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Mini Budget Bathroom Makeover

If you're anything like me, a simple project inevitably leads to something much bigger! Like the decision to switch out a bathroom light fixture that snowballs into an entire bathroom makeover!

This bathroom makeover was accomplished on a tiny budget! New paint, flooring and spray painted hardware give this tiny bathroom a fresh, modern feel. Get all the details at diy beautify!

Patriotic DIY Projects for the Home

One thing you probably don't know about me is that I became an American citizen in February! In celebration of my citizenship, and the national holidays that are upon us, I'm sharing 12 awesome patriotic do-it-yourself projects that you can make for your home!

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Here are 12 fabulous Patriotic DIY projects that you can make for your home! The roundup is available at diy beautify!

Simple and Inexpensive Light Fixture Makeover (with Mason Jars)

Sometimes a little change can make all the difference! Today I'm going to share a simple and inexpensive way to update a dowdy light fixture and give it farmhouse charm using spray paint and mason jars!

This simple fix will turn your boring, builder-grade fixtures into gorgeous fixtures with farmhouse charm! Come by diy beautify and see how I did it!

Graduation Memory Wreath

Graduation is a time to celebrate, reflect and look forward. I made a neutral version of my popular graduation memory wreath to celebrate the achievement of my middle child...my son who will graduate and receive his high school diploma this week.

Create a graduation memory wreath and watch your child grow up right before your eyes! This wreath is perfect for graduation parties and is so simple to make! Visit diy beautify for the tutorial.

I warn you, making a memory wreath is both wonderful...and heart-wrenching! You see your child grow up again, in just minutes. And it can take your breath away!

If this wreath could talk...oh, the stories it could tell!

How to Easily Alter a Graduation Gown with No Sewing

It's graduation season and if you have a son or daughter graduating this year, you are up to your eyeballs in planning, shopping, decorating, etc. I know what it's like because I'm right there with you.

Maybe you're panicking because their grad gown isn't a perfect fit.

Keep calm mama, because I'm going to show you how easy it is to alter their graduation gown yourself.

Did I mention it's no-sew? Yep, you're going to get your iron on and get this done. Quick!

And in case you're worried that this is a daunting task, let me assure you that it's much easier than I thought it would be! Don't pay someone else to alter your child's graduation gown because you can totally do this yourself! Save your money for all the other expenses!

How to Make a 30-Minute Farmhouse Wreath for Under $10

We love wreaths here at diy beautify! A beautiful wreath is always a perfect finishing touch! 

What if I told you I created this sweet farmhouse wreath (supplies included) and it cost just $10 and took less than 30 minutes to make?

WOW! You have got to see how to make this farmhouse wreath for under $10, in less than 30 minutes! Tutorial available at diy beautify!

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Update Patio Decor for Spring

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I almost broke the bank last week! For reals.

A beautiful update to my patio decor to brighten, add color and get ready for summer! See all the details at diy beautify!

We were in Atlanta for a few days and stopped in at At Home Decor Superstore. My patio was in need of a refresh for Spring and I desperately wanted to bring in some color and fun pieces to brighten it up. We painted our patio last Fall, giving it a cottage feel, but it needed color and warmth! A great patio needs to be ready for family and friends and Outdoor Entertaining!

I went a little loopy when we first walked in to At Home!

How to Update a Plain Stool with Farmhouse Style

I have a sweet little farmhouse stool makeover to share with you today.

I gave my kitchen stool a farmhouse makeover using all-natural chalky paint from L'Essentiel Botanics Furniture Paint! Find out more and get the graphic tutorial at diy beautify!

This little stool has been in our family for many years and holds a tender place in my heart. Our kids used to stand on it to brush their teeth when they were tiny...those were the old days; now that they're taller than me, they don't require a stool any more!

Guess who uses it now...me, mostly in the kitchen to reach those items on the top shelves (when my boys aren't handy to help!)

There was absolutely nothing wrong with the stool, except that I'd gotten tired of the faded pink and I wanted to give it a little more farmhouse charm.

I was recently introduced to a new player to the chalk paint game. An all-natural chalky paint.

Office and Craft Space Reveal

You know that sigh of relief when a difficult task is complete? That feeling of accomplishment that makes you sit up a little straighter...and brings a big 'ole smile to your face?

I'm feeling happy today because my office/craft space is finally finished! Here's a little peek at the transformation...

Wow, I turned my tiny dining room into a dedicated office and craft space full of farmhouse charm and clever storage! Come by diy beautify to see all the details!

Favorite Decor Books That Inspire

Do you love your home or do you feel stuck, unable to decorate it the way you want (because of budget or time restrictions...or simply a lack of ideas) or frustrated because your home doesn't look like your best friend's?

What to do when you are stuck with decorating challenges, or just hate your home? I turn to my favorite decor books for inspiration and motivation to make changes in my home. You can find my favorite decor books at diy beautify!
Even DIY and home decor bloggers get stuck and have times when they can't stand their spaces, and are frustrated by their home or their design choices.

The question is what to do when you're stuck?
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