Drift Store Desk Makeover and Small Home Office Decorating Ideas

  DIY Project: Chalk painting and decorating a small home office with drift-store finds. For more: www.princessval.com...more


 After we sold two storage units full of our belongings through Craigslist and many more items at our yardsale, we were left with only about half of what we started with, if that, and a pretty sizabl...more

How to: A simple table setting with DIY watercolor napkins

 Remember when I told you about my idea to use our wedding china as our everyday tableware? Well, for the past few weeks we've been doing just that, alongside a few extra additions to the table setting, and I couldn't be happier with the results. For such a small change, it really makes quite an impact on our small apartment.Months ago, I was inspired by none other than the amazing Minted.com which provided a tutorial for bright and beautiful watercolor linens. ...more

10 Budget-Friendly Ideas to Fill Your Gallery Wall

Gallery walls are everywhere. This is no surprise since they are an easy way to fill up a blank wall and you can find inexpensive frames at your local home or grocery store. ...more
abrown9929 I'm so glad you enjoyed them! Sometimes they can be so hard to fill:)more

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Mother's Day Made Easy!

Sunday, May 10th is right around the corner. I hope you haven't forgotten the occasion... Mother's Day! The day when just about everyone will be posting pictures with their mom including reasons why she is the best mom in the entire world with some cute heart emojis. Am I right or am I right? I'm no exception to the cliche sappiness. Even if your mom has passed away or you aren't super close with your own mother, I believe we ought to recognize all motherly figures on May 10th. They deserve some extra lovin' and gratitude, don't you think?...more

Tips to Building and Decorating a Wine Cellar

Building a wine cellar is a serious undertaking, but if you're serious about wine, it's worth thinking about.Wine cellars are growing in popularity. If you love wine, your wine cellar will serve you well while you're living in your home. If you decide to sell your home, you can expect a $3 return in increased property value for every dollar you invested in your wine cellar....more

Our Breakfast Nook

When we first saw the house, I was so excited for this little breakfast nook by the kitchen. It was such a unique feature and I knew right away that I wanted to use it for reading and painting as well. It features a large window with tons of natural light, perfect for an artist.I had my electrician install these lovely little pendant lights from Lowe's for me. Just adds a little whimsy....more

DIY Book Page Bunting

Are you up for a cute and easy paper craft project?I used this easy-to-make book page bunting to decorate a little reading nook I created in my daughter’s nursery, but it could easily be used to pretty up other areas around the home. A project like this is a versatile way to add a little whimsy to your home décor....more