Space Saving Gateleg: Our Apartment Dining Table

When it comes to an apartment dining table, space is a big concern. At the moment we have more space than is “normal” for a New York apartment (because we are paying outrageous rent) but this will not always be the case. We did not want to eat dinner on the couch all the time so we had to find a space saving dining table on a budget. We focused on collapsible tables, specifically gateleg tables because these typically fold…

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Home Office Decor Update

It has been a while since I shared an update on my home office decor. I shared a picture on Instagram some weeks ago but I figured it’s time for an actual “look” at my setup along with the prices of everything I have used. As you may already know, I have had my desk for a few months. It was sort of my first DIY project and was very easy (amazing what spray paint can do). Since then I…

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Home Decor Shopping On A Budget: Target

Happy Day Before Tax Day! (not a holiday). This year I managed to avoid my usual last minute rush to file. *pats self on back* I’m starting a new series of postsĀ about home decor shopping on a budget. These posts will be about my favorite stores for home shopping on a budget. Hopefully these help you with decorating your space. I have tendinitis in my wrist and this has meant taking a break from projects around the apartment because…pain. I…

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Easy and Inexpensive DIY Coffee Table

Although it is still cold in the Northeast, I am glad to be home after a very peaceful vacation in paradise! I loved Hawaii! Our vacation was fun and sun-filled but I did miss RJ a bit. As promised, here is our easy DIY coffee table which took all of 10 minutes to set up once we bought everything we needed and did some staining. The most complicated part of this was probably attaching the leg plates to the table…

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