Free Seasonal Decorating Ideas

free seasonal decor

I love decorating for the seasons. It’s so fun – creating a festive, warm atmosphere in and around my home to celebrate a holiday or time of year.  There are times, though, when money runs a bit too tight for me to indulge in seasonal decorating. Having the desire to prettify my space, but not having any budget to work with can be frustrating.  So during these times of ‘fiscal drought’ I like to get creative, Continue Reading

DIY Farmhouse Coffee Filter Flower Wreath

diy farmhouse wreath

I love farmhouse decor.  Which makes complete sense, since I live in, you know, a farmhouse.   I think the shabby, chippy style adds so much warmth and character to any space.  Now, there are tons of beautiful farmhouse wreaths available on the market – but they are very EXPENSIVE!  Which is why this gorgeous, elegant, diy farmhouse wreath was something I just HAD to do!  It’s easy to make and looks like it came from a Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Furniture Facelifts

budget friendly furniture facelift

Is your furniture looking a little worse for the wear?  Showing signs of aging, sagging, rips, tears, stains?   Wishing you could replace it but knowing it’s just not in your budget right now?  Me, too.  If only there were some fast, easy, and budget friendly ways to give your furniture a facelift.  Wait!  There are!  And I’m going to share my very favorites with you in this post.  🙂 Every year when I start decorating Continue Reading

Fall Decorating on a Small Budget

fall decorating budget

I hope you are are having an amazing fall so far! Fall is my favorite season and I LOVE to decorate for it.  In the past, I’ve gone a little overboard with things, though.  So, I have set a self-imposed, super small fall decorating budget this year.  And today, I wanted to share a few of my favorite DIYs and seasonal decor ideas for this fall. I would love to be able to spread ‘Fall Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Pumpkin Garland

Budget Friendly Pumpkin Garland

It’s time to decorate for fall! This is my favorite time of year and I love to do it up right, but I don’t want to spend a lot of money. This year, I challenged myself to spend less than $50 getting my home ready for fall. That’s right – $50! I have done really well so far, and my absolute favorite project is this extremely budget friendly pumpkin garland that I saw on Pinterest Continue Reading

Easy Crochet Projects a Beginner Can Complete in a Weekend!

Easy crochet beginner weekend

As most of you know, I’ve been recovering from surgery for the past few weeks. I have not been able (read: allowed by the doctor OR my family) to do anything remotely strenuous, but there’s only so many makeup tutorials you can watch on YouTube without getting bored, right? So I have been slowly taking some pictures of the crochet projects I completed over the past month to share with y’all.  These are simple crochet Continue Reading

DIY Wasp Deterrent

DIY Wasp Deterrent

I love God’s creatures. Most of them anyway. I’m not a fan of the sting-y ones, though.  Mosquitoes, those grey flies that like to bite you right at the back of the knee … and wasps.  I hate wasps.  Today, I’m going to share with y’all the most effective, cheapest, easiest, and most clever diy wasp deterrent EVER! Let me begin by saying — my husband is deathly allergic to bees and wasps.  So in the interest of keeping Continue Reading

Bunk Bed Makeover Using Paint and Petroleum Jelly

Bunk Bed Makeover Using Paint and Petroleum Jelly

Something that has been looming on my ‘To Do’ list for several months has been my younger daughter’s bunk bed makeover using paint and petroleum jelly. (More on that crazy-sounding process in a minute) I bought a simple wooden bunk bed set last summer off a local Facebook buy/sell/trade page for only $20. My intention was to get them spruced up and put in my younger daughter’s room before fall.   I forgot to take pictures of the beds before Continue Reading