Make a DIY Picture Frame Without Power Tools

Make a DIY Picture Frame Without Power Tools

Hang onto your hammers because in this post I'm showing you how to make a DIY picture frame without using power tools! I have nothing against a good power saw, but if left to my own simple style I like to tackle projects which avoid a power saw. Don't spread this...

5 Steps to Quickly Tidy Any Room

5 Steps to Quickly Tidy Any Room

We've all been there. Life gets busy and our spaces get a mess, but I have a strategy to share. Here are 5 steps to quickly tidy any room. And they're quick, oh so quick! I use them to keep our home from getting too out of control. It's my go to way of getting things...

Dramatic Wallpaper Bathroom Makeover

Dramatic Wallpaper Bathroom Makeover

Are you ready for a dramatic wallpaper bathroom makeover? Here's the before and what we were working with. Believe me it's an improvement from the bright red walls we found here when we first moved in. Since then our downstairs half bath had only been given a coat of...

Saving and Upcycling a Small Shelf

Saving and Upcycling a Small Shelf

It felt really good saving and upcycling a small shelf we've had for many years. It would have been easy to donate it to Goodwill or Salvation Army, but instead I spruced it up and gave it a new purpose. A Little History This piece of furniture was made for us many...

Pottery Barn Arched Mirror Hack

Pottery Barn Arched Mirror Hack

So excited to show you this Pottery Barn arched mirror hack. Almost a year ago while strolling through a thrift store I scored this huge mirror. Here's what I did to transform it. Pottery Barn Dream Mirror This Pottery Barn mirror is one of my dream mirrors. The...

How to Quickly Whitewash Wood Furniture

How to Quickly Whitewash Wood Furniture

Looking to lighten up your home for Spring, but want to keep the cost down? Here's how to quickly whitewash wood furniture. If you follow my blog or have taken a look around here you know I am all about furnishing a home frugally. I shop thrift stores, Facebook...

Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After

Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After

I'm excited to show you a solid wood furniture find. Take a look at this thrifted buffet furniture flip before and after.  Thrifted Buffet Furniture Flip Before and After You know you've been thrifting for a long time when you can't remember where you got a large...

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Healthy Stuffed Pepper Soup with Turkey

This was the first time I made this healthy stuffed pepper soup, and boy was it a hit! I'll definitely be making it again and wanted to share it here with you because it was fast and a smart choice for feeding a large group of people. Healthy Stuffed Pepper Soup with...

Zero Dollar Room Refresh and Redesign

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Want a new look in your space without spending a dollar? Let me show you how I recently completed a zero dollar room refresh and redesign. I love a good challenge, especially a good design challenge! Our family room got a makeover, but not the kind that costs hundreds...

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5 Steps to Quickly Tidy Any Room

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We've all been there. Life gets busy and our spaces get a mess, but I have a strategy to share. Here are 5 steps to quickly tidy any room. And they're quick, oh so quick! I use them to keep our home from getting too out of control. It's my go to way of getting things...

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