DIY Hairpin Leg Nightstand

With our bedroom more “complete”, we started working on nightstand ideas. We came up with this DIY hairpin leg nightstand for a mid-century modern look with an Ikea hack. Total cost was under $50 for each nightstand and I love these. I like the idea of a simple nightstand and I wanted something drawer-less this time. I have nothing against drawers but, they have always encouraged hidden clutter. Past nightstands with closed drawers have become bedroom “catchall” clutter areas holding…

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DIY Iridescent Shoes Using Mod Podge Glitter

I have this older pair of “sensible” Fitzwell navy blue shoes (purchased from Zappos a while ago). Even though I don’t wear them to work (anymore) because of the casual dress code at the office, they are comfortable without being ugly.  Which is why I didn’t give them away when packing for the move. They make good “work” shoes because they look cute under a pair of slacks (on the rare occasion when I have to wear slacks these days)…

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DIY Home Office Desk Under $50

I am carving out a corner of our bedroom for my home office desk. I work from home a few days during the week and it really helps my focus to have an “office” area instead of working from the couch all day. Here’s the space I am planning to use. Lots of good light and currently a mess. This was taken during unpacking and setting up the “bed”. The space hasn’t really changed much since then.

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