Since this is a two part post, be sure to go back and read Chapter One about installing the cabinets for our custom desk before you read on, otherwise a few things won’t make sense! Hallelujah! We had countertops. I actually kind of liked the look of the raw wood but knew since we were
I know, I know…where are the stair renovation pictures? Well, they’re coming, but finishing up that project is taking awhile. Soon, guys, soon! Promise! When we moved into our house in March of 2016, I knew the first project we needed to do was update our home office. There was a perfect little nook in
We’ve lived in our current home for about a year now, and our kitchen windows have never been covered. They face the street and our neighbor’s home, but they are obscured enough that you can get away with not having curtains. But after having a baby, I’ve been craving a little more privacy. The windows
My parents taught me pretty much everything I know about DIY. They took their 1980s home from a pretty rough shell (smelly dog carpet, chewed windowsills, and squeaky floors anyone?) to a beautiful space, including a massive great room renovation. And they did most of it themselves. When they bought the house, the basement was
Happy August, guys! It’s almost time to start school, which means I have to get serious about my organization on here if I’m going to continue. Since I’m a high school teacher, my time is REALLY limited during the school year, and I want to make sure I don’t let this little hobby of mine
Hello there, I'm Catherine. I help homeowners learn how to DIY without fear and make the house of their dreams! I’m renovating my house with the help of my husband, while enjoying time with our baby girl and dog in the lovely city of Austin, Texas.