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Changing a Door Knob

When trying to decide what to write about first, I was debating among all the projects we’d done and the ones that we’re in the middle of right now (namely, the kitchen). I wanted it to be something approachable if this was your first project. The first thing I did when we moved into our…

Hello World!

Nice to Meet You (Insert Us Shaking Hands in Your Head)! Hi all! Welcome to a Girl’s Guide to Home DIY. I’m Lauren, a 33 year old nurse practitioner living in Alexandria, Virginia with my husband, Steve, and our mutt Sadie. I’ve fallen in love with making our 1950s brick duplex our own, as a…

Coming this Weekend!

Thanks for checking out A Girl’s Guide to Home DIY! I’m Lauren, a 33 year old nurse practitioner turned amateur DIYer. My husband and I own a small 1950s duplex in Alexandria, Virginia that was in decent shape when we bought it, but definitely needed some love and elbow grease to make it our own.…