Home Decor Less Than $100!

Home Decor Ideas Under $100 Wall Clock Better Homes & Gardens Farmhouse Plank with Galvanized Finish $24.92 Introducing Free 2-Day Shipping at Walmart.com! Wall Clock Gaston Wall Clock $59.97 Wall Clock Farmhouse Wall Clock $60.78 Storage Basket RGI HOMEWater Hyacinth $24.99 Storage Basket Large Round Diamond Hamper $24.99 Round Shelf Circular Wall Shelf $48.97 Succulent SILKCRAFT OF OREGONFaux Succulents $29.99 Throw Pillows Under $25! Throw … Continue reading Home Decor Less Than $100!

How to Build a Rustic Farmhouse Console Table

Our friends surprised us and built this Ana White inspired farmhouse console table when we bought our first home. We absolutely loved this table immediately. 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 … Continue reading How to Build a Rustic Farmhouse 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

Rust-Oleom Chalk Paint Furniture without Sanding

Rust-Oleom Chalk paint and Spray Chalk Paint Rust-Oleum chalk paint caught my attention because the product did not require any sanding. My first project to chalk paint furniture was on a 1980’s style dresser and chest. The dresser and chest were a very shiny chestnut color, so even if I changed the hardware the dresser would still look outdated. The furniture was made of solid … Continue reading Rust-Oleom Chalk Paint Furniture without Sanding

DIY Mirror Frame in Bathroom

$20 Believe it or not, there’s a quick, easy, and affordable way to change the look of your bathroom, without replacing anything. Instead, you’re adding something – a simple DIY mirror frame around your already existing mirror. Most “builder’s grade” homes today come with one large mirror in some such area. It works as mirror should and I can see my reflection – great. But … Continue reading DIY Mirror Frame in Bathroom

How to Rip up Carpet (and Clean Urine on Sub-floor)

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 Clean Urine on Sub-floor)

How to Stain your Stair Railing for a Quick Update

My staircase was previously an outdated orange wood tone, as it seems most builders-grade homes are today. It just looked so dirty and cheap (see picture below). I knew I had to stain my stair railing and I wanted to update the staircase without spending a lot of money. I decided to update the color of the staircase by using Varathane stain with poly in … Continue reading How to Stain your Stair Railing for a Quick Update

DIY Projects That Saved Me Over $8,000

It’s funny how you always see financially savvy blogs that talk about how to save money and get out of debt, start a side hustle, increase your credit score, and everything in between. “How I retired at age 20 with $16 trillion in the bank”, but you’ll never read about the cost savings DIY projects. This includes everything from renovating your house, painting, and building … Continue reading DIY Projects That Saved Me Over $8,000

Paint Products That You Must Have!

I’m a paint fanatic and I literally painted my house top to bottom, which includes the ceiling. I also painted my vanity, kitchen cabinets, and furniture. It’s safe to say I am also particular with my products (after a lot of trial and error) so I listed my favorite ones below. Brushes- Wooster Angled brushes are my go-to brushes for any project. Wooster makes angled … Continue reading Paint Products That You Must Have!

Easy Instructions on How to Paint a Vanity

Under $50 If you don’t have the money, or time, to renovate your entire bathroom, you can easily refresh it and change the entire look. Adding a coat of paint, new hardware, and framing a builder grade mirror can make a big difference on a budget. Read on to see how to paint a vanity – the proper way. Painting a bathroom vanity is so … Continue reading Easy Instructions on How to Paint a Vanity

Farmhouse Coffee Table – DIY

$40 Isn’t it crazy that some coffee tables can run close to a thousand dollars? All for that and some of them are just made of flimsy cheap particle board and aren’t even made of solid planks of wood. This farmhouse coffee table will run you around just $40. They get dented and stained ridiculously easy and people stress over using coasters. It’s like they … Continue reading Farmhouse Coffee Table – DIY

Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation Steps and Tips

$85-$250 I have always loved white cabinets, but I didn’t have the budget to purchase all new cabinets and counter tops. I started researching options on how to refinish the existing cabinets in my kitchen. I found that the Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation Kit is the best option for a beginner. Rust-Oleum is a well known brand, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with a … Continue reading Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation Steps and Tips

Jewelry Organizer – Unique, Stylish, and Functional

$20-$40 This is super simple idea to display, organize, and hold your jewelry so that it’s not only easy to find but literally looks like a work of art. I came across this idea because my wife wanted a jewelry organizer to easily select what she wanted to wear. After she recommended a piece of cardboard with hooks hanging from it, I came up with … Continue reading Jewelry Organizer – Unique, Stylish, and Functional

Kreg Jig – Why you Need it and How to Use it

When I first got into DIY projects, I thought building furniture was well beyond my skill set. I then came across a tool that allowed me to save literally thousands by making my own Amish quality furniture. If you’ve never heard of the Kreg Jig, it changed everything when it came to building furniture. Nothing was off the table (pun intended). I built a rustic … Continue reading Kreg Jig – Why you Need it and How to Use it

DIY Headboard – Easy Weekend Project

$50-$100 A lot of these DIY posts are not only about improving the value of your home, but saving money by doing it yourself, and getting the satisfaction of creating the finished product. Certainly one of the easier projects here is this DIY headboard? Building a headboard yourself is a pretty easy, and one of the more fun projects because it lets you get creative … Continue reading DIY Headboard – Easy Weekend Project

Airstone Fireplace – Quick, Cheap Upgrade

$75-$100 This method of changing the entire look of your fireplace is very easy. Not only does it transform your fireplace into a beautiful stone look, but it will update your house and potentially increase value. Transform a bland fireplace into an Airstone fireplace – in one weekend. Please note that I am only speaking about updating a flat marble or flat stone fireplace. I’m … Continue reading Airstone Fireplace – Quick, Cheap Upgrade

Wood Paneling Transformation Without Drywall

$50 – $100 A lot of these posts are not only about improving the value of your home, but saving money doing it yourself and getting the satisfaction of creating the finished product, so what can you possibly do with that old wood paneling wall? Wood paneling is hideous and if you have no idea how to put up dry wall over it, the simple … Continue reading Wood Paneling Transformation Without Drywall