I saw a “Porch Rules” wooden sign at Hobby Lobby that I thought was so cute! But I didn’t really need anything that big. So I made myself a printable and thought I’d share it with you. Free home decor printables are a great way to decorate your home (and porch) on a budget! They’re also a great way to to do a quick fun update to your decor. I have a few other free home decor printables available here including some other summer printables. I just printed this out on regular printer paper but you could also do card… [Read More]
Don’t you just love a good thrift store makeover? I found this cute round clock at Goodwill the other day, but wasn’t that much of a fan of the wood pattern it had. So I decided to paint it. But even better than just painting it, I painted it with a quick DIY chalky paint I made using a paint sample! Follow my steps to find out how to do your own DIY Chalky Paint Clock Makeover! I haven’t seen many clocks with the days of the week on the inside! That’s why I couldn’t pass this inexpensive clock by just… [Read More]
Those of you who have been following this blog for a while know that I believe strongly that all you need is some paint to revamp a piece of furniture. Other DIY ideas also help, but paint is often the first thing I go to when I want to change up my decor and don’t want to spend a lot. I’ve used a lot of different paints over the years, but one of my favorites has to be chalk paint. I just love how it looks and how it feels, and it also makes it easy to distress furniture! If you… [Read More]
Is it possible to have a beautiful home on a budget? You bet it is! One really good way to save money on home decor is to Do It Yourself. In other words DIY your home decor projects. You can do everything from making farmhouse style tables to smaller decorative accessories! Since ACN is all about helping you make the most of what you have, I thought I’d share some beautiful ideas for decorating on a budget. Check out these brilliant DIY Dollar Store Home Decorating Projects! After all, it doesn’t get much cheaper than the dollar store. You won’t believe that… [Read More]
One of my favorite ways to decorate for any holiday is with a garland or banner! Sometimes I can find a cute garland for a low price in Target’s dollar spot, or in Hobby Lobby during after-holiday sales. But the rest of the time, if I want a garland/banner (and don’t want to spend a ton) I just make one myself! Making your own banner is actually really easy. Some of the ones below are just free printables that you cut out and hang up on string, and others take some basic crafting skills. Either way, you can create a… [Read More]
Merry Christmas Everyone!
I can’t believe it’s already officially fall! While the weather isn’t totally seasonably cool here yet, the leaves are starting to change colors and drop, so I’m sure that’s just around the corner! To be ready when the fall season really hits, I’ve started updating my home’s decor for fall. I put out some of my usual fall decor, but I also wanted to add a bit of something new to change it all up a bit. I also didn’t want to spend any money. So I decided to go looking for free fall home decor printables! I found a… [Read More]
Sorry to say this but….I don’t love my kitchen! I spend so much time in mine trying to cook delicious & nutritious meals for the people I love, that I want my kitchen to be a reflection of my creativity and an oasis of comfort. I want to enjoy being in there! But the old 1980’s oak cabinets are just not my style. I’ve been thinking of painting them to save money. Paint is the cheapest way to change the look of something (not always the easiest but the cheapest). So I’m sharing 20 DIY Painted Kitchen Cabinets Ideas with… [Read More]