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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nautical Beverage Tray

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I’ve been dying to do a DIY beverage tray for a long time now. I’ve seen some really cute stenciled trays but none were quite right. Now that summer is here, what better time to bust out the beverage tray and pass out some yummy adult beverages? And because I love all things nautical, I […]

Summer Garland in 5 Minutes

Summer Garland in 5 minutes

Happy Friday! Now that summer is in full swing have you planned your summer bucket list? Your absolute to-do’s for the summer? I worked on ours this week and put them all up on my giant chalkboard. And then, it needed something special. Like something to make it feel more summery. Like  summer garland. So, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Outdoor Drink Station

Outdoor Drink Station Lemonade Bar

You guys!!! It’s finally summer! My friend April, from House By Hoff, and I got together again to host this awesome summer series! Our second annual Summer Celebration is here! That means we’ve got 20 bloggers that are going to be sharing awesome summer projects over the next three days! Then, on Thursday, ALL 20 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monogram Tote Bag Tutorial

Monogram Tote Bag Making Home Base

How about starting the week off with a quick craft. Are you thinking about Mother’s Day yet? Here’s a Mother’s Day gift that I whipped up. I love it because: a. I love anything monogram and b. it’s so universal. You can take it to the beach, use it for your library books, or in […]

Furniture Makeover – Print Center from a Media Cabinet

Furniture Makeover: DIY Print Center

This post is sponsored by DecoArt. All opinions expressed are completely my own. I am soooo excited! I finished a MUCH needed project and I’m sharing it with you today. It’s a before/after, furniture makeover, upcycle all in one. My new Print Center from a Media Cabinet Since I got my new desk my printer and […]

Spring Home Decorating Ideas – Parade of Homes

Spring Home Decorating Ideas: Spring Parade of Homes

Hi guys! I’ve been working on a lot of SPRING decorating (and a ton of other projects). I’ve teamed up with 13 other home bloggers to bring you all beautiful spring home decorating ideas, inspiration, and just beautiful Spring Home Tours. All week long, there will be home tours galore. It’s going to be amazing, […]

Custom Chalkboard to Hide an Awkward Cutout

Create A Custom Chalkboard to Hide Eyesores. Awesome Idea for Renters!! via www.makinghomebase.com

Yesterday I shared my IKEA desk and how it’s looking with my new workspace. I didn’t talk much about that giant chalkboard though. Not because I don’t love it but because there was more to the story. It’s a cover up! Custom Chalkboard You know we live in base housing and there are many, many […]