20 Throw Pillows Under $20

If you decided not to whip up a few of the DIY pillows I shared last week, no need to worry! We’ve got your pillow needs covered with this collection of throw pillows you can just order online! I always struggle with the cost of throw pillows… there are so many in the $40-$80 range!…

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DIY Essential Oil Storage Tray

A while back we had asked what kind of projects you wanted to see more of here on the blog and what kind of new products you’d like to see in our shop…essential oil storage was something that came up for both, so here it is! This was also something I’d been wanting for my…

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How To Make DIY Painted Pillows

Since I didn’t have room to haul my whole pillow collection from NY out to CO, I’ve been slowly trying to pick up a few more throw pillows to make my space here a bit cozier! Especially because they keep my apartment building at 64° – the more blankets and pillows to surround myself with,…

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  • Jennifer DavisSaturday, March 16, 2019 - 3:20 pm

    Where did you get that bench from that your diy pillows are on?ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathMonday, March 18, 2019 - 12:03 pm

      The bench is from IKEA. It’s not listed online but they had it at our local store – it’s the BJÖRKSNÄS bench.ReplyCancel

Cinnamon Swirl Bread with Cream Cheese Glaze

Back in high school, a friend & I would occasionally meet before school at a little diner for breakfast. Very occasionally since I’m not a morning person and hate getting up early. But this diner served the most delicious breakfast treat – warm cinnamon bread topped with a glaze, called L.A. Cinnamon Bread (no idea…

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  • JanThursday, March 7, 2019 - 9:03 pm

    How about using your bread machine for the dough? After it rises, take it out and put it in the oven in a bread pan. I tested this with extended family who said said hand kneading didn’t make a difference. The machine saves so much time!ReplyCancel

    • MandaFriday, March 8, 2019 - 12:55 pm

      I guess I will have to brush off my bread machine and give it a try! If only I could find some extended family to taste-test it! 😉ReplyCancel

  • T.B.Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:32 am

    These bars look so yummy and gorgeous. Cinnamon is the perfect flavor for this season!ReplyCancel

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

This post has been sponsored by Behr Paint Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own.If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you probably already know that I recently moved to Colorado Springs! While having major difficulty finding an apartment over the past month, I’ve been living at my brother’s apartment. I decided to use…

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  • SuzetteFriday, February 22, 2019 - 8:51 pm

    Wow! It’s amazing how a coat of paint can do so much for a space. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathWednesday, March 6, 2019 - 1:48 am

      Right?! Paint is magic!ReplyCancel

  • Kathie BabcockSaturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:12 pm

    What a huge improvement!! Remember I have some cabinets in MN that would love your attention! 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathWednesday, March 6, 2019 - 1:48 am

      Thanks Aunt Kathie! Sounds good to me! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • yahoo mail loginTuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:58 am

    The new color is so pretty! I have never thought this green color could look so great in kitchen. Thank you for sharing the tutorial!ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathWednesday, March 6, 2019 - 1:49 am

      I love the green too! I was a little hesitant because I usually go with a neutral color but I love how this faded green turned out!ReplyCancel

  • KayFriday, March 1, 2019 - 9:42 am

    Were these Laminate?ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathWednesday, March 6, 2019 - 1:47 am

      They cabinets were just finished wood. The counters were laminate and we covered them – we’ll be sharing the details soon!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSaturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:42 pm

    You did a stupendous job on your brother’s kitchen update. Totally gorgeous!ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathWednesday, March 6, 2019 - 1:47 am

      Thank you so much!ReplyCancel

  • ScottFriday, March 8, 2019 - 10:07 am

    What is this color called??ReplyCancel

    • Caitlin McGrathFriday, March 8, 2019 - 4:19 pm

      It’s Behr Fig Tree MQ6-58!ReplyCancel

  • Mustang SallyTuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:43 pm

    A foam roller would give a smoother finish, lacking the slight orange-peel effect.  We did our cabs in color, and it was terrific!ReplyCancel

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