South Shore Decorating Blog
I hope you are all having a great weekend. I am SO excited because I just ordered two cans of bright green lacquer spray paint. I can’t wait to show you how it comes out on the desk in my guest room. Once I do that project and paint the room, I’ll do the whole…
25+ Stylish Wainscoting Ideas
Wainscoting is a stylish way to add interest to any room. But what style and height are right for you? Browse our round-up of wainscoting ideas to decide.
How to Add Cabinet Molding — Decor and the Dog
Today’s post is brought to you by Nate. He is going to tell you all about adding simple molding to plain ol’ boring cabinets and how my brother can’t measure… The first step in the molding process was picking out the molding. We need something simple and on the thinner side
What is MDF? Plus Tips for Using MDF
MDF (medium-density fiberboard) is inexpensive, durable, and a good choice for many woodworking and carpentry projects. Learn how to use MDF wood correctly.
Finding Silver Pennies - Home and Lifestyle Blog
Fabulous white country kitchen | clerestory window | beadboard | beautiful mouldings | cool lantern over the table | slip covered dining chair | wall sconces | mismatched chairs
3rd Floor: DIY Wainscoting and Trim (Update)
Some updates on our 3rd floor renovation: we've added wainscoting and window trim! Let me show you some pictures and tell you how we did it... We measured the entire hallway, and brainstormed over the correct proportions... Then, I drew the proposed plan in AutoCAD. image illustrating the wainscoting at the stair landing Then, we gathered our materials. Materials: first and foremost, you will need a miter saw and a table saw (we bought this and this). Other supplies include a trim nail gun…
How to Create a Driftwood Finish
For the master bathroom renovation project I'm working on, I'm DIYing my own mirror frame in the driftwood finish that is so popular right now. I did some research and figured out how to replicate it inexpensively. Check out the full blog post for all the deets but here's a summary ... I started with unfinished pine boards purchased at Lowe's. I bought the rougher, knotty, cabin-grade boards for two reasons: They were cheaper and they had more character. To age the wood like driftwoo…