Fall Wreath Tutorial

This Fall Wreath is made with faux leaves and a wire hanger. Such an easy DIY project for fall

Gold everything. I’m considering that as the new title of my blog… but seriously, are you loving all things gold as much as I am right now? Especially this fall, it’s so fun adding a little element of glam to something traditional. In this case, gold leaves in a fall wreath. Nevermind, the fact that my spring […]

100 Fall Ideas

100 Fall Ideas

Happy Labor Day!! Although it’s still officially summer, here at Making Home Base we’re looking forward to fall. With all the change in the air, it’s a perfect time to think about fall decorating! I’m sharing a few of favorite fall ideas, and I’ve teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers who will be […]

Stylish Drawer Liners

How to Make Drawer Liners Stylish

Guys! I’m finally organizing my desk! I’m not brave enough to show you what my drawers looked like before today but take my word for it when I tell you, it was scary.  I wanted to get in organized with some drawer organizers. While on the hunt for the perfect organizers, I found the most […]

Picnic Ready Paper Bag Utensil Holders

Picnic Ready Paper Bag Utensil Holders

Since it’s summer. And since I love picnics. I’m bringing back an oldie. Last summer I shared my paper bag utensil holders. They were quite popular even though I spelled bon appétit wrong (ps. I still spelled it wrong). My guests didn’t notice. Regardless of my bad spelling they still make the CUTEST utensil holders […]

Succulent Planters with Neon Pink Pebbles

Pink Pebbled Succulent Planters

Last week my hubs just got home from a long ten day underway. Ten days really isn’t a long time especially when he’s been gone for much longer but I’m telling you those ten days felt like ETERNITY. Ten days, alone, with a toddler is hard. Don’t get me wrong, every day is special and […]

Using Ornaments To Decorate Your Home For the Holidays

Using Ornaments to Decorate

Using Ornaments To Decorate Your Home For The Holidays Competing post titles are: Easiest way ever to decorate your home for Christmas. Cheap holiday decorating ideas. Seriously. Not sure if you caught on during my holiday home tour but I used ornaments just about everywhere. You can snag a tube of 10-12 “shatter free” ornaments from […]

Gold Glitter Christmas Sign

Gold Glitter Christmas Sign

This post is sponsored by Plaid. As always all opinions are 100% mine. I’m continuing my holiday decorating today with some gold and some sparkle with some help from Mod Podge! My crush on gold has spilled over into my holiday decor and I’m super excited! I’m thinking gold, silver, with the traditional Christmas red […]

Paper Christmas Lights Garland Door Hanging

Paper Holiday Lights Door Hanging

So remember last week when I opened that Christmas can of worms? Yeah, today, I’m just going to keep on going with this holiday crafting if that’s alright with you! I’m pretty sure my neighbors officially think I’m crazy as I was packing up the faux pumpkins and hanging up my paper holiday lights door […]

Last Minute Halloween Decor with Cottonelle

Spooky Spider Web Door Decor

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cottonelle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CottonelleTarget  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. The trick or treaters are coming this week folks! If you need a quick last minute something to spook your neighbors I’ve got the perfect last minute Halloween […]

Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Have you seen the latest trend? It’s turning pumpkins into anything and everything. I love it and I’m on the bandwagon! Turns out the bright orange plastic jack o’ lanterns aren’t destined to just be hideous (too strong?) candy buckets. They have the ability to be so much more… like planters, and chalkboard planters! Yes. […]

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas: Gold Confetti Pumpkins

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas: Gold Confetti Pumpkins

Are you loving fall? I am. Even though it was in the 80s this weekend, we took our daughter to the pumpkin patch. It was so fun! She loved all the pumpkins and the animals and Matt and enjoyed lemon shake ups and kettle corn (that stuff is so addicting). After a fall filled day […]

Coffee Filter Topiary Tutorial

Coffee Filter Topiary Tutorial

Yesterday, I shared my fall vignette. Don’t you love the little gold pumpkins? Me too. My favorite part though; the DIY topiaries. They anchor the whole vignette while giving it some height. Today, I’m going to share how to make a Coffee Filter Topiary. I started out with these styrofoam balls.And began hot gluing and […]

Fall Garland

Fall Garland with Dollar Store Leaves

Bits of fall are showing up in my house. And I love it. Fall is such a beautiful time of year. Things just seem more cozy don’t you think? I bet it’s cooling off in some of your neck of the woods. Maybe the leaves are changing colors. None of this is happening down here […]

Chalkboard Notebook for Back to School

Making Home Base Chalk board notebook

Back to School time is here! My best friend sent her son off to Kindergarten, so exciting! I have a few years before I have to start thinking about my peanut heading to school but that hasn’t stopped me from stocking up on my favorite “school supplies.” Ehm… notebooks! As a blogger, I never have […]

Washi Tape and Paper Bag Picnic Utensil Holder

Washi Tape and Paper Bag Utensil Holders. Perfect for picnics! Put your trash in the bag when your done. Brilliant!

Hello to you! It’s Friday! Woot! Have any picnics coming up? It’s summer! And that’s picnic season around here. Preferably at the beach. For my latest picnic event I wanted some cute utensil holders. Nothing fancy, just a fun little something that will hold the utensil while looking pretty cute. So I whipped up these […]

Last Minute 4th of July Decor: 20 Minute Patriotic Placemats

4th of July Decor 20 Minute Patriotic Placemats

I LOVE 4th of July. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m a social studies major or American history lover, but I take so much pride in the day! I love the meaning behind the holiday. I love the summer nights, fireworks, yummy bbq food! I love it all and it’s just quintessential summer for me. […]

Summer Nautical Wreath: Say Hello Summer and A Summer Celebration Series

welcome aboard summer nautical wreath

I’m super excited to share my summer nautical wreath today! Summer time is upon us and I am looking forward to lots of beach days, grilling out, and just enjoying the California sunshine. Are you ready for summer? You guys are in for a HUGE treat because today, I’m kicking off 11 days of Summer a […]