5 Steps to a Beautiful and Organized Home Office

5 Steps to a beautifully organized home

Whether you work from home or just have a need for a home office, having a beautiful and organized work space is golden. As a military family, we move a lot and no place is ever the same. I always find myself scrambling to create the perfect workspace. If you’ve ever thought that you just don’t […]

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 […]

Cozy Throw Blankets

Where To Buy Cozy Throw Blankets

This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. Since it’s officially fall I’ve got all things fall on my brain. Cozy, warm, lovely fall. I mean, is there anything better than cool crisp mornings with your coffee and a warm cozy throw blanket? I’ve been dreaming of the perfect cozy throw blankets […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Tips To Spruce Up Your Rental

Ten Tips to Spruce Up Your Rental Home

Happy day friends, I’m so glad you are here! Can I tell you something? Something really exciting? I recently had the opportunity to write an article for Military Spouse magazine (!!!!). The article  published this month and it was amazing to see my words there in a magazine! If you are a mil spouse but […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Dog Silhouette Wall Decals from Walls Need Love + Memorial Day

Gold Dog Silhouette Wall with Walls Need Love

Have I ever told you how much my little Peighton loves dogs? Like LOVES dogs!!! We don’t have a dog. A lot of people we know have dogs and she associates them by their dogs. When we are out and about and she sees a dog she has to stop and talk to them. “Hi, […]

Why I Bother Decorating A Rental Home

Why Bother Decorating A Rental Home

Today’s post is for my friends who live in rentals. For those mil spouses who aren’t crazy about that hideous carpet in their base house. I’m sharing my story of frustration, and how I came to accept our situation. I’m sharing why I bother decorating a rental home. *After publishing this I realized that it’s […]

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 […]

30 Colorful Pillows for 30 Dollars or Less

30 colorful throw pillows for 30 dollars or less

This post contains affiliate links Summer is almost here and doesn’t summer just scream color?! I’ve seen a lot of colorful decor in stores lately! I love to bring bright colors into my home during the spring and summer. It’s so cheerful! One quick and easy way to get colorful is by using pillows! My obsession […]

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 […]