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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

What You Need to Know Before Ordering a Meal Kit

I’ll admit that I am a little cheap at times, which is why I am big into DIY projects. I am always looking for sneaky ways to save money around the house, so I started ordering meal kits. One of my tricks to cut back on my groceries is to order meal kits with a coupon. I may have tried almost every meal kit out … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Ordering a Meal Kit

How to Make Floating Picture Shelves

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 yourself for under $20, and they will look just as good! Not only are these shelves very inexpensive to make, they are very easy to put together. As a matter of fact, we made 6 different … 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

Easily Paint Furniture and Make it Last!

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 Easily Paint Furniture and Make it Last!

Pergo Flooring Install (snap and click boards)

If you don’t know what Pergo flooring is, it’s just a very durable and nice looking “snap-and-click” laminate flooring. It also 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. The only down side of Pergo, or any laminate flooring for that matter, is that it … Continue reading Pergo Flooring Install (snap and click boards)

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

Easy DIY Modern Wood Accent Wall for Any Space

$60 I recently saw this DIY accent wall on Angela Rose Home, and I knew that I wanted to put this somewhere in our home. I decided to try this accent wall in our baby boy’s nursery. The room was already a light gray color and I had half a gallon of blue paint from another project. I thought this boring gray room could use … Continue reading Easy DIY Modern Wood Accent Wall for Any Space

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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 Interior Design Style Quiz. After taking the quiz and looking around my home, I realized that I had a four … 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 Ana White inspired farmhouse 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 console table was sadly the sturdiest piece of furniture we owned at the time when we bought our first home. We had … Continue reading How to Make a Rustic Console Table

Paint Color Ideas – Sneak Peek Inside my Home

My kitchen and living room are both painted Natural Gray by Behr Paint in Eggshell Finish. When I first started to paint with this color it almost looked lavender, but I kept going because I already bought a gallon of the paint to see if it would get better. The color came out great and it is a true gray color with no purple tones. … Continue reading Paint Color Ideas – Sneak Peek Inside my Home

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How to Use Rust-Oleum Chalk Paint on Furniture

I will admit that I was a little skeptic of chalk paint when it first came out because it seemed too good true. Chalk paint caught my attention because it didn’t require any sanding. I recently acquired a 1982ish lacquered dresser and chest that I thought would be perfect to use chalk paint on. This dresser was hideous, so I figured I couldn’t possibly make … Continue reading How to Use Rust-Oleum Chalk Paint on Furniture

How to Add a Rustic Accent Wall

$25 – $100 There are a trillion accent walls that you can do today, and if you’re Joanna Gaines there’s only one – ship lap. What I’m going to go over though is one of this easiest, quickest, and cleanest that you can possibly do. I must warn you that it’s somewhat addicting because of how easy it is. Next thing you know is there’s … Continue reading How to Add a Rustic Accent Wall

How to Make a Frame for a Bathroom Mirror

There is a quick, easy, and affordable way to dramatically update your bathroom of without replacing anything. Instead, you’re adding a simple DIY mirror frame around your existing bathroom mirror. A DIY mirror frame can be customized for any size bathroom mirror. I’m going to show you how to frame a bathroom mirror on a large, 58 x 42 inch bathroom mirror. Most homes come … Continue reading How to Make a Frame for a Bathroom Mirror

How to Rip up Carpet and Remove Odors on Subfloor

What’s that smell? When I moved into my house, I immediately noticed the carpet had to be replaced – probably 700 or 800 sqft of it, the entire first floor. The carpet was old and smelled of urine, so there was no question that it had to go. I thought ripping up the carpet would also get rid of the urine smell – wrong. But … Continue reading How to Rip up Carpet and Remove Odors on Subfloor