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Every home reaches a point where it starts to show it’s age. Well, our house is at that point. Our palace is almost twenty years old, and boy is it time to give it a little botox to keep it looking fresh and new. A few months ago, we upgraded our guest bathroom sink, mirror and lighting. The space now needs those final finishing touches to bring it to life! Even if you do not makeover your space you can transform it in minutes by implementing a few simple upgrades such as new hardware and accessories.


You don’t need to call in a contractor and spend a lot of money upgrading your bathroom. There are simple fixes that can transform a bathroom space into a beautiful oasis and bring it right into 2019, such as your hardware.

One thing that was dated in my bathroom was our door handle. It screamed early 1990! I wanted something to coordinate with the upgrades we completed a few months back in our bathroom. Clean and modern was the look I was going for, and I found it with this beautiful chrome door handle. Something about chrome just says “new and fresh”. I immediately fell in love and now it feels like you are walking into a luxury hotel every time you open the door!

A 10 minute project has removed years from this one area in our bathroom. I also wanted to add a door hanger for guest to hang their robe or clothing. Because this is a smaller bathroom, I needed to use my vertical space to keep the bathroom from feeling cluttered.


Adding the special touches is always the fun part, especially in my guest bathroom. It gives me the opportunity to make our guest feel as if they are at their own personal spa. Every spa needs a plush robe, and this was the perfect addition to my new hook.

I love an all white bathroom, but something about mine was saying it needed a pop of color. Lately, I have been loving implementing the color green in my white and grey color scheme. I found this beautiful artwork called “Watercolor Leaf” that provided the perfect “pop” needed in my stark bathroom.

A great way to bring color into your space is with plants. I love how this vase coordinates with my artwork and overall theme for the bathroom.

When I am refreshing a space in my home, I always love to think about my senses and incorporate something into the space that will bring pleasure to not only my sight but to my senses of touch and smell. This candle warmer was the perfect addition to my bathroom to bring a beautiful scent to the space, along with a soft bathmat to enhance the experience of touch in the space. Not only is it the perfect grey, it is the perfect size for my bathroom counter.

It only took a few minutes of my time to bring my bathroom to life! Such little effort to bring value to our home.

Before After

Check out Home Depot to upgrade your space. They have a wonderful selection of beautiful hardware to fit any style and budget.

I often see interior design trends and fall in love, meaning I just have to have it! However, having a builder or contractor come out to my house each time I want something doing can get a little expensive, which has lead me to become a master of DIY! Most of the renovations in this home have been completed by myself with the help of family and friends because not only is it more affordable, but I get a sense of satisfaction after completing a job. Of course, we’ve used sites like and the advice of professionals when it comes to completing a renovation so that we’re not working blind but so far, every DIY I’ve done has gone better than expected.

One of my all time favorite home DIY project as been our media room. Mike (my husband) and I decided a few months back to transform our guest room into a media room. We love for our home to function for us every day and having two guest bedrooms just did not seem logical for our lifestyle. It was one of the best decisions we have made in our home. This room such a fun space, and perfect for entertaining.

One thing that was crucial to us was ensuring that we maintained the value in our home. We did not want to make any permanent changes to the space that would prevent us from changing it back to a bedroom if we needed to do so. You will have to check out my video to see how we created this bar area that is removable.

Blessings & Love

It has been several months since we completed the makeover on our living room. From visiting stores similar to Bazaar Velvet: Handcrafted Designer and Custom Rugs from London, UK, to shopping online, we’re so proud of how everything has come together. It took a while, but it was all worth it in the end. It is the perfect time to share my tips on decorating a living room space. From

Mike and I enjoy this space in our home. Before the makeover, it was bland and uninviting. Now it is our beautiful, relaxing space thanks to products byBESPOEK chairs. We love to sit in this room and talk about our DIY adventures with getting the space in order. There were loads of things that we looked at for getting such as this gloss tv unit. When it comes to buying furniture, you would not believe how much choice there is though. So let’s move into my tips.

Have Fun With Doing-It-Yourself

The beautiful thing about being a homeowner is that you can have fun and save money doing projects around your home. Mike and I we are very adventurous when it comes to trying to projects around the home. Our thought is that even if we make a mistake, we can always keep at it until we get it right.

The built-in cabinet in the living room is the bottom half of an old china cabinet we purchased off of Craiglist. Mike added the top portion, and together it is a beautiful focal point in the space.

Another fun DIY that we completed was our coffee table in which we made it out of picture frames. I made one of these tables several years ago, and it was such a hit with family and friends. With this space, I knew I wanted to create another table. It is such a conversation piece and works perfectly in the space. Be sure to check out my tutorial on how I made this table.

Add Color

I know some of you are surprised with me encouraging you to add color to your space. Although my home is very neutral, I do incorporate color in minimalist ways. Some of these ways are by greenery and accessories that are easily interchangeable such as decorative pillows and throws.

Incorporate Entertainment

A living room is a space that you and your family should enjoy. For some families, this is sitting in the living room watching a great movie. For others, it may be relaxing with a great book and a nice cuppa. When it comes to making the most out of your living room, good lighting could be very important especially if you have opted for darker colors. You may even want to get some new ceiling lights for the lounge so you can really engage with your book. It will also provide you with more space to decorate your room. Whatever you do, make sure that the room is suitable and decorated accordingly. I purposely do not have a television in our living room. I want that space to be the place in our home where we engage in enjoyable conversations while listening to our favorite music.

When decorating and organizing your living room space, I encourage you to make it your beautiful, relaxed haven. We may not all have the same taste in decor, but I would dare to say that many of us do share the same desire to feel relaxed, happy and safe in our home. Please enjoy my video in which I give you a tour of my living room. I hope the tips that I shared were helpful to you.

Blessings & Love

I am officially obsessed with the fall season!  So many of you who follow me on my Youtube channel “At Home With Nikki” may have seen the very first video that I ever made.   In that video I shared how to make a teacup lamp.  Well recently I made another lamp with a fall inspired theme.  It was so much fun and I just had to share this fall DIY project with you.   I hope you will enjoy the video tutorial.  





It is that time again!  Time for your weekly home tips.  These are the tips that I have tried this week.  Watch the video below to see how they all worked out.  You just may find something that will help you around your home.   Hope you enjoy! 


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I just love decorating my home for the Fall season.  Decorating on a budget is even better!  Today I wanted to share with you some of my tips for decorating for the Fall season on a budget.  There are so many creative ways to make your home feel festive and beautiful without breaking the bank.  I hope you will enjoy the tips that I share in the video below.  Happy Fall Decorating!






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