DIY Staircase Makeover (Before & After)

staircase makeover red and white steps

AFTER: STAIRCASE At my old house, we gave this staircase a much needed DIY makeover. The above is the after photo. It started out in really sad shape. If you remember, our last house was a 1930s English style home that needed a lot of cosmetic … ** Read more **

Step Black!

Written by: Tim Layton (aka Remodeling Guy) Tim's love of creativity and design mix with a perspective built on a career as a remodeling contractor.He can also can be found at his blog, RemodelingGuy.net Step Black!? Oh man... sometimes I … ** Read more **

Inspired By: Spring Bouquets on Kitchen Counters

farmhouse sink marble kitchen counters

House Beautiful I am SO ready for spring. We are having sunshine this week (yeah, I am in SEATTLE. It should be raining right now, but it is SUNNY! Yay!) and it has got me in a major spring fever mode. A little sunshine on my face has me … ** Read more **

Accessorizing Tip: Leaning Artwork

Leaning Art & Mirrors Back when I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to buy my new house, I really wanted to make it feel like home without doing anything too "permanent." I had a number of very heavy mirrors and antique stained glass … ** Read more **

Simple Decorating:
The Parable of the Spoons

Yesterday one of my daughters was home from school and we were walking around the house together picking things up and dusting. We began moving this and that accessory around. We were not putting any pressure on ourselves to make the perfect … ** Read more **

Molding Ideas {A Simple Alternative to Crown Molding}

Written by: Tim Layton (aka Remodeling Guy) Tim's love of creativity and design mix with a perspective built on a career as a remodeling contractor.He can also can be found at his blog, RemodelingGuy.net ... Molding Ideas Great pictures are a … ** Read more **

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