Choosing Interior Doors For Your Home

Choosing Interior Doors For Your Home

One element to our home renovation project is doors. Interior and exterior doors.  Deciding to replace your interior doors or refinish your existing interior doors is a huge decision.  Not only does it involve a lot of time, but it can also cost a lot of money.

If you’re considering new interior doors in your home for any reason, there are a few questions to ask yourself first.

2 SIMPLE Desserts You’ll Want to Make for Your Next Holiday Gathering

2 SIMPLE Desserts You’ll Want to Make for Your Next Holiday Gathering

Tis’ the season for holiday gatherings!  If you’re like me, I love to dig through Pinterest for the most yummy/easy to make thing to take to the holiday parties.  So, after many attempts to find my ‘go to’, I’m sharing the 2 SIMPLE desserts I love to make.  Grab a pen and some paper (or your Google Keep list) and jot down the ingredients.

That Big Comfy Chair & A Little Bit of Christmas!

That Big Comfy Chair & A Little Bit of Christmas!

Who loves to be comfy?  (Insert hand raised emoji here.)

I love a big comfy couch. I love to sink in with many pillows, a soft blanket and a great Netflix series and stay all day long.  Anyone else?

When we decided to move our furniture around and make an official sitting room, I knew we need a super comfy oversized chair. I of course looked all over the internet for the best ‘farmhouse’ comfy chairs. Here are some that I found:

House Update - Trim, Siding and Paint, Oh My!

House Update - Trim, Siding and Paint, Oh My!

TRIM

Hallelujah!  The trim is….not done.  Have I mentioned that it’s a lot of work?

I do have some good news though. The trim on the windows in the kitchen is finally up!  Oh my gosh, this makes a world of difference.  Living a year without trim on those kitchen windows was awful. I felt messy and gross every time I looked at it.  Literally the only thing left to do in the kitchen is replace the garage entry door and the pantry door (and then trim around them).

What I Wish People Knew About...Having a Workshop / Art Studio Separate From the House

What I Wish People Knew About...Having a Workshop / Art Studio Separate From the House

Happy Wednesday, friends!

I'm so glad you're here today. Today's post is a video from one of my favorite woodworkers / artists, Jon Peters.

Before my husband and I starting building our own furniture, we found Jon on You Tube and started watching his videos each week.  And guess what, we still watch his videos together each week - they are so educational for us, but also interesting and entertaining!

What I Wish People Knew About Working Full Time and Building on the Side

What I Wish People Knew About Working Full Time and Building on the Side

Hey everyone!  I’m Shara from the DIY blog Woodshop Diaries and I am excited to be guest posting for Courtney today!

I am a full time engineer at a factory and build furniture and write tutorials for my blog on the side.  Sometimes people think I must build and blog full time.  Or sometimes people just assume that since it’s an “on the side gig” it must just be a hobby.