We made it! It's finally reveal day and I am SO excited to share all of the final details from our Budget Bathroom Renovation! I think we all have those house projects that we really want to do, but sometimes it can be hard to find the time to actually crack down and do them! This is how I've felt about our downstairs half bath ever since we moved into our house nearly a year and a half ago … [Read more...] about Farmhouse Bathroom Makeover REVEAL on a Budget!
Today's DIY is the last project to finish up our Budget Bathroom Makeover, but you'll have to wait just a few more days for the full reveal! Don't worry, this DIY light fixture makeover is almost just as good! I love big DIY projects that have that 'wow' factor, but sometimes simple projects that cost next to nothing get me just as excited. Not only was this DIY light fixture super easy, but it … [Read more...] about How to Update Your Builder Grade Light Fixture For FREE!
We're back with another DIY as we get close to finishing up our Budget Bathroom Makeover! (See phase one here all about how we installed textured beadboard wallpaper!) Today I'm showing you how we added some farmhouse charm by DIYing a rustic wood frame around the existing bathroom mirror. Goodbye builder grade, hello character! Like I mentioned in the beadboard wallpaper post, the goal for … [Read more...] about How to Add a DIY Wood Frame to a Bathroom Mirror
I am so excited about today's post, you guys are in for a real treat! This DIY project is really simple, but makes a big statement! Today my dear friend, Elizabeth from Elizabeth Bear Designs is here to share how she created a faux stacked log fireplace insert. I've admired this fireplace on her beautiful Instagram feed, but it wasn't until she mentioned that it was a DIY project that I realized … [Read more...] about Your Fireplace NEEDS This DIY Stacked Log Insert – How to tutorial
In January I started the Simplify Your Life series and talked all about my strategy to ditch the clutter in our home. I spent some time implementing those tips and am happy to report that we have gotten rid of so much stuff! I'm over here doing a little happy dance in my chair because decluttering is such a great feeling! (If you need some decluttering tips, checkout Part 1 of this series and get … [Read more...] about Simplify Your Life – Part 2: Let’s Get Organized!
Today I am so excited to share phase 1 of our Budget Bathroom Makeover! When I started making a plan to update our downstairs bathroom, I knew that I wanted some sort of texture on the walls. I considered several different options. I thought about doing wood planks like we did in our master bedroom, or the ever so popular board and batten look (that I love!) - yet I kept coming back to the idea of … [Read more...] about How to Update Your Bathroom with Beadboard Wallpaper
Before we were married, Mike and I made a goal that someday I would be a full time homemaker. We knew it wouldn't be possible from Day 1 since we both had a few student loans that needed to be paid off. But fast forward to this time last year and we accomplished our goal! Transitioning our budget from two incomes to one has taken some getting used to, but with a lot of discipline and a little … [Read more...] about 12 Awesome Budget Hacks That Actually Work – How We Went From 2 Incomes To 1
With Easter right around the corner and Spring weather on its way, I have been craving all the pastels. Normally I tend to stay away from lots of pinks and yellows and am drawn more to the bright whites and warm woods. But there's something about this time of year that has me longing for some pretty colors! I was so excited, then, when my friend Arin from Arin Solange At Home offered to share her … [Read more...] about 5 Minute Anthropologie Hack – DIY Painted Mason Jars