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DIY Drink Station

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Cakes, cookies, pizza, hot dogs, chocolates, ice cream, candy, chips, and dips. Oh man! For me, the very first thing I think about when it comes to throwing a party is the food!

What about you? What’s the first thing you start thinking about when you hear the word party?

With all the amazing food around, you cannot forget the chilled drinks! Our family’s favorites are yummy juices, root beer, and water. Well, the water is more my favorite but the others are a majority vote!

A really popular trend right now in party décor is incorporating vintage furniture. I for one, am a huge fan! I love the charm that an old piece can bring to any party theme. Even if you have a modern theme, a pretty piece of furniture nicely tied into your theme can make a huge statement!

This idea is what brought on the inspiration for this DIY drink station.

Such an easy DIY project to make a HUGE statement for your next party! DIY drink station for only $20.
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3 Tips on How to Stain Wood Furniture

Have you every tried staining a piece of furniture before? The entire idea of how to stain wood furniture was very intimidating for me. Painting, not as much. But the idea of using something as permanent as a stain frightened me a bit.

I am here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be scary! It’s a great way to add life to an old piece of furniture and may actually be a lot easier then painting!

After finding this adorable little table for FREE online I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. The decision was made to learn how to stain wood furniture so I could use an outdoor stain and put the cute thing on my teeny tiny front porch.

I am here today to share with you what I learned on how to stain wood furniture. In an effort to help you avoid a few mistakes I made and save you the time.
How to Stain Wood Furniture - penniesintopearls.com - Easy step by step instructions and tips on how to stain wood furniture. Pictures and video tutorial on how to stain wood furniture. Continue Reading →


5 Tips for the Perfect DIY Furniture Project

There really isn’t a much more frugal and fabulous way to get new furniture then thru a good DIY furniture project! Find a piece of furniture with great lines and structurally strong and you are ready to get to work.

Thinking about doing a DIY furniture project? Here are 5 tips to help you get the perfect project started!

5 Tips for the Perfect DIY Project - penniesintopearls.com - Easy tips to help you pick and refinished or repurpose the most beautiful furniture DIY project

Have an End Project in Mind
Before you get started on creating your next DIY furniture piece, you need to figure out what you want to end up with or what type of furniture you want to transform. Do you want a new dresser? Are you in need of a new TV stand? You need to figure out what your desired end result is so you know what type of furniture to start out with. Continue Reading →