Armoires, while so practical, are often bulky and can be hard to style. I have seen them pushed in the corner of a room, often used as catch-all wardrobes, towering over everything, like a giant living in Hobbiton. Being into sleek, low profile furniture myself, I did not think I was up to par, styling one.
Or so I thought, until Chairish invited me to style an armoire for their Spring Refresh challenge. After looking around their armoire collection (and doing some soul searching “can I do this?”), I replied with a nerdy “challenge accepted” and actually got so inspired that made not one but, four style boards to share with you.
In our nursery, the book situation was a little…blah. For the longest time we used a basic – so basic it was ugly – cabinet that I came to regret the 20 dollars it costed. If you don’t like an item, even 10 cents are too many.
Enter the DIY bookcase ledges. A project so simple that I was bound to make it difficult.
For one, I nailed the 5 ledges twice. Because the first time, even with my painstaking attention to detail, my brain was – apparently – in a completely different dimension than the rest of me and so, I nailed every.single.ledge, wrong.
A lot of friends liked the – extreme – makeover of the kitchen cart that I used as incentive so my mom lets me turn her kitchen from green to a super happy yellow so, here’s the scoop on a super frugal and pretty easy diy that gave new life to a very neglected kitchen cart.
First of all, you (really!) have to see the extremely rundown, bad, broken, awful, before:
A true bibliophile, is a passionate person. We love our books with passion, we tend to them, care for them and experience a lot of grey cell pleasure every time we re-read one of their favorite books. We were geeks before geeks existed and we were hoarders before the term was even coined.
Let’s face it, one good book is great but one hundred – good – books are even better. One thousand good books is paradise. However, books are costly to have in large amounts. This is where thrifting comes in very handy for people like me. And boy, oh boy, did I get a good haul this week! Read more →
Buying toys and books for your child can be very expensive, whether you buy them new or from thrift stores. As time goes by, babies and toddlers are notorious for getting bored and needing something new to enjoy. Rotating toys and books works wonders but what if you could buy a new toy or a book for a single dollar? Here are a few frugal ideas for brand new educational goodies for your baby and toddler found in dollar stores.