Floating Shelves for the Bathroom

How to build simple chunky wood floating shelves!

This is a project I actually tackled in December before a bunch of family came into town for the holidays. But, being the great and ever-punctual blogger I am, here is the post about it. In April. This is my children’s bathroom upstairs. It has a sink area and then a separate toilet/shower area that is separated by a door. This bathroom has no natural light, and was very stark with the white toilet, white […]

DIY Dog or Baby Gate

How to build a dog gate or baby gate out of wood that looks great from BOTH sides!

As you know (or may not know, if you’re new and/or haven’t read many of my previous posts), our master bathroom and connected closet serve as a dog crate for our (now three!) dogs. The older two are 10 and 9 years old, and don’t tend to get into too much trouble these days, but my Goldendoodle, Kolbie, still has a hankering for trash and my Siberian Husky, Riley, has a small bladder. If we […]

Scrap Wood Wall Vase

How to make a DIY wall vase out of scrap wood!

In our master bedroom there were these two areas of wall on either side of the entrance to our bathroom that have always felt really bare. They definitely needed something, but I could never figure out what. I love doing pictures in black frames, but I already had a set of those over the bed, so that wouldn’t work. I thought about mirrors, but I felt that whatever I put on either side had to […]

Things I’m Loving Lately

Antibacterial hand wipes are great for storing in your car to keep the germs at bay!

Welcome to another riveting edition of “Things I’m Loving Lately”. It’s been awhile, but there’s a few things I’ve been able to think of that continue to make my life better, so why not share. Armchair Expert With Dax Shepard I know on my last post like this I shared that I was loving podcasts, and that is still true. However, Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard is one I just found (well, it only just started) […]

Adventures in Floor Tiling: Part 3, The Reveal

How to prep and tile your bathroom floors using either small scale mosaic sheets or large scale 12x24 tiles!

Time for the fun part…the afters! It feels weird to post these because I have been living with these floors for almost six months now, so it doesn’t really seem all that special to me anymore. But seeing the before photos really puts it into perspective, so let’s look at those again real quick. Let’s start with the master bathroom and closet befores: Whoa, those are the WAY befores of the closet, before I did […]

Adventures in Floor Tiling: Part 2, The Install

How to prep and tile your bathroom floors using either small scale mosaic sheets or large scale 12x24 tiles!

Now that all the prep was out of the way, it was finally time to start laying down tile! As you’ve probably heard before if you’ve ever watched any HGTV or DIY Network, it’s important when tiling not to tile yourself in a corner, as you shouldn’t walk on your freshly laid tile for at least 24 hours. This would be easy in the two smaller bathrooms and laundry room, where I knew I could […]