Decor · Furniture · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes · Thrifting

Removable Wallpaper Shabby Chic Decor

I have blogged about my Shabby Chic guest bedroom before, I’ll link it below, and I just finished a new quick project in that room and thought I’d share it. I wanted a wallpaper accent wall but didn’t want the hard work that comes along with installing it, plus I wanted something that would be… Continue reading Removable Wallpaper Shabby Chic Decor

Crafts · Decor · Furniture · Lake House Decor · Recipes · Thrifting · Wood Projects

DIY Tree Branch Blanket Ladder

I love rustic, shabby chic, eclectic home decor. I wanted to make a blanket ladder for our family room and I came up with this idea. We live on the lake, in the forest and I found these branches one our property. I cut the sides to five feet and then cut the rungs to… Continue reading DIY Tree Branch Blanket Ladder

Furniture · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes

Removing Paint from Vintage Hardware/Cabinet Handles

Here is a quick tip to remove old paint from old vintage hardware. Use a crockpot that you don’t plan on using for food. Add hot water and a squirt of dish soap. Place hardware in crockpot. Turn on high for a couple of hours. Use tongs to remove hardware and place on a towel.… Continue reading Removing Paint from Vintage Hardware/Cabinet Handles

Furniture · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes

100 year Old Antique Cabinet Restore/Refinish Before & After

My husband curb shopped this amazing antique cabinet. He knows I love to restore old furniture and thought I would like this piece...well...I LOVE it! We decided it would be a perfect piece for our mud room. We needed a place to put the things we grab on the way out the door. Hats, scarves,… Continue reading 100 year Old Antique Cabinet Restore/Refinish Before & After

Decor · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes · Thrifting

Shabby Chic Chandelier For Guest Bedroom Thrift Store Find

I have been decorating my guest bedroom at the lake with Shabby Chic decor. I’ve always wanted a shabby chic room and I am having so much fun with this one. I wrote another blog about the different pieces I have added. I’ll link it here: https://thethriftyjewell.com/2020/02/28/decorating-our-lake-house-on-a-budget-the-shabby-chic-guest-room/ I found the perfect chandelier for the bedroom!… Continue reading Shabby Chic Chandelier For Guest Bedroom Thrift Store Find

Crafts · Cricut Crafts · Dollar Tree Crafts · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Lake Life · Recipes

Cricut Welcome Sign Made With Old Weathered Wood

I was walking my dog the other day and someone had thrown out this old board. I looked at it and immediately knew I wanted to make something from it. I walked on past planning on picking it up on the way back then quickly decided to turn around and get it, thinking someone else… Continue reading Cricut Welcome Sign Made With Old Weathered Wood

Lake House Decor · Lake Life · Photos

Lake House Boardwalk Dock Landscape

We have had so much rain and our lake water is so high! We got a new dock and I was looking at the old dock and suggested to my hubby that we make a boardwalk over the beach area that is covered with water out of the old dock. It turned out great! Here… Continue reading Lake House Boardwalk Dock Landscape

Furniture · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Lake House Decor

Queen Anne Highboy Dresser Makeover Restoration

I am so in love with this new (vintage 1976) furniture I got for my master bedroom at the lake! I got a Queen Anne Highboy and a nightstand. I got these beautiful pieces for FREE a friend was giving them away. I knew the second I saw it, I wanted it. I’m now on… Continue reading Queen Anne Highboy Dresser Makeover Restoration

Crafts · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes

Dollar Tree Rope Bowl Craft DIY

Have you ever tried a project that you seen online and it looked really good and you tried it and didn't work out for you like it did for them? Well this is one of those projects. It was a fail at first but I made it work. I seen this rope bowl craft on… Continue reading Dollar Tree Rope Bowl Craft DIY

Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Lake Life

Garden Bathtub Renovation DIY Master Bathroom Makeover

This is a before and after renovation project we did to our lake house master bathroom. We like to do our own labor which saves tons of money! We did this project for under $500! It was a weekend project. It went really well until the very end... you'll see. This was before...It was dated… Continue reading Garden Bathtub Renovation DIY Master Bathroom Makeover