• Kitchen

    Island Lighting: How to Place and Space Your Pendant Lights

    Island lighting is very important in a kitchen design. Where to place and how to space the lights are a couple of the biggest challenges many people face during the design process. Figuring this out is actually just as important as the style of lighting you choose. Hopefully the tips I’m including will help with both of these. I’m also going to share some of my favorite pendant island lights at the bottom, so make sure and check those out.

    May 11th, 2021
  • DIY

    How to Use a Paint Sprayer

    Learning how to use a paint sprayer is a necessity if you want to give up that paintbrush and roller and get faster results. Paint sprayers can be used for projects of all sizes but are particularly nice to use on bigger projects like painting a home’s exterior. In the beginning, they may seem intimidating, but once you learn how to use a paint sprayer, you’ll find that not only is it fast, it will also give you a nice even coat of paint that’s hard to get with a brush or roller.

    May 5th, 2021
  • Decorating

    The Best Mirror Placement Ideas

    There are so many places and spaces in your home to use mirrors. The most obvious place is in a bathroom over a vanity, but many people don’t think of or realize that mirrors can be used in many other locations throughout a house. I’m going to share some ideas and tips on where are the best places to use mirrors.

    May 1st, 2021
  • Outdoor Living

    Painting vs Staining Your Deck: Pros and Cons

    If you have a new deck or just wanting to refresh an old one, painting or staining is a great option. So which one is best? There are a lot of factors to consider and each has its own pros and cons. You’ll want to look at the cost, ease of application and maintenance, color choice, and longevity just to name a few.

    April 23rd, 2021
  • Landscaping

    How to Plant a Shrub

    In this article, I’m going to teach you the basics of planting a shrub. I love gardening, planting, and working outside this time of the year. There is just something about Spring, green grass, and warmer weather that gets me motivated to do some planting. Whether planting a shrub in the ground or in a container, this is a great time to get busy doing it.

    April 17th, 2021