Store Hacks

Thrift store find- Easy DIY wood scrap mirror frame

Thrift store find- Easy DIY wood scrap mirror frame

With this blog being 4 years old (how did that happen?!!!) there is a lot of projects I did but never got around to sharing. Today I am talking about this Thrift store find- Easy DIY wood scrap mirror frame.    I love to use wood in home decor projects, and […]

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Thrift store basket upcycle, an updated and bold makeover

Thrift store basket upcycle, an updated and bold makeover

I am a thrift store junky, if I have 15 minutes before I need to be somewhere I find a thrift store and see what treasures I can find. Today I am sharing this Thrift store basket upcycle, an updated and bold makeover.  When looking around at a thrift store it […]

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Easy steps to customize bookshelves for a custom look

Easy steps to customize bookshelves for a custom look

Before I jump into Easy steps to customize bookshelves for a custom look I am going to get a little personal. Today my youngest child, my littlest little Gavin is 6 years old! It is fine, I am fine… I’m not crying, you’re crying! Guys, seriously where does the time go? I […]

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13 furniture transformations

13 furniture transformations

Well friends, we made it, it is Friday! I feel like Friday should count as the weekend because we all spend the whole day thinking and planning our weekends. I have a ton of projects on my to-do list for the weekend. A few crafts and a furniture upcycle that […]

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DIY wood scrap mirror frame

DIY wood scrap mirror frame

  Eek, this is super late today! I am really sorry for that, I had camera issues, lighting problems, kids, my dog ate my homework…you all know how it goes. Either way I am here and beyond excited to show off this DIY wood scrap mirror frame. This is part of the […]

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How to upcycle a bench, adding the details

How to upcycle a bench, adding the details

One of the biggest misconceptions people have always had when looking at my home is that they assume I spend a lot of money to decorate it, this could not be further from the truth. Now that I am decorating as my “job” which I use loosely because it feels […]

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Simple steps to make a builders grade home feel custom – ceiling lights

Simple steps to make a builders grade home feel custom – ceiling lights

I have realized that there are a lot of people who want the look of a custom home, but do not have the time or budget. I get it. We were the same way. It felt impossible to have our “dream” home, I had champagne dreams on a beer budget. […]

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From the archives, shell display and coastal gallery wall

From the archives, shell display and coastal gallery wall

With summer approaching and our fun summer plans in the preparation mode. When I say preparation I mean me thinking that if I am prepared now vacations and beach fun will happen now. Yes, I am dreaming of the beach. Is it weird to start packing for something that is […]

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IKEA Ektorp sofa hack

IKEA Ektorp sofa hack

Who likes store furniture hacks? Who likes Ikea hacks? What about one that takes almost no work at all? This IKEA Ektorp sofa hack is all kinds of awesome and really easy to do.   Guy’s, this is big. Today I am sharing a crazy Ikea hack. It seems like everyone has […]

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Target Knock off

Target Knock off

**to see an updated home tour and new study** I now have one day a week for three hours where all of my kids are in school. Nora in 1st grade and both boys in preschool. My first day I did what most Mom’s would do in my position. I […]

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