DIY Chicken Wire Bulletin Board

diy chicken wire bulletin board

If you’ve followed me for a while, you know I love nothing more than decorating on the thrifty side. When I can create something for a fraction of the cost of buying it at a store, I get so excited. This project is one of those. And I can’t wait to share it with you, […]

DIY ‘What If I Fall Sign’…for a Dollar!

diy sign

I’m so excited to share this project with you!  You know I’m a little bit obsessed with finding a way to DIY something on the cheap – and this is exactly that. The only thing I had to buy was a piece of poster board! And yep, the Sea Salt shiplap wall (per my daughter’s […]

A Second Dresser Makeover for My Girl’s Room

dresser makeover

Long time no blog! I’ve missed you so:) Those of you who follow my Facebook page know the scoop, but for those who don’t, I had surgery last week to remove that lump. Apparently even though my biopsy was all clear, my immunologist wanted to get it out and check out the tissue to be […]

DIY Ribbon Garland

diy ribbon garland

This is one of the easiest but sweetest (and thriftiest!) little projects – seriously, anyone can do this one, and it’ll only set you back about ten bucks! If you can tie a piece of ribbon in a knot, you got this. My ten year old (with the help of her 9 year old sister) […]

Dresser Makeover For My Girl’s Room

dresser makeover

The power of paint, people. It’s ASTOUNDING. Take a look at this dresser before: And after some paint and new hardware, take a look at it now: Did you ever think she had it in her to look that cute?! Let me backtrack for a sec. If you read my last post, you’re aware we’re […]

More Proof That Design Matters: Wise Words From My 10 Year Old…

girls room

So I made a pillow for my daughter’s bedroom the other day. Can we just stop and let THAT sink in for a moment – I MADE A PILLOW. ME. I know, you can lift your jaws up off the floor along with me now. Miss Queen of All Things No-Sew. Believe, no one is more […]

A New Look for An Old Ottoman (and My Son’s Room!)

ottoman makeover

My son had been asking me to rearrange his room. LIKE CONSTANTLY. He had a definite idea in mind, and to tell you the truth, I wasn’t wild about it. I love walking into a room and seeing the bed as the focal point, and in this new setup, the bed would be coming out […]

Five Dollar Nightstand Makeover

$5 table makeover

You know I love me a thrifty yard sale project! Today’s post is no exception – when I saw this table on a local yard sale page, I knew I needed to grab it. In fact, I grabbed two – one is slightly different, and haven’t made that one over yet, but you know I’ll […]

Repurposed Shelves in My Daughter’s Room…and Realizing I Need To Start Acting More Like My Mother.

DIY shelves

Remember my little DIY Coffee Bar we made a couple years ago? (By the way, how was that TWO YEARS AGO??) I loved that thing. But as all things seem to do in this house, the dining room evolved and I rearranged and things changed…I bought a mug rack that I ADORE for that spot: […]

A Chair for the Big Girl Room

comfy chair for girl's room

Ever since I finished my daughter’s Big Girl Room, I’ve been looking for a beanbag chair for a particular corner of her room. It just looked like it needed something, but MAN! It was hard. You see, it’s a spot right next to her bold coral dresser, so it couldn’t be anything too in your […]