Outdoor End Table Upcycle

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I am on a mission to make my miniscule back yard a cozy entertaining space wehre the whole family can enjoy time together. Did I mention it was tiny...right  I did. I made these awesome outdoor solar lamps  and chalkboard serving tray last week and really needed a place to put them that wasn't on ... continue reading

DIY Outdoor Solar Lamp DIY

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It is high time for more summer entertaining and I had to do something about my patio lighting situation! We have only one outlet on the wrong end of our yard, so I had to get creative and figure out a solution. I always see ugly old brass lamps at the thrift store and I ... continue reading

rustic inspirational chalkboard signs

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I was so excited to score this amazing deal from Decor Steals for these 2 gorgeous chalkboards. I have had them for a few months and just couldn't decide where to put them and what to write on them. I have been sprucing up my bedroom and realized these would look perfect above my chalkboard ... continue reading

Living Room Redo on a Budget

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A couple of months ago I redid my family room. Then last month, I redid my entryway. The entryway is the opposite side of this living room, so I decided to spruce up this room as well. Since it was a total whim with NO budget, I had to be resourceful! This is the before.I ... continue reading

Gallery Wall with Antler Mount

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Oh where to begin? I have had this big empty wall in our master bedroom and I could not for the life of me figure out what to do up there. The opposite side of the room has our bed and a large iron sculpture hanging above it. So, I needed something different. Honestly, I ... continue reading

Industrial Coat Rack

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I purchased a 4 pack of these awesome hooks from Decor Steals forever ago. I loved them, but just couldn't figure out exactly what to do with them. Well, when my chalkboard organizer wasn't enough for all of our heavy and wet winter coats and gear, I knew it was time to do something with ... continue reading

Entryway Revamp and Lamps.com Giveaway

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My old entryway was getting on my nerves. I am leaning towards a less cluttered look in every room in my home and this area wasn't cutting it. That shelf was always overflowing and the basket was bursting at the seems! I decided I needed to switch it up a little and I did it ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Picture Frames/Gallery Walls

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  Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I have all these freaking picture frames. Every single time I go to a thrift store, I leave with at least one. I have a newly empty wall in my bedroom and a lovely new family ... continue reading

Thrifty Craft Room Redo

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I did this little redo for under $500. Including the bookshelves, table, chairs, curtains, carpet, and organizational boxes. pretty much everything in the room other than the actual craft supplies. When we first moved into this house our loft was a big giant mess. Then I took what we had and some thrift store finds ... continue reading

Budget Friendly Family Room Redo

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Every so often is a good idea to shake up the energy in a space. We needed more light, less chaos, and a calmer color palette.  This little redo cost less than $500 (and $300 was the rug!). The rug was from Home Depot and is my favorite thing in my whole house-thick and luxurious! ... continue reading