DIY Accent Decor: Making Picture Frames with a Cricut Maker

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Looking for a fun handmade Christmas present? How about creating a DIY custom slip on frame for a smart digital picture frame? It can also be easily converted into a regular DIY picture frame with a secret compartment! Check out this video to see how a Cricut Maker machine works … Continue reading

DIY handmade Gift Ideas: Plant propagation station

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Looking for a great handmade Christmas or housewarming gift idea for the plant lovers in your life? Check out this video where I show how to make two DIY plant Propagation Stations that you can make without having a big workshop or fancy woodworking tools. This will also answer your … Continue reading

Making a tripod lamp cord disappear

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I recently bought a tripod lamp to brighten up a dark corner of my apartment. I got it on Amazon and of course, everything about this lamp needed to be assembled, including the shade. After putting everything together, I like the lamp overall, though the lamp shade had some things … Continue reading

Shoe storage hack for storing sandals and flip flops

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As you can see, my entryway is so tiny that there’s barely enough room for the door to open.  My apartment is a “shoes off” zone and I clearly didn’t have any space to store my shoes by the front door. To make space for that, I incorporated some shelves … Continue reading

Renter-friendly Curtain Rod Bracket – installed with nails!

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Anyone else hate the look of vertical blinds? When I moved into my LA rental apartment, all the windows had vertical blinds so I had to come up with a way of dealing with them.  For the window by the entryway, I removed the vertical blind slats and replaced them … Continue reading

How to Decorate an Entryway

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Looking for inspiration on how to decorate an entryway? I decided to give my entryway a makeover, I covered up an awkwardly placed AC unit, created storage space, vamped up my old vinyl floor, replaced vertical blinds with curtains, and more! Take a look at how I did all this … Continue reading

DIY Faux Fireplace with mantel

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You might have asked yourself, how do you make a fake fireplace? Is it hard to do? Well, this modern DIY faux fireplace that I designed is easy to build and something you can customize to your taste with any electric fireplace insert and with any type of tile surround. … Continue reading

DIY Renter-Friendly Old Vinyl Floor Makeover

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Looking for a renter-friendly way to give your entryway a makeover? Watch how I changed my entryway floor to give it a fresh new look without taking the original old vinyl floor off and without making any permanent changes! The new floor are made with ram board and include a … Continue reading

DIY renter-friendly old vinyl floor makeover

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Products I used in this project: Ram Board Cricut Maker Machine

Home Office Lighting upgrade

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I recently gave my home office a pretty big makeover, which included changing the layout so that my desk would face the window. By attaching a two legged desk to the bookcases, it gave me a decent amount of desk space while at the same time leaving enough room to … Continue reading

DIY Coat Rack Light Fixture combo

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My apartment has a tiny entryway – it’s only 3ft x 3ft and there’s barely enough room for the door to open! Even though I installed a mirror to make the space look and feel bigger and bring in some light, the space still felt pretty dark, especially in the … Continue reading

Home Office Ideas: Hidden Whiteboard with Barn Door

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While I was redoing my tiny 5’x6’ home office set up, I wanted to incorporate a white board, but do it in a way that it could be hidden when I wasn’t working with it.  So I came up with this idea to build a multipurpose wall panel that would … Continue reading

Small kitchen ideas: open-shelving mini makeover

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One of my most pinned projects is the tension rod trick I used in my kitchen to hang things above the sink – it’s a great way to keep things off the counter.  Another thing I did that totally upgraded my kitchen is to add under-cabinet lighting – it’s so … Continue reading

Kitchen upgrade and more with under-cabinet lights

 

Thank you to Parmida LED for sponsoring this video! Here’s the link to the ultra-thin under-cabinet lights I used in the kitchen mini-makeover, my entryway and my home office update: https://bit.ly/eysundercabinetlights

DIY Test Tube Plant Propagation Station – Mother’s Day Gift

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Being stuck at home these days has made me get creative with what I have on hand. As I was looking through all of my left over materials from previous projects to see what I could make my mom for Mother’s Day,  I came across 4″ embroidery hoops, and test … Continue reading