Home & DIY

Helping you create a home you love – ideas for budget-friendly decor, money-saving crafts, thrifty DIY projects, and more.  

How to Remove smells from Furniture

6 Ways to Get Smells Out Of Furniture

If you’re into thrifty decorating, you probably know that secondhand/vintage furniture is a budget-friendly way to add great style to your house.   I’m pretty cheap (or frugal if you’re being nice about it).   And, I happen to love old furniture.  But what happens if you find the perfect piece and it smells like someone used it for an ashtray or Grandma’s beloved perfume for 40 years? Find out 6 inexpensive ways to get smells out of furniture:

The Best Secrets To Flipping Furniture For Profit

If you’re looking for ways to generate some extra cash and you’ve got a few DIY skills under your belt, flipping furniture is a great way to earn money. I’ll show you the best secrets for furniture flipping for profit, including how to get started, the way to get top dollar for your flips, how to market them, and when you should steer clear of a flip.

Cheap Fall Decor – Insanely Affordable Deals You’ll Love!

It’s that time of year – pumpkins, hot coffee, football, and cooler temps are coming.  I’m always hesitant to let go of summer, but once fall arrives, I’m all about it.  But, I definitely don’t have a “fall decor” budget each year, so I’ve got to be thrifty if I want anything.  I’ve got some great cheap fall decor and all great deals you’ll love!  

DIY Decorative Planters – 2 Simple Options Plus Bonus Gardening Ideas!

These decorative planters are easy, cheap, and quick to make. You can turn an otherwise boring old plastic trash can and a basic terra cotta pot into pretty planters for the cost of a can of spray paint. Add some inexpensive plants and you’ll be done with this project in about an hour!

Painting Wood Furniture

Painting Wood Furniture – A Complete Beginner’s Guide

I’ve painted tons of furniture over the years and I’ve also made tons of mistakes!  But, painting furniture takes practice.  Not many people get it right the very first time and it can be overwhelming at first.  Where do you start, what do you need, and how do you do it?   I’ve got a handy guide for beginners about painting wood furniture for you.