Handmade gifts are one of my most cherished things. When someone spends time creating me the perfect gift, it means more to me than if they were to have bought me the most expensive gift around (except maybe an Audi R8, I'd jump in front of a bus for one of those.) Creating the perfect...Read More
The powder room is small. At only about 4' wide and 8' long, with a closet jutting into it, it's practically miniscule. To even be able to fit into the room, a vanity was vetoed for a pedestal sink. It's great for the flow of the room, but offers no storage, and barely a surface...Read More
We at the Storefront are mantel-less home owners. As such, come fall or winter, we are the only blog on the entire internets to not have a decorated mantel. No really, find me another home/decor blog without a mantle post this week. Never to be left out, we tend to decorate the front porch (with...Read More
As we continue to push ahead with the backyard reno, I am starting to think about the smaller details. Accessories, lighting, flowers, furniture etc. We are currently happy with our outdoor chairs, but the rest of our outdoor furniture leaves a lot to be desired. We were using a old chipped green table with a...Read More
Nothing says housewarming like lighting things on fire... right? It is called houseWARMING after all.No no, this post isn't about burning your friends house down, but I will show you how to warm it with a small (controlled) flame. Meet my adorable housewarming gift idea; the DIY Housewarming Candle Holder. (more…)...
Most home projects are practical. Fixing something that is broken. Improving something that will make your daily life better. Increasing property value etc. Then there are projects that are none of the above. They are the impractical high heels of the home world. Did you need them? No. Are you going to wear them to walk the...Read More
Generally our projects tend to go fairly smoothly. We plan and prep a ton, and usually stay on budget and don't have many delays. However, it's not always sunshine and roses. We too can be plagued with reno stress and generally a whole lot of crap that doesn't go right. This weekend the basement project fell...Read More