May 22, 2014

Thrifty Shopping Tips & Tricks: How to find the best stuff for less, Part One

Hey ya'll! So, I've decided to start a new series on the blog about all of the awesome stuff I come across when I'm out thrifting and such. And it won't just be limited to thrift stores. There are tons of amazing places to find discounted or second-hand home decor... yard sales, Craigslist, Ebay, auctions, estate sales, antique malls, vintage shops, consignment stores, salvage shops, and even a few retail places that I love. 
Let's not put a time stamp on the series, but just know that it's gonna be recurring. Unless you hate it and then we'll just pretend it never happened. Like a bad perm.

May 15, 2014

How To Paint a Room

Hey ya'll! Today we're talking about another one of your FAQS: How to paint a room. Painting a room seems really easy to me now, but I remember how daunting it can be if you've never done it before.
Let's not forget, four years ago I had never held a paintbrush, and I didn't even know where to find such a thing. 
What's this Depot of the Homes you speak of?
And who is this 'Lowe' fellow? You mean Rob?

May 12, 2014

How To Choose a Paint Color: 10 Tips To Help You Decide


One of the most frequently asked questions I get is about choosing a paint color. I'm no expert, but after painting our entire house 2+ times and experimenting with tons of different paint colors, I've definitely learned a thing or two. So, today I'm going to share some of our newly painted rooms, and share my 10 tips for choosing a color.
And then probably mix in some random nonsense. Because that's how we do.

May 1, 2014

Our 1970's House Makeover Part 6: The Hardwood Stairs and Entryway Makeover

Hey ya'll! It's update day!
We've made a lot of progress on the stairs and entryway in the past couple weeks, and although I really wanted it to be finished before I showed you, it just isn't.

I know you guys still want to know what's going on though, so consider today a progress report.

I'm contemplating changing the name of my blog to LiveLoveSnail.

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