Painted Picnic Baskets

Hello sweet Friends! I have a quick thrifty makeover for ya'll today! Actually I have three. For the first time in months I decided to treat myself to a morning of yard saling on Saturday. Here is what I found: Okay...I also hit up the thrift store! I think I found some fun stuff. That blue case in the front is an old hairdryer...I just wanted it for the case, but I thought that was a cool find. The table was only $20 and the mirror was only $5! Today I'm sharing what I did with … [Read more...]

10 Tips to a Better Closet

Last January I shared a post on how I built my closet, in response to numerous questions I received when I shared the makeover. It was my number one post in 2014. (You can see the top 10 here.) After doing a ton of planning for my closet, I learned a lot about what would make my closet very functional, while making it pretty as well. So, I shared ten tips to improve your closet. Today I am bringing this one out of the archives for this months Get Your DIY On theme: … [Read more...]

Hand-Made Baby Shower Gifts

I am really close to my younger brother, largely due to the fact that I was responsible for looking after him a lot when we were kids. Honestly though, I loved to play with him whether I had to or not. He was such a sweet little boy. He's six years younger, but the age gap makes no difference these days. He can always bring a smile to my face. This past weekend I took a little road trip with my parents and my 11-year-old, to SC for he and his wife's baby shower. Today I'm going to share … [Read more...]

10 Tips to a Better Closet

When I was laying out the plan for my Master Closet Makeover and looking to create a new closet space for my husband, I did a lot of homework.  That's the fun kind where you get to dream about all the possibilities of a new space by looking through tons of pictures.  I made notes of what I liked about some of the closets that I saw so I could incorporate those ideas into my own. After completing both new spaces, I thought it might be helpful to share what I learned along the way as well my … [Read more...]

Master Closet Makeover (Part 1)

Want to see my favorite spot in the house? Come check it out: Now it would be really difficult to appreciate this master closet makeover without seeing how it started out. Take a look:       Had enough? Me too! Gross, huh? My husband and I both shared this closet and there was a lot of wasted space.  That's when I dug out my graph paper and pencil and got to work measuring, creating the perfect space. This closet is pretty dinky for a master … [Read more...]