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14 Tips for Assembling and Installing IKEA Kitchen Cabinets

Assembling and installing IKEA kitchen cabinets is not for the weak of heart; it’s no wonder some contractors refuse to do it. Today I’m sharing 15 DIY tips to help you get started! I will never forget the very first time the mister and I assembled IKEA furniture. Having just gotten married, we were dead-set on quitting our jobs […]

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Friday Favorites: June 24

Friday Favorites is a series where we share small, seemingly mundane moments from the past week – little details, often overlooked, that comprise this thing we call life. Renovating and decorating is peculiar business; one minute you’re obsessing over which brass cabinet knobs to purchase for your new kitchen, and the next you’re contemplating the superficiality and […]

Home Renovation Progress Report - Hardwood Floors

Home Renovation Progress Report: Hardwood Floors

If you are just now tuning in, the husband and I bought an abandoned 1930 bungalow. We’ve spent the past eleven (has it really been nearly a year?!) months working hard to once gain make it resemble a house. To catch up on our progress so far, feel free to browse all Bungalow Renovation posts. I’m starting to think that […]

How to Tile a Shower: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Tile a Shower: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you are just now tuning in, the husband and I bought an abandoned 1930 bungalow. We’ve spent the past eleven (eleven?!) months working hard to once gain make it resemble a house. To catch up on our progress so far, feel free to browse all Bungalow Renovation posts. Please forgive me for the brief hiatus on the blog. If […]

DIY: How to Tile a Bathroom Floor with Wayfair

DIY: How to Tile the Bathroom Floor

If you follow @FOXYOXIE on Instagram, you’ve likely already seen a few sneak peeks of a project I’ve been working on with Wayfair. Well, ladies and gentlemen, the day has finally arrived, and I’m SO EXCITED to share with you that part of our recently-tiled master bathroom is up on Wayfair’s blog, where I’m teaching you how to tile the bathroom floor – DIY […]

What to Expect When Refinishing Hardwood Floors: Before & After

What to Expect When Refinishing Hardwood Floors: Before & After

I love looking at “before” and “after” photos of the bungalow renovation. It recently occurred to me that I don’t share nearly enough “before” photos when blogging about the remodel, so before fully unveiling the refinished hardwood floors, I wanted to tease you with a sneak peek of the MAJOR PROGRESS this particular part of […]

Friday Favorites: June 10

Friday Favorites is a series where we share small, seemingly mundane moments from the past week – little details, often overlooked, that comprise this thing we call life. First things first, with a little persuasion (AKA bullying) from a friend, I finally joined Snapchat. I know, I know – I’m feeling like a total fool this morning […]

10 Stylish Black Sandals for Summer (Under $50!)

10 Stylish Black Sandals for Summer (Under $50!)

With the onset of warmer temperatures comes the excitement of all the places I’ll go, the summer outfits I’ll wear, the nature I’ll enjoy, the fun I’ll have – until I’m hit with the sinking realization that despite my best intentions, I once again waited until the last minute to find myself a comfortable yet stylish pair of flat, black […]

Tips for DIY Hardwood Floors Installation | FOXYOXIE.com

Tips for DIY Hardwood Floors Installation

For those that read the blog often or follow FOXY OXIE on Instagram (THANK YOU VERY, VERY MUCH!), you have watched as little by little our bungalow blossomed into a real house. But since it’s been a few weeks from the last progress report, I figured it was time for an update from the magical world of renovations. Since we […]

The Purple Sands of Big Sur's Pfeiffer Beach | FOXYOXIE.com

The Purple Sands of Big Sur’s Pfeiffer Beach

That another place could surpass the undisturbed, rugged beauty of Big Sur’s McWay Falls is nearly impossible, I thought to myself as we wound our way up Highway 1 towards the elusive purple sands of Pfeiffer Beach. We were celebrating our three-year wedding anniversary with a 10-day road trip up the coast of California. Having spent the […]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites: May 27

Friday Favorites is a series where we share small, seemingly mundane moments from the past week – little details, often overlooked, that comprise this thing we call life. If you shop at KOHL’s, I recently discovered a fabulous deal; I posted it on the FOXY OXIE Facebook page yesterday, but in case you didn’t catch […]

12 Things to Look Forward to After a House Remodel

12 Things to Look Forward to After a House Remodel

Let’s be honest: I am looking forward to living in a house that will not force me to make a gazillion daily trips up and down stairs. Seems trivial in the big scheme of things, but after nearly a year of living in a rental townhouse with two stories, I have gained a new appreciation for one-level homes. This […]