Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995 (Paint)

The last color my mom used in her house was Benjamin Moore’s Mocha Cream 995. Benjamin Moore describes this color as a soft gray with violet undertones. I, on the other hand, see more of a light taupe color. Either way, it’s a nice subtle, yet comforting, color that provides something different from the commonContinue reading “Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995 (Paint)”

Grasscloth Wallpaper- How to Do it Yourself!

Hammertime is reader supported. We may earn commissions off affiliate links. Thank you for your support! Grasscloth wallpaper is a style that has gained popularity in the last couple of years. What is Grasscloth wallpaper, you ask? Well, let me tell you! Grasscloth wallpaper is a textured wallpaper made up of different fibers (seagrass, bamboo,Continue reading “Grasscloth Wallpaper- How to Do it Yourself!”

Benjamin Moore Pleasant Valley 696 (Paint)

You may recall the post I did about the Garden Oasis paint by Benjamin Moore that my mom used in her house. It’s a beautiful darker green shade. She also used a similar lighter shade of this color in her bedroom… it’s called Pleasant Valley 696. It is a beautiful green hue with some silverContinue reading “Benjamin Moore Pleasant Valley 696 (Paint)”

Benjamin Moore Garden Oasis 699 (Paint)

My mom painted two bathrooms in her house a gorgeous green color. It’s called Garden Oasis 699 by Benjamin Moore, and it is a deep green shade (described as an “herb green” on the Benjamin Moore website). This shade provides a nice warmth to rooms painted in it. Check out the couple of bathrooms paintedContinue reading “Benjamin Moore Garden Oasis 699 (Paint)”

One Table, Three Different Colors- What Do You Prefer?

When you build something from scratch, you’re all caught up in the planning, buying of the materials, making sure things are cut correctly, actually piecing it together, etc. Once it’s done, the matter of painting or staining the project is a major thought process that you usually overlook… until it’s time to do it! MyContinue reading “One Table, Three Different Colors- What Do You Prefer?”

DIY Small Drawers Re-Do

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. My daughter with the farmhouse bedroom had a nightstand that she just kicked to the curb. It was one we got years ago that was originally light brown, and I had painted it coral/pink with turquoise handles to match herContinue reading “DIY Small Drawers Re-Do”

What Type of Paint do I Need?

It’s hard enough to decide on a specific paint color. Then you go to the paint store, and there are so many different TYPES of paints to pick from! How do you know which one you need? I wanted to inform you on the differences between types of paint that there are! Paints have differentContinue reading “What Type of Paint do I Need?”

Different Types of Sandpaper- When to Use What?

You may love the satisfaction of sanding down a rough piece of wood, or you may hate the entire sanding process. Either way, sanding is a big part of DIYing. There are several different types of sandpaper… but why? When do you use which kind? Hopefully this blog can help you determine what you need.Continue reading “Different Types of Sandpaper- When to Use What?”

30+ Items You Need When Traveling Internationally

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. My family and I are heading on an international trip this summer, and… well… it’s been a hot minute since I have traveled out of the country! I was trying to research what all we needed to take with us,Continue reading “30+ Items You Need When Traveling Internationally”

Turning a Former Shower into Shelving!

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. If you recall, we recently changed around my mom’s master bathroom by removing the garden tub and adding in a 6 foot shower in its place. We also removed the stand-up shower that had been there, and were planning onContinue reading “Turning a Former Shower into Shelving!”