DIY · home · renovation

The UpSkill Project Community Workshop

Three weekends ago, I had the privilege of attending and documenting The UpSkill Project Community Workshop which was held at the Warren, Michigan Lowe’s on a stormy Saturday. It was my 30th birthday weekend and I could think of no better way to celebrate than to be doing what I love...DIYing of course! The workshop… Continue reading The UpSkill Project Community Workshop

DIY · home · renovation

How to Build a Paved Patio with The Upskill Project

Back in May, I wrote about The UpSkill Project Contest where homeowners could submit a short video describing a DIY project they needed help with. Five local residents would receive $2000 in Lowe’s credit to purchase supplies along with a team of experts to help get the project done in just two days! This summer,… Continue reading How to Build a Paved Patio with The Upskill Project

DIY · home

Our DIY Home Journey + The Upskill Project

This probably should have been the first post on our blog but I figured it's never too late to share our rather interesting DIY home backstory. You see, the idea of renovating our home ourselves never even crossed our mind. I mean don't get me wrong, we are pretty handy and creative (heck, we DIYed… Continue reading Our DIY Home Journey + The Upskill Project

Crafts · decor · DIY

DIY Upcycled Tea Tin Planter

  February is coming to an end and we are a tad bit in disbelief. I know, this seems like a reoccurring theme over here but during this busy season of our life it's difficult to fully grasp how quickly the time is flying. We did take some time off for a family vacation (there's… Continue reading DIY Upcycled Tea Tin Planter

Crafts · DIY · lifestyle

DIY Upcycled Brown Paper Bag Gift Wrap

It's finally the holiday weekend and that means we are inching ever closer to the start of 2018. We recently hit our 2 year blogging anniversary earlier this month and we thought it would be nice to celebrate with a short reflection and a makeover of the first post that ever went up on this… Continue reading DIY Upcycled Brown Paper Bag Gift Wrap

DIY · home · renovation

One Room Challenge: Week 2 | Primed to Paint

Hello Friends and welcome to Week 2 of our One Room Challenge Office Makeover. It's been a busy and rough week (our son got sick with some kind of stomach bug and we are running in the Detroit Free Press Marathon on Sunday) so we are a bit behind schedule. Because of the relatively small… Continue reading One Room Challenge: Week 2 | Primed to Paint

decor · DIY · home

DIY Garden Lattice Light Fixture

After finishing our crazy and exhausting 6-week bathroom renovation challenge in May, you would think we would wait just a littttle bit longer before DIYing again. But, nope. We just can't help ourselves. It seems there is never a shortage of problems that need creative solutions and for us one of those problems has been… Continue reading DIY Garden Lattice Light Fixture

DIY · home

One Room Challenge: Week 6|Bathroom Renovation Reveal

We are super excited to share that this year we will be participating in our first ever One Room Challenge! Hosted by Lisa of Calling It Home,  The One Room Challenge™, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October in which twenty design bloggers take the challenge of transforming a space in just six […]

DIY · home

One Room Challenge: Week 5|Tiling and Decor Inspiration

We are super excited to share that this year we will be participating in our first ever One Room Challenge! Hosted by Lisa of Calling It Home,  The One Room Challenge™, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October in which twenty design bloggers take the challenge of transforming a space in just six […]

DIY · home

One Room Challenge: Week 4|Mudding and Tiling a Bathroom

We are super excited to share that this year we will be participating in our first ever One Room Challenge! Hosted by Lisa of Calling It Home,  The One Room Challenge™, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October in which twenty design bloggers take the challenge of transforming a space in just six […]