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Krista is a thrift store, furniture flipping junkie that lives on the Western Slope of Colorado with her husband, Cully. When not painting or working on her business, you can find her running around outside with her goofy great dane and energetic boxer -- both rescue pups.

The 8 Ways we Saved Over $1,200 by DIYing our Powder Room Makeover

DIY Half Bathroom Makeover On a Budget  It’s powder room reveal day! I’ll share with you all the details of our DIY half bathroom makeover on a budget and provide all the steps you need to take to do the same. When we moved into our home a little over a [...]

By |2021-04-02T18:07:42+00:00April 1st, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

How to Paint a Faux Marble Table in 8 Easy Steps

Paint Marble Effect: A How to Guide to DIY Faux Marble Painting  My search to buy a new marble top dining table came to a screeching halt once I saw the price tag of $1,500+.  That was not in the budget, so a DIY paint marble effect project was born! I [...]

By |2021-03-31T19:42:16+00:00March 30th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

4 Habitual Dog Behavior Problems Solved with this Online Dog Training

Online Dog Training  Come along as I share our experience with Brain Training for Dogs online dog training course. "There is no way we can take in a fourth dog"…ah, those famous last words.  Cully and I swore up and down “no more dogs”, but when faced with an adorable four-legged [...]

By |2021-03-25T15:44:56+00:00March 24th, 2021|Fur Babies|0 Comments

The Easiest Way to Make a Stencil for Less than $2; Without a Cricut

How to Make a Stencil  Cully and I decided it was time to give our half bathroom a refresh.  Part of this journey included learning how to make a stencil for the feature wall. Rewind a few days before we started this project and you would find me browsing Pinterest and [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:05:05+00:00March 17th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

Woodworking 101 – Advice for Getting Started in Woodworking

How to Learn Woodworking  Discover how to learn woodworking step by step, coming from our own experience. It was June of 2010 and Cully and I just purchased our first home.  It was a 700 square foot condo that we had been renting for a couple of years.   We loved it [...]

By |2021-03-18T21:08:29+00:00March 12th, 2021|Creative Business, DIY Home Projects|2 Comments

How to Make Chalk Paint: The Ultimate Guide to DIY Chalk Paint Recipes

How to Make Chalk Paint  Painting outdated furniture and cabinets continues to be an increasingly popular DIY project.  Many are searching how to make chalk paint at home to help keep their project budget friendly. Since 2015 I’ve been giving facelifts to discarded furniture and have tried every DIY chalk paint [...]

By |2021-03-03T23:09:27+00:00March 3rd, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

Where to Find the Best Dog Friendly Laminate Flooring on a Budget

What are the Best Laminate Floors for Dogs?  Now living in our third fixer upper, we are all too familiar with DIY laminate flooring installation. Only difference is this time we have four dogs...with a combined weight of over 300 pounds.  Finding the best laminate floors for dogs was critical for [...]

By |2021-02-09T20:14:06+00:00February 9th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

Top 3 Ways to Not Blow the Budget when Decorating Your Room

How much does it cost to decorate a room? The age old question….how much does it cost to decorate a room? While we all long for a cut and dry answer, there are many variables that go into decorating a room. The design decisions you make will determine how much you’ll [...]

By |2021-01-30T16:05:33+00:00January 30th, 2021|Room Styling Tips|0 Comments

How to Achieve Cheap DIY Craft Ideas For Adults— & Where to Grab Them!

Using your own artistic hands to create decors and crafts is a special element that adds a distinctive touch to your living space. With a little creativity, you can transform your home into something that uniquely represents your personality, even without spending too much money on your DIY project. When you [...]

By |2021-01-20T17:23:02+00:00January 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 4 Easy to Use Products that Clean Paint Brushes Flawlessly

How to Clean Paint Brushes  A quality brush is important for a silky smooth finish.  A premium price tag is often paired with said brush.  Knowing how to clean paint brushes will ensure many years of use and minimize unnecessary waste.  A silky smooth finish is especially important when painting your [...]

By |2020-12-22T19:13:13+00:00December 3rd, 2020|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments
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