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Weekend Project: DIY Screen Replacement

Weekend Project: DIY Screen Replacement

If you have any furry creatures in your home, you may have a screen or two that look a little worn out. With Spring comes the perfect time to update the parts of your home that got a little beaten up over the winter. For us, it was the screens. We took advantage of the…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 05/30/2018 Megan is a recent homebuyer who is sharing her experience with us! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!
Add Some Curb Appeal to Your Home With an Easy DIY Custom Doormat

Add Some Curb Appeal to Your Home With an Easy DIY Custom Doormat

Just because you walk all over it, doesn’t mean your doormat can’t be stylin’.  Is your front door looking a little lackluster? Do you wish your stoop was a bit more of a showstopper? Are you trying to find the perfect housewarming gift for the BFF that already has everything? I’ve got two words for…

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By Sarah, 03/16/2018 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
The DIY Toolkit: Essentials for Every Project

The DIY Toolkit: Essentials for Every Project

If you’re a hands-on kind of person, you most likely enjoy do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. DIY projects are one of the easiest ways to liven up your space, and few things are more satisfying than successfully completing one. Further, there are DIY projects for every room including the bedroom, kitchen, and living room. You can organize,…

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By Kendra, 01/19/2018 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
How to Remove Old Wallpaper

How to Remove Old Wallpaper

Upon moving into a new house, it’s natural to want to make it yours through decorating and remodeling. One of the easiest ways to really own your space is by customizing the walls. Maybe you want to repaint the living room or add some nice embossed wallpaper to your powder room. In either case, you’ll…

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By Sarah, 10/02/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
DIY Home and Linen Spray Using Essential Oils

DIY Home and Linen Spray Using Essential Oils

Do you love essential oils as much as we do? For thousands of years, essential oils have been utilized for their many benefits–from cosmetics and dietary purposes to spiritual and religious uses. They can inspire, enhance your wellbeing, and purify your home. Topical application and aromatic diffusion are two of the most popular ways to utilize…

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By Sarah, 06/15/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Backyard

5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Backyard

With the warmest months of the year approaching, gathering with friends and family will be on your mind. This means pulling out the grill and getting your outdoor space ready. If you feel your patio or deck is a bit drab and needs a makeover, don’t fret. Here are 5 ways to brighten up your backyard…

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By Kendra, 06/02/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
How You Can Still Get Your ‘Fixer Upper’ Fix

How You Can Still Get Your ‘Fixer Upper’ Fix

“Are you ready to see your fixer upper?” If you’re a fan of Chip and Joanna Gaines (and their hit TV show, Fixer Upper), you might know this line by heart. You might wait patiently throughout the entire episode–through demo day, Chip’s shenanigans, and budget drama–just to see the big reveal. Yes, of course, we’re ready! you…

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By Sarah, 04/07/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Keep An Eye Out for Etsy Studio–It’s the DIY Lover’s Dream

Keep An Eye Out for Etsy Studio–It’s the DIY Lover’s Dream

for some, Etsy is a blessing…and a curse. The global creative commerce platform is home to handmade items, vintage goods, and craft supplies. From the simple to the simply strange, the global community of online shops is likely to have exactly what you need…and maybe things you didn’t know you needed…and maybe things that you really…

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By Sarah, 03/06/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Do-It-Yourself Image Transfer to Wood

Do-It-Yourself Image Transfer to Wood

If you’re into the cabin, farmhouse, outdoorsy feel when it comes to home décor then you’re going to love this project. Today, we’re going to tackle a DIY project and test it for you; we’re going to transfer an image to wood. I see it a lot on Pinterest and on various DIY blogs, but how…

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By Kayleigh, 02/27/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
10 Tips for Improving the Value of Your Home (on a budget!)

10 Tips for Improving the Value of Your Home (on a budget!)

Whether you’re looking to sell your home right away or simply thinking about the future, increasing the value of your home is never a bad idea. Getting top dollar for your home doesn’t have to break the bank—learn to improve the value of your home with these 10 budget-friendly tips: 1. Paint   A fresh…

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By Sarah, 10/30/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.