Category Archives: DIY Projects

All DIY projects (furniture, home decor, holidays, parties & events, and crafts) are shown here.

11 Cheap Meals for Feeding Large Groups on a Budget

The more the merrier, right? Only if it doesn’t break the bank! We all know that a big part of feeding a large group on a budget is serving budget-friendly food; so, below are 11 ideas for cheap meals to feed a large group. If you have a menu to plan for a lot of people, definitely… Read More


Delicious Apple Snack Recipes for Fall

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then what does an onion do? Keeps everyone away! Aaaand that is why we’re sticking to apples today, folks. The small fact that apples and Fall are perfect for each other also might have something to do with it. Apples are just in abundance right about… Read More


How to Throw a Travel Themed Bridal Shower on a Budget

Girl bonding time is great whether you’re married or not. So, before my friend Emily got married, we had a great excuse to get together and celebrate with a bridal shower. Emily is a witty, easygoing, adventurous gal from Washington who married a handsome guy from India, so when she said she wanted a travel… Read More


11 Toothpaste Life Hacks

Due to a recent DIY fail featuring toothpaste (read about it here), I thought it might be nice to list some ways in which toothpaste can successfully be used. I mean, let’s get real. We can all use some extra minty freshness in our lives…especially if that minty freshness solves life problems (not including world hunger). Toothpaste life hacks:… Read More


DIY Antique Towel Holder How-To

When my husband and I got some fancy pantsy, white robes for our anniversary, we didn’t have anywhere fancy pantsy to put them. . . . Hence this gorgeous DIY antique towel holder. Super easy. Super quick. And my favorite part of this project is that it only cost $7.47 to make! I know, right? A low maintenance… Read More


Halloween Spider Web Wreath Tutorial

Let’s face it. Spiders are nasty, crawly, little things. But once a year (aka Halloween) they can be cute, so we might as well take full advantage of the opportunity. This Halloween spider web wreath is a super duper easy, cheap way to dress up your door during the month of October. Besides, you aren’t the only… Read More


Weird Holidays in October You Didn’t Know Existed

Welcome to our third post on bizarre, unique holidays. (You can view our posts on weird August and September holidays by clicking here for August and here for September.) October is just around the corner, so this edition is weird holidays in October you didn’t know existed! Every day deserves to be celebrated! Check out this crazy list of… Read More


8 Unique, Cheap, & Easy Halloween Costumes

Halloween is around the corner, and we all know what that means: a bunch of people dressed up as cats and nudists on strike. Let’s be real, those are costumes that are over done, but they are so easy to do that people can’t help themselves. We know what you’re saying. . . . “I’m not… Read More


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