How-To Guides

We are in no way professional designers, contractors, builders, handymen (or women), but we can share what we’ve tried, what has worked in our home and more importantly what hasn’t worked and how we fixed it. We hope that some of our tips will help you along the way with similar projects of your own. Comments are always welcome, let us know if you have any ideas or tips of your own to share!

How To: Add Your Own Wainscoting

How To: Choose a Home Color Scheme

How To: Choose a Kitchen Faucet

How To: Create a Chalkboard on a Kitchen Cabinet

How To: Create Personalized Cocoa Mugs That Make Great Gifts

How To: DIY a Set of Wall-Mounted Vases

How To: Find the Perfect Kitchen Sink

How To: Gut Your Kitchen Sink Plumbing

How To: Help Your Shrubs Beat the Summer Heat

How To: Install Butcher Block Counters

How To: Make a Bulletin Board on Your Pantry Door

How To: Make an Easy Faux Animal Skin Throw

How To: Make a Unique Earring/Jewelry Holder

How To: Monitor Your Home for Maintenance Needs

How To: Organize Your Closet in 20 Minutes

How To: Repair Damaged Siding

How To: Sell Your Appliances on Craigslist in 3 Hours

How To: Switch Out Cabinet Hardware

How To: Tile a Backsplash

How To: Upholster a Headboard