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Friday, July 29, 2022

Friday Favorites: Vintage-Inspired Amazon Finds

Do you love the look of vintage decor and fashion?  Shop my favorite and highly curated vintage-inspired Amazon decor and fashion finds! It should be no surprise that I love incorporating unique vintage decor and mixing old and new in my home decor .  Shopping and buying secondhand and authentic vintage is and always will be my preferred and go-to way to decorate my home.   From thrift stores and flea markets to auctions and antique shops, I'm always on the hunt for the next unique vintage or thrifted piece to add to my home .  The thrill of the hunt is one of my favorite aspects of shopping secondhand, but what if you're impatient or just don't have the time to travel, search and wade through endless aisles and racks?  Buying NEW vintage-inspired home decor is the next best thing when the real deal isn't feasible.  And did you know AMAZON has some pretty amazing vintage-inspired fashion and home decor? New vintage-inspired decor may not have the actual age, charac...
Sunday, July 24, 2022

Summer Decorating: Budget-Friendly Deck Refresh

Budget-friendly updates you can make to refresh your summer deck and outdoor decor for less!  A huge thank you to Walmart for sponsoring this post and giving me the kick in the pants I needed to refresh our deck!  Last year, I got rid of our old four piece wicker conversation set with the goal of getting all new deck furniture this summer.   That idea quickly changed when gas and groceries prices increased and I just couldn't justify spending unnecessary money on something I didn't actually need.   Instead, I decided to do a little power washing, planting, cleaning and painting and make a few budget-friendly purchases to refresh our deck for summer.  I gave the backyard garage door area a $200 makeover , built a modern trashcan screen ,  overhauled the exterior of the shed and shed deck and now it was time to tackle the large deck! Here's how the deck looked just before I started cleaning and painting the old wrought iron furniture that I've had for almost 20 y...
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Big Impact, Low Budget Home Decorating Ideas

Update your home and make it a space you love with these big-impact, low-budget home decorating ideas!  When it comes to updating and decorating my home, I'm all about low-budget projects and affordable decor that make a big impact.  Why spend a lot of money to update and decorate your home when you can create the look for less?  Today, I thought it would be helpful to share some of my favorite budget-friendly home decorating ideas that make a big impact for less.  Whether it's a complete room makeover or a  quick room refresh , there's no need to spend a lot of money to create a beautiful home you love.  Some of these big impact budget decorating ideas involve a little DIY, but I promise they are completely doable and worth the effort.    1.  DRESS UP YOUR WINDOWS Custom window treatments can quickly blow a budget, but there are ways to get the custom look for less.  Sourcing curtains from more affordable stores such as HomeGoods, IKEA and Overstock are great alternat...