Holiday DIY/Decor Favorites from Christmas Past


Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa-la-la….let me explain. It’s early, yes. And I am all about Thanksgiving – being thankful, counting blessings, turkey feast with all the trimmings with family doesn’t get forgotten. But there’s a lot going…

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Project Diary #19 Bathroom Before & After Makeover Reveal


The bathroom before and after is the biggest transformation of the #helloredreno series. A lot of hard work, sweat, (thanks, Steve!), tears and love went into this space. Ready for the bathroom before and after makeover reveal? Check it out! …

Project #18 – Boho AirBnB Bedroom


Ready for a beautiful boho bedroom before and after makeover? Well, the before is just an empty room but the after is a sweet relaxing retreat! before… Good-bye blue carpet!   Hello, beautiful hardwood floors! The goal for the Suite…

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Project Diary #17 – Apartment Kitchen


Apartment kitchen – ahhhh! One of my favorite parts of this sweet apartment! Well, fitting it all in was a challenge and my original thoughts were to just provide a kitchenette area but when I really started to think about…

Project Diary #16 – Efficiency Apartment Dining Area & Coffee Bar


“Thyme” for another reveal! Squeezing in a dining area and coffee bar in an efficiency apartment can be a challenge! But a round counter heigh table, mix of bar stools and a coffee station/microwave cart fit perfectly tucked away in…

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Project Diary #15 – Apartment LivingRoom Before & After


We’re on a roll! Time to reveal the living room area of the #helloredreno #suitethyme series.  This room used to be one of the two upstairs bedrooms. The building is a house from the late 1800s. Upstairs was 2 bedrooms…

Project Diary #14 – Entryway, Stairs & Landing Before & After


I’ve been sharing teasers for so long, it’s ABOUT THYME I got to the good stuff! Right?Time for a reveal, room by room of the project I’ve been working on. The main floor is my wellness studio, the upstairs –…

Project Diary #13 – Floral Wallpaper Mural


Woo hooo! Work on the #helloredreno series continues and is back with motivation to get the renovations completed by {hopefully} July 1st, 2019! That might be a tad ambitious but that’s the plan! This past week I installed a beautiful…

Eclectic Sun Room Makeover


This little room at the back of our house has gone through several transformations. We mostly call it the mud room but it’s more of a sun room, reading nook, sitting room, overflow from the dining room when entertaining (more…

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Welcome! A Re-Introduction to DIYShowOff


Welcome: Helloooo DIY friends and new local friends! I’m so happy you’re here visiting my online home, my little space on the world wide web. Welcome! Make yourself comfortable! Feel free to take a bit of a virtual tour, poke…

Project Diary #11 – Living Room Before & After


I know. I know! It’s about time I checked in with progress. It has been slow moving given it’s been just about exactly one year since we closed on this studio space. And it’s still a work in progress, especially…

Project Diary #10 Vinyl Floor Tiles


Finally! I know. It’s been a while since the last update. Lots of work! There is something to report in the #helloredreno series, a bit of progress that includes beautiful new vinyl floor tiles and walls in a back entry…

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Project Diary #9: Carpeted Stairs


The #helloredreno series continues! The stairs at the studio needed some attention. We started with carpeted stairs and I knew that I wanted to go in the same direction. Choosing carpeting for the studio space from the entrance of the…

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A Clean Home is a Beautiful Home


One thing that I can’t stress enough when it comes to creating a beautiful home is that it begins with providing a safe environment and one way that I lessen the chemical footprint in our home is with the products…

Project Diary #8: Hardwood Floors


Project Diary #8: Hardwood Floors! Finally! The day I’ve been waiting for!  Moving right along! As a member of the Shaw Styleboard, I had the opportunity to choose flooring for the studio renovation. There are so many beautiful flooring options…

Project Diary Entry #7: Sealing Brick


Project Diary Entry #7: The bathroom makeover continues! We’re sealing an old original ‘decorative’ vintage brick chimney today! The full bathroom at the studio property I’m working on was completely covered in paneling or what my husband refers to painted…

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Project Diary Entry #6: Bathroom Flooring


It feels as if it’s been a while since I shared an update on the studio renovation. Most recent progress is the beautiful tile floors have been installed in the upstairs bathroom. As a member of the Shaw StyleBoard, I…

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Top Essential Oils for DIY lovers


Hello fellow DIY lovers!!!  With the studio renovation in progress (follow #helloredreno), I’ve never been so grateful for the power of essential oils! As a DIY enthusiast, I always have one project or another going on and as a DIY…

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Project Diary Entry #5 – Sealing a Wood Plank / Shiplap Wall


::Snooze:: Okay, not much to report as work and progress on the studio renovation has been slow the past month. The renovation has sort of been on hold for a few weeks while we await our turn on a possible…

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DIY Chocolate Candy Wedding Party Favor Gifts 


DIY Chocolate Candy Wedding Party Favor Gifts  Isn’t it funny where inspiration comes from? At times, it’s somewhere completely random or even unknown. I’m thinking the inspiration for these DIY chocolate candy wedding party favor gifts may have been handmade…