Budget Decor


Easy Coat Rack DIY for the Laundry Room

It’s week 4 of the $100 Room Challenge, and we are making progress on the laundry room! The hutch doors are almost finished, and the entry door is primed and ready for it’s new paint color. This week, I am sharing this simple coat rack DIY. A hanging rod was […]


DIY Lint Bin, Easy Dollar Tree Farmhouse Decor Craft

Don’t you just love this farmhouse lint bin on Amazon? They are so many options that are both pretty and functional. But then, I can’t help but say to myself…does a container for dryer lint really have to cost $26?? We are in week 3 of the $100 Room Challenge, […]


DIY Butcher Block Countertop, $100 Room Challenge Week 2

It’s week two of our laundry room makeover for the $100 room challenge. This week, I started refinishing the hutch top, and we built a simple DIY butcher block countertop for the laundry room. I am pleasantly surprised how well this countertop turned out. I am excited to share the […]


Old Wooden Ladder Shelf, Simple Upcycled Ladder Idea

When we moved into our home, we found this old fashioned, somewhat rickety wooden ladder in our basement. So, what can we do with an old wooden ladder? At first, Jason used the ladder as a makeshift storage area to hang his Army uniforms in the basement. Once we made […]


How to Paint Metal Furniture, A Table Upcycle for the Basement

Upcycling furniture (or random objects!) is one of my recipes for a fun afternoon! Painting metal furniture is especially rewarding. The quick and easy transformation you can create on some slightly rusty junk feels borderline magical! This week, I finished painting some metal furniture for our basement. We have been […]


easy diy solar mason jar lanterns

Hanging Solar Mason Jar Lights: Dollar Tree DIY Craft Idea

Hello there! I recently made another batch of these hanging solar mason jar lights, so I updated this post to share them with you! I’m excited to share how to make these solar mason jar lanterns with Dollar Tree supplies. I really wanted solar lights in our backyard, but they […]


How to Refinish a Table Top, Farmhouse Coffee Table Makeover

It is so rewarding to find a gorgeous piece of furniture with “good bones” that has seen better days, and give it a beautiful transformation. I stumbled upon such a perfect coffee table on Facebook Marketplace. I am excited to share this makeover! It often happens this way…I’m not exactly […]


Unfinished Basement Makeover Ideas

22 Amazing Ideas for Unfinished Basement Decor

Oh, how I dreaded going into our basement. It felt dark and dirty…it had a musty smell that wafted up the stairs. I thought it would take tens of thousands of dollars to make our unfinished basement look nice. Over time, we gave it an affordable makeover. I’m relieved to […]