Table Makeover

I have a table and chair set that my parents gave me when I moved into my own place. This table and chair set is almost thirty years old! So you can imagine it needed a little makeover.

I not only wanted to update the table but I needed it to match my style and color scheme a little better.

This makeover was a total of $10!

What I used:

  1. spray paint (black and white)
  2. fabric
  3. staple gun

I did this over the span of the weekend but this project could be completed in a day or less.



How I style it:

What do you think?

Live it. Love it. Style it.


DIY: Table Refresh

For this project all I used was paint and painter’s tape. Now for a little extra I used a sealant so the table wouldn’t get scratched up when it is in use.




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Total cost: $4

Live it. Love it. Style it.

DIY: Side Table

I got a side table at Goodwill for $9.99! Enough said right?



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How it works in my space:

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DIY: Harvest Wreath

This is my favorite time of year which means I HAVE to decorate! I have been seeing these gorgeous fall wreaths in the stores but they are soooo expensive it is ridiculous! So of course inspiration struck… DIY.

What you need:

  • a base wreath
  • harvest garland (I used three 4ft strands)
  • other little touches like flowers or festive add-ons (I used little berry looking things)

I bought everything at Dollar Tree and I spent $5!

What I did:

  1. I took the garland and wound it around my base wreath pulling an shaping as I went along. I did this with all three strands until I had the desired fullness that I was looking for.
  2. I secured the garland to the base wreath by tying it to the wreath. No hot glue or any adhesive is needed for this project.
  3. I pulled the berry looking things off their stems and attached them to the stems on the garland around the wreath and again adjusted and shaped until it looked how I wanted.

Final product:

Weekend Project: Tray Decor

I found these trays they came three to the pack and they were on sale. It came out to less than $2 a tray. The only thing is they had Bs on them and I wanted to change that so here is what I ended up with…

What you need:

  • paint (I used both craft paint and spray paint)
  • Masking tape or Painter’s tape
  • Lace

What I did:

  1. I spray painted the trays white first
  2. I decided what designs I wanted
  3. I taped out the design and painted the design out
  4. For the lace design I just laid out the lace and spray painted on top of that like a stencil

And there you have it!


DIY: Chain Charm Bracelet

I was feeling creative and this is what I came up with:

What you need:

  • random jewelry parts (chains, charms, clasps, etc)
  • needle nose pliers

What I did:

  1. I had pieces from a few old necklaces so I took the chunkier chain that had the clasps still attached and used that as my base bracelet.
  2. I took another chain and threaded it through the bigger chain a couple of times and attached it to the end near the clasps.
  3. I took some old pendents and earrings and attached them to the bracelet in a charm-like manner.

Final product:

Depending on what pieces you have you can create some pretty interesting and unique jewelry!

Fresh Air

I was driving the other day and inspiration struck! I was looking at an old air freshener hanging from my rear view mirror, I keep it there because it is cute but truth be told it lost all its smell good a long time ago and I haven’t been able to find another one so I decided I would make my own.

What you need:

  • felt
  • potpourri
  • ribbon


Approx. Cost: $3

What I did:

  1. Pick the size you want your freshener to be
  2. Make a pocket to stuff the potpourri in
  3. Glue down the sides and put the ribbon at the top

Have fun with it! You can get felt with designs on it at any craft store or you can do like me and draw your own. You can get an array of colors in the felt and ribbon. Or you can go the extra mile and get the scissors that cut designs and use them!

Final Product: