• 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 and Hang a Window Cornice

Learn how to build your own wood window cornice box to dress up your window frame. Building a custom wood window valance is a great beginner building project!

See more of self-taught DIYer Jenny’s home and tips for beginning DIYers here — you won’t want to miss her beautiful kitchen and living room! Plus read how to install easy craftsman window trim around any window

DIY Window Cornice | detailed step-by-step photo tutorial to build and hang a window cornice

In my son’s room, the window is on the wall opposite the door. The window is the focal point of the room, the first thing you see. I dressed it up with a

Growing irises – the answers to your questions – The Middle-Sized Garden

May 17th, 2020 Posted In: Uncategorized

I’ve been talking to iris specialists Iris of Sissinghurst about growing irises.

Sue Marshall owns and runs Iris of Sissinghurst and they only grow irises. They sell by mail order, to garden designers and for the shows, such as the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, where they have won several awards.

Irises from Iris of Sissinghurst, including (centre) ‘Anaconda Love.’ Photo by Sophie Leathart.

Sue says there’s an iris for every situation and every garden, whether small, middle-sized or large, regardless of your climate, soil or even if your garden is quite shady.

Irises are

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How to choose the best climbing plant for your garden – The Middle-Sized Garden

May 17th, 2020 Posted In: Gardening know how

There are five important questions you need to ask before buying a climbing plant.

  1. Is your climbing plant going to be planted in sun or shade? And don’t forget a North-facing boundary is ‘shade’!
  2. How big is the climber going to get?
  3. Does it climb by twining, with suckers/aerial roots or only when tied in?
  4. Is the climber slow or fast growing?
  5. What are the flowers like? (least important!)

Because you need to decide how much work you’ll do…

Garden designer Posy Gentles points out that different climbers involve different amounts of