14 Personal & Creative Ideas For Small Apartment Decorating

Decorating and furnishing a small apartment is a challenge.  Between IKEA trips and a constant battle of using measurements at the store to decide if you can squeeze a futon into that one corner, you’re likely to get a little frustrated. It also doesn’t help that a lot of home-magazine and decor-inspiration boards on Pinterest … Continue Reading

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How To Spring Clean Yo’ Life

My dad always said that when I get in the “mode” there’s no stopping me. By that, he means the cleaning mode. I get an idea in my head to maybe start picking up some clothes off the floor and before you know it I’m organizing drawers/taking out bags of garbage/crawling into the attic to … Continue Reading

15 Quick Ways To Decorate on a Budget

Budget decorating can sometimes feel like an art form. I’ve crafted, couponed and ikea-ed my way through a few apartments with very little funds and found that sharing ideas online is half the fun. So here are a few quick snaps of some of my own tactics for giving your place personality without giving your … Continue Reading

23 Must-See Tips For The Shopaholic On A Budget

Secrets passed on from a former retail employee and lifetime retail enthusiast.   1. Start at the back of the store and work your way up. 2. Ask the store associates about when new floor-sets are being put out, or what days regular shipments come in. 3. Not all associates are able to tell you … Continue Reading

17 Ways to Turn a Cheap Apartment into a Chic Apartment

Let’s be honest, decorating on a budget is a freaking challenge. Chic apartment decor usually comes with a really dangerous expense. Not to mention those of us on a  budget generally have a smaller living space to work with as well. However, through several long trips to Big Lots and binge Pinterest sessions, I have … Continue Reading

DIY Personalized Night Light Gift

Personalized Night Light Gift: This is something I made for my sister to keep in her room as a photo and a small light. It was a simple find and a very easy gift to make! Basically, it just took a little digging, which I would encourage everyone to do. The main lesson with this … Continue Reading

DIY Wall Decor Star Gift

DIY Crafty Star for Wall Decor Gift: This is a star that I decorated for wall decor for my mom for Christmas. It is super easy to make and a great present! What you’ll need: plain metal star wall decor, glue, embellishments, scrapbooking paper, printed matte photos, and anything else you would like to add … Continue Reading

Printing Polaroids

There is something really special about Polaroid photos. The vintage looking photo has recently become really popular, take Instagram as a perfect example of this. I found the website, polaroidfotobar.com where you can order photos from your Instagram, Computer, Facebook, and more to be printed in a Polaroid-like fashion. They are a dollar a piece but I … Continue Reading