$5 projects: taking mason jars to the next level

I like mason jars. For everything. Everybody has their thing that they collect and mine has always been bottles and jars. Endless hours of treasure hunting at antique stores and thrift shops and what do I come out with 75% of the time? Bottles and jars. I’ve gotten to the point where I have all …

A feature wall for $6 bucks?!

So, I downsized and moved into a smaller, albeit absolutely darling, apartment at the end of August 2015. I hit the ground running with lots of projects, getting things up on the walls, rearranging furniture, the usual. To me, having that home vibe in the place where you live is a top priority. The first …

Upgrade your couch for less than $40!

I’ve had my couch for 6.5 years, three moves and four apartments. It’s a pretty standard $500ish model from Ashley Furniture that I bought for my first apartment. 22-year-old me was absolutely smitten with the stone color even though my exact same couch also came in a [rather boring] more practical chocolate brown color. My …