Thrift Shop Tips

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Thrift Shop Tips

When you need artwork, vases, lamps or even furniture―to get a bigger bang for your buck, go thrifting! Part of the fun is the challenge. You enter a store not knowing what you’ll find, then suddenly, there’s that item you can’t live without. Here are some tips to make the most of your thrift store adventures while avoiding buyer’s remorse.

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How to Choose the Best Paint Color

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How to Choose the Best Paint Color

Okay, so you’re ready to paint. Stepladder? Check. Rollers and brushes? Check. Extra help lined up? Check—thanks to the promise of post-painting wine. What’s missing here? Ahhh, yes, the paint. So many of us get hung up here. Choosing color to put on all those big blank walls seems daunting. Sometimes even paralyzing! Well, fear no more, friends. This blog will make selecting paint as easy as bribing your friend with a bottle of wine.

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Trending Colors For Fall 2017

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Trending Colors For Fall 2017

For a lot of us, changing seasons means, I want a change in my surroundings.  What’s the best way to get that change?  Well, read on my friends and we will explore just that.  

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What's Fudge Got To Do With It?!

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What's Fudge Got To Do With It?!

I have published this blog each year around this time and it’s always a hit!  I think everyone is always looking for those go-to recipes when holiday baking is looming large!  I hope you enjoy these as much as I have over the years.  Who knows, maybe one will become your family fave!

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5 Reasons to Visit Your Local Thrift Store

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5 Reasons to Visit Your Local Thrift Store

It’s no secret that I love thrifting! Repurposing is the centerpiece of my business, and I’ve written many blogs explaining the reasons I can’t help hitting the thrift stores. But this blog is all about you. Why should you be thrifting? What’s to gain? Isn’t that just old junk? Whether you’ve never visited a thrift store or you used to go but not recently, I hope to spark your interest and get you thrifting again!

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Top 10 Painting Tips (+ Money Saving Advice!)

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Top 10 Painting Tips (+ Money Saving Advice!)

Getting ready to repaint a room or two (or, if you’re like me, three or four) to help spruce up your home as part of your new year’s home improvement resolutions? If so, you’re in the right place. After my many—and I do mean many—years of painting, repainting, and painting yet again, I've compiled a list of my all-time favorite painting tips to help ensure you get the results you want and save time and money in the process. 

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Flipping Furniture – The Fun, Quick, Inexpensive Alternative

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Flipping Furniture – The Fun, Quick, Inexpensive Alternative

Since I’m passionate—some say obsessed—about redesign, I’ve always dreamed of the ultimate redesign project: flipping houses. That’s challenging though, especially in Southern California where housing is so flipping expensive! Pun intended. To satisfy my redesign itch, I decided to put flipping houses on hold and pursue a much easier, affordable alternative: flipping furniture. 

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7 Amazing Space Planning Tips

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7 Amazing Space Planning Tips

Like your home but feel bored by it? Want to rearrange your space but don’t know where to start? Let’s start at the beginning by taking the mystery out of space planning. Apply the 7 tips below, and you’ll once again love your home and never again settle for boring! 

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