I try to bring you real tales from my DIY Life: from my home and my clients’. I can honestly say... “I can’t make this stuff up” I visit homes and teach on the spot – I show tips and tricks, suggest design ideas and have even been to known to grab a tool from the car and fix stuff on the spot. I can’t help myself. I like problem solving and problem preventing too!! A new client inspired this newsletter because she is the ideal HIP Chick. She’s eager to learn, ready to listen and ballsy enough to try Doing It Herself. And she is from Britain, so I could listen to her all day! We meet few weeks back for a design consult. She wanted to update her kid’s bathroom but keep it on a budget. The goals – change the vanity, medicine cabinet, lights, re-caulk the tub and paint the room. She had gotten estimates over $2000. Crazy. So much of this she could do herself, with a little instruction and hands on help! First step was the painting. I went to her home and reviewed how to prep, what wall patch products to use, and
Hey Peeps. Happy Valentine's Day. I hope you have a moment to share some sweetness today with your family, friends and with yourself. Love yourself and others will love you too! Now about DIY.
Inspiration I gotta share something personal that my family took part in this weekend. It was so inspiring and I hope it inspires you as well. I told you all about my brush with
Water leaks and plumbing related floods can cost thousands of dollars to repair. From washing machines with busted hoses to leaking water heaters, it can happen in a heartbeat. It is vital that you