How to Get Building Permits for your Home Renovation

How to Get Building Permits for Your Home Renovation Wondering how to get building permits for your home renovation but don't know where to start? It can be a daunting task, especially if you have never renovated a home before. There are many steps involved in obtaining the permits necessary for [...]

By |2021-07-14T17:28:40+00:00July 14th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

How to Fix Bubbles in Drywall Tape

Bubbles in Drywall Tape “Ummmmm...honey, why are there bubbles in the drywall tape?” It was that dreaded moment when Cully and I realized our DIY drywall installation wasn’t going as smoothly as the videos made it seem (go figure!). Since week 6 of the One Room Challenge is all about drywalling [...]

By |2021-07-02T20:17:51+00:00July 2nd, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

The Complete Guide to Studded Wall Insulation

Studded Wall Insulation  Week 5 of the One Room Challenge is all about installing studded wall insulation for our garage conversation project.  This is also the week that delayed our entire projects by nearly 14 days. That's a whole lot of time, especially when the entire project timeline is 8 weeks! [...]

By |2021-07-01T19:13:05+00:00June 3rd, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

Top 10 Must Have Electrical Tools and Equipment for Homeowners

Must have Electrical Tools and Equipment Welcome to week 4 of the One Room Challenge!  This week consisted of wiring the new bedroom and this post is all about the must have electrical tools and equipment. If you've ever had to get electric work done on your house, you know how [...]

By |2021-07-01T19:11:45+00:00May 27th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

5 Easy Steps to Building a Garage Partition Wall with Studs

Building a Garage Partition Wall  Welcome to week 3 of the One Room Challenge! This week we dive into building a garage partition wall.  Our complete framing process included building the: Garage partition wall,  Partition wall in the family room (that will be the new closets) Exterior wall (to close off [...]

By |2021-07-01T19:10:45+00:00May 21st, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

Garage Demolition: Step by Step Process How we Deconstructed our Garage

Attached Garage Demolition  Welcome to week 2 of the One Room Challenge! This week we’ll walk you through the steps of our DIY garage demolition.  When thinking of home demolition, flashes of the most popular HGTV shows pop into my head. These shows make demolition seem like so much fun and [...]

By |2021-07-01T19:15:05+00:00May 11th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

Planning a Garage Conversion: The Ultimate Guide to Converting Your Garage into a Living Space

Planning a Garage Conversion  Here we go! Cully and I are planning a garage conversion; the biggest DIY makeover in our current house to date. We are thrilled to be a part of the One Room Challenge and we'll walk you through the process of our transformation over the next eight [...]

By |2021-05-12T19:20:12+00:00May 6th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

How to Read a Tape Measure: Step by Step Guide

How to Read a Tape Measure If you are a DIYer, a woodworker, a seamstress, or any kind of home project extraordinaire, knowing how to read a tape measure is key to the success of most projects. Cully used to laugh at my inability to accurately read a tape measure. My [...]

By |2021-08-02T22:49:20+00:00April 16th, 2021|DIY Home Projects, Products|0 Comments

The 8 Ways we Saved Over $1,200 by DIYing our Powder Room Makeover

DIY Half Bathroom Makeover On a Budget  It’s powder room reveal day! I’ll share with you all the details of our DIY half bathroom makeover on a budget and provide all the steps you need to take to do the same. When we moved into our home a little over a [...]

By |2021-04-02T18:07:42+00:00April 1st, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

The Easiest Way to Make a Stencil for Less than $2; Without a Cricut

How to Make a Stencil  Cully and I decided it was time to give our half bathroom a refresh.  Part of this journey included learning how to make a stencil for the feature wall. Rewind a few days before we started this project and you would find me browsing Pinterest and [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:05:05+00:00March 17th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments
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