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DIY Diary

First hand DIY experiences, tips, and suggestions from an average DIY family!

This page has affiliated link. Read more about our policy, here. We are in a constant state of clutter, so here are a few of our favorite storage tips and ideas. Storage Coffee Table This is the exact coffee table we have in our living room, and we love it! We store all of our …

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This page has affiliated links. I will receive a small portion of the profit, if you click and purchase from these links. There is no additional cost to you! Some/All images come from Amazon.com to properly display the product. Hello, all! I hope you’re having a FABULOUS week so far! Today, I will be sharing my DIY shower refinishing experience! I have been wanting that new, glossy shine of a new shower wall since we moved in, but I did not want to …

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We all have things that we cannot live without. I have narrowed my list down to 4 things that I cannot live without. For me, this is easy, but it has not always been that way. For years, I didn’t know how to be content with the products I was using in my house and …

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According to the National Realtor Association, over 91% of homeovers look for a pre-loved home, rather than build a new home. This likely because of the many advantages of buying an older home. The timeline of purchasing a home is drastically shorter than that required to build a house. Though, new houses have a certain …

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Cabinets can be really expensive, especially if you have to replace an entire kitchen of cabinets. We don’t have the desire to fork out money for new cabinets, so I decided to test out a distressing technique on a Walmart cabinet in our bathroom. It turned out beautifully! I decided to refinish this specific cabinet, …

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Hello, all! If you have read my previous post, you will know that I have struggled hard with these countertops. The polyurethane chipped, yellowed, and overall, just let me down. I have experienced a range of emotions throughout this entire experience. I was ecstatic when my faux marble countertops came out looking like this: But …

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Non-Abrasive All Purpose Cleaner There is no doubt that cleaners like Comet can get rid of all grime and dirt. In my experience, abrasive cleaners can make tubs, tile, and countertops shine as if they were brand new. Abrasive cleaners can also strip finishes off products and cause deep, ugly scratches on delicate surfaces. I …

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Hello, all! One of the first projects my husband and I decided to tackle was our hideous bathroom countertops. The entire bathroom was a disaster, seeing as it didn’t even have flooring when we moved in, but I knew immediately the countertop had to go. Sadly, I completely forgot to take good before pictures of …

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