I wanted to show off a downtown studio apartment worthy of its own Instagram, one that would reflect positively on my newfound existence as a young professional who is put-together and not a screw-up.
It seemed like there was nothing we couldn’t do with red lipstick and a glue gun, but a trip to the Halloween costume store reveals those days are long gone.
Mostly, when it comes to DIY projects, I either like to pay for what I need, ready to be used, or I just do without.
Some DIY projects are immense and impressive. Others merely help get you through the day without calling a locksmith.
For 10-plus years, I’ve taken a do-it-yourself approach to dealing with anxiety and depression.
With a little research and some home improvement store wandering, we settled on staining the concrete. If we hated it, at least it wouldn’t be expensive and could delay the big flooring purchase for a while.
“There has to be a way to recreate all those products if you really wanted them.”