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Before & After Photos of German Schmear Fireplaces

Does your fireplace need a makeover? These before and after photos of German Schmear (or ‘smear’) fireplaces will inspire you to update your brick or stone hearth! Our German Schmear brick fireplace project has been a hit, which got me thinking: wouldn’t it be great to see German Schmear (also called ‘smear’) in other homes, …

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15+ DIY Shibori Decor Projects for the Home

Love shibori? Try one (or more!) of over 15 DIY shibori decor projects for your home: shibori pillows, blankets, towels, and more! Yes, I’ve been on a bit of a DIY shibori kick, as of late. I’ve always been a blue and white girl, so it’s no surprise that this indigo dye technique catches my …

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10 Ways to Save Money during a Budget Kitchen Remodel

Need to remodel your kitchen on a budget? These 10 tips will help you save money creatively with a budget kitchen remodel that you’ll love! In the thick of renovating the exterior of our cottage-style fixer-upper, we faced an unfortunate truth: the kitchen is in sore shape, too. Shucks. With no funds allocated, it’s time …

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11+ Extra Long Curtain Rod Ideas that you can Make!

Big windows and sunrooms are a desirable feature in a home, but the window treatments get pricey (and hard to find)! Save some dough by trying one of 11+ DIY extra long curtain rod ideas. While a sunroom and big windows might be one of the best features in your home, it comes with one …

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10 Talented Bloggers with Colorful, Eclectic Style

Love a mix of design styles & want to combine them beautifully? Take a cue from 10 bloggers with colorful, eclectic style. Mix modern, vintage, glam (and more!) for a look that is stunningly unique! Out with the old, in with the you! Today I’m introducing you to 10 talented bloggers with colorful, eclectic style …

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