How To Affordably Cover Acoustic Tile Ceiling

  What to do about ugly acoustic tile on the ceiling? Many of you know we are moving super soon to our tiny cottage by the sea. We’ve sold our home and we’re making the big move. It was a romantic idea at first. As a cottage, it is simple and lovely. To live full time, […]

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Cottage Floors – Paint or Stain?

I need help. You guys are getting used to that right? Do we paint or stain our cottage floors? As we make plans to move to the cottage permanently we are trying to figure out what to do with the floors. I am designed challenged at times (and terrible at decision making). Paint or stain […]

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Cottage Pantry Organized On an Itty Bitty Budget

Guys, I really needed to get my cottage pantry organized. Like really really needed to get it cleaned up. When I told Mr. FPM we were going to work on it while we were on our March vacation break at the cottage he said “what pantry?” I had to remind him that the dark, messy, […]

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How to Plank and Paint a Wall on a Budget

Sixty bucks. $60. One hour buying the ship lap. One afternoon with hubby and his saw. One evening painting while watching 3 episodes of Fixer Upper. (I LOVE Joanna and Chip) And….done. Easy. Peasy. For real, this is a great way to add a bit of something-something to your space. You know I love a […]

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Easy Affordable Closet Door Solution

    Our cottage is tiny. It matches our renovation budget. But we needed “something” to hide the ugly closets. I ignored the situation until the final days of reno. I thought “hey, maybe I should tackle this”? What to do? We thought about bifold closet doors but there was very little clearance in the […]

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Budget Friendly Cottage Curtains

Hi Friends!Well, our cottage reno’s are under way, and wow thank you so much for the love from my post telling you about our crazy adventure and fixer upper! You can read that here if you missed it. I will warn you my reno pictures will be “as is” as we have just enough time […]

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