Dollar Tree DIY | Reversible Rug Pillow

One of our favorite things is to change up our decor for the holidays. Keep in mind that adding new home decor items does not have to be expensive!We're excited to share our latest home decor idea with you! You can create this Dollar Tree DIY in just minutes for only $3!This reversible NO SEW rug pillow is perfect for every day use or you can easily spruce it up for any holiday.https://youtu.be/Ski4LFbK0KITap the video above to see how we created this simple Dollar Tree DIY for only $3! Dollar Tree DIY | Reversible Rug Pillow To create this Dollar Tree…

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How to Make a Built In Desk | Upcycling At Its Best

This project has been a long time coming. We’ve been working on this built in desk with shelves for Ellie’s bedroom for the past 3 weeks. Sometimes we set unrealistic expectations of how much we can get done in a week. 🤪In a perfect world, with everything going smoothly we hoped to get this built in desk done in a week. Ambitious I know, but that’s what I am, ambitious! But the reality of it is, that it’s summer, there are swimming lessons, play dates and sleepovers with cousins and the list goes on.Ellie is our budding artist! She is constantly…

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How to Paint a Front Door | Like a Pro

Do you realize that in just a few hours you can freshen the look of your home? It’s true, one simple change can boost your curb appeal! Learn How To Paint a Front Door in one afternoon without removing it from the hinges. If you follow these quick & easy DIY tips, you can have a new front door color by tomorrow! This is one of the cheapest ways to boost your curb appeal!Within the first year of living in our new home I had painted the front door a dark charcoal. The front door was white, with all the white…

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Our Favorite Recipes for Summer You Need to Try

Are you looking for some easy recipes for summer? Wondering what to make for dinner when the weather is so hot? We know when it’s hot outside, we don’t want to cook!With this in mind, we’d like to share a few of our favorite family recipes for summer.Now, we know we aren’t food bloggers, but with the holiday weekend and grilling season, we thought we’d share four of our family favorite recipes. Maybe they will even become prized recipes for summer in your family too.These are tried and true recipes that always get rave reviews. Perfect for an easy dinner with…

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Paint A Rug For A Quick Refresh

Do you have an old rug that's looking old and faded? Don't throw it out just yet! Have you ever considered giving your rug a quick refresh? Did you know that you can paint a rug?!Learn how to paint a rug, to update a space in your home!Before we get into the steps to paint a rug, here are a few tips that will help you create a beautiful rug.Rugs that have a low nap or a flat woven rug will work best.Use good painters tape. (Frog tape is our favorite)Use a good quality brush Apply more than one coat of…

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Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget for Summer

Summer is right around the corner, which means long summer nights, backyard barbecues with friends and family (of course we will follow social distancing guidelines 😉) and relaxed living. We have been refreshing our homes for summer and would like to share some simple summer home decorating ideas on a budget. In fact we will share ideas that can update your living room without spending any money. Now doesn't that sound good?!This year I have been drawn to white home decorating ideas for summer, with white flowers and white textiles, like linen and cotton.A few weeks ago I shared how to…

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Fireplace Mantle Surround | A Beginners Guide

We LOVE a fireplace in the living room. It adds such beautiful architectural details to any space. If you are following along from the previous weeks, welcome. We are coming to the finish line, adding in all the details with molding and trim. This simple DIY tutorial will show you how easy it is to build a fireplace surround and mantel. We will show you our step by step process, so you can be a doer as well. 😉The title of "doer" makes me chuckle. When we moved into our home 5 years ago, one of our neighbors came over to…

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Door Wreath for Summer | Ideas for Front Door Decor

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to add decor to your front door? While it is common to add a wreath during the Christmas season, adding a wreath year round is the perfect way to welcome guests into your home. We would like to share today, ideas for a Door Wreath for Summer. Not only will we share how to make a simple door wreath for summer for little or no money, but we will also share other creative ideas to add a little decor to your front door. The wreath has significant meaning for the Christmas Season. It’s circular…

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How to Hide Desk Cords

Do you need solutions for desk cable management? Are you tired of all of those ugly cords? Not only will you learn how to hide desk cords, wires and computer cables with our DIY method, but also find great organization solutions for any office space.Let me share a pet peeve of mine . . . I hate clutter! Clutter of any kind, in fact I have been known to take a stack of papers I need to go through and hide them in the laundry room just so I don't need to look at them. 😬Well, I'm the same way about…

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Easy Thrift Store Desk Makeover with Chalk Paint

Do you have outdated furniture that’s in good condition, but you’re not happy with how it looks anymore?Why not give it a little makeover!Updating your furniture can be so easy.You’ll be in awe at this desk makeover.See how we took this from a thrift store find to a beautiful piece in our home.If you love to re-imagine old furniture pieces like us, then you'll love our Modern Desk Makeover too! Who else loves hunting for their next treasure to fix up from the thrift store? Usually we happen upon the greatest finds when we're not really looking for anything specific. This happened…

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