Wood and Pipe Entryway Stand – West Elm Knock Off

DIY Entryway Organizer

With organization as this month's theme for our West Elm Knock Off Series, it seemed like a no brainer to create some storage and organization with an entryway organizer. I wanted something stylish yet functional. This wood and pipe entryway stand caught my eye and with a price tag of $499 I was sure I could do better! While this wasn't the thriftiest project I've ever done, it was well worth … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Slat Bench [West Elm Knock Off]

DIY Wood Slat Bench West Elm Knock Off-4

Super fun day today over here, friends!! My friend Aniko rounded up myself and a few other super talented bloggers to create this West Elm Knock Off Decor Series. Throughout the summer, we'll be sharing our West Elm knock offs with you! How fun is that? Check out the awesome talent! This month's theme is outdoor. We each picked an outdoor item from West Elm and gave our best shot at a … [Read more...]

Painted Chargers

Striped Painted Chargers for Summer

This post is sponsored by DecoArt®. All opinions are 100% my own. In our new house we've got a big screened in porch. I was so excited about I practically squealed out loud. Even though it's hot hot hot here in Florida, having a screened in porch means outdoor dining. When I was thinking about all of the fun I'd have getting the screened in porch ready for summer, I thought about how I … [Read more...]

DIY Shelves – 18 Shelving Ideas

DIY Shelving Ideas

DIY Shelves - 18 Shelving Ideas Two things I love: storage and DIY. Seriously, I'm always looking for extra storage options. I've confessed my storage issues with you guys before, so you know that it's always limited so additional decorative storage is a must and something you can DIY is a huge bonus. Since we are in the middle of our big move to Florida, I'm taking this time to plan for our … [Read more...]

Decorating Large Walls – 10 Blank Wall Solutions

DIY Large Scale Wall Art Ideas

You guys know I'm always on the hunt for great wall art ideas. I feel as though in a rental, especially if you don't paint, wall art is crucial to making it feel like home. One of the biggest challenges can be decorating those large blank walls. You know the ones, where your 11x14 family portrait looks like the size of a post it. Here's what it comes down to - scale. It's really all about scale. … [Read more...]

Popsicle Stick Snowflakes

DIY Oversized Snowflakes copy

I'm sure you all are rolling your eyes are you scroll through Pinterest and see Christmas, Christmas everywhere. I know, it's early. But time is flying and these handmade projects take time so starting early is a must. At least that's how I'm excusing myself :) I love oversized wall art. These popsicle stick snowflakes are the perfect oversized wall art for the holidays. And hello, popsicles … [Read more...]

Paint Dipped Paint Can Planters

Front Porch Decor

Hi friends! I'm so excited that it's October. So Cal is finally cooling off and I'm able to find pumpkins (and all things pumpkin flavored) so easily now :) This week I bought so beautiful while heirloom pumpkins and some gorgeous mums to spruce up my front porch a little bit. You know from my painted leaves that I've been using aqua in my decor this year. I carried that theme outdoors with these … [Read more...]

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 perfect wrapping paper and well, as they say, the rest is history. I think drawer liners can be a super cute … [Read more...]

Marble Painted Succulent Planter

Marble Painted Succulent Planter

Well, hello there, friends. It's been a hectic few weeks. Two amazing trips in in two weeks have really got my head spinning! I shared a bit about my trip to Hawaii already but I also went to Atlanta for Haven Conference where I got to meet so many incredible bloggers. When I got home my head was spinning with information and I couldn't stop thinking of all the ways to improve my blog! Now I feel … [Read more...]

DIY Hand Painted Wood Sign

Colorful Hand Painted Wood Sign

Earlier this week I told you about my trip to Hawaii. I'm still dreaming about it. Since I couldn't bring the beautiful beaches back with me I thought I should do something to bring a little bit of ALOHA into my house in the form of this hand painted wood sign. I started sprucing up my powder room a few days ago when I realized I've had the same decor in there since my first house almost eight … [Read more...]

DIY Wall Art Animal Prints with Polka Dot Mats

DIY wall art and polka dot mats

When I shared my daughter's room makeover a couple weeks ago, I got a ton of questions about the animal prints above the bed. Today I'm spilling the beans on how they came to be. Here's a quick DIY wall art tutorial for ya! After we had completed her upholstered bed I wanted to hang some sort of wall art above it. DIY wall art was the obvious way to go since  this was a budget makeover. Peighton … [Read more...]

IKEA HACK – DIY Upholstered Headboard from the IKEA TARVA bed

DIY Upholstered Headboard an IKEA bed Hack

This post includes affiliate links Get ready to pin ya'll! You guys are going to want to save this tutorial for later! I'm spilling all the details on the DIY upholstered headboard today! Remember a month or so ago, when I shared my inspiration for Peighton's room? I had this beautiful bed picked out but it was WAY out of my price range.  I had also put together a collection of awesome IKEA … [Read more...]

Little Girls Bedroom [Source List]

Little girl's bedroom with a complete source list

This post contains affiliate links I'm so glad you all are enjoying Peighton's new room! It's definitely my favorite place to be right now. Sometimes I just want to go sit in the chair with my feet up on that adorable pouf and pretend it's my room. If you missed it - you can catch it here. Here at Making Home Base I like to really challenge myself and make every project or every room as budget … [Read more...]

Decorating A Small Bedroom – Little Girl’s Room

Decorating A Small Bedroom for A Little Girl

It's makeover reveal day! Y'all, I am so excited about this space! If you recall a few weeks ago I shared the before of my daughter's room. I was really nervous about decorating a small bedroom because we need lots of storage without feeling cramped. The room was half nursery/half toddler's room and lacked character. Well, all that has changed now! When I was preparing to decorate her small … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Tea Towel – Colorful Citrus Stamped

DIY Colorful Citrus Stamped Tea Towels

This post may contain affiliate links I've had "paint tea towels" on my to do list for the longest time. I love those flour sack tea towels and they are the perfect blank canvas. Super cheap, large, and bright white! Recently I saw the cutest idea to use fruit as "stamps" and decided to give it a shot on the DIY painted tea towels and they ended up looking so cute and summery. Here's a fun … [Read more...]

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 awesome , it really is, but no day is without challenges. One day, towards the end of the underway, we just had to … [Read more...]