It was time to do something about these windows. We live at the top of a busy neighborhood and my bay windows offer a front row seat to everything going on inside my house. No more eye contact with the joggers, dog walkers and school kids.
Do you have windows or doors in your home that you want to make a little more private? In my home office, I have two glass doors that lead into our backyard - the only problem? They also lead my neighbors eyes in as well. As a renter, I can't buy new doors and don't want to invest in heavy duty window coverings, so I came up with a solution. Using budget-friendly contact paper, I created a simple stick-on frosted glass method that is tasteful and completely removable upon move-out! Be sure to check out other DIY home office projects! We want to help you DIY, so some of the materials in this post are linked to sellers. Just so you know, Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.
Our mudroom is one of the most used rooms in our house. It is combined with our laundry room so there is always a constant flow of laundry and children in and out of this room. The mudroom is between our garage and the front hall, and when we enter the house it’s through the mudroom. We had a lack of functional storage for each of the kids, so shoes, coats and bags just ended up all over the floor. I really wanted to take care of the storage situation, and the first thing to take care of was building the benches.
Last year I saw a beautiful pom pom wreath on their website and I remember wanting to make my own version of it for Christmas but I just didn’t have enough time. However this year I had put it in my agenda and came up with what I think was a simply a lovely version of a classic wreath... https://avantimorocha.com/
We're taking a poll! What Thanksgiving "thankfulness" idea would you want for your festivities this year? Choose from one of the 3 ideas in the picture below or suggest your own custom (or picture!) in the comments!Just type the letter of your choice below to vote!
Today I will show you just how easy it is to make pretty copper leaf Christmas ornaments with thrifted or Dollar Store ornaments. One of the things that I have wanted to try for many years was gold or copper leafing. For whatever reason, I never had a chance. So when I spotted two big bags of vintage pink Christmas ornaments at the thrift store for $3 each, I knew now was the time! You guys-I am hooked! I want to put copper leaf on all the things! I will definitely be adding it to a canvas that I made a while back. It is so easy to work with and the results are so pretty. Let me show you what I used.
DIY Watercolor Accent Wall using Floral StencilsWelcome back, our crafty Cutting Edge Stencils fans! We are so excited to show you this trending paint technique using our gorgeous Flower Stencil patterns! Watercolor wallpaper is such an adorable accent to add to a room but application is time consuming and puts a dent in the bank account! Today we will show this exact wallpaper hack using our reusable wall stencils and some paint! Let’s begin our stencil project!!
I saw these DIY Christmas balls made from beach balls online and thought they looked easy to make (and they were, thanks to the tutorial). But first I had to go to 1 Target and 2 different Walmarts to find beach balls. I live in FLORIDA people. You’d think every Walmart and Target in this area would have beach balls year round. But, nope! The 2nd Walmart I visited did the trick. I bought 4 balls.
It's time for Christmas DIYs! And you know what that means...glitter everywhere. I love glitter, but I hate finding it all over my house. These beautiful ornaments will solve that problem for you by letting you enjoy the beauty of glitter on your Christmas tree or in your holiday decorations while keeping the mess contained. And it uses wood floor cleaner. Yep, wood floor cleaner that I already had in my cleaning cabinet.First grab a clear ball ornament and pour enough cleaner in to cover the entire inside of the ornament. Turn the ornament upside down and drain the excess cleaner in a small paper cup for a minute or two. (Bonus: you can reuse the excess cleaner that collects in the cup on the next ornament.)
There's something about a big chunky frame with ornate decorations that always catches my eye. This one was no different the day I was rummaging through a box of frames at a little thrift shop. I grabbed it because it was only $2.I love going to Pinterest and finding free printables. I normally save them to the board they pertain to, but mostly I use my Generously Free board to hold the freebies. I have so many prints saved and if I need one I just go find it, print it and frame it. There are so many talented people out there!Visit my blog for the FREE holiday print! Click right here and you will be taken straight to my blog. :)
There is something about decorating in the minimalist style. It makes a space seem larger and uncluttered. Follow along to see one idea for decorating your mantle in this style. And the best part is you may already have all the items in your home.