DIY King Bed & Refinished Night Stands

DIY Farmhouse Bed - The Tarragona House

I was at Lowes the other day, loading up lumber (the usual), when a gentleman came up and asked very slowly, “Ma’am, did you mean to get the pre-cuts or did you want the 8-footers?”. I told him that I… Continue Reading

Wood Plank Entry Wall

DIY Wood Plank Wall

  This post is longggggg past due – I think I actually completed this wall in July/August of last year…woops! It was relatively painless and made SUCH a big difference to the entry of the house! …alright. Here’s the before:… Continue Reading

Picture Frame Nail Polish Rack

DIY Nail Polish Rack from Old Picture Frame

When I was 16, my parents┬ásent me to cosmetology school to become a licensed nail technician. So stereotypical, I know! But, when you own a family business and have 4 kids to feed, you do what you gotta do. We… Continue Reading

Coffee Table Facelift & Restoration Hardware Finish

DIY coffee table w/Restoration Hardward Finish

Remember that Pinterest-inspired coffee table I shared with you guys in the last post? Since I had been planning to build a balustrade coffee table for┬áThe Tarragona House, my cousins had called dibs on our old one (above). So, I… Continue Reading

Entryway Bench from a Headboard (& The Finishing Fiasco)

DIY Entryway Bench from an Old Headboard!

A few months ago I picked up this old headboard and footboard from someone on Craigslist for $10. Full-sized, solid wood. Even though I almost turned around while driving through a seedy part of town to get it, I ended… Continue Reading

The Laundry Room Makeover

The laundry room. It become a thorn in my side the moment I came home to find the new washer and dryer stacked in the near corner. The room is TINY, but with 10ft ceilings, like the rest of the… Continue Reading