Kitchen remodel using Lowes Cabinets

The kitchen remodel at the flip house probably has the most dramatic change compared to the rest of the house.  Remember what it looked like before? It had nothing going for it. Popcorn ceilings, dropped soffit, a HUGE hood smack in the … [read more]

Making an entrance at the flip house

Well the flip house is officially on the market.  It took a little longer than I expected due to the tile debacle, but that is how it goes in the remodeling world.  I haven't been very good at posting updates here on the blog, but … [read more]

When tile goes wrong

Well, the flip house is getting close to being done...but not really.  We have had some a major blunders in the tile department. Which I will explain in a minute. The good news is,  we have made progress on the 92 square foot … [read more]

Flipping a house again

Since we sold the last house that I remodeled, I couldn't wait to do another one.  And lucky for me, the wait wasn't too long.  We closed escrow on a house on March 31, so I am flipping a house again! It's really something I enjoy, so … [read more]

Designing a tiny bathroom

The master bedroom in the rental renovation has a tiny bathroom.  As I had mentioned before here, it was a total gut, and took a lot of thought on my part as to how to make this tiny bathroom functional, and feel bigger. I must say, {patting … [read more]

Mid Century Modern Bathroom

In our rental remodel that we just finished and put on the market, I knew I wanted to design something different and unique in the bathrooms. And Sarah at Smitten Studio gave me the perfect inspiration.  She did a mid century modern … [read more]

The Ikea kitchen completed

Happy new year!  So far it has been an AWESOME year for me.  My daughter and her family moved back to CA from WI and I am over the moon to have them back.  Then this rental renovation house went on the market and we have a buyer. … [read more]

Kitchen remodel using Ikea Cabinets

The rental house remodel is coming along.  I wish it was on the market already, but construction always takes longer than you think, with a lot of bumps in the road that you can't for see.  Right now I am having the whole house painted … [read more]

Monster Truck Party

My grandson Carter turned three last week and he wanted another monster truck party.  Since this is what he had at his 2nd birthday my daughter and I had to get cre8tive and find new ideas for this year's party.  Thank you Pinterest :) … [read more]

DIY blue tufted headboard

I recently made a blue tufted headboard as a house warming gift for my niece Lindsay and her husband.  I started with this headboard I found for $80 thrifting. I loved the beefiness of the wood which made it more masculine, but I knew I … [read more]