DIY

How I Saved $400 on a Statement Light Fixture (One Room Challenge Week 5)

How I Saved $400 on a Statement Light Fixture (One Room Challenge Week 5)

I tried my hand at installing a statement light fixture in the dining room. Intent on my original idea of a pendant chandelier and, after weighing a number of options, I went with a beautiful (and much less expensive) alternative to the one pictured in […]

DIY Dining Room Accent Wall (One Room Challenge Week 3)

DIY Dining Room Accent Wall (One Room Challenge Week 3)

With the encouragement of a DIY-loving friend, I decided to hang the wallpaper for my dining room accent wall myself. I watched a number of YouTube videos on hanging wallpaper, read the instructions over and over, and prayed. You probably don’t want to follow my […]

DIY Faux Fur Seat Covers (One Room Challenge Week 2)

DIY Faux Fur Seat Covers (One Room Challenge Week 2)

Welcome to week two of my dining room makeover as part of the One Room Challenge! I used an exclamation point so that means it’s exciting, right? Right. Last week I shared the mood board that will serve as my visual inspiration for the finished […]

Easy DIY Brushstroke Lamp Tutorial

Easy DIY Brushstroke Lamp Tutorial

Get the look of a $500 designer lamp in your home for about $20 with this easy DIY brushstroke lamp tutorial. Remember the mood board I shared awhile back for my guest bedroom? Well, this lamp fulfills one not-so-tiny aspect of the look I am […]

Pinterest-Worthy Clean Home Routine

Pinterest-Worthy Clean Home Routine

A collection of all-natural tips, products, and DIYs that make up my Pinterest-worthy clean home routine. These are the Pinterest hacks and pins that really work! Pinterest is like the library these days. It’s a wealth of resources for almost anything but not every pin […]

6 Easy Closet Organization Hacks + DIY Cedar Bags

6 Easy Closet Organization Hacks + DIY Cedar Bags

Get your closet space together with a few money and time-saving easy closet organization hacks to keep your clothes organized, fresh-smelling, and in good condition. As a former retail employee and someone who has had a fair share of closet situations, I know a little […]

Margarita-Infused Watermelon + How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon

Margarita-Infused Watermelon + How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon

*The subject of this post is intended for readers 21 years of age and older. I will go ahead and say that I am not really that into watermelon. I mean, it’s better than cantaloupe for sure but I don’t typically keep it in my […]

How to Make a Mood Board for Any Room

How to Make a Mood Board for Any Room

Like a vision board does for your career or overall path for a set period of time, a mood board helps you to develop focus regarding an aesthetic. Learn how to make a mood board for any room in your home in this post. Now that […]

How to Host Mother’s Day Brunch

How to Host Mother’s Day Brunch

How to Host Mother’s Day brunch complete with menu, flowers, and DIY decor to wow the mother or mothers in your life. My great-grandmother, grandmother, mother, and I are/were each the oldest of our siblings. We also look so much alike–especially in the same stages […]

Weekend Project: Custom Shoe Closet

Weekend Project: Custom Shoe Closet

How to easily create a custom shoe closet over the weekend plus a little shoe shopping. There are a few things I tend to indulge in: shoes, naps, and sugar. And while I have cut back on sugar over the past couple of years, I […]

Pillow Talk: Money-Saving Throw Pillow Tips + DIY

Pillow Talk: Money-Saving Throw Pillow Tips + DIY

Learn how to style your home on a budget with money-saving throw pillow tips + DIY your own pillow covers to get the look of those pricey leopard throw pillows for under $25. What is it about girls and pillows? Or maybe by “girls” I […]

Building a Gallery Wall

Building a Gallery Wall

Get inspiration for building a gallery wall of your own in any room with these pictures, hacks, and resources for reflecting your style in 9 frames. If your Instagram and Pinterest feeds are as girly and saturated with home decor inspo as mine, you’re probably […]

3 Chic Furniture Hacks

3 Chic Furniture Hacks

How to upgrade existing furniture pieces around your home for less via 3, on-trend, chic furniture hacks. I had been perusing home decor via blogs, HGTV marathons, and Pinterest for a long time before I ever bought my house. This helped me develop a good […]

DIY Romantic Fruit Arrangements

DIY Romantic Fruit Arrangements

Each year my friends and family members hit me up to create homemade fruit arrangements for Valentine’s Day. I like to think it’s because I make them with so much love but the fact that these cost less than the ones they might order from a company […]

Festive Fruit Centerpiece

Festive Fruit Centerpiece

Edible Arrangements has nothing on this girl here, y’all. I have been making and gifting fruit bouquets and centerpieces for a few years now and it is such a special way to dress up an event or make someone feel appreciated. People always love them! […]