Well Hung

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We snagged some hanging ferns on sale and charmed up our front porch on the cheap. Gotta love fast and fabulous makeovers that are as easy on the eyes as they are on the wallet.

Pure Comedy

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A hilarious e-mail from a reader sharing her wallpaper removal woes with us. I think we’ve all felt this way at some point during a home improvement project.

Wedding Crashing: A Swank & Scenic Bash

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We’re back to our wedding crashing mischief and this time we’re dropping in on a posh black, red, and white affair held in a scenic conservatory. From the setting to the sweet dessert selections, not a detail was spared. So sit back and enjoy- no formal dress required.

Wedding Crashing: A Sweet & Simple Celebration

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We’re back to crash yet another wedding, and this time we’re taking you all the way to rural Reinbeck, Iowa. Meet Christina (aka Teeni) & Trevor, an adorable couple who wanted nothing more than a sweet and simple celebration on a shoestring budget. After spending an entire day trying on gowns at bridal shops, Teeni opted for a $30 department store dress, and Trevor splurged for a silk shirt to go with his favorite pair of jeans. Then they gave their close family and friends two weeks notice to meet them under a big tree at Teeni’s parents’ house for a charming and intimate ceremony to remember. On the morning of her big day, Teeni

Best Seat In The House

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We’re excited to share what we’re convinced is one of the thriftiest makeovers of the decade submitted by one of our very own readers. So without further ado, here’s Amy’s letter: You inspired me to finish at least one project I said I would do over my summer break from work. I inherited this antique chair from my great aunt a few years ago (it originally belonged to my great-grandmother). My mom remembers it over the years being many different colors with different fabrics, and when it was handed down to me it was a peach color with a crushed velvet seat (which wasn’t really my style). Luckily, two weeks ago I came across a