Making vanilla extract at home isn't anything new. In fact there are quite a few recipes already online. But today I thought I would share my version of how to make homemade vanilla extract and why I prefer it over store bought. :) (Affiliate links are provided below for convenience. For more information see my disclosure, here.) If you've ever bought vanilla extract at the store, then you … [Read more...] about Easy DIY Homemade Vanilla Extract Recipe
Under & Over Cabinet Lighting Tutorial I am happy to share that today I am offering a how-to-guide for the first project of our budget kitchen makeover series: cabinet lighting! (Checkout the final reveal here!) See how we transformed a dark and shadowy kitchen into a well lit and cozy space with this 30 minute DIY cabinet lighting project! (Affiliate links are provided below for … [Read more...] about How to Add Cabinet Lighting On A Budget (in Just 30 Minutes!)
When I was coming up with the design plan for our patio makeover, I had a hard time finding the right rustic coffee table. I wanted something fairly rustic, yet modern and not too big, but not too small. Oh and it needed to be under $100. If you're thinking those three things are rare to find all in one piece of furniture, you are most definitely right! Since we do all of our home projects with … [Read more...] about How to Build a DIY Rustic Coffee Table
It is finally here - our small patio makeover reveal day! We have been hard at work turning our patio into the perfect spot to relax after a long summer day. It took me awhile to come up with a design plan for this space because there wasn't a lot of room to work with. But I came across this post from one of my favorite bloggers, Lauren at Blesser' House, and instantly I had new hope for our … [Read more...] about Small Patio Makeover – On a Budget
Easy DIY Sugar Scrub Whether you're looking for a cute and simple gift idea or just wanting to treat yourself to a spa night in, this DIY sugar scrub recipe is for you! It's seriously easy to make and smells SO GOOD! You can make this sugar scrub in just 5 minutes and you probably already have all of the ingredients in your pantry! (Get the FREE printable labels at the bottom of … [Read more...] about 5 Minute DIY Sugar Scrub That’s Seriously Easy to Make
If you are looking for a super simple project to make a statement, this DIY wall hanging is your new best friend! Not to mention it costs next to nothing to make, win-win! Follow the 4 step tutorial below to get started! (Affiliate links are provided below for convenience. For more information see my disclosure, here.) Step 1: gather the supplies All you need is some yarn in the colors … [Read more...] about How To: Super Simple DIY Wall Hanging
A Raised Garden Bed Tutorial Raised garden beds are a great way to create an organized garden space even when you don't have a ton of room to work with. They also provide an easy drainage solution and help keep pests out. We DIY'd our own 4' x 8' raised garden beds and they work GREAT! This post will show you how to build raised garden beds that will last for years. Ready to build your own … [Read more...] about How To Build DIY Raised Garden Beds That Will Last For Years!
Wedding season is here and with my sister's wedding coming up in September (in which I will be Maid of Honor), my brain has been swimming with DIY wedding ideas! I will be hosting her bridal shower at the end of June and I have been having so much fun coming up with decor ideas, party favors and of course the menu! But first thing's first, it's not a party without the people! That's where this … [Read more...] about How to Create Invitations In Microsoft Publisher + Free Font Downloads