{Giant EAT Signs} - FOR SALE!

Ever since i posted my original EAT sign made from reclaimed lumber, i have gotten lots of emails wondering if i will be making them available for sale.  I dont have any of the wood left that i made mine with, but i decided to try making another…

{My Favorite Tinted Primer}

One of the questions i get asked most often is, "how come when i look close at your pics of furniture, i don't see any white primer where you have distressed it?" That's because, for the most part i don't like to see white primer showing through,…

{Basement Progress #2}

(pic taken standing @ bar looking towards future family room) We have been making lots of progress in the basement - it has been TONS of work!!!  Our house is a 4900 sq ft rambler, so half of that is basement!  Thats a lot of space to…

{Im Going In} - the closet under the stairs

Right around the corner at the bottom of the stairs is a closet door that seems innocent enough.... But then....it opens to this.... And unfortunately, its jam packed like that all the way through, even wrapped around and under the stairs... You…

{I've got it all figured out...} thinking out loud

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For some time now i have been a little stumped with how i want to decorate my upstairs living area.  I thought i had it all good about the time that i filmed my house for the Nate Show - but then after that i wanted to change things up a bit,…

{Office Cabinet to TV Console} - before & after

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I got this heavy duty office furniture from my friend a couple years ago, re-purposed it and realized i never posted about it - i actually have tons of things i want to post about but need more hours in my day! Anyways, here is the before…

{How to easily customize builder cabinets}

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We have pretty much wrapped up the bathroom finishing, so now we are focusing on the basement kitchen/bar. Before we started on this process, we had a couple bids for custom cabinets.  Super pricey for just the 6 cabinets that we needed.…

{Antique Dresser turned Bathroom Vanity} - and bathroom sneak peak!!

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The last month has been pure craziness around here!!  We have been working non stop in the basement, just trying to get everything done.  Lots of late nights and early mornings.  The kids have been totally neglected and the rest of the house…