When we got our piano, we did a few things that helped to give it a more updated look that fit our house. Within a few hours and about $120 bucks, we had a beautiful refinished piano that has become one of my favorite pieces of furniture in our house. It is so much fun to decorate for every season and has been the perfect addition to our house. Here is what we did to update our piano.
One of the simplest renovations that we did was add an accent wall in our living room. Our living room is one of my favorite before and afters. It doesn’t even look like the same room! We have not invested a ton of money into our living room but the small changes that we have made, have made all the difference. It is amazing what some paint and a little creativity can do.
When my husband and I first moved into our new home, one of the first renovation projects on the list was our kitchen floor. The tile was in good shape but the color clashed with the rest of our decor. My first thought was that we should rip all of the tile out and replace it with new tile. However, as we looked at our long list of projects, we realized that we didn't really have the money or the time to replace all the tile. Here is a picture of what the tile looked like when we moved in.
Are you looking to update your kitchen but don't want to spend a fortune on countertops? We were in the same place when we moved into our first home. We knew that we would need to replace the countertops but we didn't want to spend our whole renovation budget on countertops. As I researched cheaper countertop ideas, I came across butcher block countertops and fell in love with them. Not only do they have a modern look but they are super durable. It has been over a year since we installed them and we still love them. From our experience, here are some helpful tips, frequently asked questions, benefits and drawbacks to butcher block countertops.