This past weekend, I stepped outside of the rehabber box and took a "food and style" class with Sweet Laurel's Laurel Gallucci and Kitchy Kitchen's Claire Thomas. I know it isn't quite rehabbing, but making beautiful food is kind of like DIY in that you can be creative with what you do and that it... Continue Reading →
Since I got a lot of response on Tips for Selling on Craigslist, I wanted to give you guys my top tips for buying on Craigslist, and just in time for the weekend! If you have questions, ask. You can save time this way. For example, I found a great settee on CL. I emailed... Continue Reading →
I've been meaning to write this for awhile. I always have friends texting me asking for tips buying and selling items. I've tried several different ways to sell, but I still find Craigslist to be the most reliable, efficient way of selling if I have one large item that isn't designer but needs to go.... Continue Reading →
I absolutely love banners, especially homemade banners. Today I'm going to tell you how I used cheap gift wrapping supplies to make a custom birthday banner, and how you can easily make one, too. I was walking through the $1 section at Target and found this collection of items and decided they would make for... Continue Reading →
While pinning away this morning, I came across this article from Poppytalk.com on IKEA hacks. Sometimes I feel like IKEA hack articles could use a little more imagination, but this one really exemplifies chic and cheap. Check it out and get inspired! Check out my Pinterest boards here.
This morning, my power was shut off for a few hours for some routine building maintenance. I was planning on working on my thesis, but my computer was dead as a doornail. I wasn't going to let the lack of power stop me from rehabbing, though. I decided to start hand stitching something for a... Continue Reading →
I love it when people send me photos of my finds in their new homes! I found this old plant stand in one of the beach cities last week. Yesterday, my friend sent me a photo of it living its new life as a bar cart. Doesn't it look great!? Like me on Facebook and follow... Continue Reading →
We all know I'm quite the hoarder. I've recently decided to share some of my collection with everyone! Check out my Etsy shop here.
After nearly 4 weeks in and out of town, with two separate trips to the East Coast, I'm back in LA! It has been a busy month. While I had a great time, there is nothing like time away to make you appreciate home even more. During my travels, I visited Orlando, San Francisco, Berkeley,... Continue Reading →
Now that it is October, I've been slowly putting out all of my fall decorations. I get really into decorating for fall because it makes me feel more festive, regardless of the temperature in Los Angeles. Every blog/ insta/ decorating site seems to be talking about how to decorate for fall. I love a good arts... Continue Reading →