Emily Medlock

Emily Medlock is a freelance writer and author. Her heart lies in historical fiction, as well as mental health, home improvement, and all things geeky. Emily has been writing online for over five years. She's an advocate for the truth, empathy, and being yourself.
Shou Sugi Ban: Creating A Gorgeous Burnt Wood Finish Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Medlock, on July 29, 2021

Shou Sugi Ban: Creating A Gorgeous Burnt Wood Finish

There are many ways to decorate wood to make it stand out. The ways usually involve adding a layer of something to the wood or carving wood. But there are more unique ways, some of which involve burning wood to transform it. This technique is quite rare but it can be done the DIY way...

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Cal King Vs. King Sized Mattress – What’s the Difference? Full story

Posted in Bedding | by Emily Medlock, on July 28, 2021

Cal King Vs. King Sized Mattress – What’s the Difference?

At this point, almost the entire population has a mattress. Although some are sleeping on military-size cots, others are struggling with choosing a king-size bed. Because today, there are two king-sized beds.  King-size beds aren’t the only mattresses available. There are about a dozen different mattress sizes out there. However, today we are going to...

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DIY Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on July 28, 2021

DIY Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner

There are many household items and substances that prove useful in everyday situations. Salt, vinegar, and lemon are just a few of these substances that can be used for a variety of things around the house. But an even more powerful agent is hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is a great agent that can be used...

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What Is A House Centipede And Is It Dangerous? Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on July 28, 2021

What Is A House Centipede And Is It Dangerous?

Seeing a creepy-crawly running along your floor is never a good feeling. Even if you like bugs, most bugs are not wanted inside the house. They belong outside! So having an infestation makes you wonder what else is crawling around inside.  But worrying about centipedes shouldn’t ruin your day. In fact, you’ll soon find out...

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Ductless Heating And Cooling: The Mini-Split Heat And Air System Full story

Posted in Appliances | by Emily Medlock, on July 27, 2021

Ductless Heating And Cooling: The Mini-Split Heat And Air System

It doesn’t matter where in the world you live, there’s a good chance that you have a heating and/or cooling system. Those near the equator use cooling, those near the poles use primarily heat to stay warm.  However, the vast majority of homes have both a heating and cooling system. There are many different ways...

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The Ideal White Farmhouse With Project Inspirations Full story

Posted in Interiors | by Emily Medlock, on July 27, 2021

The Ideal White Farmhouse With Project Inspirations

There are many different interiors and exterior design styles out there. It can be hard to pick a favorite or even commit to one. Because the most fun is had when phasing in and out of each and every one of them. Farmhouses will always be popular because the time when farmhouses were created for...

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What Is Faded Limewash Brick? Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on July 26, 2021

What Is Faded Limewash Brick?

There are so many different ways you can finish your siding that it can be overwhelming finding ways to do so. If picking out siding wasn’t enough! One of these types of siding finishes involves brick and is called limewash brick.  Limewash brick is a special finish that is added to brick. It is one...

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Polycrylic Vs Polyurethane: Which One Is Better? Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Medlock, on July 26, 2021

Polycrylic Vs Polyurethane: Which One Is Better?

There are many steps you need to take in order to make your home the best that it can be. Especially if you are starting from scratch and building your own house. Because then you are in charge of everything.  One thing that you need to do to hardwood floors, wood furniture, and anything else...

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