How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like a Pro

December 1, 2023 In this guide, we'll share tips on how to decorate your Christmas tree like a pro. From twinkling lights to the perfect ornament placement, we've got the inside scoop to make your tree the talk of the town.  Clearly one of the highlights for me each Christmas season is decorating the Christmas tree. In fact, I start thinking about it months in advance, planning the look and theme I'd like this year. I may go a little overboard, but this year I've set up and decorated 5 full size Christmas trees. Certainly I'm not the only one who…

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How to Make a Simple Box Cushion with a Zipper

Does the thought of making a box cushion seem intimidating to you? Then you are in the right place! We'll share tips that will make sewing a box cushion easier and with a perfect fit. Let me tell you, I wanted to have this bench cushion for the reading nook custom made by a professional! With all of the DIY projects we had going on with the basement family room, this was not a project I really wanted to do! However, I was too slow and with a 5 week lead time it wouldn't be ready in time for the room…

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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 Make A Simple Cabinet Box

Welcome to week 2 of the One Room Challenge! Today we will share how to make a simple cabinet box that used in constructing our kitchenette or wet bar area in our family room. This is also the same method we used to make the cabinet for our built in entertainment center. While we've done a bit of woodworking, this is our first cabinet we've built and we are pretty pleased with the results. So much so, I think we'd do it again! If you’re new here, WELCOME! You can learn more about us here. For the next 6 weeks we…

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How To Make Stunning DIY Glitter Ornaments

Add some sparkle to your holiday décor this season with stunning DIY Glitter Ornaments. This project is sure to bring extra sparkle and joy into your holiday festivities, plus the end result looks so beautiful! Whether you’re craft-savvy from years in the making or just getting started on your craft journey, these easily customizable DIY glitter ornaments are perfect addition to your tree this Christmas. If you love making ornaments you'll also want to see these easy DIY personalized ornaments and these quick and easy cameo Christmas ornaments. So grab your supplies and let's get started! Common Questions When Making Glitter Ornaments…

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The Best Ideas for Christmas Tree Decorating with Unique Elements

When it comes to getting your home ready for Christmas, the most important by far is Christmas tree decorating! Can you even image Christmas without a tree? Continuing on with our warm and cozy traditional Christmas theme this year, we will be incorporating similar cozy elements to the Christmas tree. You may have wondered “What is the best way to decorate a Christmas tree?” or “How do you make a beautiful Christmas tree?” Not only will we share our tips on how to decorate a Christmas tree, but we’ll share what colors are trending for Christmas this year! And for coastal…

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How to Repair a Wobbly Chair

Do you have a wobbly chair or table? Don't throw it out! Today we are going to show you How to Fix a Wobbly Chair or Table. In fact, this quick and easy furniture repair can be done without any special tools. Not only is this step by step tutorial easy to follow, but when you try it, you will be amazed that it took no time at all. Alright, you know that Steph and I love thrifting, shopping garage sales and vintage markets. It is one of our favorite past times! We love finding a discarded piece of furniture, giving…

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