12 Days of Christmas Day- # 7 HOT COCOA BAR I have been waiting all week for the Hot Cocoa Bar ideas. I’m mad about them! A hot cocoa bar is my number one favorite holiday party. It’s a perfect buffet, a great starter for a holiday party, or the number one attraction for […]
From Fail to Fountain: Things to Consider when Building a Water Feature This is the story of our fail and how we turned it into a water feature. This isn’t the sort of story I wanted to have to write. I hate fails. Let me back up. I love reading about funny Pinterest […]
These 7 tips with turn your Pin Board projects into a reality Why do we need 7 tips to turn our projects into a reality? Ah, Instagram with your beautiful white kitchens, and perfect mid-century modern living rooms. Pinterest, how we love your quick tips for keeping our houses cleaner and making it easier […]
The Insider’s Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park for Families Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park is a part of me. Growing up in Colorado, we went to Estes Park every summer, savoring the slow winding drive up the mountain. We would stop to buy a cherry pie, or Indian fry bread from one […]
Tutorial for an Easy Circular Stuffed Animal Zoo I’ve been blessed with a daughter who loves stuffed animals—Webkinz specifically. She became a super-fan of these stuffed animals long after the Webkinz frenzy and gained a large collection by searching out sales and hitting the weekly garage sale. The problem with any large collection of anything […]
Complete Bathroom Remodel Tub to Shower Conversion Road Ah, tubs. We have a love affair with huge soaking tubs with jets, tubs with beautiful clawed feet. No one likes to think about the dark side of tubs, the small acrylic finish shower tub combos. These sad little tubs are still installed in practically every non-custom […]
How to add Beach Style to Your Home Beach style brings immediate calm to a room. Beach style is relaxing. You can almost hear Jimmy Buffet and smell the tropical flowers on the breeze. You feel like you’re on vacation. At least, that’s what I’m hoping. My son left our home to serve as […]
Pool storage is tricky. You need something durable that can withstand the elements. You also need something that’s not so airtight that you grow your own mold farm. I also wanted something that could hold a variety of items from goggles and sunscreen to towels and wet swimsuits. It was my son that made me […]
A tile tabletop is the perfect afternoon project. It’s simple, fast and satisfying. It’s a nice project for a notice because it will make you feel accomplished and you only really need to learn one new skill—using the tile cutting saw. If you’re a beginner, I suggest that you start by tiling a small tabletop. […]
A pergola offers shade and some furniture protection without the hassle of engineering the roof for run-off. Pergola patios are also budget friendly, and infinitely customizable. Your pergola can be built to fit your space and personal style. Living where it’s hot and sunny, the goals for our pergola included: Nearly full coverage sun protection. […]
HI! WE’RE KEVIN AND TRISHA
Two complete remodels, and one house flip under our tool belts–and we can’t stop. We design and build it all together: marriage, homes, vacations and kids.
We think everyone with a desire to build can create a home that’s perfect for your family. If you need encouragement, know-how or ideas, you’ve come to the right place.
We want to help you dig in and do-it-yourself!