In an afternoon, I updated the color of my mom’s bathroom vanity cabinet

I updated the wall color and decor of my mom's bathroom a few months ago. We were both happy to see a new color on her bathroom vanity cabinet.

Slow and steady is how I like to paint vanity cabinets for that factory finish look. Yes, you can paint your cabinets. No, you shouldn’t expect to paint them in just one coat. You’ve probably heard experts weigh-in on both sides of the ‘paint your cabinets’ opinion fence. If you … see more

Makeover mission: Freshen up a dated fireplace for a modern family


A fireplace surround is a statement in any home, especially when it’s this huge. This dated fireplace was ready for its makeover. When I was asked to help with the makeover of this 1980s living room, I immediately fixated on the mantel. It’s huge, floor to ceiling, covers half of … see more

Let’s make love art. I made light switch wall art with DIY distressed wood backer.


I shop my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore for more than just the deals. I’m there to open my brain to inspiration, like this project with light switches. When I saw a pile of light switches at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore, I was inspired to make wall art. … see more