DIY

You’ve Been Served

by Nicola on April 27, 2014

So, about 3 months ago I had written up that long post about how I made over our old dining room buffet and then it didn’t save and all was lost and I never wanted to write again. Not really. But then I decided to start on our staircase renovation, so instead of typing everything […]

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Milo’s New Advent Calendar

by Nicola on December 20, 2013

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A few years ago, I got this sparkly advent calendar for 3 dollars at a yard sale. It was really nice and doing it’s job, the only problem was that the compartments behind the doors were so tiny, that really nothing but a piece of chocolate or other unhealthy candy would fit in them. But […]

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Get Out!

by Nicola on July 6, 2013

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This year I was really determined to spend as much time outside as possible. Before I knew that it’s gonna be on of the wettest spring / summer in history. So instead of being trapped inside because of the cold, we are now banned from the outside by constant wetness. Rain, rain go away! Nonetheless, […]

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His And Hers Lamp Shades

by Nicola on February 26, 2013

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Phase 2 of the master closet makeover has officially begun: DIY-ing a bunch of accessories. Up first were the light fixtures. How these ancient light fixtures made it into our house that was built in the 90s is completely incomprehensible. They must have been rotting at the builder’s warehouse for decades before he decided to […]

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Fanciest Closet In Da House

by Nicola on February 16, 2013

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Before, I was just a messy and boring wire closet. Now I am much fancier, colorful, and organized. Check me out: And some more fancy schmanzy before-and-after pictures:     This is where we left you off last time: The first step in customizing our master closet was painting it a custom color. The reality […]

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Undoing The Mess

by Nicola on February 1, 2013

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Welcome back to LincNic’s home renovation show! After a 5 month baby break we are back in business. Not quite full force yet, but with a totally manageable project – our walk-in closet. I have been waiting to tackle this project ever since we moved in and am especially excited about it since  this is not […]

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Man Cave

by Nicola on July 31, 2012

Who would have thought that my man is so susceptible to advertising? When I picked up a paint swatch for our basement accent wall that was called “Man Cave”, he was all of a sudden so set on using that color even though it was way darker and brownish than what we were looking for. […]

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