DIY: How to Frame and Build an Electric Fireplace

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Even before we even moved into our current home, my husband already knew he wanted to build a fireplace in our living room. The …

7 Tips for Maximizing Your Home Renovation Project

If you’re a homeowner, then chances are, you’ll probably plan at least some type of home improvement project in your life time. Planning a remodeling project can be both exciting and scary. Whether you’re doing your very first renovation or you’re a serial rehabber, every project comes with its own set …

20 Drool Worthy Modern Bathroom Lighting Ideas

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I can’t believe how quickly the holidays passed and now it’s already 2018! Well, new year, new home projects and goals, right? We’ve been …

Turning Up the Holiday Glam with Winter White Christmas Decorations

Now that Thanksgiving is over and the mayhem of holiday shopping in full swing, it finally feels like the holidays! I just absolutely love the holiday season, and as cheesy as it sounds, this time of the year just exudes joy and happiness and puts me in a such a great mood. …

Thanksgiving Table Settings for the Ultimate Dinner Party

Can you believe Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away?? I seriously don’t know where the year’s gone, but I can’t complain that my favorite season is here! Thanksgiving is about gatherings, a time for families, friends and loved ones to get together, give thanks for everything we have to be …

How I Did My Small Bathroom Makeover On a Budget

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Earlier this year, I decided to sell my condo. It was still somewhat of a bittersweet decision as it was the very first property I’d …

About Me

Welcome to A Modern Retreat! Do you drool over modern styled homes but gag at the hefty price tag that comes with it? I’m Stacy and that’s exactly how I feel when it comes to renovating and styling my home! While I love everything about modern interiors, from the open spaces …