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Fall Decor Tour {2021}

I try to enjoy the benefits and beauty of summer, but I'm always SO happy to welcome fall! This year I did a no-spend decor theme, using only things I had on hand (with a few tiny exceptions). I love how it turned out! I have a big tote full of fall decor, but I… Continue reading Fall Decor Tour {2021}

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Painting Our Living Area: Project Tips and the Reveal!

This summer we had our main living area - kitchen, dining area, living room and hallway - painted. We've done two smaller paint projects in the house that confirmed we did not want to tackle this as a DIY project. 🙂 Any project like this has the potential to be stressful and to wreak a… Continue reading Painting Our Living Area: Project Tips and the Reveal!

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Living Room Project Update: How I Spent $500 in One Room

3 months ago I shared with you my plans for the living room, using the $500 I was given by a sweet friend. Today I'm back with the reveal! Below is the "before" picture. My plans were to find a new rug, new window coverings, at least one corner table and a few accessories. And… Continue reading Living Room Project Update: How I Spent $500 in One Room

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Dollar Tree DIY’s: Simple Crafts Under $5!

If you're looking for simple, inexpensive crafts - you've come to the right place! My rules for crafting are these: it can't cost more to make than it would to buy the completed item, and it can't be complicated. Here are four crafts I've made using Dollar Tree items. If I can do these, anyone… Continue reading Dollar Tree DIY’s: Simple Crafts Under $5!

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How To Choose Interior Paint Colors For Your Home

It's time to have the kitchen and living area repainted at our house! Our builder grade yellow-beige from 2012 is looking rough after all the years of wear and tear. Once I had some inspiration photos from Pinterest and Instagram featuring homes with similar decor styles and colors that I liked, I had to tackle… Continue reading How To Choose Interior Paint Colors For Your Home

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Living Room Inspiration: A New Project and a Surprise!

What would you do if you had $500 to spend on one room of your home? Other than the purchase of our new couch and chairs in 2019, I've never spent more than $150 when updating the decor in a room. Most of the time I just move things around my home and update decor… Continue reading Living Room Inspiration: A New Project and a Surprise!

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Framed Botanical Prints | Dollar Tree DIY

I'm slowly working on the area around my new living room bookshelf. I knew I wanted gold framed botanical prints for the left side, but haven't found anything in stores that was exactly what I had in mind. On one of my Dollar Tree trips I found matching 8x10 gold frames. I could have probably… Continue reading Framed Botanical Prints | Dollar Tree DIY