How To Update A Table With A Plaid Design Using Paint

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Recently I found these side tables at garage sales. They were both $5 and I just knew I could make them look nice again. Since we have all new colors in the living room this was the perfect time. I really wanted something unique for the family area. For the large table I wanted to try a “plaid design” on the top. I can not find the picture of the tables before the primer. (Sorry) Here is how easy … [Read more...]

DIY Custom Curtains: How To Make Curtains From Canvas Drop Cloths

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If you are looking for an inexpensive but creative custom look for your windows here is a great option. We have a wall of windows that I have let go without character for many months now. Since we had renovations done and the colors changed I have not found the right curtains to go on this wall. When I would start shopping for what I had in mind it quickly got very pricey. I love the look of floor … [Read more...]

Homemade Granite Cleaner

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Are you like me and have beautiful granite counter tops that you struggle to keep clean?  All those specialized cleaners at the store are really expensive and don’t work as well as we would like!  I am so excited to share my Homemade Granite Cleaner with you today!  This recipe is very inexpensive to make and leaves the granite super shiny and clean!  Homemade Granite Cleaner 1/4 teaspoon of … [Read more...]

6 Easy Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen

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If you are anything like me, once the holidays are over and the Christmas tree has been taken down, you are ready to get yourself organized for the year.  Where is the best place to start?  For me, I spend most of my time in the kitchen so I like to start there.  Here are a few easy tips to get your kitchen organized! 1.  Roll your towels!  It saves a lot of room … [Read more...]

DIY All Natural Air Freshener Recipe

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January is the month where so many of us are cleaning out, organizing and getting ready for the year ahead. After we get our rooms looking clean, don't we want them to smell nice too? Now, I know that there are a lot of very inexpensive air fresheners out there that work really well, but why not try to deodorize your home naturally? I bet you have almost all (if not all) of the items you'll need … [Read more...]

Mission Master Bathroom Part 2: Organize on a Budget & The Container Store Gift Card Giveaway

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I am so excited to show you how I was able to organize the bathroom on a budget and you can too. I did each of the organization tips that I mentioned in Mission Master Bathroom Organization Part 1. I used my bathroom inspiration and tips from Apartment Guide to help me. It was so nice having direction. Otherwise it would have been very overwhelming. When we left off I had taken everything … [Read more...]

Add Unique Lighting To Your Home With Euro Style Lighting {Review} & “Win A Shopping Spree” Giveaway

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Introducing Euro Style Lighting "At Euro Style Lighting, we offer contemporary, European inspired lighting designs that are fresh and innovative. You'll find modern light fixtures, ceiling lights, lamps and shades in every size, color and style to fit your living space." I have been sharing my home improvement journey with you this year. Another important thing for me were the finishing touches. … [Read more...]

Redecorating Your Room The Cheap Way

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That spare room doesn't have to be useless space. If it's dressed up now as a guest room, chances are it's dated. Okay, odds are it's prehistoric. Time to transform it into a space you can really use. No matter if you're envisioning a new media room, a workroom, a crafting place, a home office, a game room, or even a redone modern guest room, that new image you're envisioning doesn't have to blind … [Read more...]

Home Improvement DIY: A GelPro Kitchen Rug Completes The Look!

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If you are like me and spend alot of time on your feet you will be so excited to learn about GelPro! We have been updating the kitchen the last few months and it is almost complete. A few weeks ago I realized it was missing one important thing, a rug. This renovation project will not be complete until I am comfortable standing in there! As I started searching I was amazed at the variety of kitchen … [Read more...]

Home Improvement DIY: update ugly brass door knobs

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You know the ugly door knobs I am talking about. Even though our house was built in the 2004 it looks like it was built in the nineties. We have brass everywhere. Since we are in the middle of our home improvements I decided to update the whole house. Now that we have a new color and fresh paint up on the walls and doors the brass looks even worse. It stands out like a sore thumb. So those … [Read more...]

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