Home Diy

Projects and ideas for building a stylish, comfortable home on a budget.


Pantry Cabinet Organization with Dollar Tree

Create beautiful pantry cabinet organization in your home on a budget with these functional solutions from Dollar Tree. I will be the first to admit I struggle with day to day organization. If I don’t have a system in place that is ridiculously easy to follow, I rush around and […]


Outdoor Firewood Storage Rack DIY

Build an outdoor firewood storage rack that also functions as a console table. No woodworking skills are needed for this project. A 2×4 bracket kit makes for quick and easy assembly! Horray, we finalllly dealt with the leaning heap of firewood on our patio! We really needed a firewood rack […]


DIY Floral Wallpaper in the Closet with Everwallpaper

A floral wallpaper accent wall from Everwallpaper was a fun DIY to add color and personality in the walk-in closet! This post is sponsored by Everwallpaper. All thoughts and opinions are my own. After installing these DIY closet kits from Lowe’s, it just wanted a few finishing touches to make […]


Paint a Mirror with Chalkboard Paint, Best Chalkboard Paint for Glass

Easily paint a mirror with chalkboard paint in this simple tutorial. Try this foolproof method to apply chalkboard paint on glass, be it a picture frame, a glass door, or an old window! I have wanted to brighten up this wall in the dining room for awhile now. The brown […]


Metallic Gold Paint Mirror Makeover with Wood Applique

Use metallic gold paint to transform furniture quickly and easily. This foyer mirror gets a quick makeover with an applique, gold chalk paint and dark wax. After over a decade of our dark wood furniture, I have been hankering for a change. But…I already have all this dark furniture, and […]


Stripping a Table, A Method for Lightening Dark Wood Furniture

Give furniture a new look with this simple method for stripping a table top. I’m sharing the best way I have found for lightening dark wood furniture (with no sanding necessary!) When I picked up this oak foyer table on Craigslist years ago, I loved the look of dark stained […]


Deck Railing Planters with Adjustable Brackets

Put together deck railing planters quickly and affordably with simple adjustable brackets. Plus, keep planter boxes moist with this one strange trick! We had a family barbecue a couple weeks ago for our little guy’s second birthday. I decided to spruce up the deck before the cookout by doing a […]


how to stain a steel door to look like wood

How to Stain a Steel Door to Look Like Wood

Learn how to stain a steel door, even over existing paint. Easily get a wood look for your door on a budget with gel stain! Wood front doors are so timeless and beautiful. I was on the hunt to purchase one for our home. Unfortunately, I had a bit of […]