One Weekend Bathroom Makeover

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to update your home. Big or small projects can make quite an impression on the overall appearance and usually value of your home. I recently helped my mom update her guest bathroom in one weekend. And guess what? It only involved a couple cans of paint, new […]

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How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Space

You guys must be thinking that I’ve fallen off the face of the Earth by this point. Unfortunately, blogging has taken a back seat as we’ve prepared for our 5 year anniversary trip across the Pond. I can’t wait to share all the fun details with you once we get back. On another note, I’ve […]

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Refurbished Bookcase

I don’t know about you but there is something about taking a piece of unloved furniture and giving it new life. It’s a great way to save money, cut down on waste and live a little more eco-friendly. I’ve had this bookcase for a few months now and planned to refinish it for my office. […]

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Grapevine Wreath Easy DIY

I’ve been bitten by the craft bug lately and wanted to share my latest DIY using a miniature grapevine wreath! Supplies Needed: Grapevine wreath (10”-12”) Hot glue gun Hot glue sticks Wire cutters Burlap rose Small white floral stem bunch How To: First thing first, cut the small bunches apart in little sections. Take one […]

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Home Decorating Tips for Spring 2019

I don’t know about you, but once the last of the winter decor is packed up, I immediately start decorating for spring. I’m not a huge fan of decorating for Valentine’s Day in the traditional sense, so I tend to add a few romantic touches here and there. My tips for spring decorating are versatile […]

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5 Reasons You Need a Designer

With all the hype over DIYing, you may be asking yourself, “Why do I need a designer?” I’ve put together 5 reasons why you may need to hire a designer on your next project. 1 – Renovation If you want to take the plunge and do a whole room renovation, you may want to consider […]

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File Cabinet: From Drab to Fab!

I’ve got a fun project for you guys! I don’t know about you but I absolutely hate how boring and drab a file cabinet is. I mean I know they are a necessary part of life, whether you use them for work or to house your important personal documents, but do they have to be […]

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Fusion Paint and Why it’s Better than Chalk and Milk Paint

Upcycling furniture has become all the rage lately. There are so many techniques and methods it’s hard to decide which to go with. If you’ve read my earlier post DIY: Cupboard Upcycled into a Bench, you know that I’ve worked with milk paint previously. This paint has two flaws; it must continuously be mixed, and […]

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Chic Spring Home Decor Finds for Less

I don’t know about you but seasonal changes always have me itching to switch things up in my house. As the days grow longer and the weather gets warmer (YAY!), I start craving bright colors and fresh (or faux) flowers. I’ve got a list of some inexpensive spring decor finds to pack a colorful punch […]

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A Tour of the Byrd’s Nest at Christmas

It’s that time of year guys! Christmas lights everywhere, cocoa, cookies, and all around good cheer. I don’t know about you but my favorite holiday to decorate for is definitely Christmas, closely followed by Halloween. Come and join me for a tour of my home at Christmas and check out some of my most recent […]

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