How to Build a Patio Dining Table - How to Nest for Less™
So a couple weeks ago I showed you our newly stamped concrete patios and DIY firepit. Well, now it’s time to furnish the space except everything is so darn expensive. So when Ace Hardware challenged me to a $90 project in celebration of their 90th Anniversary, I knew exactly what I wanted to build… A Patio Dining …
How to Improve the Value of Your Home Without Breaking the Bank
Have you ever thought about making improvements to it, both to heighten the overall appeal as well as increase the value of the property? We all would love for our homes to look amazing, but in order to do this we need to spend tens of thousands of dollars, right? Wrong.
Home Improvements: When Should You DIY and When Should You Hire Help?
Thinking about making a list of DIY home improvement projects? Here's what to consider to ensure things go smoothly.
Guest Post: Lessons from a Frugal DIY Renovation - 1500 Days to Freedom
This DIY renovation has been such a good (if not exhausting) experience. We now live in a beautiful home that we fixed up with our own hands and our own money. There’s no better feeling in the world, but there were definitely some growing pains!
The Cheapskate's Guide to Kitchen Renovations (+ Rental Income Report)
Kitchen renovations can be expensive, but they often boost a property's value. To help you save the most money on your next kitchen remodel, here are a few lesser-known hacks about cabinets, flooring, and countertops that will shave thousands off the cost. Great tips for rental property investors and homeowners alike.
How I'm Making an Extra $3,450 Per Year with Three Weeks of Part-Time Work
When done correctly, a modern renovation for your rental property can increase how much you earn. Here's how a modern kitchen renovation caused my rental income to increase by almost $5k/year and the process we used to complete it.
Where to Splurge and Where to Save on Home Decorating
Whether you're furnishing a whole house or just refreshing your apartment, here are expert ideas on how to best use your budget.
27 Brilliant Home Remodel Ideas You Must Know home-remodel-ideas-000 Remodeling is a great way to make you realize your dream home without investing a lot of money. It is also a wise way to add value to your house, if you plan to sell it in the future.
How to Build the Perfect Bar Cart - Swoon Worthy
As you are probably aware from my own home, I’m a massive fan of the bar cart. Okay, so we don’t generally have lots of wild parties at our (old) age. However, when we do have guests, it certainly provides a talking point and when we don’t, it’s a great place to display my vintage […]