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Home renovation and design blogger sharing DIY tips and tricks

Hi there, I’m Lindsey – I love sharing DIY & home decor tips to help homeowners, especially busy moms, create a functional home that brings them joy every day.

As a licensed Realtor in NW Ohio, you can also find unique tips and tricks for selling or buying your home!

Latest Blog Posts

  • Easy DIY Lacquer Tray | Rita Konig Dupe
    This easy DIY lacquer tray dupe saved me hundreds of dollars while achieving the same high-end look I wanted! One of my favorite designers is Rita Konig and I have been drawn to the beautiful lacquer trays she designs and sells. I recently renovated my guest bedroom/office and her two-tone, blue and green, lacquer tray fit perfectly with the design concept. A medium-sized tray like below is listed at $275.
  • How to Hang Christmas Garland on Your Porch
    When it comes to Christmas lights, I prefer white lights outside and colorful lights on our Christmas tree. My favorite exterior holiday decor is the twinkling Christmas garland I hang around the top of our porch every year. Hanging the cedar garland and Christmas lights is really easy and I am breaking it all down for you in the tutorial below!
  • DIY Upholstered Headboard with Tufted Buttons
    This green upholstered headboard may be my favorite DIY project yet. I created this simple DIY tufted headboard for our guest bedroom and it completely transformed the look of our old platform bed. The beautiful green looks fantastic against the pale blue/gray walls and is really the focal point of the entire space. I have created a step-by-step tutorial for you to follow and create your own headboard for less than $200.
  • Guest Bedroom / Office Makeover Reveal
    Another One Room Challenge reveal is here and I am so proud of the transformation in our guest bedroom/office. One of my favorite parts of this 8-week challenge is how it pushes me creatively to make design decisions and experiment when something doesn’t go as planned.
  • Creating a Gallery Wall with Art | ORC Week 7
    Large, blank walls continue to intimidate me when it comes to choosing artwork. Whatever fills the walls has to be substantial and large artwork usually comes with a large price tag. The solution in the guest bedroom/office is a gallery wall and I am so pleased with how it turned out!
  • Bedroom/Office Chair Decisions | ORC Week 6
    Welcome back to week 6 of the One Room Challenge! There are two weeks left in this challenge and I really need to get my butt in gear. There are …
  • More Easy DIY Paint Projects | ORC Week 5
    Welcome back to week 5 of the One Room Challenge! This week I have continued to work on DIY paint projects. Paint is my favorite budget-friendly DIY trick to change the look of furniture or a design item. I gave a fresh new look to an old bookshelf and decorative tray through the magic of paint.

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