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How to Properly Decorate your Christmas Tree

Your Christmas tree is the centerpiece of all your Christmas decor, so it’s important to get it right. You might not be decorating your Christmas tree properly and you don’t even know it. It’s no secret on how to get the most beautifully decorated tree, get follow these simple tips. Find the perfect tree & keep it alive To have a beautifully decorated tree, you need a beautiful tree, no matter the style, shape, or size. ...
DIY Home Projects

DIY Mid-Century Plant Stand

Aug 8, 2017 This is your solution to the perfect plant storage idea yet! This DIY Mid-Century plant stand project is easy & affordable, and it doesn’t require any fancy tools or previous knowledge of woodwork. THINGS YOU NEED: Planting Pot Pre-cut 1×1 in wood Small nails Sand paper Wood glue (optional) wood stain (optional) EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS: Table saw Chisel Ruler & Pencil -Measurements will not be universal for this ...
Home Decor

6 Ways to Style your Fireplace Mantel

MANTEL STYLING Styling your fireplace mantel can change the appearance of the entire room. It is one of the focal points of the room and it speaks a lot of how you want your home to be portrayed. Decorate your fireplace mantel in the best way that suits you, here are 6 ideas that can help you get started on one of the best projects yet. [Mirror] A mirror makes a really easy and simple decor stage for a fireplace mantel. Choose a style of ...
DIY Home Projects

DIY Printable Word Art W/Frame

I love finding awesome word art frames but always wanted to make my own, mainly because it’s cheaper to make your own! When I finally found an awesome font, I decided to try it out. I got my font from creativemarket.com for FREE, during one of their weekly free goods giveaways. Attached to this post, is the exact duplicate of my calligraphy, as shown in the post. Feel free to print it out and use it for your DIY project.  Or if you ...
DIY Home Projects

Make Hundreds by Selling Your Unwanted Items

01.30.2017 One’s man’s trash is another man’s treasure, is a common saying but also very true. So I would love to share with you how you can sell your unwanted or unused items and make hundreds. But first I would like to share my inspiration for writing this post. I’ve been trying to sell an item for about a year, and only after applying these simple task it sold in less than 2 days. Since then I’ve been using ...
DIY Home Projects

DIY Chunky Tassel Blanket

Follow my blog with Bloglovin 01.16.17 Winter was made for warm blankets and large books, but if you’re like me, I have my blankets around all year round. So why not be in style? The DIY chunky tassel blanket doesn’t require lots and is very simple and easy. Starting out I would like to say that you will need a blanket for this project, now it’s your choice if you would like to make your own, or buy a finished piece. I ...
DIY Home Projects

Elegant 3-tier Cupcake Stand- Under $6

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Looking for some décor for your desert table or wedding? Here’s an idea. This elegant DIY 3-tier cupcake stand comes out to be very sturdy and stylish, which is amazing for the price. I made these for my wedding and they ended up being used for baby showers, anniversary dinners, and parties. I had about 20 of them stored up in boxes for about a year, and so I ended up trying to sell them on OfferUp and they were ...
DIY Home Projects

DIY Ceramic Coasters

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’m really excited to share my new DIY coaster project with you guys! This is the easiest and cheapest DIY that I’ve done, and possibly the funniest. Each ceramic coaster ends up costing under $.85 cents, what a deal? Materials: 4 Hexagon Ceramic Tile -4in (.45 cents each; individually sold at HomeDepot) 1 Sheet of Adhesive Felt (individually sold at Joann’s) Scissors & Pen Step 1) Start ...
Home & Life Tips

How to be a Better Hostess for your Guest

Dec 1, 2016   All year round we have parties, get together’s, and celebrations. All though they should be the happiest days of our lives, we turn them into the most dreadful and stressful events. Usually, it’s because we are hosting and we want everything to be PERFECT. However while trying to live up to this expectation we lose the real meaning of hosting. Hosting is about building relationships and memories with those surrounding you. ...
Home & Life Tips

Tips for Finding & Bargaining for a Great Deal

  Hi everyone, If you ever visited my blog you would know that I find great deals for my projects. Mostly it includes furniture and home décor because that’s what I blog about mostly. But today I will be sharing how I find my deals and some bargaining tips that will get you what you want for the price you want. These tips apply mostly for second-hand websites like Craigslist, OfferUp, etc. Before I begin I would like to share the site I ...