A Beginners Guide To Tiling

After completing a major renovation project this year, where my husband and I used contractors to build an addition and remodel part of our existing house, we decided to save some money and renovation our 3rd and smallest bathroom on our own.

I am so glad we did!  As you may remember, I recently shared with you how I saved my severely damaged drywall.  Well, at the same time, we began the process of learning to tile a floor.

Guys…..It is SO easy!  Every time I look at the bathroom floor, I kick myself for not tiling the other two bathrooms.  I can only imagine the money we would have saved.  […]

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Building A Vessel Sink Vanity

If there is one lesson I have learned about buying an old house, here it is:

NOTHING is ever going to be square or even.

So what does this mean?  Well, standard sized furniture is not going to fit.  My number one solution to this problem is build it yourself!  That’s right, YOU! […]

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Repairing Drywall

If your walls are new and leveled, your wall corners are square, and your house is not covered in wall paper…you are missing out on the true New England homeownership experience.  Here, houses are older, and wonderfully imperfect.  Except when it comes time to renovate. 

I went into our small bathroom renovation thinking, how much trouble could I get into with a 3×5 foot space?

The answer: a moderate amount of trouble. […]

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Power-Washing The Back Deck: A Quick Facelift

If there is one project I have underestimated the revival power of, it was the power washing of our back deck. Prior to taking on this task, I never once used a power washer.  Thankfully a good friend had one, so we avoided renting one […]

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