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

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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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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 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 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 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

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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 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

The Best Hacks to Paint a Room Without Tape!

My new home was a hideous shade of yellow in almost every room, so I had to figure out the best painting hacks to paint a room without tape. I’m not crazy about painter’s tape because it takes a while to line up tape and I do better painting a room without tape. Since I painted my entire house from top to bottom, I learned … Continue reading The Best Hacks to Paint a Room Without Tape!

How to Remove Carpet and Odors on the Subfloor

When I moved into my first home, I knew that I was going to quickly learn how to rip up carpet and remove odors on the subfloor because it smelled terrible. I thought ripping up the carpet would also get rid of the urine smell – wrong! The carpet was old and smelled of urine, so there was no question that it had to go. … Continue reading How to Remove Carpet and Odors on the Subfloor

How to Refinish Orange Staircase Railings with Stain

My staircase railing was previously an outdated orange wood tone, as it seems most builders-grade homes are today. The orange staircase railing looked terrible regardless of the surrounding paint or flooring. Why was this orange staircase ever a thing!? I didn’t want to spend the money to replace the entire structure, so I looked into a cheaper alternative to update my staircase railing. Quickly Update … Continue reading How to Refinish Orange Staircase Railings with Stain