DIY Painted Flower Umbrella

DIY Painted Flower Umbrella inspired by the Studio DIY Fruit Slice Umbrellas #troopstudiodiy

DIY Painted Flower Umbrella - I had so much fun making this DIY painted umbrella this past weekend. It is inspired by these adorable Fruit Slice Umbrellas from Studio DIY (photo by Jeff Mindell). Fruit slices are really trending right now and this was super simple to make by following Studio DIY's … [Read more...]

Bathroom Updates on a $500 Budget

Bathroom update on a $500 budget

The great thing about sharing my projects here is it keeps me accountable. It would be awful to come back here and tell you I went way over budget, so I walked the line. I spent all but $2 of my $500 budget for the bathroom updates.In the before photo, the old bathroom had darker walls, dated … [Read more...]

Girls Night Out – Paint Party

Girl's Night Out - Paint Party

Last weekend, I hosted a girls night out - paint party at my house. I guess it's a girls night in when it's at your house. I got the idea after seeing an add for one at a local restaurant.  It sounded like so much fun. My friends and I were thinking of trying it out. Then I saw Jennifer Rizzo's post … [Read more...]

DIY: Schoolhouse Light

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DIY: Schoolhouse Light I really love the schoolhouse light on the left from Barn Light Electric.  It has a galvanized finish on the canopy and a gorgeous jadite colored band around the glass globe, but with it's $163.00 price tag for a small light, it is not in my budget.  Believe me, if I had the … [Read more...]