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Teaching you all that I've learned about home decorating and home improvement projects! Easy and affordable options to create a beautiful home and life.
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Coastal Paint Color Palette: Serena & Lily Inspired
What new cabinet colors will be hot for kitchens in 2024? You've come to the right place to find the perfect color for your cabinets.
2024 Paint Color Trends: Best NEW Neutrals

Paint Colors

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Maximize your linen closet storage space, how to use the top shelf, neutral organizers, and 13 ideas for organizing the linen closet.
A NEW way to DIY white wood covers for wire shelves. You don't have to cut, nail, stain, paint, or glue anything. Renter friendly.
This is what a garage looks like with a female touch! Inspired ideas to makeover a garage. Peel and stick tile, contact paper counters, pegboard organization, utility sink, shelving, track storage, and even task lighting! See the before and after garage makeover. #garageorganization #porchdaydreamer #garage #pegboard #utilitysink #tasklighting #garagestorage

Home Organization

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Difficulty: Medium

 

Supplies
 • 6 ft garland
 • Command hooks and clips
 • Wide ribbon
How to use garland to create a wreath on a round mirror! #christmasdecor #christmasideas #christmaswreath #christmasdecorating #porchdaydreamer

Christmas Decorating

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The best paint to use for painting shower tiles. How to paint a shower in 5 easy steps!
Paint Outdoor Metal Furniture: Easy DIY
Ready to paint your cabinets, but too scared to use a paint sprayer? In this beginners guide to painting stained wood cabinets, I show you EXACTLY how to prep, prime and paint your cabinets with a sprayer.  The perfect tutorial for any beginner who wants to DIY a pro paint finish on their stained wood cabinets.

Paint Makeovers

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Hang a wall sconce without putting holes in the wall and without wiring. Hang a wall light anywhere. Rental friendly. Remote control wall sconce. Magic light.
 

Once you learn how to create a hanging template, it makes hanging wall lights and wall sconces so much easier.
 • Easy option to figure out the right placement, before putting any holes in your walls.
 • Hang wall lighting in just a few minutes.
 • A no damage way to hang wall sconces.

Full tutorial on my website porchdaydreamer.com. Copy and paste this into your browser to read:
 • https://porchdaydreamer.com/wall-sconce-placement-installation/
 

Check out the full tutorial and supplies on my site. It's really easy to cover cords and this option is paintable and won't damage walls.
 • Included are covers that will hide large and small cord plus cables.
 • You can use these to hide mounted TV cords too.

Copy and paste the following link into your browser for the full tutorial: 
 • https://porchdaydreamer.com/cover-cords-or-cables/

Easy DIY

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These magnetic lights attach to wire shelves, are motion activated, and are rechargeable and long lasting. Perfect formtge inside of a linen closet!
Tracey | Porch Daydreamer® | Paint + Home Hacks on Instagram: "COMMENT “TILE” I’ll send you my favorite peel and stick tiles 👏🏻 I WONT paint tile floors! Peel and Stick Tiles are a GREAT budget saver for when you can’t afford a remodel. They buy you time to save up the💰 Surprised? As the Queen of a Painting Everything, I usually say paint it! But not floors. Why? Shoes, stones, vacuum cleaners and so many opportunities for scratches to happen which causes a failure in the surface. You guessed
Lots of examples and inspiration of painting over stained wood furniture and cabinets.

Before and After

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Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Difficulty: Easy

 

Tools
 • Long Level

Make sure the lamp shade is level in both directions. Easy!

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3 easy DIY kitchen updates you can accomplish in one weeked to lighten the dark areas of your kitchen,

Decorating Guide

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Where to buy affordable outdoor furniture that only looks expensive! Budget friendly dupes that look like West Elm, Pottery Barn or Serena & Lily, but fit your budget. #affordablefurniture #outdoorfurniture #outdoorideas #porchideas #patioideas #affordableoutdoorfurniture #porchdaydreamer
Dreaming of a beautiful front porch with stylish furniture that fits your budget? Look no further! These are the best places to find cheap front porch furniture that will have you enjoying your outdoor space in no time.
Yes! You can spray paint outdoor resin wicker furniture a brand new color. Follow these 3 easy steps, so you paint plastic outdoor furniture the right way!

Outdoor Decor

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Looking for neutral fall decor ideas? Or for what is new in fall decor this year? From pillows to home decor accessories, there are autumn decorating ideas that will take you from September to Thanksgiving. #neutralfalldecor #falldecorideas #affordablefalldecor #newfallideas #porchdaydreamer
How to make grocery store flowers last for weeks. A simple trick so you can enjoy your floral arrangements longer. Make flowers live longer! #floralarrangement #flowerarrangement #porchdaydreamer
Do your hydrangeas wilt in a day? Here are my helpful hints to create a bouquet and make it last!

Gardening Guide

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https://porchdaydreamer.com/beautiful-christmas-tree-family-ornaments/

Copy the link into a browser for the full tutorial and all sources.
5 steps to a beautiful Christmas tree with family ornaments. Simple instructions anyone can follow for a well designed tree. #christmastree #familyornaments #christmasideas #porchdaydreamer
Looking for an easy no carve pumpkin idea? Decoupage leaves on a pumpkin with Mod Podge! #nocarvepumpkin #kidcraft #fallpumpkin #decoratepumpkin #pumpkinideas #porchdaydreamer

Seasonal Inspiration

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How-to celebrate Mother's Day at home! 5 easy and affordable ideas that can be purchased online or bought a a grocery store. Make mother's day special at home. #mothersdayathome #athomecelebrations #mothersdayideas #affordablegifts #homemadegifts #porchdaydreamer
How to mix and match 14 wardrobe essentials into more than 20 outfits from work to weekend. Create a budget friendly wardrobe that creates outfits for work, girls night and dinner dates. #capsulewardrobe #budgetcloset #outfitideas #dressover40 #streetstyle #classicoutfits #streetcasual #porchdaydreamer #workwardrobe #weekendwardrobe
How to mix and match 14 wardrobe essentials into more than 20 outfits from work to weekend. Create a budget friendly wardrobe that creates outfits for work, girls night and dinner dates. #capsulewardrobe #budgetcloset #outfitideas #dressover40 #streetstyle #classicoutfits #streetcasual #porchdaydreamer #workwardrobe #weekendwardrobe

Beauty and Lifestyle

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Read this before buying a natural fiber rug. Why a synthetic option may a better choice! The challenges of sisal, jute and sea grass rugs. | Porch Daydreamer
50 Adult Stocking Stuffer Ideas: Him and Hers
50 Adult Stocking Stuffer Ideas: Him and Hers

Gift / Buying Guide

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Marinara straight from the garden using vine ripe real tomatoes and fresh basil. Easy to make using simple fresh ingredients. Delicious authentic homemade Italian marinara. #freshtomatomarinara #marinarahomemade #marinarasaucefromscratch #saucefromtomatoes #marinarafromscratch #keto marinara
Decorating a dorm room on a budget is possible. For $200 or less you can have a beautifully decorated dorm room you can be proud of. 4 unique styles to choose from and to inspire dorm room decorating. Neat and Comfortable with blue global tapestry, storage cubes, and colorful rag rug.  #dormroomdecor #dormroomideas #dormroomdecorating
Decorating a dorm room on a budget is possible. For $200 or less you can have a beautifully decorated dorm room you can be proud of. 4 unique styles to choose from and to inspire dorm room decorating. Homey and Comfortable with butterfly decals, faux wood storage stool, and flower bedding. #dormroomdecor #dormroomideas #dormroomdecorating

Life Moments

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European Travel Essentials You Need for a Better Trip. How to dress for a vacation in Europe over 40. #italy #zurich
Want to know the essentials you must have when traveling to Europe? A simple guide to the products that will make your trip safer and your travel more comfortable. Over 40 and traveling to Europe? Want to know what and how to pack for a week long trip with only a carry on? Here is a simple guide to what you need to pack for a safe and fun trip to Europe. #europetravel #zurich #milan #traveltips #packingtips
Want to know the essentials you must have when traveling to Europe? A simple guide to the products that will make your trip safer and your travel more comfortable. Over 40 and traveling to Europe? Want to know what and how to pack for a week long trip with only a carry on? Here is a simple guide to what you need to pack for a safe and fun trip to Europe. #europetravel #zurich #milan #traveltips #packingtips

Travel Guide

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Your easy guide to finding the right size cabinet hardware for your kitchen. Understand how to measure and size hardware for your cabinet doors and drawers.
How-to Choose the Right Length Pull for Cabinets
Your easy guide to finding the right size cabinet hardware for your kitchen. Understand how to measure and size hardware for your cabinet doors and drawers.
Coastal Paint Color Palette: Serena & Lily Inspired
Coastal Paint Color Palette: Serena & Lily Inspired
Coastal Paint Color Palette: Serena & Lily Inspired
a collage of kitchen cabinets with the words, what's out?
2024 Kitchen Cabinet Color Trends: Hello Color!
What new cabinet colors will be hot for kitchens in 2024? You've come to the right place to find the perfect color for your cabinets.
the color scheme for different colors and shapes
Top 2024 Paint Colors Shaping Interior Design
2024 most popular paint colors interior designers will be using to decorate your home.
a woman standing in front of a shower with the words paint makeover on it
How-to Paint Shower Tile to Look Like Marble
The best paint to use for painting shower tiles. How to paint a shower in 5 easy steps!
several different shades of paint and the words coastal color palette serena & lily
Coastal Paint Color Palette: Serena & Lily Inspired
Coastal Paint Color Palette: Serena & Lily Inspired
an advertisement for paint metal outdoor furniture with pictures and instructions on how to use it
Paint Outdoor Metal Furniture: Easy DIY
Paint Outdoor Metal Furniture: Easy DIY
rugs with the words rugs written in different colors and patterns on them, including blue
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
rugs with the words rugs written in different colors and patterns on them, including blue
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas) Home Improvement Projects, Porch Daydreamer, Serena Lily, Coastal Home, Serena & Lily, Modern Coastal, Coastal Homes
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
an advertisement for the modern coastal bedding line
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
a blue and white bedroom with palm leaves on the wall, bedding and nightstand
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
a dining room with blue and white wallpaper, wicker chairs and a table
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
Modern Coastal Look for LESS! Serena & Lily Dupes (90 ideas)
the ultimate man cave bourbon lover's bar is on display in this advert
Ultimate Man Cave for Every Budget: Save vs. Splurge
Ultimate Man Cave for Every Budget: Save vs. Splurge