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Friday Favorites: July 21

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. This week brought an unusual amount of renovation-related dilemmas. It seems not one decision – no matter how small – can be made without a domino effect of […]

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Budget-Friendly Brass Hardware for Your Kitchen (Under $5!)

Can we all put our hands together for Home Depot and this Liberty Hardware “Artesia” hardware that will soon grace our all-white kitchen? These exact beauties were $23 each at one retailer, and $6 each at another, and seeing how we would need approximately 30 – well, let’s just say I didn’t even bother bringing the idea up to the husband. Lord knows my penchant […]

Fireplace Makeover: Painting the Brick Fireplace White

Fireplace Makeover: Painting the Brick Fireplace White

We have finally gotten around to tackling the eyesore that is our fireplace. Progress is being made as we speak!  Here it is in all of its “BEFORE” glory. Quite a charmer, no? The pile of decaying leaves really adds a certain something to the space. As soon as we took down the separation wall to […]

Go Here, Not There - 10 Overrated European Cities

Go Here, Not There: 10 Overrated European Cities

A friend recently asked for recommendations on where to visit in Europe and how to manage money while traveling, and I was more than happy to share my personal experience with her – if only because it gave me a chance to remember that there was once a magical time in my life during which the […]

FOXYOXIE.com DIY Mirror Makeover- Stencil Your Favorite Quote on a Mirror

DIY Mirror Makeover: Stencil Your Favorite Quote on a Mirror

Add major character to your home with a DIY mirror tutorial, featuring an ornate mirror from Howard Elliott and a custom stencil from Stencils Online. The following statement may come as a surprise to some (you know, since I NEVER talk about Paris or my obsession with all things French), but if I could live anywhere in the world, it would be Paris. I cannot believe […]

FOXYOXIE.com - 14 Tips for Assembling and Installing IKEA Kitchen Cabinets

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 […]

Fireplace Makeover: Painting the Brick Fireplace White

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 […]