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
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
One of the great things about restoring an older home is that you get to bring life into something that so many others have let go over the years. It is a very rewarding process. So far the biggest drawback has been that there are a lot of decisions to make, both big and small.… Read More Flippers Before Flippers Were Even Cool
Well, the day has finally come and we are embarking on a new adventure of a 1950s house with all of its quirks and charms. This day has been a long time coming and we both are super excited! Clearly, this excitement is after closing and before we have lifted any boxes! First, on the… Read More In the beginning…there was paint!