Category Archives: DIY Projects

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Fall Decor Inspiration for a Tight Budget

Fall is so fun to decorate for. I’m not a huge fan of the scary Halloween decorations so I much prefer the autumn-themed route. When decorating, be sure to pick a color scheme. Click here for 21 fall color palette ideas. In this post you’ll find oranges, yellows, reds, and browns. This is an easy… Read More


21 Essential Fall Color Palettes

Popular colors change from season to season and year to year, so it’s important to stay on top of what’s “in.” We’ve done the work for you and found 21 essential fall color palettes. (Click here to see how we incorporated some of these colors into our Fall Decor Inspiration for a Tight Budget post.) Whether you’re planning… Read More


How to Make A DIY World Map on a Budget

If you are looking for a fun project, craft, or home decor idea, try your hand at a DIY world map. On a tight budget? No problem! I made this world map for easily under $5. 4 Easy Steps for Making a DIY World Map on a Budget Step 1: Get Your Supplies Stop by… Read More


How-To DIY Framed Chalkboard Wall Art

Looking for a beautiful, easy way to personalize your home? This framed chalkboard wall art is inexpensive to create, and the finished product will chalk up loads of compliments. All it took was $12 and a little creativity. Follow these 7 easy how-to’s to make it your way: 1. Find a cheap, ornate frame The more ornate and interesting the frame… Read More


5 Halloween Breakfast Ideas

Afraid you won’t have any idea what to make for breakfast Halloween morning? Don’t fear (save that for the haunted houses) because we’ve got your back. Below are five spooktacular Halloween breakfast ideas. 1. Pumpkin Waffles The whole family will love this Halloween breakfast! Follow this recipe (click here) from Savory Nothings for moist and flavorful Pumpkin Waffles. Simply… Read More


7 Halloween Cupcake Ideas

Don’t let making dessert be the death of you on Halloween night. Cupcakes are a quick, simple way to bring some tasty and cute Halloween spook into your kitchen. In fact, these 7 Halloween cupcake ideas are so easy it’s scary! (This page contains affiliate links that we may be compensated for. Your clicks and purchases… Read More


Weird Holidays in September You Didn’t Know Existed

Let’s be real, sometimes it is nice to have a reason to celebrate every day. Last month we wrote a post on weird August holidays (view it by clicking here), so we’re doing round two with weird holidays in September you didn’t know existed! Here are some weird, bizarre, and crazy holidays we discovered in September: September 1 – Emma M.… Read More


9 Home Staging Tips You Should Know

Everyone has been told to not judge a book by its cover, but in reality, they do. And when that “book” is your $500,000 home, it’s very important to put in a bit of extra effort upfront so that you can be ready when buyers walk through. On average, staged homes sell faster and for higher prices… Read More


10 Signs Your Child is Being Bullied at School

As another school year starts, it’s important to take a step back and evaluate your child’s wellbeing. Do any of the warning signs listed below apply to your child? If so, your child could be experiencing bullying. Although we hope our children are never the bully or the bullied, sadly, bullying is very present and very real at school. Some children who… Read More


6 Tips for a DIY Back-to-School or Baby Photo Shoot

Want adorable back-to-school or baby photos without breaking the bank or getting professional portraits taken? Totally doable. You can take adorable photos at home of your children or baby using these 6 do-it-yourself photo shoot tips. 1. Nail the theme Deciding on a theme will give you clarity and direction as you plan and execute your… Read More