Budget Decorating

thrift store furniture makeover without sanding or priming

How to Paint Furniture Without Sanding or Priming

Do you see old furniture at the thrift store or on the side of the road and dream about making it over? Me, too! But I don’t want to be bothered with the hassle of removing paint or varnish on the pieces. This is how to paint furniture without sanding or priming. If you are […] Read more…

Antiqued Distressed furniture with vaseline tutorial

How to Distress Furniture with Vaseline: Easy Antique Paint Finish

If you love antique furniture with a chipped and aged finish, you will be happy to know that you can easily recreate the farmhouse look with modern day pieces. I’m sharing my simple tips of how to distress furniture with vaseline. These tricks are great for a thrift store furniture makeover! If you are willing […] Read more…

DIY Moon Mirror on a pink wall

DIY Celestial Moon Mirror

Don’t you just love being able to transform something simple into a work of art? Especially when it takes little effort? That’s what this moon mirror is like. All you need is an inexpensive round mirror and some common craft materials (you could even get them at the dollar store!). With just a few steps, […] Read more…

DIY Pool Noodle Wreath Final on Wood Table

DIY Farmhouse Pool Noodle Wreath

I love a good dollar store craft. Don’t you? It’s always so much fun to see how you can repurpose something into fancy home decor. When I started seeing people making wreaths from dollar store pool noodles, I was hooked. I wanted to make one, too! This dollar store pool noodle wreath uses something unusual […] Read more…

cute puppy laying on fleece dog bed

DIY Dog Bed (No Sew)

This DIY dog bed that you don’t have to sew couldn’t be an easier project! Seriously, this is a fleece dog bed anyone can make! Don’t let your pet sleep on the ground anymore! All you need is 30 minutes and two materials to make a cute dog bed that’s warm and cuddly. This dog […] Read more…

Chalk Paint Mason Jars with plants

How to Chalk Paint Mason Jars (and Distress Them)

Wondering how to chalk paint mason jars? It couldn’t be easier! So transform those old glass jars you have around the house into stylish organizers and vases right now! Who else has a lot of mason jars and empty glass jars around the house? Am I the only one? I hate to give away (or […] Read more…

rope tire ottoman

Easy DIY Tire Ottoman Made with Rope

Have you seen those dreamy rope ottomans on Pinterest? They’re all the rage, especially with a boho decor. When I found out how much the rustic-looking items cost, though, I immediately decided to make a DIY tire ottoman with rope and am very happy with how it turned out! Not only is this DIY home […] Read more…

coolers turned into Halloween candy buckets

DIY Cooler Candy Buckets for Halloween

I want to have kids come trick or treating at my house this year, but with social distancing I don’t want to actually open the door and hand them candy! Which is why these cute Halloween candy buckets made from thrift store coolers are a perfect way to give out treats! When I saw old […] Read more…

hand stamped books bundle tied with ribbon

How to Make a Hand Stamped Books Bundle

Hand stamped books bundles are a cheap and easy way to instantly add farmhouse decor to your home. Why are stamped books a hot new decor trend? Because it literally is one of the easiest DIY projects you can make for your home! They are also very inexpensive to make, can be personalized in many […] Read more…

scarecrow in pot of hydrangea flowers on front porch

Fall Front Porch Decorating Ideas on a Budget

We’ve got a small covered front porch without a lot of space to decorate. But my mission this autumn was to bring some color to the space. After a couple visits to the thrift store, I came up with these fall front porch decorating ideas on a budget. I decided to challenge myself to see […] Read more…

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