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We like to call this Smart Finish mounting bracket the Modern Mount. It's smooth slick lines are intended to replicate the contours found on the Nest Learning Thermostat and make it perfect for the more modern home. The white color allows the thermostat to blend seamlessly into almost any home while still highlighting the smart
How to Repair or Patch a Wall + Our Go-To Tools for the Job
Our stairwell has been through a lot over the years. From gallery walls and then no frames, to a new railing and the elimination of a DIY baby gate that was attached to the wall, the scars and gashes the drywall has seen in this corner of our house have been too many to count! Not to mention, our slight orange peel textured walls definitely throws a curve ball in the mix when it comes to patching. But, recently, we finally got around to patching where the old railing attached to the wall (a d...
How to Install a Kitchen Backsplash - The Best and Easiest Tutorial
Yesterday I gave you a tour of our updated kitchen but today I’m giving you a little peek behind the scenes of our white subway tile backsplash. We actually decided to DIY, our first ever tile project. Scary? Yes. Totally worth it? Bigger yes. One of the reasons I’m happy we took on this project …
The Very Best Shiplap Hacks: Affordable, Reversible & Super-Simple
If you're a fan of HGTV's Fixer Upper, or if you've spent a lot of time on Pinterest in the past couple of years, then you probably know about the wildfire popularity of shiplap, a type of wood paneling. Technically speaking, "real" shiplap has grooves at the top and bottom, called rabbets, which allow the pieces to overlap for a watertight seal. Now that shiplap has gone from ship walls to homes across the country, the traditional style has been reinterpreted in a range of materials, while s...