How to Tile Floors

If you ever had to pay someone to put in a new floor, you know the labor alone is really pricey. And let's face it, putting in a new floor is a quick way to make a whole room look more cohesive, brand new, and even larger! Tile is a great choice now, there are so many options, and it's not just for bathrooms anymore. Porcelain tile is being used in new builds throughout the home as an alternative … [Read more...]

Do It Yourself Floors

Next to your walls, the floor covers more square footage than any other place in your room. (Other than the ceiling, of course!) So paying attention to renewing your floors can make a huge difference in your decor. One of the biggest issues a small house can have are mismatched floors between rooms causing a disjointed look. Flooring that flows from room to room can visually expand the space. But … [Read more...]

Step On It! DIY Area Rugs, That Is…

It seems like area rugs get kinda ignored in the DIY world... There was a day when most peoples' area rugs were made by hand, usually from scraps of fabric, or recycled supplies and were meant to be serviceable and practical. They kept the floors warmer and more comfortable, and if one was lucky, added a little color to the room. Today it seems like an area rug can be one of the more expensive … [Read more...]