Laundry Closet to Mudroom for $24

Laundry Closet to Mudroom for $24

German houses have water closets and laundry closets but not storage closets. Tackling loads of...

Merry Christmas on a Budget!

Merry Christmas on a Budget!

While the Euro/Dollar rate has gotten better, it's still more expensive in Europe. Plus, there are...

Fall Decor for the Neutral Decorator

Fall Decor for the Neutral Decorator

Our house is pretty much a neutral pallet but I like to bring in warmer colors like browns during...

Meg Ryan's Flowers

Meg Ryan's Flowers

A few years ago I saw pictures of Meg Ryan's home in Elle Decor magazine and I've had a major crush...

Budget Kitchen Remodel

Budget Kitchen Remodel

Here in Germany, everything is expensive partly because the Euro is stronger and partly because all...

Got Wood?

Got Wood?

Being in Germany, the dollar doesn't always stack us so well against the euro so we've learned how...

Nearly Free Sofa Table

Nearly Free Sofa Table

Awhile back my husband hauled home a bunch of free wood and a barn door that a carpenter had set out...

Barn Door! You Never Know What You'll Find in the Trash!

Barn Door! You Never Know What You'll Find in the Trash!

Being stationed overseas, we don't have a ton of shopping options when it comes to...

How To Make A Faux Fireplace On The Cheap

How To Make A Faux Fireplace On The Cheap

We're stationed in Germany and we wanted to install a fireplace but the cost of installation was...

IKEA Hack: Turn A Tarva Dresser Into An Apothecary-Style TV Cabinet

IKEA Hack: Turn A Tarva Dresser Into An Apothecary-Style TV Cabinet

We're stationed in Germany and finding American style furniture at a reasonable price is not an easy...

Blume Simply
Blume Simply
About meAn American family living in Germany. Interior Design & Home + Read More