• DIY Mountain Bookends
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    Two Super Easy DIY Bookends: Mountains & Modern Style

    I rarely plan ahead enough for occasions that require gifts: Christmas, birthdays, etc. That means I’m often scrambling at the last minute to figure out what to buy for someone. Are you like this too? If so, I have some easy DIY bookends for you! They make for beautiful, personalized gifts. Mountains & Modern Bookends One is mountain-themed DIY bookend and could be used in a cabin, a kid’s room or so many other places. The other one is a modern style DIY bookend that would be perfect in someone’s living room, bedroom or office. Both are very simple projects that can be completed in a day or two. Let’s…

  • Modern Stool in Little Girl's Pink Bedroom
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    How to Make a Modern Wood Stool

    I love making things for my kid’s rooms. They love it, I have fun making the items, and it gives me an opportunity to take a risk and do something bold and unique that I might not try in the main areas of my home. In the spirit of fun and bold, I recently made a bright pink modern stool for my daughter’s room. It was a fun experiment in using a unique modern design and a fun color choice. Below are the easy steps you can take to make something similar for your own home. Thanks to Minwax for sponsoring this post. I received compensation and free product from Minwax but…

  • Mattress Topper that is Really Comfortable
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    How to Fix an Uncomfortable Mattress in One Simple Step!

    I can’t count the number of people who have told me that their mattress is really old and uncomfortable.  Many times old, worn-out mattresses are simply passed down to relatives to use. We have quite a few of those! This is how it happens: Someone says “Hey! I’ve got an old mattress! Does anyone want it?” I’m the person who says “YES! ME!” because I hate the idea of spending thousands of dollars on a mattress.  However…that leads to me sleeping on really terrible mattresses. Plus, let’s face it, I’m getting older and my body hurts when I sleep on a bad mattress. So what’s the solution? Thanks to ViscoSoft…

  • Decor,  Renovations

    DIY Modern Color Block Wall

    I love white. Nearly every wall in my home is white. I love the clean, calming look of it. However… Sometimes you just need to add a little color and fun to a wall! Especially a wall in your young daughter’s room. Let me share with you the super simple steps to creating a gorgeous, modern accent wall. And bonus: The wall will remind you of neapolitan ice cream and your fun, carefree childhood days. Thanks to Purdy for sponsoring this post. I received compensation and free product but all opinions stated here are my own.This post contains affiliate links which means that I may receive compensation when you click…

  • Guest Bedroom Decor Budget-Friendly Modern Furniture
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    7 Tips for Decorating a Guest Bedroom

    How to create a beautiful, modern guest bedroom even if you only have a small bedroom to work with. Let’s face it. Not many guests are coming to people’s houses right now. You know what that means? It’s time to completely redo your guest bedroom! It means you have ample time to make a gigantic mess in there while you create gorgeous modern accent walls, put new sheets on the bed and add beautiful budget-friendly decor. Here are 7 tips that will help you create a guest bedroom that is welcoming and functional for guests. This post contains affiliate links which means I may get a small commission off any…

  • Zinus Platform Bed in Guest Bedroom
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    How to Choose the Right Mattress and Bed for your Bedroom

    Let’s face it. Mattress shopping can be confusing. How soft or firm do I want it to be? Should I consider a memory foam mattress? Do I need to take into account my spouse’s sleep preferences? What type of mattress will help me stay cool? To add to this, what type of bed should I get to support my mattress? Should I get a platform bed or a more traditional bed with a box spring? Help!  Don’t worry. I’ll simplify it for you. I’ll give you 5 simple tips to help you choose a mattress and bed, alleviating the stress of trying to choose the right one. Of course you…

  • Modern Console Table and Wall Decor in Family Room
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    Easy Woodworking Projects: Modern Console Table and Wall Decor

    Are you a beginner woodworker? Are you looking for easy woodworking projects that are simple yet make a big statement in your home? I have two DIY projects that will be perfect for you! They are super simple to make and with some finishing work sponsored by Minwax, they look amazing! They add a unique mid-century modern look to my family room. Thanks to Minwax for sponsoring this post. I received compensation and free product from Minwax but all opinions stated here are my own. This post contains affiliate links which means I may get a small commission off any purchases made from my links. It’s no extra cost to you. DIY…

  • Finished Outdoor Storage Bench
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    How to Build a Simple and Beautiful Outdoor Storage Bench

    If you’re anything like me, your outdoor spaces aren’t exactly beautiful yet. Kid’s toys littered my lawn and deck. I decided to solve the problem by building a functional yet beautiful outdoor storage bench. It also doubles as a planter! It solves the problem of toys being everywhere while also adding to the beauty of the space. Here’s how I did it in an easy step-by-step tutorial. Thanks to National Hardware for sponsoring this post. I received compensation and free product from Spectrum Brands but all opinions stated here are my own. This post contains affiliate links which means I may get a small commission off any purchases made from my links.…

  • Outdoor Patio Makeover with Painted Chairs and Wood Slat Plant Wall
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    How To Paint Outdoor Patio Furniture in 4 Easy Steps [And How to Build a Plant Wall!]

    Today I’ll be sharing with you how to paint your old outdoor patio furniture. Faded furniture? Paint it! Worn-out wood? Paint it! Furniture that isn’t quite your style? Paint it! I’ll also be sharing with you how to create a giant wood slat wall for your plants. This adds a unique, really customized look to your outdoor space. Thanks to Purdy for sponsoring this post. I received compensation and free product but all opinions stated here are my own. This post contains affiliate links which means that I may receive compensation when you click on links. This is no extra cost to you. Curious about Purdy? To learn more about…

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    The Easy Way to Create a Gallery Wall: Layout Tips, Hanging Tools and More!

    I’m pretty sure gallery walls are a love it or hate it design choice in a home. I can see why. They can be annoying to hang up perfectly. They can look unbalanced. I’d love to provide you with 3 simple tips for making your gallery wall look great and also making it really easy to install. Thanks to National Hardware for sponsoring this post. I received compensation and free product from Spectrum Brands but all opinions stated here are my own. This post contains affiliate links which means I may get a small commission off any purchases made from my links. It’s no extra cost to you. Tip 1:…

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