Keeping Up With the Joneses – Preparing the Walls

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Preparing the Walls

  The hardest part of a remodel is convincing yourself that you will soon be done and that all the chaos around you will some day make sense. After the third day you moan to yourself and say,   "This is never going to end, I just want it to be over." Continue reading

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Kitchen Demolition

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Kitchen Demolition

To start, the Joneses, and other family members including moi, started ripping down and tearing up. Oh, how I enjoy kitchen demolition! Even the kids got their share of demo, which BTW, shows you and I that if a 6 and 8 year old can do it... You can do it too. I'm gonna preach it Continue reading

Keeping Up With the Joneses – The Kitchen Before

Keeping Up With the Joneses – The Kitchen Before

Welcome to a new series: Keeping Up With the Joneses Join us as we follow the first time homebuyers Jones family as they take a foreclosed house and turn it into a warm and inviting home in just 30 days! Their goal is to have it not only livable for their family of Continue reading

Brag About It | Link Party No. 60

Brag About It | Link Party No. 60

  Welcome to Brag About It ~ Week 60.  Thank you for joining VMG206 and Love My DIY Home for:   Brag About It!   We hope you are ready to share your wonderful craft, recipe and DIY creations this week.  I'm so excited to see what Continue reading

Parade of Homes 2014 – Part 2

Parade of Homes 2014 – Part 2

When you see homes that are newly built, staged and on display, do you get the   gimme gots?   I do. Yep. I admit it.   I made a decision a long time ago to enjoy seeing what others have but not to let it make me want something out of Continue reading

Free Downloadable Tool List

Free Downloadable Tool List

  Come Join LMDH I’ve worked on it for a year now and would love it if you would officially join me at (wish I could do a drum roll): This site for the wanna-be DIY’er, almost DIY’er, thinking about bein’ a DIY’er and already Continue reading

Parade of Homes 2014 – Part 1

Parade of Homes 2014 – Part 1

Umm, I'll take one of each... We did our yearly jaunt with friends this year to the Wausau area Parade of Homes for our much needed yearly inspiration and laughs. Inspiration came from each home we visited. Laughs came from the wives watching the DH's navigate the Parade of Homes Continue reading

Brag About It | Link Party No. 58

Brag About It | Link Party No. 58

Welcome to Brag About It ~ Week 58.  Thank you for joining VMG206 and Love My DIY Home for:   Brag About It!   We hope you are ready to share your wonderful craft, recipe and DIY creations this week.  I'm so excited to see what you have been Continue reading

What Does One Do With a Fifty Cent Tile?

What Does One Do With a Fifty Cent Tile?

What does one do with a 50¢ 12X12 tile? Tile a floor (a VERY small floor) Use it as a cutting board Use it as a trivit (for a VERY big mug) Paint it with chalkboard paint and prop it against the counter top for a Continue reading

Accidental Artist Strikes Again… DIY Mason Jar Shelf Redo

Accidental Artist Strikes Again… DIY Mason Jar Shelf Redo

I've mentioned this before...sometimes my best ideas come from mistakes or accidents. This is the case of the redo. A couple of years ago our daughter, Jillian, said she wanted a shelving unit for her nail polishes - we're talkin' 100 bottles. Since one of my kids Continue reading