Mark & Theresa Clement

Mark and Theresa are a DIY-obsessed couple. As a licensed contractor and certified color expert, these two are teaming up to share DIY and home makeover tips on their blog and online show, MyFixitUpLife.

Mark & Theresa's Inspiration

Vibrant color mixed with rustic style

Mark & Theresa's Latest Post

6 top secrets for painting small spaces, doors, and trim

We love the quick boost of happy that painting small spaces and small projects with fresh color. A new paint color has the magic touch of quickly… Read more »

December 7th, 2016

2 DIY projects from 1 set of dining room chairs

Hers & His pallet DIY projects: We upcycled old dining room chairs into benches Theresa’s pallet ideas are always more awesome than I think they’ll be…. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration

December 7th, 2016

Tips for adding a light paint on dark color wall.

It is easier than you might think to acheive a favorite light paint on a dark color wall. We love strong, bold, confident colors and the statement they… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dining Rooms, How to Paint

October 18th, 2016

Pumpkin Painting Ideas: What’s the Deal with Teal?

Pumpkin painting ideas are so fun. So when we learned about the Teal Pumpkin Project, my son Jack and I jumped at the chance to do something to make… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

September 9th, 2016

These Tips Make Painting Ceilings and Walls Easy

Painting is so much easier if you know a few tricks. No matter what colors you choose for painting ceilings and walls, the biggest time saver—and mark… Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project, Videos

August 12th, 2016

DIY Trick: Painting Brick and Stone

Painting brick or stone can seem challenging, but it’s an easy-ish DIY project if you have the right paint and tools. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, How to Paint, Living & Family Rooms

July 8th, 2016

4 Coastal Living Trends That Capture the Sea Breeze

Coastal living decor goes way beyond gluing seashells to vases—it’s about capturing that seaside style where you can almost feel the salty breeze… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Nurseries

June 24th, 2016

Classically Modern Wall Art Inspired by Dorothy Draper

Bold colors mixed classic design are two of my favorite elements to combine in a room’s interior. Wall art is like a magic fairy dust in a room,… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

June 1st, 2016

How I Painted a Minecraft-Themed Wall Mural

Making a wall mural makes me happy, but there also are two semi-practical reasons for this project: 1) My 7-year-old Jack is obsessed with Minecraft. 2)… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

May 9th, 2016

Masculine Paint Colors: The Key to Budget-Friendly Luxury

If you are looking to create a sophisticated on-trend style without maxing out your budget, consider my new favorite design style that I call ‘masculine… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Inspiration