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Home color inspiration from my Chicago, LA and NYC studio apartments

Home color inspiration from my Chicago, LA and NYC studio apartments

Looking for ways to add color or personality to your home but can't or don’t want to paint the walls?...  Read More

Simple DIY chair perfect for outdoor living

Simple DIY chair perfect for outdoor living

I built this outdoor chair right on the dining room table of my small apartment, using just a few hand tools - if I can do it, so can you! Here's a list of all the tools and materials I used to build this chair below:...  Read More

DIY LA balcony makeover

DIY LA balcony makeover

My LA balcony is getting a new look! This makeover is full of small balcony ideas you can use, especially if you live in a rental apartment and can’t make any holes in the walls. I'm in love with the...  Read More

DIY pull out kitchen storage cabinet

DIY pull out kitchen storage cabinet

This simple DIY kitchen storage cabinet on wheels is a great solution to add storage in what is usually wasted space....  Read More

DIY room divider sofa bed combo

DIY room divider sofa bed combo

This quirky school bus conversion out in beautiful Joshua Tree is definitely one of the most unique projects I've worked on and my DIY sofa that also doubles as a bed and room divider is definitely one of a kind as well....  Read More

DIY Furry Ottoman and more IKEA Hacks

DIY Furry Ottoman and more IKEA Hacks

I needed a new coffee table/Ottoman for my living room after redecorating it and I saw a cute furry pouf I really liked but couldn't afford ($350!!) so my solution? An IKEA hack involving the ubiquitous...  Read More

How to build a faux fireplace

How to build a faux fireplace

In this video, I show you how to build a DIY portable free standing faux fireplace with an electrical fireplace insert. My design is makes it easy to build and to customize to your taste with any electric fireplace insert and...  Read More

No sew DIY Striped curtains and other easy DIY home decor accessories

No sew DIY Striped curtains and other easy DIY home decor accessories

To save some money when I did my latest project, a very ambitious basement renovation, I made a few DIY home decor accessories, including no sew striped curtains...  Read More

How to make DIY barn door hardware

How to make DIY barn door hardware

I've always wanted to make my own DIY Barn door hardware, and I finally figured out how! It was actually a lot easier to make than I thought and I only used off the shelf items I got on Amazon (you'll be surprised to see how I used...  Read More

Easily Reversible Basement Renovation

Easily Reversible Basement Renovation

Damaged walls and a worn out stained carpet were just some of the challenges in this makeover but with lots of creative and inexpensive...  Read More

Quick and affordable rental bedroom makeover

Quick and affordable rental bedroom makeover

It doesn't need to cost a lot or take a lot of time to freshen up a bedroom and give it new life! When you live in a rental apartment, it makes sense to not spend too much time or money to decorate, so in this makeover, everything is quick and easy to do on a budget....  Read More

Easy ways to upgrade your rental bathroom

Easy ways to upgrade your rental bathroom

Even if you’re renting, you’ll see that you’re not stuck with your less than ideal bathroom! These ideas I'm sharing with you only take minutes to do and best of all,...  Read More

Reversible Rental kitchen remodel on a budget

Reversible Rental kitchen remodel on a budget

Think you’re stuck with your rental kitchen the way it is and that you can’t do anything to change it? This rental kitchen remodel will change your mind! I had a $500 budget to make a generic kitchen more functional and to inject some fun and personality....  Read More

Small rental balcony makeover on a budget

Small rental balcony makeover on a budget

This makeover is full of small balcony ideas you can use, especially if you live in a rental apartment and can’t make any holes in the walls or if you’re on a budget! My friend Lisa asked for my help to transform her less than fabulous small rental balcony into...  Read More

Outdoor furniture perfect for any patio or small balcony

Outdoor furniture perfect for any patio or small balcony

I’m always on the lookout for outdoor furniture that’s easy to move and that will easily adapt to new spaces, so I was really excited when Slim furniture asked me to try out their new line of flat packed outdoor furniture - I was amazed at...  Read More

Bathroom Lighting: Quick fix to update a dated bathroom vanity light

Bathroom Lighting: Quick fix to update a dated bathroom vanity light

I needed a quick inexpensive way to update a very dated bathroom lighting fixture in a bathroom without replacing it. Adding to the challenge was the fact that the fixture wasn’t centered over the vanity....  Read More

DIY over the toilet storage cabinet

DIY over the toilet storage cabinet

Finding good bathroom storage solutions can be challenging for a tiny bathroom, especially when you’re on a budget. One of my favorite solutions are over the toilet storage cabinets...  Read More

Small bathroom remodel: budget bathroom ideas

Small bathroom remodel: budget bathroom ideas

You’ll get lots of small bathroom decorating ideas in this video where I share how I helped a friend give his small half-bath a makeover with a budget of only $200....  Read More