We haven’t done an IKEA hack in a while, and definitely didn’t intend to do another one any time soon, but thanks to a inspecting every inch of our house for weeks on end now, no piece of furniture in our home right is safe from my paint brush! So today we’re sharing a super easy IKEA coffee table and media console hack with a DIY furniture makeover tutorial that can be applied to upgrading any old, beat up piece of furniture around your house.
Today we’re not only sharing the ultimate, ultra satisfying home improvement and deep cleaning task checklist to help make your house sparkle like new without having to spend a bunch of cash, but we’re also talking you through the easiest, most effective methods and totally accessible supplies you’ll need for tackling each task like a pro.
Cleaning products and safe, thorough cleaning practices are top of mind for almost everyone right now due to current events, and now that we’re hunkering down at home, those topics have never had more of my attention, which I’m sure is true for so many of you, too. Which is why we thought it would be the perfect time to share our new safe, simple, effective green cleaning routine with cleancult® that’s allowed us to finally transition to cleaning supplies that we can feel good about using in our home. This is a brand we’ve genuinely fallen so in love with after putting their products to the test in our home, and we think you’re going to love them, too!
Today we’re talking about lighting, and not just any lighting! Specifically, the lighting category that was made for cute, cozy homes with small spaces, low ceilings and hallways galore – flush mount and semi flush mount ceiling lights! We’re sharing the new, super cool flush mount lights we installed in our office, what we learned in our hunt for the perfect flush mount and all of the affordable flush mount and semi flush mount lights we found and loved along the way!
We’re sharing all about our hunt for the perfect white couch for our living room, all about the things we learned along the way where white couches and sectionals are concerned, what we found at IKEA on the white couch front, and all of the things we considered when we finally chose “the one”! Come see the new, comfy-cozy white sectional we’re absolutely in love with and get all of your white couch questions answered!
In case you haven’t noticed, we’re really into celebration around here. Give us all the happy, all the time! We love it. We live for it. We thrive on it. We grow from it. Which is why, with a little help from someone we know will absolutely, positively put a smile on your face, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and our friends at our go-to neighborhood store for all of our celebration supplies, Albertsons, we’re slowing it down today to convince you that you can and should be celebrating the small wins, major milestones and everything in between. We’re also sharing our favorite creative, simple, easily executable ways to celebrate the little things, so you can freeze the moment!
The spring season is my favorite time of year to refresh and stock up on home decor and that’s definitely because the home decor that hits the shelves (and the web) during this magical time of year definitely speaks to a cottage style lover like myself, with tons of pretty florals, pastels, fresh greenery and woven accents in abundance! Spring has pretty much arrived here in Phoenix, but just in case you’re stuck in colder climates we’re here to lift your spirits by rounding up some fun and awesomely affordable spring-inspired cottage decor finds, so you can inject some spring sunshine into your home no matter what the weather looks like outside your window and save some pennies, too!
Oops, we did it again! And by again I mean we gave our affordable wood IKEA nightstands another easy, fun DIY makeover for our cottage-cozy master bedroom! Not only are we sharing the before and after and the story behind this makeover, I’m also sharing an easy, step-by-step tutorial for painting wood furniture and achieving the perfect finish without the fuss! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at painting furniture, but have been too afraid of failure to try, this one’s for you. We’re makin’ it easy breezy!
We love this topic and it seems like you guys do, too so today we’re taking a deep dive into the bedroom decor piece that you can have tons of fun with and that can serve as the centerpiece that brings a bedroom space to life – headboards! Specifically, we’re talking about all of the cheap (as in budget-friendly) cottage style headboards we love from around the web, including seagrass and other natural materials, upholstered, wood, metal and more! What are you waiting for? Your perfect headboard awaits!
My favorite season for home decor? Valentine’s Day season! I absolutely love capitalizing on the excess of heart prints, the pastel color palette and the romantic, playful decor pieces that hit the shelves and the web this time of year, so today I’m rounding up all of my favorite cottage style Valentine’s Day home decorations that you’ll love all year round!
Our first post of 2020 is here and it feels appropriate to really kick this year off here on the blog with a bang! You guys have been asking what’s up with our small master bathroom water debacle and remodel, and today we’re delighted to report that the work is finally done, which means we’re sharing before and after photos of the space, tips for maximizing space and storage in a small bathroom and all of our design ideas and decor sources. Come celebrate with us!
In case you missed any of the action this year or are getting ready to tackle some fun room makeovers or decor updates of your own in 2020, we rounded up the ten most-clicked cottage style home decor items that we shared here on the blog and on Instagram in 2019, and we’re breaking down where each of these live in our home, why we love them and showing pictures of most of the items in our spaces!