Last weekend for Mother’s Day we visited my parents. After a lovely meal and a few exchanges of cards and presents we decided to attempt making a Vintage Chicken Waterer Light Fixture. What else do people do on Mother’s Day other than head out to the shop and make something? Supplies Needed One Vintage galvanized… Read More Vintage Chicken Waterer Light Fixture
Insulation is more than hot or cold, insulation can save you big bucks. After fixing the issues with the new windows, (caulking really does seal out the air-duh) I decided to have someone look at the insulation in the attic inside my house. My Dad and I just weren’t sure about it having enough insulation. In… Read More Insulation can save you big bucks!
I have decided that I don’t think that you can ever have too much shiplap! I mean, think about it. Shiplap is wonderful! Although I do feel it is a little trendy, which I am normally not a fan of, I think it is going to be around for a while. And since the teenage… Read More Shiplap Accent Wall
Every day, sometimes multiple times a day, I use my garage door. To park the car, to do various projects (because it also serves as my workshop area) and even to put things in the garage attic – that is a super fun task because you get to pretend you are a contortionists preparing for… Read More Garage Door Makeover
It is amazing to me what a little bit of dirt and new sod can do to totally transform a home! Recently we took on some of the outside projects because, well we have spring fever and the weather has been downright gorgeous! The old saying, the grass is greener is so incredibly true! Because… Read More The Grass is Greener
After dealing with a variety of contractors on this house project I feel that I should share a few tips that I have learned along the way! I am by no means an expert, but I do feel that I am experienced enough in dealing with contractors to share Top Essential Questions you should consider… Read More Contractors
We did a little decorating this weekend with our almost finished bathroom makeover by creating these awesome, and easy industrial farmhouse shelves. When I say easy, I honestly didn’t know how easy this project was going to be and if I would have known then I would have done it a lot sooner than this!… Read More DIY Industrial Shelves – Take less than an hour total
Simple DIY for Adding Window Shutters Ever drive past those beautiful expansive estates that have been meticulously well kept? Every detail seems to be in its proper place. That is not my house. Yet. Well…maybe never. Today on Simple Southern Life we are tackling the easy task of DIY shutters for our recently painted garage.… Read More Shutter Up – DIY Window Shutters
Mint chocolate chip is an ice cream flavor, not a color for a garage! … Read More More than fifty shades of gray!
A year ago we were running errands and walked into PetsMart looking for supplies for our fish tank. This was the latest of hobbies of my teenage son. In we go for fish and out we come with a dog! An adorable Bichon-Doodle dog! What? Yep, you read that right. We went in for fish… Read More Simple Southern Life – Bichon Birthday Bash