Tag Archive: DIY

How I Made a Computer Monitor Stand for Free

Do you bend your neck to look down at your computer monitor? If so, you are unnecessarily straining your neck muscles. You could buy a fancy monitor stand to raise it to the proper height. Or you can be cheap like me and make one for free. If you aren’t concerned about ergonomics, you should …

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Dried Rose Shadow Box Display

This Dried Rose Shadow Box is a lovely way to preserve and display roses. And it is quite simple to create.   I started with the roses photographed in this post. They were a sweet anniversary gift from my husband which was extra special because it isn’t something he normally does. So, I wanted to …

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Furniture refinish – 1990’s Glossy Black TV Stand Remodel

Goodbye 1990’s glossy black TV stand, hello lovely and functional chalky finish paint toy shelves. Another project that has been on my To Do list for years that I can finally check off. In the apartment we had an Asian theme in our living room/ TV room. When we bought the house, the Asian theme …

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Mixed Media Wall Art

Today’s Mixed Media Wall Art project continues my quest to freshen up the house without spending a lot of money. I am thrilled with how it came out, and so is my husband, which is definitely a bonus! When we moved into the house, I grabbed an old wicker fan, spray painted it black with …

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Frugal Fix: Typing Table (a Tale of DIY Don’t)

Frugal Fix: Typing Table or How I Repaired a Water Damaged Table the Hard Way I have been getting a little restless with the decor in my home as I mentioned when I redid the pictures in the upstairs hallway. By the way, that project came out so good, my husband wants me to move …

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Picture Frames: From Glitzy Gold to Faux Wood

Have you ever felt the urge to change things up in your home but haven’t wanted to spend a lot of money to do so? The urge to refresh my home has been pretty strong lately but the budget is screaming no way! So, I have decided to do a few things, without spending a …

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Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath

It’s almost a new month which means it is almost time for a new wreath on my front door. This time around I went with something I saw on Pinterest years ago: a Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath. Gray isn’t exactly my first color choice for this, but the whole idea behind my wreaths this year …

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