Because we had no idea how easily we could update it. facepalm

Here’s the BEFORE …

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4 Quick Staging Techniques You Can Implement to Sell Your Home Fast

Our suburban home’s remodel is complete and now it’s time to list it! Before we start accepting potential buyers into our houses, there are five things I always want to make sure I do. These are techniques I’ve used over the past decade to make sure my homes – the ones I’m actually living in – hit the real estate market with gusto and sell within a few days. Today, I’m sharing those techniques with you so you can implement them in your own homes. Don’t worry. You don’t have to completely redecorate to make your home appealing to buyers. These are easy and manageable on any budget! …

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Our Suburban Home’s 10 Year Plan: The Big Changes We’d Make If We Weren’t Moving

As real estate investors, we move a lot and we almost never complete every single project on our To Do List before our homes get listed. I still think it’s fun to look back on the big plans we have for our home’s remodels and how we’ve actually solved each little issue instead (if at all) …

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Modern Media Room For A Family To Share – ORC Week Six: Our Bonus Room Reveal

BONUS ROOM MAKEOVER

In this house, we play games. We make noise. We dance really hard. We laugh a lot. We love hard. And we don’t give up. We don’t need a piece of art that says all that because this whole space conveys it all.

Our One Room Challenge Bonus Room Makeover is complete and it’s looking …