Two Toned Nightstand in the Master Bedroom

Two Toned Nightstand White and Wood

Our little master bedroom is finally coming together. Just a few more finishing touches and I’ll be showing it off here on the blog. This weekend we tackled a few things, one of them being a new nightstand! Last year I was really excited about my mint nightstand (anyone remember it?) and while I still […]

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$2 Trash to Treasure: Girl’s Room Chalkboard

Trash to Treasure Radiant Orchid Chalkboard

Happy Friday! I have a super quick Trash to Treasure project to share today. If you’ve been around here awhile then you know I love a good thrift store project, like this awesome houndstooth chair or this $14 end table. My favorite stores have been kinda slow recently but I did manage to find a […]

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The Creative Connection Link Party 3/6

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YAY! It’s party day! Before we get to this week’s party, a few things… Did you see our awesome features last week? If not, click here to check out our favorite DIYs to try! Also, make sure you’re following along with The Creative Connection on Pinterest. We’ve been adding our features each week to the […]

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10 Eye Pleasing DIY Projects To Try

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We’re always so impressed with all of the awesome projects and recipes you guys share week after week. This week there were some awesome DIY projects that we just had to share. Meredith rounded up these 10 Eye-Pleasing Projects! You can find ALL of these inspiring projects on our BIG group board for all the […]

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DIY Accent Table

DIY Accent Table From A Wire Basket

I’ve been searching for the perfect accent table to go alongside my big comfy chair for the longest time now. I’ve seen several at Target and Home Goods that catch my eye but the price tags always make me cringe; and it’s been slow at my favorite thrift shops lately. Last week when I headed […]

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Weekend Reads #5

Weekend Reads

Happy Weekend friends! I love this time of the week when we get to sit down together and talk about what’s been inspiring us this week. In case you missed the latest projects from right here at Making Home Base. I recently shared: My monogram photo clipboard. It’s made from scrap wood which means it’s […]

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It’s time to party! The Creative Connection 2/27

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Hey ya’ll and welcome to the party! Our favorite day of the week, when we get to see all of your talented creativity. Here is just a glimpse of what the Creative Connection gals are up to! Ikea Furniture: Customizing a Kitchen Cart from Making Home Base Printable Mason Jar Labels from Becoming Martha Ribbon […]

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12 Must Make DIY Projects

These 12 Weekend DIYs! Something for everyone! #DIY #homedecor #projects

Happy Feature Day. Today I’m excited to share our favorite projects from last week’s linky. These are 12 gorgeous DIY projects. Or 12 Must Make Weekend DIY Projects As always, please remember to pin from the original source! Pallet Bed from Find It, Make It, Love it Upcycled Glam Vase from Twelve O Eight Rustic […]

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IKEA furniture: Customizing a Kitchen Cart

Customize an IKEA Kitchen Cart with Paint

 I have such a love/hate relationship with IKEA. I love IKEA furniture. I hate putting it together. I love their chocolate. I hate how much I love their chocolate. A few years ago, we bought a kitchen cart and I loved having the extra storage space but I hated how plain it was. After having […]

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Creative Connection Link Party 2/20

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Hi friends! It’s party day!!Once again, we can’t wait to see what you guys have been working on! If you missed the features from last week, be sure to check them out here. Here’s what your Creative Connection ladies have been working on: Chalk Painted Mason Jar/ DIY Monogram Photo Clipboard/ Avocado Yogurt Dressing St. […]

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IKEA Hack Ideas to Customize Kids Beds

IKEA Hacks Ideas to Customize Kids' Beds

So I don’t know about you but I love a good IKEA hack. I’m always amazed at what people can do with a basic piece of IKEA furniture. It is just so customizable! My daughter is beyond ready for a big girl bed. She started breaking out of her crib a few months ago and […]

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DIY Home Decor – Creative Connection Features

DIY Home Decor Projects

Wow! Last week’s link party was chock FULL of inspiring projects! I was especially loving all of the DIY home decor ideas. So many beautiful projects. For the features, I picked out my favorite DIY Home Decor Projects. Be sure to pin these projects from their original source. DIY Burlap Canvas from the Seasoned Homemaker […]

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DIY Monogram Photo Clipboard From Scrap Wood

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Hi everyone! Today I am super excited to be participating in Kristen Duke’s Decorating with Pictures Series. She’s got an incredible line up of over 50 blogs sharing their ideas and inspiring photo projects. For my project, I want to share with you guys the small gallery wall I put together for our bedroom and […]

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Weekend Reads #4

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Happy Weekend. We are up north (northern CA)  visiting family and really enjoying our mini vaca. I did want to pop in a share my favorites from the week. I’ll get right to it. These zeppoles from The Cottage Market look AMAZING. She shares her Grandma’s recipe and even talks about putting canoli filling inside… […]

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Link Party 2/13

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It’s party time, friends! Ready to get inspired? Before we get started let’s take a look at what the Creative Connections girls have been up to this week! Cover Love Review and Giveaway by Making Home Base Personalize Your Store Bought Valentines by Create.Craft.Love DIY Yoga Tote by Wait Til Your Father Gets Home 10 […]

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10 Makeover Ideas You’ll LOVE [Features]

Room makeover ideas to try!

Hey everyone! It’s feature day! Sarah rounded up some awesome DIY ideas and beautiful room makeovers! Check out these 10 ideas that are sure impress!   White Wood Planked Walls – Design Dining + Diapers Narrow Craft Room Reveal – The Concrete Cottage Grandkids Room Reveal – Tiny Sidekick Large Scale DIY Art – Life […]

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coverLove Review & Giveaway

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Friends! I’m so glad you are here today. I get to share with you a handmade business that I’m absolutely loving right now. A couple weeks ago I asked my Facebook community where they loved to buy decorative pillows. Let’s call it a bit of research before writing this post, where I shared with you […]

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Weekend Reads 3

Weekend Reads

Happy weekend. Grab your cup of coffee and relax while you browse these great weekend reads. First, since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I love, LOVE this cute little cookie plate from Delineate Your Dwelling. It’s a really fun DIY. See how to make one of your own here. If you are […]

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