DIY Home: House Tour with Before & Afters

DIY Kitchen Renovation - Open Shelving

Welcome to My House Tour   This will be part fun house and part house of horrors.  Enter at your own risk. Our house is mostly DIY and all the work has been done by my husband and I with a shoestring budget.  And, our shoestring is thin and short and frayed on the ends. We’re not remodeling professionals and we don’t even have cable,

Recycled Kitchen Renovation

DIY: Home Renovation - A New Kitchen on a Budget

Last week I showed you a sneak peek of some home renovation projects that FringeMan and I are working on.  So today I thought I’d show you our DIY Kitchen Renovation, budget style with recycled cabinets. Please understand we are not professional home renovators and we are working with no money.  I don’t say that flippantly.  We are really working with very little.  Keep that

Freaky House Photo Friday – the evolution of my living room

Living Room As Purchased

This post has been edited to take part in Thrifty Decor Chick’s Before and After and My Frugal Family.  Go visit HERE and HERE. When I learned that Julia from Hooked on Houses was hosting a Freaky House Photo Friday, I knew I found my destiny.  Finally an opportunity for the un-styled and ugly to shine!  We all have our place in this world and

My Dream House, Part 2

the house for blog 1

My Dream House is part 2 in a series.  Please, follow the link below and read part 1 first. Deep Fried Tomatoes & Bakes Potatoes, Part 6 Devil Dog on My Porch (Prt. 5) It’s Not Only The Moose Watching (Prt. 4) Closing – Not a Naked Dance (Prt. 3) Our Dream House (Prt. 2) From the Beginning (Prt. 1) February1998 We arrived in Maine