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Building a New House

Ann’s DIY German Smeared Bricks

After German Smear on Pink Brick I can’t even tell you how much I love receiving before and after pictures of DIY projects from my readers.  These pictures are really making me want a brick house, because I just love the look of German Smear – Mortar Wash.  Ann generously typed up about how she did it and how it went, […] Continue reading →

How to German Smear your Brick!

after picture of brick german smear I’m so excited to share with you some pictures from @kristinbuckner on instagram who sent me some great pictures of how she “German Smeared” her brick. Here is how she did it:  She took a basic white mortar (she used Versabond white mortar) and mixed to a spreadable consistency.  She spread it on using a […] Continue reading →

Tin Ceiling Backsplash

tin ceiling tile backsplash- 2 I have to admit, I wasn’t planning on adding the tin ceiling backsplash to my white and gray kitchen.  It ended up being a solution to a problem.  I’m starting to realize, DIYers have to be good at problem solving….I should know, I do a lot of it.  Most of it comes from my own […] Continue reading →

Our New House!!

House tour - front of house with LP Smartside I can’t believe I’ve forgotten to post pictures of our new house that we had built by Morgan & Parker Builders.  I’m not even close to unpacking yet, although it’s been several months but I don’t want to stress over it and just enjoy life. So here are the pictures, I’ll post more as we […] Continue reading →