Easy Lamp Makeover with Spray Paint and White Wax

Certainly we all love a quick, easy and money-saving DIY and that's just what we have for you today! And as we were looking for the finishing design elements for the basement family room renovation, top on our list were a pair of large table lamps for the upcycled DIY sofa table. After a little window shopping we found lamps we loved at Pottery Barn, but at $399 for each lamp, it just wasn't in the budget. Clearly a lamp makeover is a quick and easy DIY project, so we began searching for a pair of large lamps. Now it's not…

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How to Build a Drawer Box with Undermount Slides

Today in this post you'll learn the basic steps to build a drawer with undermount slides. At first the thought of building drawers was extremely intimidating, but when there's a will there's a way. And as first time drawer builders, we are so pleased with the results! So let me tell you, if we can learn to build a drawer, you can too! Of course, we'll walk you through each step with detailed photos and instructions so you can feel confident building your own drawers too. And at the end of this post, we have a link to the video tutorial…

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How to Easily Dye Sola Wood Flowers

Have you heard of Sola Wood Flowers? A while back I received a bouquet from my daughter-in-law and I was so intrigued by these beautiful wood flowers! Not only are they very life-like, but they're also customizable to any color you'd like. This is a sponsored post, but of course, all of the opinions are my own. We are very excited that Sola Wood Flowers asked us to try their product and create a piece of home decor. Not only will we share how to dye Sola Wood flowers, but also how to create a beautiful floral arrangement with them. What…

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How to Make a Simple Upcycled DIY Sofa Table

The finishing pieces are being added to the ultimate family hangout room. And one of those pieces is a simple upcycled DIY sofa table. Steph had in mind a large sofa table running along the back of her sectional. One where the kids could sit on a stool and have snacks while watching a movie. Because of the size and versatility of the sofa table, we knew this would be a DIY project. And as we were brainstorming about our ideas, I remembered that I had the benches and table base in my basement leftover from my laundry room fold table.…

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How to Make an Easy Shower Curtain from a Sheet

Every spring I get the urge to freshen up a room or two. Certainly one of the easiest ways to freshen up the bathroom is with a new shower curtain. With this in mind, I came across a pretty floral flat sheet that I thought would add cottage style to my main bathroom. Making a shower curtain is quick and easy. In fact, I'll share a no sew version that can be made in less than an hour. When I first remodeled my bathroom, I had so many comments on my shower curtain. And at the time I didn't have any…

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How to Make a Simple Summer Garden Wreath

It's that wonderful time of year to get outside to beautify our yards and plant gardens. No doubt about it, I love this time of year! I believe getting out and digging in the dirt is good for the soul. While I'll admit, after a long day of gardening I certainly am exhausted, it revives my spirit to be out in nature. So in honor of the gardening season, I thought I'd share my summer garden wreath with you. You'll find that it can be made rather quickly. However, you'll need to be patient while the glue sets. In addition, you'll…

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Easy Before & After Curb Appeal Ideas on a Budget

Certainly there's nothing more appealing than pulling up to your home and seeing a manicured lawn, blooming flowers with an inviting porch beckoning you to come sit and stay awhile. This inviting feeling is known as curb appeal. And it's a great way to greet your visitors as well as increase the value of your home. Today we've teamed up with our blogging friends to share lots of curb appeal ideas that you can do on a budget. And a special thanks to all of our creative blogging friends who have so graciously shared their ideas with us. Front Door Curb…

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Easy DIY Pottery Barn Brooks Cross Bar Hurricane Dupe

Pottery Barn is certainly one of our favorite stores. Whenever we need a little inspiration it's our go to store. It seems to me that there's something for every style. Whether your style is farmhouse, coastal, industrial, cottage core, modern or boho, there's something there for you. A few weeks ago we stopped by for a little inspiration for our Easter tablescape and one of our favorite finds was the Brooks cross bar hurricane. After checking the price we knew it would be a perfect Pottery Barn dupe! While the Pottery Barn hurricane is a little taller than ours and the…

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How to Make Faux Chocolate Bunny Napkin Rings

Last week I shared my secrets to simple and beautiful Easter table decor and one of the elements I wanted on my Easter table were faux chocolate bunny napkin rings. So, after a long search and not finding what I was looking for, I decided to make my own. I think they look adorable on my Easter table. And the best part, they are quick, easy and cheap to make. The most difficult part for me was locating the bunny shaped eggs. And that's only because Easter items were not in the stores yet when I started looking. But that's not…

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50 Simple Easter Tablescape Ideas You Need to See

As spring approaches we can't help but dream of creating a beautiful Easter tablescape. After a long winter, our minds start drifting towards beautiful colors, blossoms and bunnies. So what better way to get those creative juices flowing, than to scroll online for Easter tablescape ideas. We are thrilled this year to share 50 Easter tablescape ideas with you. You'll find ideas for tablecloths, runners, creative napkin folding, place cards and centerpieces, along with ideas to layer each place setting for a stunning Easter table. A special thanks to all of these talented home bloggers and our creative instagram friends for…

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