3 Ways to Hide Your Kitchen Appliances
When I recently re-did my kitchen it was so important to me that everything had a place and fit in beautifully. This included my fridge, dishwasher, blender, toaster, and all of the appliances that usually stick out in a kitchen. But, not in mine! I designed my kitchen with all of the awkward and not-so-beautiful appliances in mind and I was able to seamlessly integrate them into my cabinetry. Hiding appliances is a great way to get that designer kitchen look without spending a ton of money. Yes, please! I’m going to show you how to get the kitchen of your dreams with these 3 ways to hide your kitchen appliances. Let’s do it!
Mother’s Day Gifts That Every Mom Would Love
Spring is here and Mother’s Day is around the corner! And I know, it can be tricky finding Mother’s Day gifts that every mom would love. I know for me, DIY projects can be physically exhausting and moms everywhere are working so hard for their own families. So let’s pamper our moms, wives, and friends this Mother’s day by gifting them the things that will make them feel relaxed, loved, and appreciated. And maybe even get yourself a little something special. You deserve it! Stop pinning and start doing… but also take care of yourself this Mother’s Day!
I’ve rounded up some of my favorite gifts to give and receive as a mom. If you’re looking for affordable, meaningful, and useful Mother’s Day gifts, you’re in the right place! From trendy home decor to comfy bathrobes, I’m sure you’ll be able to find the perfect gift for your mom.
Solo Trip Tips For A Much Needed Reset
Have you ever dreamed of taking a solo trip? If you’re feeling overworked, disconnected, or just in need of a break, a solo trip could be perfect for you. My solo trip to Joshua Tree, California, was just what I needed to reconnect with myself. Joshua Tree is a great location for a solo trip where you’re looking to recharge. It’s easy to drive to from several major cities and still quiet and secluded. Being in a beautiful setting helped me feel so present, calm, peaceful, and full of love. I had people ask me before I left “Why are you running away?” And my answer to them was “I’m not running away, it feels like I am returning HOME. To ME.” We all need to take a break sometimes to focus on feeling like ourselves again. In this blog, I’m going to share with you a couple of my best solo trip tips for a much needed reset.
$20 DIY Closet Mirror Door Makeover
I decided to take my old gold mirror closet door and upgrade it! Because life is too short to not love your closet doors, right? Right! Recently I shared with you how I DIYed my son’s closet shelves, but you know I couldn’t stop there. The old gold mirror style door was almost 25 years old and was killing the whole vibe of his room. And instead of spending the money to buy an entirely new door, I DIYed this one for only $20! Plus it’s a super easy DIY project for beginners. Which makes this $20 DIY closet mirror door makeover easy, beautiful, and affordable! I know you’re going to love it, let’s get started!
DIY Modern Kitchen Hutch
It’s official: the kitchen hutch is back and I am here for it! If you have limited space or find yourself craving storage behind doors you are going to love this DIY modern kitchen hutch. While floating shelves have been super popular the last few years they lack practical storage. This is why countertop hutches have earned a place as one of 2022’s most stylish AND functional trends. And if you’re working with a small or unique space you are going to love the customization of this DIY project. I’m so excited to share this with you and help you on your way to building your dream designer kitchen on a budget!
DIY Ikea Closet Update
Do your kids throw everything in their closets when it’s time to clean their room? Or is that just mine? Well, today we’re bringing order to that cluttered closet with a DIY Ikea closet update! For this closet transformation, I was determined to make sure every item had a place. Which meant adding a lot of storage. But, I also wanted it to look amazing and not break the budget! And guess what? I nailed all three with this $200 closet makeover! Check out my hacks below.
My Favorite Home Decor Stores
Today we are going to skip the handy work and get straight to the shopping! I’m going to share with you my favorite home decor stores. Because as much as I love DIY projects, sometimes it just makes more sense to buy instead of build. Incorporating home decor into your house is an easy way to spice it up! Plus it’s a simple way to quickly update a space and express your style. So I’ve compiled a list of beautiful, trendy, and affordable places to shop for your next home decor. And let’s be real, we could all use a little retail therapy once in a while. Let’s get into it!
Make Faux Plants Realistic With 4 DIY Hacks
Confession time, I do not have a green thumb! As much as I’d like to have a bunch of thriving house plants around, it’s just not the case. But, I don’t let my lack of plant care skills keep me from adding some greenery to my home. Instead, I use faux plants. Honestly fake plants have come a long way, and when done right they can be pretty convincing. So here are my tips on how to make faux plants realistic.
3 Types of Wood I Use For DIY Projects
Whenever I start a new project I always get asked what type of wood I’m using and how I chose it. It took me a long time to understand how to pick out the best wood and all of the different types. So I get it! Today I’ve put together everything I know about wood and I’m going to break down the 3 types of wood I use for DIY projects. Although it does depend on the project, I usually stick to using one of these: MDF (Medium-Density Fiberboard), plywood, or solid wood. Let’s get into it!
5 DIY Large Scale Art Ideas
There is just something about a big piece of art on the wall that makes a statement. Right? The only problem is, art that size can get pricey pretty quick. Especially if you have to frame it. Over the years I’ve experimented with a few DIY large scale art ideas to get a similar look, but at a much better price. Now I get to share them with you! Use one or all five of these art ideas to add a little magic to your space (number five might be my favorite).