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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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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

Decor · Frugal Living

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

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Dollar Tree Tray DIY: Simple Project Under $5

I'll say it again - I am not very good at DIY or craft projects. If I find a project I can handle, you can handle it too! 🙂 I love decorating with trays and couldn't resist this cute little one I found in the Crafter's Square section at Dollar Tree. I sanded it down… Continue reading Dollar Tree Tray DIY: Simple Project Under $5

Decor · Home

How I Fight The Enemies of Homemaking

I love being a homemaker! Creating a peaceful, cozy place for my family to live and for guests to enjoy is something that comes almost naturally for me. But as much as I love it, I still have to fight the enemies of homemaking.  What are the enemies of homemaking? The Daily Connoisseur recently discussed… Continue reading How I Fight The Enemies of Homemaking

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How To Find Affordable Blue And White Decor

this post contains affiliate links Over the last couple years I've acquired a nice collection of blue and white pieces: dinner plates, salad plates, bowls, tea cups/mugs, vases and decorative bowls. They have become a valued part of my decorating essentials! You will see blue and white pieces in all of my seasonal decor from… Continue reading How To Find Affordable Blue And White Decor

Decor · Frugal Living

3 Simple Home Decor Upgrades Under $5

Having a beautiful home is really the result of small choices and decisions. It's certainly true that large rooms, expensive furniture and professional decorating skills produce a beautiful home, but those of us living in average sized homes with well worn furniture and our own decorating skills can still have beautiful living spaces! Here are… Continue reading 3 Simple Home Decor Upgrades Under $5