• Home Decor,  Lifestyle & Wellness

    Farmhouse Kitchen: 14 Things to Know When Renovating

    When you purchase a home, it’s one of those things that you buy with the final product in mind. You don’t think about all the steps that it takes to get you to your dream farmhouse kitchen renovation just right or to get your perfect statement front porch. I want to share all the things I’ve learned with you so that you can know exactly what it looks like going in and taking on the project of renovating your own home with confidence. Everyone loves the idea of having the exact house that they’ve always dreamed of right? Yeah, obviously. Less people are actually interested in a full home renovation…

  • Home Decor

    How to German Smear Brick (an Easy Tutorial on a Budget)

    Love your fireplace, but wanting to do a complete rehaul without all of the expense of hiring someone?  I did exactly that through this technique and I’m going to teach you exactly how to German Schmear! This gives you a quick updated fireplace for about $50 instead of spending money on expensive stone work.  My main goals were to keep the beauty of the brick without fully covering it (like whitewash will typically do) and brighten the room up, making it look fresh and modern, but still cozy. You see my dilemma. I want fresh and modern and bright but still cozy… that’s hard to achieve, but German Schmear gave…