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Reuse an old scarf and make it into a winter wreath that can stay up well past Christmas! DIY wreath via Refresh Living

Winter Wreath from an Old Scarf

If I’m honest with you, I’m pretty awful at changing out my holiday decor.  Case in point: it’s the middle of October and my mantel from the Spring is still…

Adding old flannel shirts to pumpkins is a great way to reuse what you already have to create farmhouse decorations for fall.

Easy DIY Pumpkins with Old Flannel Shirts

It’s no secret that I like to decorate using what I already have on hand.  It’s also no secret that I’m cheap thrifty.  Let me share another “secret” with you:…

Pop Up Camper Remodel: The New Roof – Week 2

If this is the first time you’re visiting, I’m making over our new to us pop-up camper on a 6 week time frame as part of the One Room Challenge.…

Reuse old flannel shirts to make decorations for fall, and even winter. This table runner was made out of old shirts that had holes in them!

Cozy Table Runner with Old Sweaters and Flannel Shirts

My dad is the king of flannels.  I don’t think there has been a fall, winter, or spring day that my dad hasn’t worn one of his flannel shirts, for…

The design plan for this pop up camper includes vintage touches, flea market finds, and a ton of DIY home decor projects.

Pop-Up Camper Remodel: Vintage Flea Market Design Plans – Week 1

It’s that time again – time for another One Room Challenge.  The funny thing is that I really planned to sit this round out.  Honestly.  But then, after searching for…

This dining room table only cost $37 at a thrift store! After stripping and bleaching the top and painting the base, it looks like a new piece of furniture! Refinished farmhouse table with natural wood top and painted gray base.

Refinished Farmhouse Dining Table

Does anyone else get giddy when they find a steal of a deal, on something they’ve been searching for forever?  I had to contain my excitement when I saw this…

I need this sign! This tutorial includes a graphic that can be made into a stencil or transferred to wood using a printer and permanent marker or paint pen. Plus, it shows how to make a white sign with a wood frame. An easy DIY project that makes me smile!

Free Range Children DIY Farmhouse Sign

I can’t help but smile when I see this sign.  I saw a pillow made with this quote a few years ago, and put the idea in a file folder…

Turn the side of your fridge into a command center with chalkboard paint and a wood frame.

Turn the Side of Your Fridge into a Framed Command Center

I know I am not alone in my dilemma with the side of my fridge looking like a tornado just hit it.  Honestly, it looks as if a tiny tornado…

An old vintage rocking chair gets a new look with stripped wood and a modern black and white fabric.

Refinished Vintage Rocking Chair with a Modern Twist

When I started envisioning my little girl’s vintage schoolroom nursery, I had ten thousand and one different ideas on what type of rocking chair I wanted to use in the…

Farmhouse style light fixture made from an antique egg crate. It's easy to make using a pendant light kit and a simple white technique.

Farmhouse Light Fixture from an Old Egg Crate

I’m pulling this project out from deep down in my archives.  It was one of the first upcycled home decor projects I posted here, and now that I just finally finished…

Room makeover completed for under $100 - including a new table and chairs! Vintage modern farmhouse dining room with plate gallery wall and DIY wood sign with quote.

Eat-In Kitchen Makeover Reveal: $100 Room Challenge

Welcome to our dining room.  Actually, it’s really just an eat-in kitchen area that just barely fits a table and six chairs.  It’s where we eat together as a family,…

Cheap pots get an update for summer with spray paint and decoupaged napkins.

Decorated Clay Pots for Summer

I tend to get tired of the looks of things quickly around here, so I’m always looking for ways to give items that I have lying around a new, fresh…

A $40 dining room table can be transformed into a beautiful and "new" piece of furniture!

Eat-In Kitchen Makeover – Week 3: $100 Room Challenge

Four weeks always seems like plenty of time to give a room a quick overhaul, but I should have learned by now that the time flies by, especially when you…

All of these crock pot recipes look so good, and they can be made in less than 2 hours. What a great way to stock up your freezer for busy weeknights.

10 Crock Pot Freezer Meals – Easy and Inexpensive Meal Prep

When I get ambitious, I love to spend a couple of hours prepping food to use during meal times on busy weeknights.  This is certainly not a weekly occurrence for…

Eat-In Kitchen Makeover: $100 Room Challenge

It’s time for another room makeover, and this time I’m doing it in my very favorite way, on a major budget.  Erin from Lemons, Lavender, and Laundry developed this challenge…

This is probably the easiest DIY raised garden bed I've ever seen. This would work great for lettuce and spinach.

DIY Raised Garden Bed (from an old sofa table!)

Sometimes, I get a little bored of projects halfway through.  In fact, I have so many unfinished projects laying around because I get a new idea about something else mid-project…

Plant a succulent garden in a jello mold to fit around an umbrella pole - genius! I see these at the thrift store all the time. Now I need to pick one up!

DIY Umbrella Planter from a Copper Jello Mold

I usually pass up the jello molds I see at the thrift store, but when I saw this copper one, I just couldn’t resist.  Granted, I didn’t actually know what…

Follow these steps on how to plant succulents and how to keep them alive indoors.

The Best Way to Plant Succulents (so they survive for a LONG time)

Everyone always says that succulents are impossible to kill.  I would beg to differ, because I had quite a killer streak of keeping succulents alive in my house.  This black thumb continued until…