I’m no artist, but I am creative. And cheap, haha! I’ve got some art tricks up my sleeve for DIYs and free art to print. Come take a look at five beautiful and simple FREE art ideas! Stamping Last week I decided to experiment with these thrift store frames I bought for $10 each. The… Read More 5 incredibly easy DIY art ideas
I have been considering painting these living room walls black for some time. One day I finally just did it! It’s a BIG change, a dramatic change — and I love it! The contrast and depth are just what this space needed. On the other side of this black wall is the kitchen. I don’t… Read More I painted my living room wall black!
I can’t seem to take this curtain of twinkle lights ($18) down from Christmas! So I thought I would dress them up for spring! This idea would be perfect for blank walls at showers, wedding or Easter backdrop. The twinkle lights add a touch magic, especially in photos. How to create a floral backdrop I… Read More Flower backdrop with twinkle lights
Since the summer I have given away about 53 bouquets to complete strangers! That’s $500 worth of flowers — most of my 20 percent blog tithe for Q3 of 2019! (See this post to see how I spent all $4,100.) It has taught me invaluable lessons! And I’m not done yet. I’m still in the… Read More What I learned giving 53 bouquets to strangers
Want to know how to save hundreds on wallpaper? Try a stencil! I did two huge walls for $40! I’ll show you how I did it step by step and teach you the application differences between sponges, brushes and rollers. The first two years of living in this house were about seeing how it functions… Read More Living room stencil instead of wallpaper
Our living room rug has had it — stains, rolling corners people trip on and smashed in places. I paid $40 for it a couple years ago so I definitely got my money’s worth, but it was time to say goodbye! I thought I’d share some AMAZING deals I found while shopping. I bought my… Read More Large area rugs under $200
When I think of traditional wallpaper, I think of small repeated prints, over and over. Sometimes that’s pretty, but the nice thing about murals is the huge statement they make. It’s like a giant piece of art for a fraction of the cost. The one I’m considering buying on this list is only $59 for… Read More 9 affordable wallpaper murals, starting at $55!
Creating a routine doesn’t have to be difficult! You CAN maintain a tidy home. My new cleaning mind game I’m playing with myself is a game changer! Choose 5 tasks to do a day and do them each for 5 minutes. That’s it! Breaking tasks down by five minute intervals makes things more manageable. It takes at… Read More Get organized! 5 things for 5 min
Like the rest of our house, the playroom was a blank, white space in need of a little life. I found this beautiful palm jungle mural ($129) and had to have it! It mimics the landscaping outside the window in our yard and I love the sage, gray and coral tones. Then as it usually… Read More Sage playroom with tropical mural