A couple of years ago, one of our biggest problem-areas in our home was the laundry room. It was small, ugly, and really didn't use the space well. So we spent a weekend and about $300 on a mini-renovation. We maximized the space, and it has been life-changing! You can check out our small laundry room makeover here. Since every laundry space is unique, I went on a hunt for the most innovative and practical, and budget-friendly laundry room ideas I could find to share with you today. Function is ... Read More about 12 Clever Space-Saving Laundry Room Hacks
Make these fun and easy personalized mailboxes for Valentine's Day! They can stand alone, or go with a playroom post office! These play mailboxes are the finishing touch for our playroom post office. And they were so simple and inexpensive to make! In fact, I was very excited when I found them at Dollar Tree last week! Here's what you'll need: mailboxes (I got my cardboard boxes at Dollar Tree. They had multiple sizes. The biggest ones are best if you want to actually put mail in ... Read More about Make Personalized Valentine Mailboxes!
This simple and fun play post office is the perfect dramatic play activity for preschool and elementary kids. They'll love creating, sorting, and delivering the mail! When I was in third grade my teachers set up a post office in our classroom and we had to write addresses for each of our classmates' valentines. There was a whole system for sorting and delivering the mail, and it was super-fun! Lately, I've been thinking of ways we can change up our playroom. And with Valentine's Day ... Read More about Set up a Play Post Office!
Take your decor from Christmas to Winter cozy with these simple Winter decorating ideas using throw pillows and blankets. Are things starting to feel a bit bare and empty now that the Christmas decorations are put away? We're still in the middle, actually just the beginning of Winter. So today I'm going to show you how to transition your living room and bedrooms from Christmas to Winter decor with cozy throw pillows and blankets. Head on over to Kenarry: Ideas for the Home to read my ... Read More about Winter Decorating Ideas: Transition from Christmas to Winter
Transition from Christmas to Winter with these inexpensive but cozy Winter throw pillows and throw pillow covers. They will bring texture and warmth to your sofa or bed during the colder months! Does your house feel a bit forlorn after you take down the tree and put away the Christmas decorations? It's still Winter, and I'd say that calls for some cozy decor. Check out my guest post at Kenarry: Ideas for the Home to learn how to make the transition from Christmas to Winter decor ... Read More about 15 Cozy Winter Throw Pillows Under $25
This small laundry room makeover uses every inch of space! It features a stacked washer and dryer, an awesome IKEA hack, and pegboard storage. I can't wait to show you our small laundry room makeover! It is revolutionizing our laundry process... and making so much less clutter in the hallway. Now if the laundry would just fold and put itself away we'd be all set! This was before... a really basic setup with the washer and dryer side-by-side, and a single wire shelf above them. The ... Read More about Small Laundry Room Makeover!
These easy toy storage ideas will save your sanity and help control the chaos of life with kids. I've got ideas for organizing books and games too! Toy storage, organization, and maintenance is a big struggle in my household. I have a hard enough time keeping track of my own stuff, so when you add small children moving things from one room to another and then getting distracted, leaving them, and moving on to the next thing....Aaaaaaaaaahhhhh!!! What? You have this problem too? toy ... Read More about Toy Storage Ideas: How We Tamed the Playroom Chaos
I recently re-organized my pantry, and we did a laundry room renovation a few months ago. I needed mini signs to finish up both projects, and these painted chalkboard labels were just the thing! I've tried a few different types of labels in my pantry, but none of them have stuck for very long. That's why I'm busting out the Crazy Glue this time! I picked up some inexpensive balsa wood pieces, a couple of bottles of chalkboard paint, and a chalk pen at Michael's. Plus a few more things ... Read More about Easy Painted Chalkboard Labels!
Christmas table decorations are easy when you use greenery from the backyard, pinecones, and candles! Dust everything with fake snow, and you're done! Hello! I know it's a crazy time of year, so let's keep the table really simple for Christmas dinner. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE Christmas everything! But by the time dinner is finally on the table, this mama is usually feeling a bit wilted. I'm going to show you how to set a gorgeous, but really easy holiday table. centerpiece First, ... Read More about Simple Christmas Table Decorations
These super-fun gift wrapping ideas use easy DIY pom poms in place of bows. These are perfect for Christmas gifts, birthdays, baby gifts, and more! Hello! This year, I'm feeding my pompom obsession by using them to wrap Christmas gifts... and these ideas aren't just for Christmas- they would be great for birthdays, baby showers, whatever! here's what you'll need brown and/or white wrapping papertapecraft scissors (these ones are amazing!)pom pom makers (I'm in love with this ... Read More about 8 Pom Pom Gift Wrapping Ideas
Learn how to make a fun and colorful pom pom wreath for Christmas, Winter- or any season in this easy video tutorial! Happy December! Today several of my blogger buddies and I are sharing our DIY Christmas wreaths. I know you'll love their wreath ideas at the bottom of this post! Right now, the little ladies and I are in the midst of a serious pom pom obsession. Like my living room is completely covered in little bits of yarn right now and when I'm finished with this post I'm going to ... Read More about Make a Colorful Pompom Wreath!
Mini Christmas trees from Dollar Tree are perfect for centerpieces, office Christmas decor, small apartments, or wherever! I'm super excited, because today, my friend Terrie from Decorate and More with Tip is hosting a blog hop, and several blogger friends and I are sharing our dollar tree mini Christmas tree makeovers! I'll show you my tree in a minute, but first, I want to give you a sneak peek at all my friends' amazing and fun mini Christmas tree makeovers! Scroll down to the bottom ... Read More about 15 Mini Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas!