Category Archives: DIY Decor

5 Ways to Cut the Cost of Removable Wallpaper

5 Ways to Cut the Cost of Removable Wallpaper

As a renter, peel-and-stick wallpaper is one of my favorite and most reliable methods for personalizing our home, covering unsightly features, and adding that dose of pattern I love so much. Removable wallpapers go up and come down with relative ease and no mess, do virtually no damage to walls, and are now available in pretty much…Continue Reading

Vinyl Stripes on the Wall in the Family Room (Walls Need Love!)

Vinyl Stripes on the Wall in the Family Room (Walls Need Love!)

The family room in our current rental has proved quite challenging for me. Not only was the layout tricky to get right (because of just a few solid walls and lots of windows), but the brown walls, brown carpet, and dated fireplace made the whole room feel dark and muddy rather than the light and…Continue Reading

How to Design a Room You Love (When You Aren’t a Trained Designer!) – Part 1

How to Design a Room You Love (When You Aren’t a Trained Designer!) – Part 1

Over the years, I have been asked many times how I go about designing a space. There are certainly times when I (try to) let a room evolve naturally. However, I have learned that I prefer a more pulled-together and tailored aesthetic, which is often easier to achieve when I spend a little time planning out the…Continue Reading