Home Diy

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


Farmhouse Shelves Above the Toilet (for less than $20!)

Today, I’m excited to share how we installed the new farmhouse shelves above the toilet. In September, we finished a $100 makeover on our downstairs bathroom for the $100 Room Challenge. Friends, it seriously made SUCH a difference! Check out the before photos here. All my favorite inspiration bathrooms seem […]


Farmhouse Powder Room Makeover, $100 Room Challenge

Horray, it’s reveal day! (Or in my case, reveal night after the kids go to bed!) The challenge is to take just three weeks and $100 to completely transform a room. The room I selected is our dated 1960’s powder room. This was such a rewarding challenge. The budget was […]


painting the bathroom sink, easy DIY bathroom makeover using Rustoleum tub and tile refinishing kit. makeover this dated 1960's powder room to farmhouse style for just $100! #budgetdecor #homediy #bathroomdiy #budgetreno #beforeandafter

How to Paint the Bathroom Sink, $100 Room Challenge Week 2

It’s week 2 of the $100 room challenge, and the very first thing I did this week was to paint the bathroom sink white. I have been so curious about painting tubs, sinks, and tile surrounds since we purchased our fixer upper a few years ago. The powder room has […]


1960's Powder Room Makeover $100 Room Challenge Mood Board

1960’s Powder Room Makeover, $100 Room Challenge Week 1 Mood Board

Hello, and happy September! This month, I’m so excited to participate in the $100 Room Challenge. The challenge is simple: three weeks and just $100 to completely transform a room! For information on joining the $100 Room Challenge, visit Lavender Lemons and Laundry! I love everything about this challenge; it […]


DIY solar fountain planter, How to make a solar water fountain #gardenideas #homediy #outdoorliving #solar #gardendiy #diy #waterfeature

DIY Solar Fountain with Planter, How to Make a Solar Water Fountain

Who doesn’t love the peaceful sound of running water? You can have your own bit of backyard oasis with a DIY solar fountain! It was a childhood dream of mine to have a babbling brook in my yard like Anne of Green Gables. (Our neighborhood has a stream, so we […]


Paint over laminate shelves with BIN primer and latex paint. Easy DIY IKEA furniture flip using contact paper! #diy #makeover #furnitureflips #furnituremakeover #beforeandafter #ikeamakeover

Painting Over Laminate Furniture, Contact Paper Bookshelf Makeover

These past few weeks, I’ve been painting over laminate furniture in the office and giving it a fresh makeover. With another baby on the way, I am in organize mode! Our office is the biggest project on the list. Our office is full of black laminate Ikea furniture. It worked […]