Retractable pergola

Retractable Shade Pergolas

We have a beautiful deck that we had constructed five years ago when we moved into this house. Unfortunately, at that time, we didn’t realize how much sun we get throughout the day and evening. That deck has been mostly unused because the intense sun in the summertime. It’s so hot that we can’t even …

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small budget laundry room reveal

$300 Budget laundry room makeover

A budget laundry room makeover is such a fun DIY project. You can add color and style in a small space. I helped my brother and his wife (Neal & Asma) make over this small laundry room. This is a really easy laundry room makeover with no demolition. We worked with what we had. When …

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Small Laundry room organization tips

As I was making over my brother and sister-in-laws small laundry room, I needed to make their laundry room function for them. Their laundry room is 5×5 with majority of the space taken by the laundry machines. They are a family of 5 with 3 young daughters. Here’s some ways to make any laundry room …

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The easiest way to add sliding drawers to existing kitchen cabinets

Did you know you can take an IKEA drawer from the PAX system and retrofit it into your non IKEA kitchen? I was blown away too! If you’re dreaming of a custom kitchen cupboard, follow this tutorial. It’s much easier than it looks with no advanced tools. I don’t have a single drawer in my …

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IKEA Hemnes Shoe Cabinet Hack

You won’t believe how many people ask me where I got this beautiful shoe cabinet from. Their jaw drops to the floor when I tell them it’s from IKEA. Well, it’s an IKEA hack that I DIY’ed. It’s such an easy project that I think anyone can tackle it. One of IKEA’s key strengths is …

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Shiplap Bathroom Accent Wall

Vertical shiplap is such a huge design trend. It’s timeless and modern. Our small basement bathroom was in dire need of a good makeover. With no real design, no windows, and no natural light, I had to get creative bring this space to life. Vertical shiplap is a great feature wall for a bathroom and …

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How to Choose the Perfect Rug Color for Your Living Room

An area rug can be a great addition to any living room, not only for its functionality but also for its aesthetic appeal. A great area rug is cozy, plush and makes the space feel warmer and cozier. But with so many colors and patterns to choose from, selecting the right rug color for your living …

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Why I love Sherwin-Williams Pure White

Who knew that as you get older, you not only might have a favorite colour, you may also have a favorite shade of white. I know I do. I can’t get enough of Pure White SW 7005 by Sherwin-Williams. This is my paint color review for Pure White SW 7005. If you’re looking for an in-depth …

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ORC Moodboard

The first step in creating any DIY project, especially for room makeovers, is to put together a mood board. This is the map that will guide you to your finished product. This spring, I am participating in an online interior design event called the One Room Challenge. This event encourages participants to inspire and cheer each other …

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Free Eid Mubarak Printables and Cards for Kids

If you’re here, chances are you’re gearing up to get ready for Eid with your loved ones! Eid was always such a special time growing up. My mom would make keema, naans and my dad would wake us up at the crack of dawn for Eid prayer. I would grumpily ask him if I could …

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Studio McGee Living Room

10 Steps to Recreate a Studio McGee Living Room at Home

Everyone wants the Studio McGee living room style. Ever since they blew up on Netflix, it’s become a highly desired style. This spring, I’ve decided to participate in the One Room Challenge, an online interior design event meant as a way for participants to inspire and encourage each other in redesigning, renovating, and reawakening ONE …

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