IKEA Desk and My Budget Friendly Workspace

Small and Functional IKEA Desk Workspace on a Budget via Making Home Base

Hello hello! I’m so glad you’re here today! Today I’m talking about my new IKEA desk and how I created a new workspace on a super small budget! You all know that I like to do things on a budget. For me, living in rentals and base housing over the last almost eight years I […]

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Trash to Treasure: Stylish Octagon Tray

Trash to Treasure Thrift Store Makeover Stenciled Octagon Tray via makinghomebase.com

Happy Friday everyone! Last week I had so much fun sharing a trash to treasure post with the $2 chalkboard that I wanted to do another quick trash to treasure post today. This one I love love love. Check out how I turned this awkward dophin tray into… A Stylish Geometric Stenciled Tray It all […]

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The Creative Connection 3/13


Happy Thursday! The Creative Connection girls are back once again and ready to party! Before we get going, lets take a peek at what we’ve been up to this week. Faux Chaulkboard Baseball Art – Chase the Star / How To Arm Knit an Infinity Scarf – Becoming Martha / Pot of Gold Treats – […]

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12 Quick Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

12 Quick and Easy St. Patrick's Day Ideas

Hi friends! St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away! Are you ready? There’s still time to whip up some adorable St. Patrick’s Day projects. Here’s 12 super cute and quick ideas for St. Patrick’s Day! 12 Quick Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day Easy Shamrock Door Hanger – It’s Always Ruetten Lucky 4 Leaf […]

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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


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


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


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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