An easy photography background – cheater board and batten

read

A blogger’s busy season is about to fire up with Christmas straight ahead. Remember 12 Days of Christmas last year? That’s happening again! So I’m mulling over 12, easy junk styled Christmas tutorials to whip up. And being that my home is generally a dark cave this time of year, it’s nice to be able to […]

How to make a board and batten feature attic wall

read

Everyone’s heard of a board and batten wall by now. Board and batten is boards attached to a wall, with both painted out one colour, to give the illusion of a boarded wall, when in fact, most of it is drywall. It’s a great trick for added character at a low cost! I’ve done a […]

Salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover with vintage window moulding

read
Farmhouse bathroom makeover, with ladder towel bar, vintage window moulding, yardstick mirror

It’s hard to define my style. I like a mix of so many different things, as well as a sprinkle of salvaged / vintage architecture for good measure. So I’m going to name this room the salvaged farmhouse bathroom makeover. { a salvaged frame was created with yardsticks and weathered cedar strips screwed directly into […]

Cheater board and batten wall treatment

read

  There’s nothing quite like character on walls, however being that I like to change my mind, ¬†a cheat sheet method was used for this board and batten treatment. And I promise, you can totally be a true beginner builder and spend next to nothing for this one. Sound good? Here we go!… ¬†continued…. 1. […]

Bedroom makeover Part 2 ~ the wall

read

I’ve been busy working on this new bedroom look of mine! Remember Part One? Let’s move on to the wall. I wanted to create a feature wall to highlight the headboard. Something neutral but interesting. So I grabbed a few odds and sods from the garage and laid them in place for a visual. While […]

Board and batten backsplash

read

Welcome to my first attempt at board and batten! For a kitchen back splash. Starting small is a good thing, no? This was my inspiration. I have a bank of 3 windows along one side of the kitchen. And I fell in love with these distressed wooden boxes. This is one of 3. I knew […]