The Secret to Decorating a Small Space on a Budget

What do studios apartments and college dorms have in common? Small living space and money is probably scarce. On top of that the struggle is real when you are trying to decorate that space without it feeling over cluttered, mixed matched, no design, no direction. Basically a cluster f$#k. All while trying to stay on a budget. Look I get it i was there. I had a small jack and jill apartment with my bestie and it had no sense of direction, because lets face it money is tight and your girl cant afford a interior designer or an budget consultant when trying to make ends meat with a part-time job and school. However, I do know a few tips and tricks to save on cost that will help you start decorating a small space on budget easily. So let’s get ...

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Mood Board Monday: BTS Bedroom Design “Boy with Love” Inspired

Hola my loves, I'm back with another mood board Monday. This week I was in the mood for color. And as I was brain storming ideas I was listening to one of my favorite bands (if not my most favorite) and a light bulb clicked. BTS recently came out with this hella awesome music video "Boy with Luv" pumped with color. I decided to create a BTS bedroom design inspired by the "Boy With Luv" music video. Okay so for those of you who don't know who BTS you have been living under a rock, but let me enlighten you. They are a south Korean Boy band consisting of 7 members who are well known throughout the world with a massive fan following known as the army. They just did a segment on SNL and won the best Duo/group and social artist award at the ...

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Kitchen Cabinets: How to Paint in 5 Easy Steps

  This is it. Its time to go ham on those nasty kitchen cabinets. You got your paint you got your tools. Lets getter done. Woah wait! Hold on there buddy. I know those cabinets need that facelift, but there are things you should know before you start swishing your brush. Things that not a lot of people know about, unless you work at Sherwin Williams or a home improvement store/ paint store. Thankfully I got the hook up and will tell you what you need to know, before you start painting those hideous kitchen cabinets. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it won't cost anything to you! Check out my full disclosure ...

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Mood Board Monday: Winterfell Inspired Bedroom

Okay it is, but at least not for another couple of months. So In honor of starting off this new series of Mood board Mondays, and the finale of the series one of my favorite shows (or least it was till season 8), I used Game of Thrones, as inspiration for a design. I chose Winterfell Castle as my focal point to create a bedroom based of a scene from the series. If you haven't watched this show, don't worry I will explain little backstory on the location. The Backstory of the Inspiration Lets start with the inspired location. For some back story to help you understand the design, Winterfell is one of the main locations of the GoT series. It is located in the North of Westeros, a huge continent thats divided by houses. There is the ...

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What to Know: Universal Studios, Florida

Well hello there my peeps, so summer is coming and we are all getting ready for VACAY! Lucky for you (as well as me) I went to Universal Studios a couple of few weeks ago for my son's birthday. Oh my lord it was a much needed vacation and I had so much fun. So I technically have the 411 on the place, or at least for the Universal Studios Park. Yes there are other parks that are integrated into it, but I will tell you in a bit. So before you purchase your tickets read this below to get a better insight on what you can save on and what are must haves. Top 5 Things to Know for Universal Studios Firstly, be sure which park you want to attend. We wanted to save money so we were only going to do one day one park. That all fine and all, but ...

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Sunshine Blogger Award

Hola my loves. So I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Shout out to Junette at Windmill & Protea for the nomination. She is in the DIY niche like me, and man her stuff rocks. Her blog ranges from home decor to outdoor DIYs to kids parties. Definitely head over to her blog to check out what she's got. Thank you again Junette. Its a real honor to be able to help and inspire everyone or even one person with my content. So you must be wondering, "what the heck is a Sunshine Blogger Award?". Well its basically bloggers paying homage to other bloggers who inspire positivity and creativity to the blogging community. So what happens if your nominated you ask. I will be pasting the rules for the award below to follow once ...

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ORC Spring 2019 Week 6: HGTVs Fixer Upper Inspired Powder Room

So I did it. I completed the 6 week One Room Challenge. It was so much fun taking on this challenge. I saw so many new DIY bloggers and their transformation. It was awesome. I loved seeing all the different ideas come together over the past 6 weeks. It almost saddens me that this is the end. Almost. I ain't gonna lie this was definitely not easy. Especially while running a furniture building biz, being mommy and wifey all at the same time. I totally racked up some wine bottle on this journey for sure. But its done and I am so proud of what I have accomplished. So without further a do, let get in to the final pictures. I hope you like this HGTVs Fixer Upper Hot Sauce House inspired powder room, enjoy. Disclaimer: This post contains ...

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ORC Spring 2019 Week 5: The Jewelry & DIY Console

Its almost here. One more week till the big reveal. Man what a ride. It has been crazy this week for the powder room remodel on a budget. I feel like I say that every week, but anyway. This week's mission was to add the jewelry to the space. Okay no I'm not adding earring and necklaces to the powder room. Its actually the fixtures, mirror, & shelf. Both the light and faucet fixtures were swapped out. I wanted that almost mediterranean feel so I went with these pieces from Wayfair. The Jewelry Pieces Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it won't cost anything to you! Check out my full disclosure policy for more ...

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One Room Challenge Spring 2019 Week 4: Let’s Paint

Its week 4 of the Spring 2019 One Room Challenge. More then halfway done, and man its been hectic up in here. Massive changes are taking place in my tiny powder room. Ahh I am so excited to see the end result, its so close I can see it. As always, please go check out the featured designers and guest participant back on the ORC blog. Awesome transformations on their way over there. But anyway lets dive into what was done this week. Finished Faux Shiplap Chair Rail Last week I had started the DIY faux shiplap chair rail, and was able to complete it this week. Man what a statement. And thats without paint. It still feels dark in there, but the colors that I have chosen will brighten the space up real quick. Speaking of colors, I had ...

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DIY Rustic Vent Hood Cover

Hola my peep! So when I bought my home about 2 and half years ago, I knew without a doubt I wanted a beautiful old world feel vent hood. I researched like crazy, but every vent hood was either too modern or too pricey. So what do mom's do when they can't find what they are looking for, we DIY it. My husband was a little nervous about it. After all we are its a big ordeal, at least at the time for us to under take. But I was determined and I was;t going to stay with that generic cabinet over the vent hood 80s look. So here we go a DIY rustic vent hood coming at you. There she is in all her glory. When I said I wanted to rip all the cabinets off my husband was a lil freaked out. Then after it was done he was even more freaked out that ...

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