How to Effectively Decorate a Console Table

How to Effectively Decorate a Console Table

This particular console table was purchased for the sole purpose of filling an empty wall or void in my basement.  The functionality of this console table provides a horizontal surface to display miscellaneous decorative items such as family pictures and memorabilia and it's the perfect place to add a non-hard-wired lamp to provide a soft [...]

DIY Spray Painted Rug

DIY Spray Painted Rug

I've wanted a new area rug for our downstairs family room for over a year now, but I've kept putting it off because 1) it's not a necessity, 2) they're expensive, and 3) mostly because I can't decide which one to buy! Our current area rug is/was a solid, cream, shag rug from our neighbors who moved and no longer wanted it.  After [...]

DIY:Personalized Wedding Gift

DIY:Personalized Wedding Gift

We all know someone getting married. If you're searching for a cleaver, unique, and memorable wedding gift, look no further!  I have the perfect DIY personalized wedding gift that's sure to impress without breaking the bank. Two of my friends recently got married.  I wanted my gift to be special, heartfelt, and one-of-a-kind.  After much research, [...]

DIY: Framed Fabric

DIY: Framed Fabric

Most definitely one of the easiest DIY projects. I decided to make my own wall décor since I could not find exactly what I was looking for in store or online (aka the stuff I liked cost a fortune).  I'm not one to decorate with a lot of color, but I wanted a pop of [...]

DIY Personalized Framed Art

I change my mind.  A lot!  Especially when it comes to decorating.  For some reason, I just like to switch things up here and there.  Such as the living room layout, artwork, or décor and accessories.  While I enjoy updating things often, I don't enjoy spending a lot of money on home décor pieces since I [...]

DIY HE Washer Safe Laundry Detergent

DIY HE Washer Safe Laundry Detergent

Laundry.  The never ending chore.  The most hated chore.  The bane of my existence. Seriously, it's nearly impossible for me to keep up with my family's laundry.  It's just like the trash, finally get one load done and the hamper is full again (finally take out the trash and by the end of the day [...]

DIY No-Sew Curtain Panels

DIY No-Sew Curtain Panels

      Supplies: fabric no-sew iron on adhesive tape (heat n' bond) measuring tape fabric scissors clothes iron old towel curtain rings and clips Instructions: cut fabric to desired length (65in, 86in, 95in, 102in or 108in) **TIP: I always hang my curtains from ceiling to floor, rather than top of the window frame to [...]

DIY curtain rod tutorial

DIY curtain rod tutorial

  DIY CURTAIN RODS Use PVC pipe and spray paint to make your own unique curtains rods for WAY less than you can buy them for. If you're like me and have had trouble finding a 45 degree angled rod, you can completely customize your own for an odd size or irregular corners out of PVC pipe. [...]

DIY Welcome Sign

DIY Welcome Sign

I am constantly thinking of new ideas and items I can make myself rather than buy.  The thrill of creating something on my own is my new favorite hobby.  Yes, it may take a while to complete with two kids to take care of amidst the "construction", but it is something I really enjoy and [...]