Furniture Flips, Projects

DIY Coffee Table Makeover

DIY Coffee Table Makeover | www.thestarknest.com

Last year, we snagged this olive green coffee table on Facebook Marketplace for $50. I loved the top, and I knew that it would be super easy to give the rest of it a quick makeover. I recently started working on my living room design plans, and the coffee table was one of the first things I wanted to tackle. Continue Reading

Furniture Flips, Projects

DIY Bar Stool Makeover

DIY Bar Stool Makeover | www.thestarknest.com

When we moved into our house, my in-laws gave us this beautiful set of bar stools. We had been on the hunt for months looking for the perfect set, but everything we found was either way out of our budget or just cheaply made. It felt like there was no happy medium whatsoever. So when my mother-in-law asked us if we wanted this set of theirs, I immediately said YES! They’re sturdy, solid wood, and way nicer than anything we would have been able to afford at the time. Continue Reading

Desserts, Food

No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies | www.thestarknest.com

I’m convinced that there is nothing in the world my dad can’t do. He knows how to build houses, work on cars, fix anything, drive anything, and the list just goes on and on.  Continue Reading

Decorating, Projects, Seasonal, Summer

New Outdoor Furniture + Our Deck Progress

New Outdoor Furniture + Our Deck Progress | www.thestarknest.com

Last year, our big summer project was building a deck. We could have had it done while we were building our house, but we decided to wait a year so my dad could help us build it. We would only have been able to afford a small deck if we had hired it out, but thanks to my dad and his skills, we were able to build a gorgeous, 46 foot deck that spans almost the entire length of our house. Continue Reading

Decorating, DIY, Projects

Easy DIY Farmhouse Wreath

Easy DIY Farmhouse Wreath | www.thestarknest.com

If you love farmhouse/rustic/Fixer Upper inspired style, I have just the project for you today – a super easy, affordable, and stylish DIY farmhouse wreath! Trust me – when I say easy, I mean it. I am not good at complicated projects, so if I can throw this together with no problems, I promise you can too! Continue Reading