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
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
When we were house shopping, one of my requirements was that we had to live near a Dollar General. These days it's not hard to do that - they are literally everywhere - but they are so handy! I love that you can run in and pick up anything from medicine to groceries to home… Continue reading New Finds at Dollar General!
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 really love how the guest room looks right now, so I thought it would be fun to give you a room tour!
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
This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. It's not often that I share a craft project, but I have one for you today! During the holidays I hung a cute Dollar Tree sign from the end of tea cart. It added… Continue reading Dollar Tree Sign DIY
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
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