Easy DIY Pillow Covers
Jul22

Easy DIY Pillow Covers

  I’ve always been a bit obsessed with the toss pillows in my living room. Once upon a time, I purchased Pottery Barn pillow inserts with covers and may have cried a bit over how much I spent. I quickly learned to only purchase their pillow covers on clearance, but that obsession rapidly grew tiresome for me…especially when the ones I wanted generally sold out before hitting my price range. Thank goodness I have a...

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DIY Homework Desk
May28

DIY Homework Desk

Prior to my entertainment center makeover, I truly wanted a built-in entertainment center, complete with a desk for me to work from. I just couldn’t figure out how to make the proportions work and finally gave up. Fast forward to post entertainment center makeover and a lightbulb went off on another type of desk… See this empty space? Okay, it’s not totally empty. Once upon a time I banished these types of toys to the upstairs...

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DIY Chalk Paint Entertainment Center Makeover
Apr28

DIY Chalk Paint Entertainment Center Makeover

I promised I would go into more detail about my DIY Chalk Paint Entertainment Center Makeover in my previous Mostly Coastal Living Room Makeover on a Budget post, so here goes… Spoiler alert. I talk a lot so feel free to skim through to see the photos, or read it to possibly enjoy the riveting narration. Your choice. We had a beast of a television from the dinosaur age (circa 2001) in our budget friendly entertainment center...

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Living Room Makeover on a Budget
Apr16

Living Room Makeover on a Budget

Okay, folks…gonna do my best here to not overshare boring details but bear with me. It’s hard when I get excited over two of my favorite things…saving money and decorating! My old living room was a gorgeous Martha Stewart Fern Green with mahogany wood furniture and my drastically overpriced custom made sectional complete with a red based Pottery Barn rug (warning: I will undoubtedly annoy you with my lifelong obsession with PB). My...

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