• Cheap and Easy DIY Headboard

    cheap and easy simple headboard

    Learn how to make a cheap simple headboard with this tutorial. We wanted a simple way to decorate our bedroom while keeping a minimalist vibe.  Our room was very colorful so as a result I wanted something light and bright.  This headboard was the answer.  The transformation is amazing! Watch it here: Step 1 – Lumber Choose the lumber you want to use. I was able to salvage some reclaimed 2×6 foot douglas fir for the frame.  For the slats I bought a 1x 6 foot douglas fir.  If you don’t have the tools to process wood you can buy tongue and groove from the hardware store.   Look for the…

  • Kitchen Shelf Decor Makeover

    SHELF DECOR

    When I am sitting in my living room and looking straight forward I see my (see through) kitchen cabinet and some shelves.  The draw back to shelves in a high traffic area is it becomes a dumping ground for junk.  We did not design this kitchen so we are working with what we have. I don’t know why, but when I see a bunch of stuff on these shelves it feels like my whole house is messy. Let me show you the BEFORE: This project started by pulling everything out of the cabinet and shelves and wiping it all down.  Spring is around the corner.  Why not get a head…

  • How To Create a Minimalist Hygge Christmas

    Minimalism and hygge work really well together!  Don’t worry if you are a minimalist you can still have hygge in your life. Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) is a Danish word for the feeling of being cozy, content, and enjoying the small things in life.  There isn’t an exact definition because its a feeling you get.  When I first started looking up minimalism I kept coming across the word Hygge.  I love the idea of Hygge and I feel winter is the best time to add more Hygge into my home. The thing is we are trying to become more minimal.  We have been decluttering our home for a year straight so…

  • Simple Fall Decor – Fall Bucket List

    There are so many fun things to do in Fall.  Here are some ways we like to enjoy Fall. Fall Home Decor Simple home decor is the way to go for our family, this Fall I decided to keep everything neutral and natural.  I found some mini pumpkins and gourds from Trader Joes.  I grouped these pumpkins along side some fresh house plants I got from Ikea.  What I like about using real pumpkins to decorate is they are not a decoration that you have to save all year long.  I kept my decorations in the dining room and living room because those are the rooms we use the most. …