Outdoor Furniture Materials: 50+ Pros & Cons!

Here's a list of materials commonly used in outdoor furniture, along with their pros and cons: WOOD: Pros: Natural and aesthetically pleasing. Durable and long-lasting if properly maintained. Can be refinished or painted to change appearance. Cons: Susceptible to rot, decay, and insect damage. Requires regular maintenance such as sealing and staining. Can be more expensive compared to other materials. ALUMINUM: Pros: Lightweight and easy to move. Resistant to rust and corrosion. Low maintenance and…

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Outdoor Sink: Don’t Avoid These 3 Genius Must-do’s to Choose the Perfect Basin!

Looking for the best outdoor sink ideas? Whether it's just a simple garden sink, outdoor sink station, or a full outdoor kitchen sink you need, we're sharing our 3 smart sink-choosing tips & how you can avoid mistakes we made! Years before we had one, I thought having an outdoor sink was an unnecessary waste. Something fancy people who didn't know any better added to their outdoor spaces just because they'd seen it on some…

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Ceiling Drying Rack: 10 Pros & Cons of a Laundry Pulley System!

The house we've been living in the past month (in an unnamed European location😆) has a small laundry room with a ceiling drying rack that pulls down, a.k.a a laundry pulley system for drying clothes, a clothes airer...choose your preferred name!🤗 This setup is supposed to make use of your overhead space for hang drying clothes...but does it deliver in real life? I'll go over my 10 pros & cons down below, but real quick,…

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See Inside Our Specially-designed Vanity Drawer Interiors!

Do you want to maximize every inch of your vanity storage? Yes, please! Want to fit everything into your vanity? We did, and we're showing you exactly how we did it with 18 full-color pages of tips, ideas, designs, & more! What to do vs what to avoid! Interior photos of our vanity storage drawers & shelves (for both him and her)! Want to see how we did the rest of our drawer interiors? Download today! See…

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The Complete List of Closet Design, Layouts & Must-haves!

From messy & small to spacious & organized! Our closet was small and narrow, yet we turned it into a Closet Paradise! (You an also see the awesome design we did in our 2 other bedrooms!) How?   We walk you through each step of the way in a series of posts about our bedroom closets!👇 ***PS: For a limited time, you can grab our closet plans HERE!👈*** #1. "Finding Extra Closet Space" (Our original post…

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Kitchen Remodel: 101 Things You Don’t Want to Forget!

Unless you've remodeled a kitchen yourself before, you probably aren't yet aware of ALL the things you'll need to consider before you start. So let's get down to it!😊 Here are 101 things you do NOT want to forget about: Final planned kitchen size and dimensions Layout and flow (including pass-throughs) Lighting Color scheme Flooring Wall finishes Ceiling finishes Windows Doors Trim and molding Countertops Backsplash Cabinetry style Cabinet hardware Drawer pulls Cabinet organizers Pantry…

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19 Days in Madeira: Exploring Portugal’s Atlantic Island 1,000km Off the Mainland!

By the time we left Madeira after nearly three weeks, there wasn't much we left "undone" on this surprisingly large island—and Madeira was only meant to be a quick stopover for us! Why? Well, Matt and I originally planned for our family to be living in the Azores to start off our winter, then I wanted to move on to experience living in the Canary Islands for awhile (off the coast of Africa). My reasoning…

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Laundry Cabinet: Variations on Our Design!

We've created our Laundry Cabinet Plans so that they're customizable not only to your height, but also to your specific space dimensions and more! To give you some examples, we're showing you two variations from people who downloaded our Laundry Cabinet Plans and customized them to work for what they needed, not just from paint color but to the configuration as well... ...so we wanted to show you to give you ideas of what's possible!…

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Dry Me a River: 7 Perks of a Built In Countertop Drainboard!

Love having a place by your sink for dishes to dry but don't love the plastic dishracks or metal drainboards available out there? Then you may want to consider a built in countertop drainboard next to your kitchen sink! Admission: I've never owned a separate drainboard. For years, I dried dishes on a towel by the sink. (Which I could see wasn't of the utmost efficiency. The towel would eventually get full of water from…

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