Tagged: home decor

Amp up your condo remodel with #ChicagonistaLIVE!

Amp up your condo remodel with #ChicagonistaLIVE!

Whether you’re just repainting your condo or replacing the past owner’s awful taste in flooring, home improvement projects are popular with Thriftistas. But it can be a daunting process to find what you want...

Christmas decorations

Christmas decorations

I’ll admit it…I’m lazy.  I want Christmas cheer without much effort or money.  But I also want things to look nice. I still use the same fake tabletop tree that I bought when I...

Bare naked walls– ick!

Bare naked walls– ick!

After eight years of white apartment walls, I refused to live with them once I bought a place.  I’ve decided that the reason we use realtors is that they negotiate for us; mine managed...

A coat of paint: Decorator tables

It is amazing how a coat of paint can change an item. When I moved into my first apartment (okay, my second ‚ to understand that statement, read my blog about renter’s insurance), I...

My first refinishing project

My first refinishing project

I bought my first home last year, so I have been slowly decorating the place. My kitchen has an island counter with a small breakfast bar. Since I have a dining room table, I...