Search Results for: art

Our Walmart Patio Furniture Review Over 2 Years Later
| |

Our Walmart Patio Furniture Review Over 2 Years Later

A full review of the Better Homes and Gardens River Oaks and Brookbury patio furniture from Walmart and how they have held up 2 years later. Robert and I have been super into all things backyard lately (and we have 41 DIY backyard projects to prove it… WHEW!), but one of the most frequent questions I always…

18 Christmas Wall Decor Ideas and Holiday Art Printables
| |

18 Christmas Wall Decor Ideas and Holiday Art Printables

Free holiday art printables and Christmas wall decor ideas you can make yourself inexpensively. After hanging our winter snow scene painting in the breakfast nook and adding ribbon to our family’s gallery wall, it dawned on me that we have shared a LOT of Christmas wall decor ideas and holiday art printables in the past….

My Unbiased Honest Review of the Bartesian Cocktail Maker
|

My Unbiased Honest Review of the Bartesian Cocktail Maker

An honest, unbiased review of the Bartesian cocktail machine, pros/cons to consider, if it’s worth the money, and top rated drink flavors. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. It has been a little over ten months since Robert bought our Bartesian cocktail machine for me as a Christmas present, and ever since…

Swim Party Checklist and Backyard Party Planning Tips
| |

Swim Party Checklist and Backyard Party Planning Tips

Everything you need to know to plan an epic swim party with themes, decor, games, and favor ideas + a free backyard party planning checklist. This post is sponsored by Leslie’s Pool Supplies. If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years of having a swimming pool in our backyard, it’s how to host a…

Best Artificial Indoor Trees and Tips to Make Them Look Real
| |

Best Artificial Indoor Trees and Tips to Make Them Look Real

A round-up of the realistic looking fake indoor trees and plants, plus tricks to make them look real with budget-friendly DIY dupes. Every corner is happier with a tree! That’s my philosophy anyway because I use indoor trees all over our house and in room makeovers we do for friends. As much as I would…

Easy Christmas Brunch Decor Ideas + Art Printable
| | | |

Easy Christmas Brunch Decor Ideas + Art Printable

Simple Christmas kitchen decor ideas you can add to your home for a pleasant, festive holiday brunch on Christmas morning + a free art printable. For as long as I can remember, Christmas brunch has always been a big deal at our house, and the absolute must-have every year is my mom’s “Christmas morning casserole”….

Winter Painting Free Art Printable to Frame Anywhere
| | | |

Winter Painting Free Art Printable to Frame Anywhere

Use any picture frame in your house to display this free downloadable winter painting art printable to enjoy from Christmas until spring. It’s been a hot minute since I shared a free art printable (there have been a LOT of printables here on this blog over the years). Our breakfast nook wall was just begging…

Halloween Table Decor Ideas for a Murder Mystery Party
| |

Halloween Table Decor Ideas for a Murder Mystery Party

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot. 5 Halloween table decor ideas with DIY crafts, styling tips, and place setting inspiration for a murder mystery party. Any excuse to do some magic tricks with DIY Halloween decorating is a winner in my family’s book, especially if there is food involved. Ever since Robert and…

DIY Creepy Halloween Art Using a Thrifted Picture Frame
| | | |

DIY Creepy Halloween Art Using a Thrifted Picture Frame

How to make your own light-up creepy Halloween art using a thrift store picture frame for macabre style wall decor. This spur of the moment Halloween wall decor I made on a whim this week is proof that snapping up a $5 picture frame at a thrift store and stashing it until “the perfect project…

Where to Buy Vintage Art Online and How to Print Digital Art
|

Where to Buy Vintage Art Online and How to Print Digital Art

Where to buy vintage art online and how to print digital art + picture frame recommendations for a designer look on a small budget. Just like no closet is complete without a little black dress (I’ll always stand by that one), no room is ever complete without at least one piece of vintage art. Facts….

How to Decorate a Room from Start to Finish in 13 Steps
|

How to Decorate a Room from Start to Finish in 13 Steps

13 proven steps broken down to explain how to decorate a room from scratch + budgeting tips, styling advice, and ways to personalize your home. Whether it’s a huge job like a kitchen renovation or a small job like a quick bedroom refresh, understanding the methodical process about how to decorate a room can make…

DIY Canvas Frame Vintage Art from Old Farmhouse Signs
| |

DIY Canvas Frame Vintage Art from Old Farmhouse Signs

How to build a basic canvas frame around old farmhouse signs and turn them into classic vintage art. The other day, I found these typography farmhouse signs at the thrift store and immediately knew they’d be perfect for recreating with vintage art and a DIY canvas frame. And they were perfect for repurposing as inexpensive…

8 Fall Decor Fire Pit Ideas for a Cozy Backyard Party
| | | |

8 Fall Decor Fire Pit Ideas for a Cozy Backyard Party

8 cozy fire pit ideas for outdoor fall decor and entertaining tips using budget-friendly finds from Walmart for a backyard campfire party. This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart. I don’t know how we got so lucky with our gorgeous almost fall-ish weather this week, so we went all out with…

DIY Easy Art for Beginners from a Thrifted Frame
|

DIY Easy Art for Beginners from a Thrifted Frame

How to up-cycle a thrifted frame and paint an abstract landscape using basic paint supplies for easy art to display anywhere around the home. Color me COMPLETELY surprised that I actually painted something that sort of resembles art. But here we are. When I found this shabby chic picture frame in the thrift store for…

Christmas Wall Decor: Sheet Music Art Gallery Wall
| | |

Christmas Wall Decor: Sheet Music Art Gallery Wall

A thrifty Christmas wall decor idea to repurpose a secondhand sheet music book to create an inexpensive sheet music art gallery wall for $1. Today seems like a good day for a thrift store decorating Christmas wall decor project, don’t ya think? Remember when I pressed a bunch of fall leaves collected from the yard…

10 Vintage Halloween Art Printables & Spooky Entryway
| | | |

10 Vintage Halloween Art Printables & Spooky Entryway

Free printables for vintage Halloween art etchings and spooky antique portraits + a modern classic entryway decorated for fall. I couldn’t resist. I went Halloween crazy in the entryway. It all started with a cute antique picture frame I found while antiquing with my mom last week, and it all sort of spiraled into a…

Earthy Fall Living Room & My Favorite Budget Fall Decor Capsule
| | |

Earthy Fall Living Room & My Favorite Budget Fall Decor Capsule

8 favorite fall decor items for creating a capsule wardrobe in your home that will stretch your dollar and create endless decor combinations. I do this every year. I tell myself, “Oh, I’m just gonna stick a couple of fall leaves in a vase or two around the house and that will be my fall…

DIY Large Scale Wall Art from a Shower Curtain
| |

DIY Large Scale Wall Art from a Shower Curtain

How to make your own large wall art using a shower curtain for less than $100 plus a round-up of gorgeous art design shower curtains for the job. This project officially climbed to the top of the list of our favorite art DIY ever! And that’s saying something. Because we’ve done a lot. Like… a…

DIY Silhouette Leaf Art Using Leaves and Paint
| | |

DIY Silhouette Leaf Art Using Leaves and Paint

How to create high-end looking DIY silhouette leaf art using spray paint and leaves from your yard for a modern boho style designer knock-off. Creating art has been my “thing” the last couple of months apparently. I’m over here playing with watercolor apps to make house portraits. Googling how to turn our regular smart TV…

How to Display TV Art on Any Smart TV + Free Art
| | |

How to Display TV Art on Any Smart TV + Free Art

A quick tutorial to make any regular smart TV display art to mimic the Samsung Frame TV look + 6 free art images to use as TV displays or to print. You miiiiiiiight have noticed this little thing called a Samsung Frame TV floating around everyone’s living room in the last year or so. It’s a pretty…

DIY Large Wall Art and Winter Landscape Printable
| | | | | |

DIY Large Wall Art and Winter Landscape Printable

How to make your own large scale wall art with a modern frame to look like a $1,000 high-end piece for under $50. We are soooo close to finishing this master bedroom makeover that I can barely stand it. It’s killer waiting around for two throw pillows to arrive in shipping but then the whole…

DIY Repurposed Canvas Art
| | | | | | |

DIY Repurposed Canvas Art

How to repurpose a canvas to make expensive looking art with a poster and spray adhesive. I feel like a vast majority of my thrift/repurpose posts should start with something like… “On today’s episode of Lauren Never Throws Anything Away”… Monica Gellar had a closet, y’all. I won’t even get into what kind of hot…

Autumn Oil Painting Printable Art
| | | |

Autumn Oil Painting Printable Art

Access to a free autumn landscape art printable that you can print directly from your home printer and frame for budget-friendly fall decor. We keep it classy around here. And by “keeping it classy” I mean we wear plastic tiaras on the regular and have frequent Barbie tea parties. #girlmomlife Buuuuut our kitchen is the…

DIY Pressed Flower Art
| | | | |

DIY Pressed Flower Art

How to press flowers and leaves from your own backyard to frame as inexpensive, vintage-inspired wall decor. We’re moving right along on the guest bedroom makeover saga, and it turns out, after all this time, the perfect wall decor was growing right in our backyard. If you’ve been around these parts awhile, then you already…

30 Postpartum Recovery Must-Have Essentials
|

30 Postpartum Recovery Must-Have Essentials

A shopping list gift guide for postpartum recovery to help with lactation, pain relief, hormonal side effects, stress-relief, and self-care to help mom quickly feel like her pretty self again. This post is really just one big TMI moment. But considering 98% of y’all who read this blog are women, I figured, “Hey, maybe this…

Autumn Mountain Landscape Art Printable
| | |

Autumn Mountain Landscape Art Printable

Autumn mountain landscape art printable with green and copper fall kitchen shelf vignette, plus 28 more free fall printables for the home.  Can we just ignore the fact that it’s hot and humid outside here today and pretend it’s fall already? I’m in complete denial over here and just putting out pumpkins and copper in…