Browsing Category : Interiors and D.I.Y.

This Week’s Finds Under Fifteen


Between picking up a second job and running a dog rescue out of my home, I have had no time to focus on myself, my blog, or keeping things pretty around here lately. Since yesterday was pay-day, I decided to de-stress in the best way I know how…shopping for my home! There’s this store called Maison’s Du Monde that I…

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How to Add Size Better Than a Vicky Push-Up Bra


Unless you’re someone of the A-list breed who has 99 problems but square footage ain’t one, why wouldn’t you want to add a little more square footage to your home? There are a ton of ways to trick the eye and false advertise what’s under that roof from your choice of furniture to your choice in art. Here are several…

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Easiest Ikea Hack EVER: DIY Tray table


With the weather being so nice this past weekend I was motivated to get an outdoor seating area going. I’m really trying to stick to a microscopic budget because we have our 3 year anniversary coming up in a few weeks and my husbands birthday right after. Still, I felt like it was a top 5 priority to create a…

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DIY Sweet and Sour Aprons


Technically I’ve been an adult since I turned 18 but I hadn’t really felt like a true “grown up” until this year. This year, I gave gardening another shot with a lemon tree and managed to successfully keep it alive for longer than a week. I finally established an understanding for the “quality over quantity” concept. I quit smoking, cut…

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Trash to Treasure DIY: Vintage Nightstand Transformation


When we initially moved into our new home with close to nothing to furnish it with, I wanted to decorate it with a plan. I figured I’d start with the areas others would see the most like the living room, dining room, and downstairs bath, and then move my way up to the second floor. I swore to myself that…

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Create Your Perfect Workspace With These 8 Essentials


This weeks was just one of those weeks. The kind where you feel completely uninspired. The weather sucked which left me with severe cabin fever and my cabin fever only made me feel isolated and blah. Every time I’d received a text, I found myself wanting to pour out negativity and I hate being that girl. The truth is that…

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DIY Ikea Hack: From Cheap to Chic Dining


Ikea is a great place to shop when your ballin’ on a budget, but just because you pay a cheap price to furnish your home doesn’t mean your space has to look that way. Normally, I wouldn’t purchase something non-vintage with the intentions on putting work into. However, because full price at Ikea typically means I’m spending around $20, it’s totally…

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2 Reasons for a Broke Girl to Use Tape


So far my years as a renter have been pretty fortunate. I’ve never encountered a landlord who wasn’t okay with me painting the walls with the condition that I paint them back before I move out. However, sometimes it just isn’t worth the money or the hassle when I know I won’t be there for very long. This time, I…

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Secret Gallery Wall Hack for the Perfectionists and the Broke


If you’ve ever searched “gallery wall hack” I’m almost positive you’ve seen the butcher paper trick. It’s absolutely genius, but for me, there’s one problem. A roll of butcher paper starts at about $30. If you don’t have any other use for whatever’s left over once you’ve created your gallery wall, not only will you have wasted a ton of paper,…

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Trash to Treasure Transformation


I  have absolutely zero shame in my long time love for second hand everything. I love taking a boring piece of “junk” and giving it a fresh new look with just a little elbow grease. The first reason is because I actually enjoy the process. The second reason is because I like having unique items that not everyone can find.…

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