Our Small Entryway Reveal
Welcome to our small entryway!
Before & After: Our Patio Extension Reveal
We’re so grateful to have a patio extension done because summer is just around the corner and the patio is where I’d like to be if the Texas weather isn’t too hot.
April 2023 Best Sellers
April 2023 Best Sellers – This is a monthly list of the items that are selling on my LTK account. These are the items that you are loving the most!
Outdoor Patio Sets | Currently Shopping
I’m on the hunt for outdoor patio sets! We had our patio extended…which means double the outside space. We bought this tall table and chairs from Lowe’s last summer, but it ended up being too big. The chairs weren’t level and the table was too large across. We threw it
How to Sand Detailed Wood on an Antique Couch
I used regular 60-grit sand paper to get most of the lacquer and paint off by hand, but I could get into the corners or in any of the details. And then I used the Dremel to help remove it from the recesses. I used the 431 Sanding Band 60
How to Strip the Paint From an Antique Couch | DIY
First Round of Stripping the Paint I first began the deconstructing and the stripping in September, but I wasn’t sure what I was doing. So I sent the couch away to get quoted and it was gone for about a month and a half. Since the only quote I received
Counter Height Chairs | Currently Shopping
We’re looking at upgrading our current counter height stools to something a little more substantial and comfortable. The foam is done on our current ones and my lower back hurts because I’m sitting on hard wood. They’re around six years old and I don’t want to keep them. We’d like
Apartment Therapy: the January Cure 2023
The January Cure is one of Apartment Therapy’s longest traditions of helping you reset your living space for the upcoming year. See how my progress stacked up this year while cleaning my home during The January Cure 2023!
5 Reasons why you should hire professionals to paint your home
Painting a home is one of the most important ways to maintain its beauty, value, and appeal. However, tackling such a task can be daunting and time-consuming.
6 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Insulation Now
Insulation has been an essential part of the home, even commercial and industrial buildings, for years.
Welcome to Hovel Sweet Hovel!
Like Home Sweet Home, but simpler. We’re designing a house into a home we love.
We’re the Kinsley’s and first-time home buyers discovering how to make our house a home. We’re designing a home we love and we’re learning as we go. We’d love for you to join us!
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