DIY Projects

diy popcorn tin storage container under RV table

DIY Popcorn Tin Storage Ottoman for Camping

This popcorn tin storage ottoman is so easy to make! Plus, it is great for camping, RVing, or using at home. When I found a large empty popcorn tin container at the thrift store for just 25 cents, I knew I had to buy it. But I didn’t know what to do with it. Until […] Read more…

multi-packs of small flowers

Smart Money Saving Ideas for Large Flower Pots

I added two big blue turquoise flower pots on my front porch this Spring. I love the way they look and how they are tall next to my front door. But large containers also tend to have larger expenses. Here are smart money saving ideas for filling a large flower container on your porch, patio […] Read more…

woman's hand adding plastic bottle into large flower container

27 Best Ways to Fill The Bottom of a Large Planter

Have you fell in love with the look of an oversized large flower planter? Or maybe you just really need a larger pot to fill the space on your porch or patio. I know that I have several places that demand a large pot to look really nice. Potting soil is heavy and expensive and […] Read more…

small cement candleholders with burning taper candles

How to Make Mini Concrete Candleholders with Egg Shells

Candleholders are surprisingly easy to make. And they make some of the most thoughtful gifts to give to friends and family. It’s always fun when you can make a unique candle holder, too. These modern mini concrete candleholders use egg shells to create a curved, cupped base for taper candles. Craft cement is easy to […] 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…

blue exterior door

Cheap Upgrades to Increase Your Home Value

While renovating your kitchen or updating your bathroom are sure-fire ways to increase the homes’ value, you don’t have to take on a huge renovation to add value to your home. In fact, there are a variety of small projects that can make a big impact on your home’s value. The next time you’re ready […] 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…

paintbrush with yellow paint against orange background

17 Easy DIY Leftover Paint Projects

Brilliant ways to save money with leftover paint projects to spruce up your home. Paint is perhaps the cheapest way to makeover. But what about all the paint that’s leftover when you’re finished with your project? You don’t want to waste it! Instead of tossing that extra paint after your next home improvement project, keep […] Read more…

coasters made from hosta stems

Tropical Placemat from Hosta Stems

After cutting off old hosta flower stems (also known as scapes), use them to make tropical placemats and coasters that are biodegradable and zero-waste! When we moved into our new house, we were overwhelmed with the amount of hosta plants that popped up across our property in the Spring. Not knowing much about hostas, I […] Read more…

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