Light up the Outside for Under $35: Entertaining on a Budget

Summertime is the time for spur-the-moment get-togethers and low key barbeque’s on a Friday night. Here are some great, cheap ways to light up your great outdoors to get ready for those summer night parties. Timeless and classic. The tiki torch gives you light and if you use citronella oil it can keep pesky mosquitoes […]

Ribbon Topiary: DIY

Back in March, we showed you how to make a candy topiary, but what are you going to do when the candy is all eaten? We reclaimed our edible topiary to make a ribbon topiary that is perfect for wedding or wedding shower decorations. We are using ours for a wedding shower. Our inspiration came […]

Re-Upholstery : DIY

Photo credit: Shutterstock Before you get rid of that dining room chair or ottoman, try re-upholstering it first. It’s not as hard as it sounds. Our friends over at ThreadBanger.com, put together a great DIY video for all your re-upholstering neophytes out there. It is simple and they make it look so easy. They even […]

Glassware Round-Up: Entertaining on a Budget

The weather is getting hot and it’s time to stay hydrated in style. Affordable style. Here is a round up of some of our favorite cups that are $6 each, or less! We love the look of this glass in a wicker sleeve. It’s the glass that doesn’t need it’s own coaster. Sold by Ten […]

Equip a Kitchen for $200: The Look for Less

The New York Times ran a great article on how you can get everything you need for a kitchen for $200. Read the article to discover how Time’s food columnist Mark Bittman outfitted a kitchen for $200. We were so inspired; we thought we’d give it a try. You can save a lot of money […]

Chalkboard Napkin Rings: DIY

We love the MOMA store; unfortunately, it is often outside of our price range. So, when we saw these fabulous chalkboard napkin rings for $65 for a set of four, we thought, “We can totally make those ourselves!” And so we did. Here is how you can too. Materials Buy some plain wooden napkin rings […]