I’m Tricia and I’m so glad you’re here. My goal is to help inspire and guide you in making your own home cozy and well-designed without spending a lot of money. Follow along as I share do-it-yourself projects, crafts, and organization tips that anyone could incorporate into their own home on a real-life budget. Read more…

DIY Farmhouse-Style Aged Galvanized Hanging Bucket Planters

DIY Farmhouse-Style Aged Galvanized Hanging Bucket Planters

Do you ever just get in one of those crafty moods? Like the urge suddenly strikes and your brain goes into “I MUST CREATE SOMETHING” mode? You’d think that spark of creativity would happen in somewhere like the craft store. But no. This happened while I was in Tractor Supply of all places. First, I spotted this galvanized bucket. Then, this chain caught my eye. And low and behold came

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decorating ideas to add green to your home

7 Simple Ways to Add a Pop of Green to Your Home

In celebration of the greenest day of the year, Saint Patrick’s Day, I’m sharing my favorite simple ways to decorate with the color green. What better time of the year to add a touch of green to your home than in spring which is right around the corner. There’s something about using the color green in home decor that gives a room life yet makes it feel tranquil. I never

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before and after french doors and transom window

How to Install French Doors with a Transom Window [Part 1: Hallway Makeover]

We’re changing things up on the blog! I’ve never had anyone guest post but today I’m making an exception. Give my husband a warm welcome as he shares how he installed our french doors and transom. This is Jason, and I’m taking over my wife’s blog for the day. Don’t worry. Tricia will be back for the next post. I might be handy with the DIY stuff but decorating is

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black shiplap cozy minimalist guest bedroom reveal

[Room Reveal] Guest Bedroom Makeover on a Small Budget

It’s been a month ago from today since I shared my design plans and mood board for our multi-function cozy minimalist guest bedroom makeover. Well, today is reveal day and I’m finally ready to share with you everything about this room! Out of all the bedroom makeovers I’ve done, I’ve had the most fun decorating this one. The great thing about designing a guest bedroom is you have free reign

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how to make your own easy faux canvas art from photos

5 Minute DIY Faux Canvas Print from a Photo

This faux canvas project falls under the category of “DIY projects for the non-DIY’er”. There are no power tools involved. No Mod Podge or toxic spray adhesive is needed. You don’t even need any supplies other than a hammer and a nail to hang your artwork on the wall. Everything you need to put it together is included in the package. Not only that, but you can have this project

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before after how to get black water stains out of wood furniture

How to Remove Water Stains From Wood Furniture

Don’t you hate those stubborn water rings on furniture? I know I do. In this post, I’ll show you how to remove black and white water rings from wood table tops without having to strip the entire piece of furniture. I think I would make my high school science teacher proud. I experimented today. If high fives were still as cool today as they were my senior year, I think

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