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How to Make a DIY Frame for a Bathroom Mirror

Builder grade bathroom mirrors aren’t the most attractive or decorative item, but it can be MUCH more appealing with a simple DIY mirror frame. Framing a bathroom mirror is a quick, easy, and affordable way to dramatically update your bathroom without replacing anything. A DIY mirror frame can be customized for any size builder grade bathroom mirror. I’m going to show you how to frame … Continue reading How to Make a DIY Frame for a Bathroom Mirror

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The Best Way to Paint a Bathroom Vanity

If you don’t want to spend a ton of time and money to renovate your your bathroom, a painted vanity and mirror frame can make a big difference! I have painted every room in my home, painted my kitchen cabinets, several pieces of furniture, and more. So, I decided to paint my bathroom vanity for a quick update instead of removing it. I explain how … Continue reading The Best Way to Paint a Bathroom Vanity

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How to Paint Cabinets Using Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation

Rust-Oleum is a well known, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with their transformation cabinet kit to paint smooth laminate cabinets and help me avoid painting mistakes. I have always loved the look of white cabinets, but I didn’t have the budget to replace the existing outdated laminate cabinets in my kitchen. So, I started researching the best options for beginners to paint laminate … Continue reading How to Paint Cabinets Using Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation

Basement Bar Ideas That You Haven’t Seen Before

We are sharing basement bar ideas and plans, to inspire you to build your own hutch bar or shiplap bar. These are basement bar designs that you haven’t seen before! We wanted a home bar, but we didn’t have the budget to pay to have someone build it. So, we created our own basement bar design and basement bar plans to simplify this DIY project. … Continue reading Basement Bar Ideas That You Haven’t Seen Before

Easily Paint Laminate Furniture and Make it Last!

Painting laminate furniture is easy, but you want to make sure you are doing it the right way so your newly painted item lasts. I have painted a several pieces of wood and laminate furniture, so I learned a few tips and tricks along the way to help save time and money. I’m sharing my best tips and favorite paint for updating wood and laminate … Continue reading Easily Paint Laminate Furniture and Make it Last!

How to Pour Bar Top Epoxy the Right Way

We are sharing our tips and tricks to mix, remove bubbles, and pour epoxy onto a bar top. Pouring epoxy is tough, so watch this video! Two-parts epoxy is a common application on bar tops to give it shine and protection. For my bar top, I bought a gallon two-parts epoxy to make sure I had enough. The gallon covers more than enough surface area … Continue reading How to Pour Bar Top Epoxy the Right Way

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How to Care for Painted Kitchen Cabinets

I am sharing my best tips and tricks to fix and touch up chipped paint on kitchen cabinets and how to clean painted cabinets. Painting cabinets is an affordable update for your kitchen, but to make them last you need to take care of them the right way. Even if you paint your cabinets correctly, you will probably notice a chip in your painted cabinets … Continue reading How to Care for Painted Kitchen Cabinets

Update Anything With These Easy Spray Paint Projects

These spray paint projects are beginner friendly, so do not be afraid to try these spray paint ideas using stone paint or Behr chalk paint on items such as Califia farm bottles, vases, mason jars, and more! If you do not feel totally confident in your ability to spray paint, try spray painting an item that you do not care about as a test. Once … Continue reading Update Anything With These Easy Spray Paint Projects

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How to Make Basket Wall Art Using a Charger Placemat

While I was browsing through home decor, I came across basket wall art on Pottery Barn and Anthroplogie. The decorative baskets were very stylish at both of these stores, but I didn’t love the price tag. So, instead of purchasing overly priced decor, I decided to make DIY decorative baskets using jute. I rummaged through random items that were stored in my basement to make … Continue reading How to Make Basket Wall Art Using a Charger Placemat

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The Best Meal Kit Delivery Services for Your Money

To save money, I started ordering meal kit services for easy dinner ideas for two. Here are the best meal kit delivery services that I tried! I’ll admit that I am a little cheap at times, which is why I am big into DIY projects. One of my tricks to cut back on my groceries is to order meal kits with a coupon. I may … Continue reading The Best Meal Kit Delivery Services for Your Money

How to Make Floating Picture Shelves

Effortlessly make these wood floating shelves for picture frames for only $20! Picture shelves are easy to make for any space in your home. These floating picture shelves are super simple to make and literally cost $150 or more at other stores that rhyme with “smottery smarn”. You can make these floating shelves for picture frames yourself for under $20, and they will look just … Continue reading How to Make Floating Picture Shelves

Simple Quarantine Craft Project for the Whole Family

Since I had a lot of time on my hands (no pun intended), I decided to make a quarantine family craft project that included the entire family. In light of this difficult time, I thought it would be nice to look back one day on this moment. I hung this picture in a space in my home, to remind me what is important because, “When … Continue reading Simple Quarantine Craft Project for the Whole Family

The Best Paint to Use on Cabinets

I have completed a ton of painting projects in my home, including painting my cabinets, bathroom vanities, walls, furniture, and much more. My laminate kitchen cabinets turned out great using Rust-oleum’s cabinet kit, but I wanted to try another alternative cabinet paint for my next project. Cabinet kits are definitely helpful for beginners, but there are other options that can get you just as good … Continue reading The Best Paint to Use on Cabinets

How to Make a Rustic Wood Kitchen Table

We are sharing our tips and tricks on how to make a DIY rustic wood kitchen table for beginners with very little woodworking experience. Building a kitchen table can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be with our DIY wood kitchen table plans. You could buy a flimsy overpriced table or you can make a rock solid rustic wood kitchen table for under $100! … Continue reading How to Make a Rustic Wood Kitchen Table

How to Install Pergo Laminate Flooring

Pergo flooring is very durable snap and click laminate flooring. I am sharing my tips and tricks to save you time installing Pergo flooring. Most Pergo laminate flooring has built in padding, so you can put these right on top of your subfloor. It’s also much cheaper than real wood, bamboo, or other types of flooring. This snap and click flooring is so durable because … Continue reading How to Install Pergo Laminate Flooring

Easy DIY Bathroom Update With these Beginner Tips

A DIY bathroom remodel doesn’t have to be hard, as long as you take your time and pay attention to detail. Ugly laminate flooring, a basic orange-ish vanity, unframed mirror, and an 8 dollar light fixture. Does this sound like your bathroom? Do you want to upgrade your bathroom but are worried that it’s beyond your skill set? This is how I felt before remodeling … Continue reading Easy DIY Bathroom Update With these Beginner Tips

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You Need to Know Your Design Style Before Shopping for Home Decor

I love home decor, but I always struggled to piece things together to give my home a cohesive feel. My home was filled with decor that was my taste, but didn’t really go together. I didn’t know what my style was until I took an Design Style Quiz. Design Style After figuring out my style and looking around my home, I realized that I had … Continue reading You Need to Know Your Design Style Before Shopping for Home Decor

Quick, Easy, Laundry Room Upgrade

$100 I know that a laundry room is kind of “whatever space” that seems to be overlooked often. Cleaning this space up is usually a quick project because of it’s small size and lack of intricacies. For that reason, we decided to refresh ours and upgrade our laundry room. You can easily update you entire laundry room in a weekend. We started with a fresh … Continue reading Quick, Easy, Laundry Room Upgrade

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How to Make a Rustic Console Table

Our friends surprised us and built this DIY rustic wood console table when we bought our first home. We were so thankful for our friends taking the time out of their busy lives to make such a beautiful and sturdy table. This DIY rustic console table was sadly the sturdiest piece of furniture we owned at the time when we bought our first home. We … Continue reading How to Make a Rustic Console Table

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Popular Paint Colors That Work In Any Space

I am sharing a few popular paint colors by Behr paint and Sherwin Williams that I have used in my home. My favorite paint colors are Natural Gray, Burnished Clay, and Sea salt because these colors go with everything! Popular paint color ideas for your kitchen, bathroom, living room, and even basement. This is a peek inside a middle class home with style! Painting is … Continue reading Popular Paint Colors That Work In Any Space