Category Archives: Designed Rooms

Hi GUYS! I’m so excited to F-I-N-A-L-L-Y share this blog post with you! Remember this Formal Living Room?Pretty much a useless, wasted space. Never got used. Why have formal couches that you’re never going to sit on? Plus . . . I got over how busy this space was. WAY TOO MUCH STUFF . . […]

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  • Julie Bro - ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ You’re so talented! I can’t wait until I can afford for you to come do the Bro house! I honestly have never seen anything better in home design then everything that you do!ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - AWWWW Julie! Thank you!!! You’re the one with the talent though! You blow me away! My heart has been set on brick since you did it at your house! I wish I could’ve been talented enough to actually paint the individual bricks like you did!ReplyCancel

I’m on a roll with posting! Woot Woot! So, now that you’ve seen my DIY Restoration Hardware inspired desk, My RH Chair, and Recovered Chaise . . . It’s time to show you the wall treatment for my office & RH inspired lighting! Since I don’t mess with electrical stuff . . . I relinquished […]

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Hi everyone! Well I’ve been a busy person since the bathroom remodels! I have been building away! Bookcases, sofa tables, desks, etc . . . So I have tons to share! In the meantime I wanted to show you all the redecorating we’ve done this year! Believe it or not, while all of the bathroom renovations […]

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Hi guys! Since I’m on a roll with posting about all the projects we conquered the last 6 months, I figured now would be a good time to share the smaller bathroom renovation I did! So while hubs was working on the shower Reno See that POST HERE I went ahead and put on my building […]

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  • Sarah - Love this!! Can you post a link of the farmhouse light fixture you bought on Amazon? Thanks!!ReplyCancel

  • Stasha - LOVE it! Can you post the link to the light fixture from amazon?ReplyCancel

  • MeBu - Your powder room looks fantastic. I am almost done with a vanity from Ana White’s plans as well but was stuck on what to do with the walls. I love the shiplap! What material did you use for the walls? Love your granite too, what a find!ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - Thank you! check out my post “Shiplap Wall” That post gives all the details as far as materials and installation steps.ReplyCancel

  • Susan Mitchell - What color did you paint the shiplap? And what size boards did you use?ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - I love this! It’s exactly what I want to do in our small bathroom. What are the dimensions for the vanity?ReplyCancel

  • Surene - Hi – lovely job!
    Where did you get your faucet?ReplyCancel

So now that you’ve seen the shower area completely done, To see that Post . . . CLICK HERE It’s time to show you rest of the bathroom Reno! All of it !!! The Good, The Bad . . . The UGLY. By the end of this post you’ll see how I ended up in the hospital for a […]

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  • Suzanne - Another beautiful project! You always amaze me with what you take on, and accomplish so well. I’m so sorry to hear about your accident. That must have been quite scary!

    Do you paint pieces for others? If so, how might I get a price?ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - Thank you! Yes was a scary fall! Glad everything healed up ok though! Yes, if your in the Phoenix metro area I can handle refinishes for you. Email me pictures and approx dimensions of your item and I’ll get you a quote! Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Johanna - Dear Ruthie, what a beautiful, beautiful job you did on this bathroom reno. I love all of your choices and especially love the concrete counter and the frames on the mirrors. Thank you for sharing the pics and the details! Very sorry to hear about your accident, but sounds like it could have been much worse, thank Jehovah it wasn’t!ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - Thank you so much! Yes I’m thankful I walked away from it and was able to heal instead of having permanent damage! Now I’m back to building and doing what I love!ReplyCancel

  • Rochelle - Where did you get those tin/lantern lights that are over the vanity?? I’m looking for something very similar to that for my new house! Thank you!!ReplyCancel

  • Joy - Can you tell me where the rug came from? Thx!ReplyCancel

  • Shelie - Love love love it!!! All of it! Glad you are feeling better though 🙂 where did you get your rug and shower curtain??ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - Thank you! Rug is from Target, Shower curtain is from Home GoodsReplyCancel

  • Jane - You poor thing! That was quite a fall. Hope you made a full recovery. My ribs hurt just reading this! Thanks for the tutorial, the bathroom looks great. On the positive side… Your silicone should wash up nicely 🙂 great job your amazingReplyCancel

  • Freedom - Hi! I love the vanity lights. Curious are they the only lights in room? If so, do they provide enough light with the dark shade?ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - Yes the vanity lights are the only lights and they are plenty bright, the shade doesn’t affect the lighting.ReplyCancel

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  • Sunshine - Love love the finished counters! What paint did you use on your cabinets? And did you prep/sand first? Thanks in advance!ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - Thank you! I used dunn edwards white paint. I cant remember the color sorry. I did a light sand and primer. Then applied the paint.ReplyCancel

  • Heidi - What is the paint color on the wall? Love this bathroom. It’s beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Kyni - What flooring do you have in your bathroom?ReplyCancel

  • Debbie Lee - Can you please tell me how you finished the look on the mirror frame?ReplyCancel

  • Connie - Absolutely Stunning!!! In process of buying new home& i Have to do this…minus the fall..?ReplyCancel

  • Jen - Could you tell me the maker of your sinks and what size they are? Thanks!ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - The link to the sinks is on the post. Click on the picture of the sink.ReplyCancel

  • Brenda - Like Jen I am interested in knowing the brand of your sinks in this post. When I click on the picture of the sink, it does not show the link, nor take me there. Any chance you could just respond so I don’t have to search Amazon for hours? 🙂 Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Raylene - How did you do the frame around the mirrors? What stain/paint colors did you use? I absolutely love them!ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - I built the frames as shown in pics and then stained Minwax provincial & Driftwood stain.ReplyCancel

  • cory - hello i was wondering if you still had the exact names of the tile and accent tile you used i would like to find the same ones, thank youReplyCancel

  • Robyn Elmslie - Hello, love the project . Also love your floors. What product and color do you have on the floor?ReplyCancel

  • The Cabinet Man - Love the whole bathroom, especially what you did with the mirror frames. Amazing job!ReplyCancel

  • Carmelle - Where do you get the light fixtures from pleasE? Thank you! Beautiful job!ReplyCancel

  • Becca - I am doing this project this weekend and I have a couple questions: How are your edges/sides holding up where you had spacing between the wood and the cement board? Did you caulk around/below the sink to keep water from going under the sinks?ReplyCancel

    • Ruthie - edges are fine and yes I caulked around the sink with a clear silicone.ReplyCancel

  • Blythe - I was just wondering where you got your mosaic tile and what it is called.