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Repurposed twin headboard into coffee bar shelf or towel rack shelf

It all started when I saw this solid wood headboard at the thrift store for $3.00.  With the price of lumber right now the wood itself was a steal and I knew I would enjoy the challenge to turn it into a functional piece of decor for our home. For this project you will need: […]

2 DIY ways to upcycle a large wood wire spool

I recently acquired one of these large wood wire spools…and was trying to figure out some ways I could use it.  My brother is an electrician and frequently has these left behind at a job site destined for the trash and had asked if I wanted me to save one for me. With the price […]

How to make your back patio or porch be an outdoor oasis!

If anything 2020 taught us to make our home and outdoor spaces a priority for our family to enjoy!  I did quite a few projects on our back porch and we spent hours and HOURS out here last year – every lunch and so many suppers were eaten around this table all spring and summer! […]

How to paint a concrete porch or patio

I finally tackled a project I have wanted to tackle (and debated if I should do) for quite some time and I am happy to report I am thrilled with the after!  We have worked hard to make out back porch/patio an extension of our home and a place where we love to spend time […]

Simple Green and White DIY Spring Wreath

It’s slowly feeling more and more like spring and I am so ready for it!  We had beautiful warm and sunny weather last week and I spent the weekend pressure washing and cleaning up the front porch for spring.  That also meant I was ready for a pretty spring wreath to put on my door […]

Hallway makeover with board and batten trim for less than $100 ($100 room challenge reveal)

I am so excited to share the reveal of my $100 room challenge makeover room I have been working on!  This hallway started out as a boring blank slate that I had never really taken some time to work on  – I wanted to add some trim and also have a space to display some […]

DIY sponge wall design in hallway #spongewallmovement

I am still plugging away on the $100 room challenge on this boring hallway in our house… This is what I started with: Then I added board and batten trim and painted the walls – The top half of the wall color is Statuesque by Behr Marquee and bottom white portion is just Ultra Pure […]

Welcome Home Sunday guest hosting today!

Happy Sunday!  I don’t typically post on Sundays because we spend the day at church and with family, but today I have the privilege to be the guest host for the Welcome Home Sunday series with some other blog friends.   I don’t know about but the dreary, cold rainy days in January can get to […]

How to install Board and Batten trim ($100 room challenge hallway progress)

Board and Batten trim is an easy and inexpensive way to spruce up a hallway, dining room, or really any room in your home and add a lot of character for very little money!  I’ll share a simple tutorial on how to do this trim anywhere in your home.    The first thing you’ll want […]

$100 room challenge Hallway makeover–before + plans

I am so excited to tackle another $100 room makeover challenge!  Erin over at Lemons, Lavender and Laundry started this challenge several years ago and it has been amazing to see what people can accomplish for $100 in a room makeover.  For this $100 room makeover challenge I am going to be focusing on this […]