Hi there, My Way Home readers! I'm Diane from In My Own Style
, a blog where I write about all things creative, colorful, and DIY. My background in display introduced me to the wonderful world of DIY decorating and design. When my husband and I bought our first house, we didn't have a big budget so I used tricks I'd learned over the years. My blog is where I continue to share budget-friendly decorating ideas. With a bit of ingenuity and resourcefulness, I think anyone can create a home they love.
I can't pass up pretty and stylish things and have amassed quite a lot of decorative items and furnishings over the years because of this trait. As trends come and go, I have gotten rid of many things, but I focused on saving the sturdy and classically-designed items in my basement for my daughters to use someday when they move out and into a place of their own. Well, that day has finally come.
My oldest is off to medical school and is renting a house with two other students. They are on a tight budget and needed lots of items to furnish the house. I was so happy I saved the hodgepodge of furnishings as I knew with a bit of vision, some elbow grease, and paint I could transform them into stylish pieces that they would love.
My daughter shopped the basement. She chose the pieces she wanted and I got to work with my paint, rollers
, and brushes