July 31, 2013

Decorating Mistakes & Lessons: 1 Bedroom, 10 Ways

When we first bought this house a few years ago, I envisioned that I would somehow have tons of money and would just go to all the stores and buy all the stuff. 



Obviously, that didn't happen.


July 23, 2013

10 Craigslist Tips & Tricks

10 Craigslist Tips & Tricks: How to find the best stuff & save money. There are some really great tips in this!
If you're willing to do a little extra work, secondhand items are a great way to create a really unique home on a small budget. And you know I mean it! One of my favorite sources of great secondhand items is Craigslist. And since you've asked, today I thought I'd share a few of my favorite tips. So, here they are...my 10 Craigslist Tips!

July 17, 2013

The Wednesday 6: View Along The Way

Welcome to this week's Wednesday 6! I'm so excited to have Kelly from View Along The Way as our guest today! Kelly is so talented, and her creativity never ceases to amaze me! Today I've picked my fave six projects to share with ya'll, and they are absolutely amazing! So, let's get started!

July 15, 2013

The Kitchen-To-Do-List: Progress Report!

The Kitchen-To-Do-List: a progress report! Great ideas for maximizing the space in small kitchens!
This past week, we knocked two whole things off the kitchen-to-do-list! 
While I would prefer to be the speedy hare who rebuilds his entire kitchen on his lunch break, I have to settle for being the tortoise who makes teeny tiny steps towards the finish line. 


July 10, 2013

Instagram Faves & Bathroom Makeovers

18 Beautiful Bathroom Makeovers! Check this out!

Happy Wednesday! 

I'm interrupting our Wednesday 6 schedule to bring you a LiveLoveDIY update, some Instagram favorites, and a little DIY inspiration. We'll pick back up next week, and I can't wait to show you the two gals I have scheduled for this month!

So, let's get started with the updates first!


July 8, 2013

10 Spray Paint Tips: What You Never Knew About Spray Paint



10 Spray Paint Tips: what you never knew about spray paint. So good to know! Read before your next project! I love tip #5.
Spray paint is my favorite way to stretch my decorating budget, and over the years I've used it on just about everything (like it's getting ridiculous). 

So, today I've compiled a list of my top 10 ways that you can use spray paint to transform items in your home.

Enjoy!


July 2, 2013

Best of the Month: June 2013

Summer is my favorite time of the year. I'm fairly certain I danced out of the womb on June 13th, 1983 with a paintbrush in my hand and said 'I'm obsessed with summer, Ma.' Or something like that. I can't quite explain why summer does such magical things for me, but it probably has something to do with flip flops, slushies, pools, and beach vacations. 

Quick and Easy LiveLoveDIY Projects

Mod Podge Hangers Photo Wall Ideas Sequin Art Chalkboard Cabinets Gold Leaf Art Stacked Log Tutorial