My Spring Front Step Makeover

It finally hit 50 degrees in Minnesota, which means it was time to take down the left over Christmas decorations on my front step. It felt so good saying goodbye to the remnants of winter! I realized that I was very overdue for some new front step decor, and was excited to shop for it. On my list were new pots, faux plants to fill them (for now, since its still too cold for live plants!), and a new doormat.

Like always, my shopping involved heading to Target!

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Copy My Spring Mantle

I recently felt like it was time to update my fireplace mantle to feel refreshed for spring. I wanted to add some new pieces that made it feel really fresh and new, yet still fit with the rest of the room. I did some hunting and pulled together nice pieces that layered together well. Since I bought almost all of it recently, I wanted to share where to grab it for yourself!

All the pieces are affordable and really classic so that you can continue to use throughout the year. Happy shopping!

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Home Remodel: Where to Save and Splurge

As you can tell from this blog, I have remodeled just about every room in my house—from installing hardwood floors, to new kitchen countertops, to building a custom bathroom vanity, I’ve done it all! Over the years, I have learned some lessons on what is worth spending the extra money, and where you can save some cash!

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Ottoman Refresh DIY

One project hat I have been meaning to redo for a while are a pair of bright coral ottomans that I bought a few years back. I got them for a good deal and used them at the end of my bed for a while, but they have been sitting in my guest bedroom for a while, covered in a throw blanket. The bright color isn’t really in style anymore and definitely don’t work in my home anymore.

I wanted to reupholster them, but because the cris-cross legs are also fabric covered, it wasn’t as easy as just covering it with new fabric. One day, I was playing around with how I could cover them and realized it would pretty easy to remove the legs and just replace them!

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Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring

Spring is a great time to renew your house. From a total overhaul to just updating a few new pieces, you can transform your room to feel fresh and new. If you’re not in for a big update, there are a few key pieces that are relatively easy and inexpensive to change out.

The great thing about a lot of these items is that they can last through the rest of the spring and summer, so you only need to shop and update one time! Keep reading for my top items to get the most bang for your buck to celebrate the spring season.

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My Simple Bright Spring Décor

January is always a hard transition for your home décor. Its time to put away all of the holiday festivity, but it also really doesn’t feel like spring. I like to use this transition time to reduce clutter and brighten everything up a little bit.

It feels so good just to empty out your rooms and put away all of that holiday décor. I sort of like starting with a really blank slate in each room, and then deciding where to go from there. Since I’m trying to be smart about spending this year, I really tried to work with pieces that I already had, and just styled them in new combinations.

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