The Best Cabinet Paint – Alternative to Cabinet Kits

I have completed a ton of painting projects in my home, including painting my cabinets, bathroom vanities, walls, furniture, and much more. My laminate kitchen cabinets turned out great using a cabinet kit, but I wanted to try another alternative cabinet paint for my next project. Cabinet kits are definitely helpful for beginners, but there are other options that can get you just as good … Continue reading The Best Cabinet Paint – Alternative to Cabinet Kits

Paint Color Ideas – Sneak Peek Inside my Home

My kitchen and living room are both painted Natural Gray by Behr Paint in Eggshell Finish. When I first started to paint with this color it almost looked lavender, but I kept going because I already bought a gallon of the paint to see if it would get better. The color came out great and it is a true gray color with no purple tones. … Continue reading Paint Color Ideas – Sneak Peek Inside my Home

How to Frame a Mirror – DIY Mirror Frame in Bathroom

There is a quick, easy, and affordable way to dramatically change the look of your bathroom mirror, without replacing anything. Instead, you’re adding a simple DIY mirror frame around your existing bathroom mirror. A DIY mirror frame can be customized for any size bathroom mirror. I’m going to show you how to frame a bathroom mirror on a large, 58 x 42 inch bathroom mirror. … Continue reading How to Frame a Mirror – DIY Mirror Frame in Bathroom

Stain your Stair Railing for a Quick Update

My staircase was previously an outdated orange wood tone, as it seems most builders-grade homes are today. It just looked so dirty and cheap (see picture below). I knew I had to stain my stair railing and I wanted to update the staircase without spending a lot of money. I decided to update the color of the staircase by using Varathane stain with poly in … Continue reading Stain your Stair Railing for a Quick Update

DIY Projects That Saved Me Over $8,000

It’s funny how you always see financially savvy blogs that talk about how to save money and get out of debt, start a side hustle, increase your credit score, and everything in between. “How I retired at age 20 with $16 trillion in the bank”, but you’ll never read about the cost savings DIY projects. This includes everything from renovating your house, painting, and building … Continue reading DIY Projects That Saved Me Over $8,000

The Best Paint Products for Any Project

I’m a paint fanatic and I literally painted my house top to bottom, which includes the ceiling. I’ve also, painted my vanity, kitchen cabinets, and furniture. It’s safe to say I am particular with my products (after a lot of trial and error). I am sharing some of my favorite products that I have used for various projects in my home. Brushes Wooster Angled brushes … Continue reading The Best Paint Products for Any Project

Easy Instructions on How to Paint a Vanity

Under $50 If you don’t have the money, or time, to renovate your entire bathroom, you can easily refresh it and change the entire look. Adding a coat of paint, new hardware, and framing a builder grade mirror can make a big difference on a budget. Read on to see how to paint a vanity – the proper way. Painting a bathroom vanity is so … Continue reading Easy Instructions on How to Paint a Vanity

Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation Kit Tips and Tricks

$85-$250 Why I Chose to Use Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation Kit to Paint my Laminate Cabinets I have always loved the look of white cabinets, but I didn’t have the budget to replace the existing outdated laminate cabinets in my kitchen. So, I started researching how to paint my laminate cabinets with Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation kit. After doing my research I found that Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation … Continue reading Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation Kit Tips and Tricks

How to Make Wood Paneling Look Like Drywall

$50 – $100 A lot of these posts are not only about improving the value of your home, but saving money doing it yourself and getting the satisfaction of creating the finished product. So, what can you possibly do with that old wood paneling wall? Wood paneling is hideous and if you have no idea how to put up dry wall over it, the simple … Continue reading How to Make Wood Paneling Look Like Drywall