Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3

Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3

Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3 In the fall of 2015, I joined almost 200 Designers/Bloggers in the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda of Calling It Home where we have 6 weeks to transform a room of our choice from boring to stunning! I picked our Master Bedroom & En-suite because it was, quite frankly, dated,boring and I so desperately wanted a change.  But at week 4, I ran into…

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Do I Need A Building Permit For Renovations?

Do I Need A Building Permit For Renovations?

Everyone knows that if you put an extension on your house, you will require a building permit. But what about for the smaller renos like a new kitchen, a new bathroom, installing larger windows or a new basement? Do you need a building permit for that ? Do I Really Need a Building Permit for Renovations? When we were visiting friends one day, we went out for a walk around their neighbourhood after dinner. We couldn’t help…

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Living in a house while renovating: 6 Survival Tips for Living Through a Renovation

Living in a house while renovating: 6 Survival Tips for Living Through a Renovation

Living In a House While Renovating 6 SURVIVAL TIPS FOR LIVING THROUGH A RENOVATION Living in a renovation is MESSY.  You will have drywall waiting to be installed, dirt and dust that needs to be swept up DAILY.  Rooms out of commission for days or weeks on end. LIVE IN OR MOVE OUT? Should you live in it or move out? It will depend how long your renovation will be (double your estimate).  Also factor…

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Painting the Inside of My Front Door BLACK!!!

Painting the Inside of My Front Door BLACK!!!

Painting the Inside of My Front Door BLACK!!! One of the current trends right now which I think is so much fun is painting the inside of your front door.  Why does it have to be boring white? Who made that rule any-ways.  I have been secretly wanting to paint the door black for quite awhile.  When I redecorated the front hallway I thought now is my chance….finally. So when Mr. Add Value left the…

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How to paint with metallic paint

How to paint with metallic paint

How to paint with metallic paint Accent walls are very vogue right now.  With all these gray walls, we somehow need a punch of color in our room so that we don’t go stir crazy.  What better way then to create a wall that will make the room stand out. I’ve always wanted to try painting with metallic paint but was a little apprehensive.  It seems a bit daunting but I recently did a room…

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