How We Made Christmas Bells Using Dollar Tree Items

October 26, 2023 In this tutorial, we'll show you how to transform Dollar store items into gorgeous, vintage-inspired Christmas bells. As the holiday season is quickly approaching, it's time to let the creative juices flow. If you remember, last year we made small realistic Christmas bells using a toilet paper roll and a plastic easter egg. They were such a hit, everyone loved them and couldn't believe how realistic they looked. This year we wanted to try making large Christmas bells similar to Pottery Barn's bells at a fraction of the price. While our bells are not brass, unless you tap…

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16 Ways to Make a Small Bedroom Look Bigger

October 12, 2023 If you've ever wondered how to make a small bedroom look bigger, you're in the right place. We'll share designer tips that will make any small room feel larger. It's reveal day for Gavin's bedroom makeover and it's been a long time coming. We began this bedroom makeover in June after finishing up Aiden's bedroom makeover. If you remember my boys decided to switch bedrooms and both wanted room makeovers. And trying to renovate this bedroom with the kids out of school for summer break proved to be challenging at best! Let's take a quick look at what…

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Splash of Style: How to Make a Custom Shower Curtain

Are you ready to bring some personality and style into your bathroom while also adding a bit of practicality? Why not have a go at making your own custom shower curtain. One of the most asked questions from my bathroom remodel is about the shower curtain. At the time I made my custom shower curtain, I didn't even think it would be so popular and I didn't take any photos of the process. I had fallen in love with this fabric and wanted to use it somewhere in my home and in my opinion the perfect place was the bathroom. This…

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Quick and Easy Christmas DIY Tiered Tray Decor You’ll Love

Are you ready for Christmas in July?! We certainly are and we're excited to share this Christmas DIY tiered tray décor. Certainly July is the perfect time to get crafting and create charming Christmas decorations. You can sit back and enjoy the creative process without all the stress that comes when it gets closer to the holidays. Are ready to jump start your Christmas decorations? Then this is the perfect project for you! With just a few simple supplies, you can create a beautiful Christmas DIY tiered tray decor that will wow your family and friends. This post is sponsored by…

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The Secret Ingredient for the Best Deviled Eggs

Time to get your best deviled eggs recipe ready! Deviled eggs are a classic dish, that we love to serve at our Easter dinner. How about you, are deviled eggs one of the sides you serve on Easter? Certainly deviled eggs are a favorite year round and they make a great healthy snack. Whenever I make them, there's definitely a lot of excitement, especially from the grandkids. They LOVE them! They’re easy to make, only require a handful of ingredients plus my favorite secret ingredient! Are you curious?! Where Did Deviled Eggs Get It's Name Are you curious how deviled eggs…

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How to Make an Easy Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting

Are you looking for a delicious cookie dough frosting recipe that's easy to follow? Look no further! This cherry chocolate chip cookie dough frosting is the perfect way to take your desserts up a notch. Not only is it super simple to make, but it also looks great and tastes amazing. With Valentine's Day right around the corner I was looking for a way to garnish our Fudgy Brownies. I began experimenting with our cookie dough frosting recipe, looking for the right combination that would be perfect for Valentine's Day. And let me tell you the addition of the Maraschino cherries…

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How to Build Melamine Shelves in a Closet

Are you looking for a way to maximize storage space in your closet? Then you'll want to check out our melamine shelves. They are an easy, durable and affordable way to get the most out of your closet. As we were building the home office library, I knew that my husband would not need this closet storage space. So I quickly started making plans for storing my extra home decor. I knew that I didn't want painted wood shelves, because in no time the paint wears off as bins are slid across the surface. The answer then was melamine shelves. In…

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How to Make a Christmas Wreath with Yarn

Looking for a festive and unique wreath for your front door this Christmas wreath? Look no further than this chunky yarn Christmas wreath! Generally I make a fresh wreath for my front door each year for Christmas. However, this year I really wanted a warm and cozy look for my Christmas decor and what could be more cozy than a chunky soft yarn wreath. This easy DIY tutorial will show you how to make your own yarn wreath quickly and easily, using just basic crochet skills. Not only is it the perfect beginner crochet project, but it's really quick and easy too! Whether…

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How to Make a Fresh Christmas Wreath Like a Pro

I love the scent of fresh evergreens as Christmas! So, I generally add a fresh Christmas wreath to my front door for the holidays. The typical fresh Christmas wreath, while beautiful can be expensive. Because of the expense for a large fresh evergreen wreath, I choose to make my own. It’s a great way of welcoming holiday guests, and it’s a feast for your eyes and well as that fantastic scent! Today I'll share how to create your own beautiful fresh Christmas wreath with this step-by-step guide! If you enjoy making things with your own two hands, this is a great…

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How to make a Beautiful Faux Tree That Looks Real

Are you looking for a statement piece for your home, but don't want to deal with the hassle of caring for a real plant? Look no further than creating your own faux tree! Not only do faux trees require minimal maintenance, they also allow you to customize the size and style to fit your space. While I love the beauty and vibe that real plants add to any room, I also knew in this basement office it would not be practical. So the solution is a faux tree. While there are many options for purchasing faux trees, however if you'd like…

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