Best Home Decor and DIY Projects of 2018

It's time to take a look back at reader's favorite posts from 2018!
best home decor and DIY projects of the year

It's almost 2019...can you believe it? Each year seems to fly by faster! I'm sharing the top viewed posts of the year, this is what YOU liked best! To get a closer look at each project, simply click on the titles!

Reader's Favorite Projects from 2018

No. 1: Thrifty Antiqued Pumpkins 

These dollar store pumpkins were a big hit! If you've ever looked at those gaudy orange foam pumpkins and wondered who on earth would buy them...this is why! 

thrifty antiqued pumpkins from the dollar store

No. 2: Thrifty DIY Roundup

This collection of thrifty projects is proof that you love DIY projects that are budget-conscious! Click through for all the links to each post and to see how you can creatively decorate a beautiful home with very little money!

roundup of thrifty projects and home decor ideas

No. 3: Cottage White Dresser Makeover

I am not surprised that this DIY paint project was in the top 3! And I can't believe it took me SO long to finally paint this damaged dresser and turn it into a cottage beauty!

cottage white dresser makeover

No. 4: Succulent Centerpiece from Dollar Store Items

I love how easy and inexpensive this project was! It made a beautiful Spring centerpiece on my table, and I'm looking forward to decorating with these succulents again!

succulent centerpiece from the dollar store

No. 5: Simple Fall Tablescape

I'm not surprised that you wanted to see how I would use my thrifty dollar store pumpkins on my Fall table! This one was inexpensive, and so easy to pull together!

simple Fall tablescape

No. 6: Clever Furniture Storage Ideas

The New Year is when many of us are motivated to purge and organize our homes! Creating clever furniture storage is the best of both worlds! If you missed it the first time around, now is your chance to catch up on how I create beautiful storage within furniture!

clever furniture storage ideas

No. 7: Easy DIY Flower Crowns

Another dollar store project, this one is bright and colorful! Whether you make these for a special little girl (or pup - click thru to see the tiny crown I made for Millie!), they are equally cute adorning your home! Or use them as small wreaths!

easy DIY flower crowns from dollar store florals

No. 8: Bright and Festive Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour

Sometimes it all comes together, and this year I really loved decorating for Christmas! I shared details of my 3 Christmas trees, and my unusual blue and white tree with real transferware and teacups got a lot of positive feedback. If you missed it, I hope you'll stop by for some inspiration for Christmas 2019!

bright and festive Christmas home inspiration

No. 9: 12 Dramatic White Paint Makeovers

I think we all agree that white paint can redeem almost anything! From dressers to picture frames, hutches to fireplaces, bookcases to clocks...I've painted a lot of things white! If you need inspiration, I've got you covered!

dramatic white paint makeover ideas

No. 10: Affordably Stylish Farmhouse Laminate Floors

It's been nearly a year since we ripped up our carpet and installed these gorgeous floors in the majority of our first level. They look as good today as they did when we installed them! Maybe even better because they make our stuff look better! If you are anxious to say "buh-bye" to carpet and "hello gorgeous farmhouse floors", check out this post on installation and this reveal post! We also installed these floors in my office, you can read that post here.

affordable farmhouse floors

Did you enjoy that look back? As always, I am open to your feedback and ideas. If there is anything you'd like to see me tackle this year, or a home decor question you have, please don't hesitate to ask!

I wish you a very Happy New Year!

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  1. I'm saving this post so may great ideas and my mind seems sluggish. Have a Happy New Year Cindy see you in 2019!


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