Patio Set Makeover {Outdoor Décor Design Challenge}

Hi Friends! The rain has finally given us a break around here, thank goodness, and my back patio furniture has been desperately crying out for a redo...just in time for this month's Design Challenge: Outdoor Décor! Seriously, I think I hear it sobbing in the middle of the night, ya'll. Take a look at what it was looking like after the neglect of Winter: See what I'm talking about. Ew. The cushions covers are about two years past due. That rug is just pitiful, and the umbrella was a … [Read more...]

Cheap Planter Update and My Favorite Filler!

Hello lovely Friends! Have you had a chance to start working outside yet? Maybe where you live, you're just starting with the cooler season? Well Spring is well under way around here and I have been really enjoying getting my outdoor spaces ready. If the rain will stay away long enough so I can actually enjoy them, that would be super awesome. At the beginning of the month I shared how I updated my Outdoor Glider Bench: It was in desperate need of a redo. You can see more HERE … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Add Farmhouse Charm to the Kitchen {and a Thrifty Makeover too!}

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by my farmhouse today! Say what? You know I have nothing even remotely close to a farmhouse, but today as part of this month's Decor Challenge, my Decor Enthusiast Girls and I are sharing our take on ways to add a little farmhouse style our spaces. Farmhouse style is hot hot hot right now, but with living closer to dolphins than to chickens, I tend to lean a little more towards coastal. So when my girls were talking about sharing tips for getting that farmhouse … [Read more...]

Spring Bird Nest Wreath from a $4 Thrift Store Find

Hey awesome Friends, and welcome to day #10 of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days Series!  Today my Décor Enthusiast girls and I are sharing our Spring wreaths. It's actually feeling like Spring this week here and I am loving it. Of course since I am in the middle of my makeover series, I had to create my wreath from something in need of a makeover. I set out to comb all my favorite haunts to find something and got lucky on my first stop! I found this pretty wreath for just … [Read more...]

A Super Easy Sign Anyone can Make! {A Decorating Challenge}

Ever wanted to make a sign, but never thought you could? Then this post is for you! Today I'm sharing a super easy sign anyone can make, no special tools or machines required, as part of this month's Décor Enthusiast Decorating Challenge. Signs are such a simple and fun way to add character to a space. Ya'll may have seen this ENJOY sign in the background of oh just about a bajillion photos or so: I've had several people ask if I had a tutorial for it, but I never shared this in a … [Read more...]

The Evolution of My Thrifty Dining Room

Hello again awesome Friends!! How are you feeling this fine January morning? My Hubby can't make it till midnight, so I partied with my 13 year old and a bottle of sparkling cider ha ha. I'm kicking off the new year with the evolution of my dining room! Although this space is far from where it originally started, I've never shared any kind of before and after. That's probably because it evolved over time. Let's go way back to the beginning. When my Hubby and I met, we both owned our … [Read more...]

Christmas Entry Table {A Décor Challenge}

Hi Friends and welcome to our third and final installment of One Space Three Ways, Holiday Edition! For our monthly decorating challenge, we decided to choose one space in our homes and for three months, decorate it to match the Holiday of the month. This month we decorated for Christmas of course! I chose my entry way table: Here's a reminder of what it looked like for November: You can see October here. I am really loving the very traditional Christmas colors this year. I … [Read more...]

Gorgeous Mirror Makeover & Entry Table Vignette {a Décor Challenge}

Hello all my décor enthusiast friends! If you are new around here, once a month I get together with a few blogging buddies to talk about décor. In the past we've shared our gallery walls, how we like to decorate using trays, tips for styling bookcases, and how we love to use baskets in our decor, just to name a few. We started this challenge last January by picking a space, and for three months we decorated it three different ways by shopping our homes. I chose my china hutch. We decided to … [Read more...]

Halloween Vignette {A Décor Challenge!}

Hi Friends!! It's officially Spooktober around here, and today I am sharing my entry table all decked out to welcome Halloween as part of this month's Décor Challenge. We are finishing off the year the same way we came in, with a one space, three ways challenge. I chose my Dining Room Hutch for the first time around, but I decided to change things up this time. Instead I chose this little table in our entry way: (You can see its makeover here.) I usually keep it pretty simple. … [Read more...]

Neutral Fall Mantel

The first day of Fall is in two days...come on, Fall...I'm ready! I've got my mantel all decked out to welcome you! I am excited to be a part of a fun Fall tour with some of my favorite blogging friends this week, and I'm participating today with my mantel! Come on in... I decided to use last year's Fall wreath on my mantel this year instead of on my front door: I love this neutral color combination for Fall.   Remember my mini pumpkin garland I had on my … [Read more...]