There’s really nothing like a good home “before and after”. With all of us at home more often, perhaps you’re hoping to tackle a small home project or wondering if you can finally install that hardware or appliance you’ve been dreaming of. The key, according to renovation renegade, Claire Thomas, is in knowing your own boundaries. We asked Claire to define the projects she thinks of as workable DIYs versus those you should definitely hire a professional for and she dished out the below with experienced clarity!
Floating shelves. The kitchen shelves and the bar were both DIY projects Yayo (my business partner for Oeste Home) took on. They took about a day to do, and turned out fabulous.
A Fountain! Yayo’s parents installed an epic hillside fountain with items from Home Depot in one weekend. It’s now the highlight of the lower patio, with bunnies, road runners, quail, and squirrels using it as a watering hole.