DIY Teardrop Camper Build- Becoming Tear Jerkers

Build Your Own Teardrop Trailer- Camping on site

Avid airplane enthusiasts, Jim and Julie decided this year they would attend Airventure at Oshkosh in Wisconsin, but they couldn’t find a hotel for 200 miles! Upon advice that camping would be their best bet, they decided to put their talents to work and build a teardrop camper to tow behind their vehicle. Perfect for just a small campsite. Because…you know…when you can’t find a hotel room, you build a camper! Doesn’t everybody? :-)

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Faux Brick Wall – Video of The Month

Faux brick wall installation and finish

A Faux Brick Wall In One Afternoon? Sure! This month, we put in a faux brick wall as part of our bedroom suite remodeling project. Here’s a quick how-to video for doing a light finish on it. We used Faux Brick Wall Paneling 4×8 foot sheets. Cut and mounted them …

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Video of the Month-Mobile Home Decorating Ideas Video of the Month

I was randomly searching the Internet today and looking for interesting videos about mobile homes. So, I clicked on this one and half way through, I realized I was looking at a picture of our own kitchen remodel! Thanks to Stunning Home Design Decor Ideas for compiling so many wonderful …

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Video of the Month- Plywood Plank Flooring Preparation

Prepare Plywood for Plank Flooring

Recently, we saw some great pins on about using plywood to install farmhouse style, rustic plank flooring in your home. We love this idea, and after 20 years of installing laminate flooring in every room (sometimes more than once!), we are ready for something new and interesting. We created a video to show you how we prepared our plywood to be used for this purpose.

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Video of the Month- Bathroom re-do- No more wall strips! Video of the Month

Check out this video we’ve chosen for our Video of the Month. A nice, low cost bathroom remodel with removal of wall strips. Some easy alterations here to keep within your budget. There’s a lot you can do with existing features by resurfacing rather than replacing. I like the way …

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I Saw The Light- The Story of A Lantern

Cottage Lantern with Pull chain

Recently Several months ago, I shared a couple of posts about our living room remodel. In some of the images were lanterns that we installed. Many of you have inquired about those lanterns so I decided it was time they had a post of their own. I have never been …

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Mobile Home Living Room Remodel- The Finale

Finished knotty pine living room.

So, you checked out our post “Mobile Home Living Room Remodel- Episode 1, and you’re bugged that we didn’t include the final pics of the finished project in the first post, eh? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Instead of sharing these pics in a gallery right away, I’m …

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Can I Paint My Mobile Home? Yes I Can!

New Coat of Paint

Sooooo many months ago, I posted on our facebook page that we were getting ready to have our double wide painted.  People asked me to share our experience, and soooo many months later, I am finally getting around to telling you all about it! After 17 years of remodeling the …

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Reader Question- Windows

  Recently, a visitor wrote: Just beginning to remodel our 1983 Double wide. Haven’t read all your posts yet. We need to replace narrow windows with large ones or sliders to outside and new wraparound deck. Have you had luck with either of these projects yourself? great site, I look …

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