Enter to Win the #TruliHome $25K Giveaway

by Dinah Wulf
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I received compensation for this post as part of a promotional program with Trulia and MomSelect for the #TruliHome campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. Not many people know this about me, but I used to be in the Real Estate business for many years.  It was my career choice before I started blogging. […]

DIY Inspired Before and After Home Tour

by Dinah Wulf
Before and After Home Tour DIY Inspired

We have made a lot of changes to our home since we moved in in 2012. Since then, we have painted the interior and exterior, redone the floors both upstairs and downstairs, made over the balcony and patio, and made over the staircase and mantel. Phew! I have written all about it but thought I’d […]

DIY Inspired Patio Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Succulent Centerpiece for Patio

When we first bought this house, we knew that one of the first things we had to fix was the patio. It ALMOST didn’t pass inspection, as it leaned a little bit and the wood was rotted. We ended up hiring a contractor to do it. You can see the process and my tips for […]

My MyFixItUpLife Interview: Design for Poop?

by Dinah Wulf
MyFixItUpLife Interview

Who knew I could talk about poop for 20 minutes? Yes. Poop. I had the honor of being interviewed by Mark from MyFixItUpLife.  I was so nervous about this at first, but after we started I felt so comfortable and it came pretty easy to me…thanks goodness! The hosts, Mark and his wife, Theresa have […]

Our Staircase Makeover Before and After

by Dinah Wulf
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We have made some great progress on some updates to our home. Today, I wanted to share some before and after photos of our staircase makeover. Before I begin, here are a few other things we have done to upgrade our house so far. Living Room Makeover Reveal Front Door Makeover Before and After Half […]

Updates to Our Home

by Dinah Wulf
Mia's Room After

For the past several weeks we have been making recent updates to our home. I recently shared my living room makeover, my dining room makeover, our black front door, and our cement floors. BUT, that’s all downstairs; today, I’m excited to share the progress we have made on the stairs and upstairs as well. If you […]

Living Room Makeover Reveal

by Dinah Wulf
Living Room Reveal

I recently posted our dining room makeover reveal, and now I am finally ready to post our living room makeover reveal!  I know. I know. It took me long enough! As a reminder, what seemed like a hundred years ago, I posted the introduction to our new home.  I didn’t know it would take years […]

Apothecary Jar Collection Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
Apothecary Jar Collection Centerpiece

I have a massive dining room table. It’s eight feet long and cannot be folded down because it’s glass. We actually found the base, an old metal work bench with wheels, at an architectural salvage place in Los Angeles. You can see more pictures of it on my dining room makeover reveal. That being said, […]

Front Door Makeover Before and After

by Dinah Wulf
Front Door Makeover (1)

Sometimes it’s the small things that make a big difference.  I had no idea how expensive doors were until I actually had to look into buying one. My husband and I have made some modern updates to the house (see more below) when it comes to paint colors. I’m not very adventurous and seem to […]

Half Bathroom Makeover Before and After

by Dinah Wulf
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Today I wanted to share with you some Half Bathroom Makeover Before and After photos. I have had this bathroom finished for some time but I have hesitated to put up photos because there is no natural light in there! So bear with me, I’ve edited the photos as best as I could! Let’s start […]

Shabby Chic Office Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I have been a busy girl making some fun things for my friend’s shabby chic office makeover. As a recap, she wanted a colorful shabby chic and Anthropologie inspired office. These ideas and projects are also perfect for a home office or craft room! I started off by making some pretty Inspirational Wooden Signs from […]

Dining Room Makeover Reveal

by Dinah Wulf
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FINALLY! I have a room reveal! This month, will be our two year anniversary in this house and I have yet to do a room reveal.  I’ve shared our cement floors and our mantel makeover and a few painted rooms here and there, but today I’m really excited to share my dining room makeover reveal.  […]

Our Home Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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Well, if you’ve been reading this blog, you may know that we have been working on improving our home for the past year.  I recently shared our floors before and our floors cement after.  I also shared our brick mantel makeover and our patio makeover. Today, I wanted to share another home makeover, the exterior […]

Our Cement Floors After

by Dinah Wulf
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There’s a lot going on around our house lately! We painted the inside and outside of the house, remodeled the balcony, and updated our mantel.  Recently, I posted our floors BEFORE (ok it was over a month ago…where does the time go???)  we re-did them and finally I have gotten around to taking a few […]

Brick Mantel Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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This post may be a little premature but I am so excited to share my brick mantel makeover!  It’s not quite finished. We still need a cover for the front but I was too excited so I had to share it now.  We finished painting the inside of the house got new floors and baseboards…checking […]

Our Floor Before

by Dinah Wulf
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Gah! We did it.  We cleared out all the furniture downstairs to finally re-do our floors.  It was quite the task but thanks to some amazing friends we did it!  Now, our upstairs and garage is filled with furniture, mirrors, pictures, knick knacks, and toys.  It’ll be cramped in those spaces for a while, but […]

Tackling the Garage

by Dinah Wulf
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Tackling the Garage was written by guest author Jen Small and sponsored by California Closets.   After years of begging my husband to clean out our garage, I finally got sick and tired of hearing those famous words, “I’ll get to it, sweetie.”  I decided it was time for me to take things into my […]

Creating a Spa-like Zen in Your Bathroom

by Dinah Wulf
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This article, Creating a Spa-like Zen in Your Bathroom is sponsored by hello. All opinions are 100% my own. Having a clean, organized, and spa-like bathroom is really important to me.  This is because: 1) there is a peace to my morning routine that I love because my husband and I start our day talking […]

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