True Value Giveaway #2 Winner

Conrgratulations to: Your comment was randomly selected by! Drop me a line at [email protected] to claim your pretty prizes: ——————————————————————————————– If you haven’t seen the wonderful Whisperwood Cottage yet, here’s a couple of tours you don’t want to miss! WhisperWood Cottage Kitchen houzz- kitchen design, bathroom design, landscaping and more WhisperWood Cottage Master Bedroom […]

Houzz Ideabook- Here comes the Sun

Today, my Ideabook is all about the splendor of well-lit spaces.So swing by my “Houzz” for a visit- you’ll find some sweet sunny shots, and tips on how to create a lighter, brighter atmosphere in your home! Here Comes the Sun houzz- kitchen design, bathroom design, landscaping and more

A Few Of My Favorite: Room Re-do’s (2009)

There’s nothing like a seeing a great “before and after” is there? Remember these? Move your mouse back and forth over the photo below to see Jennifer’s amazing kitchen transformation! Click HERE to read Jennifer’s blog! ——————————————————————————————– Move your mouse back and forth over the photo below to see Melaine’s lovely living room re-do! Click […]

True Value Giveaway #2!

12-30-09: This giveaway has now ended. Thanks to all those who entered! Hello! Tomorrow Kevin is going to tackle our third, and final, True Value DIY Squad project. Installing a new mailbox! The one that we’ve been calling a mailbox for the past two years is hanging on by a rusty thread, so we’re going […]

A Few Of My Favorite: Tutorials (2009)

Wow! I can’t believe the year is almost over! It’s crazy how fast the time flies. This was my first full year of blogging, and I’ve enjoyed it so much. I’ve made so many friends, and gotten so many great ideas from them. Remember these? Click HERE to read Susie’s inspiring post! —————————————————————————————— Click HERE […]

Coastal Living – December 2009

This months Coastal Living magazine is one of my absolute all time favorites! It’s chock full of gorgeous and inspiring photos. I will definitely be referring to these next Christmas… The December issue also spotlights an artist by the name of Anne Packard. Her paintings of Provincetown’s hooked harbor are mesmerizing. Each one truly captures […]

Ga Ga for these Gadgets!

Two of the coolest gadgets we’ve acquired this year are our Black and Decker “ReadyWrench” and our “Flex” Cordless Mini Vac. The “Flex” came in very handy when we brought in our tree. Somehow even though it’s cordless, it provides 40% more suction power than a 12V Dustbuster, and because we don’t currently own a […]

Guest Bathroom Reno – Day 53

After a much needed day of sitting on his booty in front of a computer screen editing yesterday’s video, Kevin is back at it in the bathroom again today. Earlier this week, he cut a hole in the farm table for the pipes to come up through… Then I realized that in order for the […]

Guest Bathroom Reno – Day 51

“Hey babe?” (Layla) “Yes….” (Kevin) “Now that we have little square tiles all over the wall, I’m worried that the room is gonna look a little “square-crazy” with the checkerboard pattern on the floor.” (Layla) “So you don’t want to paint the floor anymore?” (Kevin) “I don’t think we should.” (Layla) “Well what are we […]

Christmas Craft Ideas 2009 – Part Two

Leonardo da Vinci said, “simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication”. So how about simply swapping out something round… …for something else round during the holidays… Or how about simply hot gluing some cinnamon sticks… …and wrapping a little bit of jute twine… …around plain, inexpensive Dollar Store candles… They look great and smell good […]

Christmas Craft Ideas 2009 – Part One

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve become a firm believer that decorating for the holidays doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are plenty of free and inexpensive materials out there to play with, and adding even the simplest of holiday touches can take your home from ho-hum to ho-ho-ho in no time! Here […]