(New here or missed a post regarding my home remodel? Start HERE.) You know it’s been a while since I've updated you on my home remodel and I do apologize. I know where I left off I was trying to figure out how to organize my room and closet, revealing my Bedroom Secrets. And the fact of the matter is, I’ve got a lot more s***…. stuff than I thought. Coming up with closet solutions and so forth and sorting through my mayhem is going to take longer than I had originally anticipated. So for ... Read More about I Hate my Kitchen!
Pinterest Hey everyone, I’m Mandy, and I’m really excited to have the opportunity to write for ToolBox Divas. I’m a lifelong ToolBox Diva and an artist who was fortunate to grow up with a “can-do” attitude that has carried me through today. I honestly believe everyone can accomplish anything with some simple tutorials and some confidence, no need to “call the fix-it guy”. I’m thrilled to be able to share DIY and design ideas, and collaborate with you all on home improvement projects. ... Read More about Turn Design Dreams into Reality
As we countdown to Valentine’s Day I thought I’d share a few tips on creating a romantic bedroom through décor and ambiance. I’ll admit I normally don’t get caught up in the festivities of Valentine’s. While I love the flowers, I’ve always seen Valentine’s as a day filled with chocolates and sweets that are not exactly friendly to the size of my waistline. But this year I’m feeling a little sentimental. How you choose to decorate your room is totally up to you. Décor and what’s ... Read More about Create a Romantic Bedroom Through These 7 Tips
Decorating doesn't have to be expensive. When a little creativity, gift wrapping paper and art supplies, you have everything you need to create quick inexpensive wall art. Materials Gift wrapping ($2.99 in the Checkout Aisle @ Homegoods) Scissors Tape Stencils Markers Acrylic paints (Like this: FolkArt Acrylic Paint) Frames (Like these $2 frames from IKEA) Make your gift wrapping and paint color selections. I'm making two wall art pieces that will go side by side. So I am ... Read More about Gift Wrap, Wall Art Same Difference
In honor of February's Pinterest Room of the Month being the Kitchen, I figured I'd kick off the month with a few cleaning tips I picked up and have tried in my kitchen. These deep cleaning tricks and tips are simple and won't cost much nor take up your entire day to complete. 1. Ovens: I don’t know about you, but I HATE cleaning the oven. Ovens can be a hassle to clean: the stuck on food, the grime and buildup. It just sucks. Thankfully there's a way ... Read More about 10 Kitchen Cleaning Tips of a Toolbox Diva