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DIY Merry Sign + Holiday Porch with Lowe’s & Habitat for Humanity

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas! That’s what I got to say two weeks ago when Lowe’s asked me to cheer up a porch for a family that’s benefited from a new house through their partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Decent and affordable house is a chal...
by Centsational Girl on Dec 6, 2016

DIY Merry Sign + Holiday Porch with Lowes & Habitat for Humanity

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas! That’s what I got to say two weeks ago when Lowe’s asked me to cheer up a porch for a family that’s benefited from a new house through their partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Decent and affordable house is a chal...
by Centsational Girl on Dec 6, 2016

Casual Dining Chair Favorites

Yesterday on the airplane ride home I was feeling rested and inspired. Taking a vacation has that effect :) I came up with a long To Do list of things I want to accomplish around the house this fall. Funny how when you live with so little while trave...
by Centsational Girl on Aug 16, 2016

One Cart, Three Ways

Greetings friends! I hope you enjoyed your Fourth of July weekend, it’s one of my favorite holidays! Today I’m headed back from Vegas to California, I’ve got to finish up some last minute packing for my trip to Paris! I signed up as an IKEA Bra...
by Centsational Girl on Jul 5, 2016

Tiled Staircases

Hey everyone! This week I’m working hard on the house we’re renovating, I’m also taking a few hours between jobs to soak up the sun since this is the official first week of summer for me. I’m making a list of future projects...
by Centsational Girl on Jun 7, 2016

POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS (PSA)–April / May 2016 Question Paper

POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS (PSA)–April / May 2016 Question Paper http://www.allexamnews.in Anna University B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, APRIL/MAY 2016 Sixth Semester Electrical and Electronics... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w...
by Allexamnews on May 25, 2016

Shower Design Ideas

I have three shower remodels on my calendar right now, the first is my brother’s bathroom which I’ll be sharing in the next few weeks. The second is a client’s house down the street, they are friends of mine and we’re collaborating on a space...
by Centsational Girl on Apr 13, 2016

Laundry Room Makeover Ideas

Mid week greetings! I’ve been away from the blog for a few days working on a few things behind the scenes. Just this morning I had a meeting with my contact from the Committee on the Shelterless (COTS), a local non-profit I work with each year (see...
by Centsational Girl on Apr 6, 2016

Shapely Statement Mirrors

I so love a great statement mirror as a decorative choice, especially ones with unique frames. They are focal points in any space, one that draws your eye to that corner of the room and says “look at me!” Just like great art, a mirror is a no fai...
by Centsational Girl on Mar 17, 2016

Shapely Statement Mirrors

I so love a great statement mirror as a decorative choice, especially ones with unique frames. They are focal points in any space, one that draws your eye to that corner of the room and says “look at me!” Just like great art, a mirror is a no fai...
by Centsational Girl on Mar 17, 2016

Shared Kitchen & Dining Lighting

Here we go again! Friends I’m so happy to announce I have a new blank canvas to work with, last week we closed escrow on the purchase of another house in Las Vegas, like I’ve done before I’ll be traveling back and forth once a month to oversee...
by Centsational Girl on Mar 9, 2016

Shared Kitchen & Dining Lighting

Here we go again! Friends I’m so happy to announce I have a new blank canvas to work with, last week we closed escrow on the purchase of another house in Las Vegas, like I’ve done before I’ll be traveling back and forth once a month to oversee...
by Centsational Girl on Mar 9, 2016

Mix This With That: Reading Nooks

Hello! I meant to post yesterday but we’ve been having so much fun making new friends down under the day got away from me. This time of year as the weather turns colder in the States, we all look for places to curl up with a tablet, shelter mag...
by Centsational Girl on Nov 19, 2015

Mod Metallic Furniture Favorites

Don’t you love when all the fall catalogs arrive? I do, it’s so fun to see the all the collections revealed, what’s new and what’s trending. I study the cozy layered spaces, the best ones mixing wood tones and/or painted finish...
by Centsational Girl on Sep 9, 2015

5 Sofa Buying Considerations + $1,000 Giveaway

I’ve been through the process of purchasing a sofa many times in the past decade, for myself, for family, and with friends, it can be agonizing since it’s a major purchase, like buying a car or a mattress, a sofa is something you’ll...
by Centsational Girl on Aug 24, 2015

Media Stand Styling

The flat screen TV is part of our lifestyle and out in the open in most households. Many homes and apartments lack a built-in entertainment center, so the console or media stand is the next best thing for supporting the TV and housing media equipmen...
by Centsational Girl on Aug 20, 2015

Shelter Family Room: The Plan

Today I’m excited to be sharing another space I’m working on this month, it’s a shared family/media room for an emergency shelter in my hometown. Longtime readers know each year I donate my time to my local Committee on the Shelterl...
by Centsational Girl on Jul 8, 2015

Counter Stool Hunt

I’ve just completed my search for two counter stools for the kitchen remodel in Las Vegas, it was more difficult than I thought, there were so many considerations! Should they have a back or be backless? Should they swivel? Should they be wood or m...
by Centsational Girl on Jun 23, 2015

A Stylish Window Treatment for Sliding Doors

*This post in partnership with Smith and Noble window treatments. Remember a year ago when I wrote about our sliding door window treatment dilemma? At last I finally found the perfect solution, and the most attractive I might add! I considered a DIY...
by Centsational Girl on Jun 22, 2015

Ada’s Living Room Design Dilemma

Ada’s email landed in my inbox last week and with it a design dilemma. She is looking for a new coffee table for her living room and also suggestions to spruce her space on a budget. Here are Ada’s questions: "I need help choosing the...
by Centsational Girl on Apr 20, 2015


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