December 2015

There are 5 blog entries for December 2015.

For those who enjoy making awesome homemade gifts for friends and families for the holidays, and for the procrastinators who have still not finished their Christmas shopping-check out this list below of awesome last minute DIY gifts!

Photo Coasters- A perfect gift for anyone, this set of photo coasters will cost you less than $10. All you need is some Mod Podge, felt, and a few of your favorite Instagram photos. Check out this perfect personalized gift on The Frugal Girls blog! 

Marbled Clay Ring Dish- These unique ring dishes are the perfect DIY gift to “wow” your friends and family with your creative style. Although it might take a little more time and effort, these dishes from A Beautiful Mess blog are a great idea for all your friends!

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 It has reached that time of the year again where many have switched out their summer clothes for their winter clothes. However, for those in Austin, TX you might just be starting this process because of this crazy warm weather. Regardless, we have found ourselves on the cusp of truly transitioning to winter; it is the perfect time to take the time to organize that mess of a closet. Organizing a closet can be the most daunting task, yes, but with these tips below you can make the most of your closet in the easiest ways!

Out with the old- This is the first step, and for many (ME!) the hardest step. But, it is time to throw out the things you haven’t worn in years. If you haven’t worn the item in the last 6th months of the summer season, throw it

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Everyone has that one room (or multiple!) in their home that they dream of renovating and transforming one day. Now in the new world of Internet, and more specifically Pinterest, wannabe room designers and dreamers are able to find ideas and inspiration online. I scoured the internet to find these incredible room make overs.....Hope they inspire you! 

A Dated Kitchen- This dated Kitchen from House Beautiful had an amazing transformation, from dated oak cabinets that made the liveliest space in the house the least appealing, to white cabinets that opened up and made the room look fresh and clean. The extra tall cabinets with glass doors add great storage and places to show off collections, while the larger island makes the

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Everyone has that one room (or multiple!) in their home that they dream of renovating and transforming one day. Now in the new world of Internet, and more specifically Pinterest, wannabe room designers and dreamers are able to find ideas and inspiration online. I scoured the internet to find these incredible room make overs.....Hope they inspire you! 

A Dated Kitchen- This dated Kitchen from House Beautiful had an amazing transformation, from dated oak cabinets that made the liveliest space in the house the least appealing, to white cabinets that opened up and made the room look fresh and clean. The extra tall cabinets with glass doors add great storage and places to show off collections, while the larger island makes the

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Buying your first home is a leap into adulthood and is probably one of the larger investments you will ever make. For many, their starter home is not going to be their “forever home”, but instead is a place to set their roots, start a family, and save up. Whether it's a townhouse in the city or farmhouse in the suburbs, take a look at these standout characteristics of a great starter home. 

Buyer Friendly Neighborhood- Not only is it important for your home to be in neighborhood where you feel secure and comfortable, it is important for future buyers as well. Neighborhood appeal adds huge value to your home, and future buyers don't want to be in neighborhood that looks ill kept and unsafe. Beyond this, as young homebuyers you want to be in a

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