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!
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
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!
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
I'm always on the hunt for easy and affordable wreaths! For years I've stuck with my basic combo of grapevine wreaths, Dollar Tree signs and wired ribbon. I decided to try something new this year and picked up a rattan basket from Hobby Lobby! I got this one during the 40% Spring Shop sale, so… Continue reading Easy Spring and Summer Wreath!
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!
I moved my Gramma's tea cart to a new spot around Christmas last year, and I'm having so much fun decorating it for the seasons! I love the traditional Southern "bar cart" style decor and it's fun to have a place that doesn't have to be functional - it's all for show. Since we don't… Continue reading Spring Bar Cart Decor
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
I've wanted a bookshelf in the living room for a long time, and I finally did it! Not being a big spender, I chose a simple $35 bookcase from Target. It was easy to assemble and is exactly what I wanted! I kept the decor a little minimal during Christmas, but decided I wanted to… Continue reading Winter Cottage Bookshelf
If I can do it, anyone can do it! Here's a super simple Christmas DIY that I put together for less than $2 each, using items from Dollar Tree!