• June 2, 2020

DIY Fireplace Makeover Part One: Updating Mantel Moldings

In need of a fireplace makeover?  Read and watch how we did ours to get inspiration for your DIY fireplace makeover.  This is part one in a series of blog posts and videos showing the progress.  Thanks to DAP for sponsoring this post, all opinions are ours.

Since we moved into our house a couple years ago we have done a LOT of work making the house ours.  But, one caveat is when there is a lot to do, we tend to start but not finish anything!  There have been literally so many things to do that once something is

Build a Reclaimed Wood Herringbone Coffee Table in 5 Easy Steps

Would you love to have a beautiful reclaimed wood coffee table that can be built in 5 easy steps?  This herringbone coffee table with hairpin legs is the project for you! Using plywood and wood planks, this plan is simple and affordable!

 

Hi Remodelaholics! It’s LZ from The Summery Umbrella, and I’m super pumped about this new project today!

I’ve created projects out of reclaimed wood like this beautiful Mason Jar Pendant Light as well as my stunning Potting Bench.

Today is going to be ANOTHER gorgeous and stunning reclaimed wood project! You can most definitely accomplish this cutie

Get This Look: Traditional and Timeless Living Room

A mixture of modern, traditional, and farmhouse design elements make this timeless living room an absolute showstopper. Neutral grays and whites are accented beautifully with contrasting wood finishes. Attention to detail is found in everything from the gallery lighting highlighting the custom built-ins to the unique wood legs of the coffee table. Combining furniture and decor from several different styles gives the living room personality while also creating classic harmony.

This timeless living room is from this traditional style home built by RC Dent Construction and designed by Remedy Furniture and Design Center. Ready to style your own timeless living

How to Build a Cubby Storage Toy Organizer

Build a cubby storage toy organizer from just one sheet of plywood! This DIY stacked toy cubby with dividers is perfect storage for toys, craft supplies, or whatever you need to organize in a child’s room, play room, or nursery. 

Our entry table with cubby storage is another great kid-friendly cubby storage idea. See more DIY toy storage ideas in 50 Smart Toy Storage Solutions and 25 Fun Toy Storage Ideas


Organize your kids toys with one sheet of plywood! Tutorial for toy cubby by Tale of an Ugly House featured on @Remodelaholic

DIY Cubby Storage Toy Organizer

Get the printable storage cubby plans HERE

Designed by Amanda from Sincerely Marie Designs; Plans by Remodelaholic
First featured in Amanda’s boy’s room

The late spring garden tour of the Middlesized Garden – The Middle-Sized Garden

May 3rd, 2020 Posted In: Garden style & living, Gardening know how

I’d like to take you on a late spring garden tour, because May is such a beautiful month in the garden.

And I have some recommendations for good garden plants for small or middle-sized gardens in late spring.

Although there are fewer flowers in my late spring garden than in June, I think the freshness of the emerging foliage really compensates for that. I also think that the winter structure of the topiary and trees is still very important. The bright green is euphorbia and Smyrnium perfoliatum