• September 20, 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

2020 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Favorites

Did you know that it is Nordstrom Anniversary Sale time??? We are excited to share with you a few of our favorites. We have some home items and even some clothing because there are such great and fun deals during this sale.

Shop the sale now with early access until August 13, then the sale is open to the public. And follow along with us on Instagram for more deals to come.

Under each photo click on the number to see more or click on the smaller square images for more info. You may need to double tap on mobile.

How do you make a dry garden? – The Middle-Sized Garden

August 9th, 2020 Posted In: Garden trends & design

The UK’s most famous dry garden is at the Beth Chatto gardens in Essex.

So I visited to talk to head gardener, Asa Gregor-Warg, about how to make a dry garden in our own gardens. It’s also often known as a gravel garden.

Asa Gregor-Warg, head gardener at Beth Chatto Gardens.

What is a dry garden?

A dry garden is one which is never watered, says Asa.

It’s planted with drought-resistant plants and usually has a gravel mulch. This looks good and helps retain moisture in the soil.

The Beth Chatto