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Stage Your Home Yourself to Look Like a Professional

Many people hire professionals to stage their home when they are trying to sell their home. For me, I wanted to do it myself. If you have been following Positively Beautiful Life then you know that we just moved and we have our house on the market. I get how someone would want to just hire someone so you don’t have to hassle with it. I wanted to save as much money as I could during this transition and this was one area that I could save the money if I did it myself.

Yes, it can be a lot of work but there is also a self of pride and accomplishment when you do it yourself. You don’t have to be a professional in order to stage your home beautifully. Here are a couple of tips.

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DIY Reversible Lemonade Stand + Drink Recipe

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #RefrescaTuSummer #CollectiveBias

It’s the Summer and we are almost in the middle of July when it gets extremely hot here in Texas. We always love to do things as a family so we thought, why not have a family lemonade stand? We created a lemonade stand that would be perfect for family gatherings, but also it can be converted into a hot chocolate stand, or whatever you would like.

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DIY Oak Stairs Project

We decided we wanted to do bigger projects. We have wanted to fix up our house and remodel here and there. We ended up doing a DIY project for our stairs that is going to our second story. We did not have a big budget but we wanted it to look really nice. We came up with a couple of ideas that saved us money and we wanted to share this project with y’all. All together had roughly 600 dollars in materials.

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DIY Wooden Pumpkins

The month of October not only snuck up on me, but it has been flying by. Mr. PBL and I finally took time to make a DIY project for Halloween and Fall time. I love wood and how timeless it is. I wanted something that would look great on my front porch. I am not the type of person to be decorating with scary witches, skeletons, ghosts, and gory bloody limbs. I do love cute Halloween decor with a rustic touch to it.

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Crazy kids and DIY’s

Hey guys, Mr. PBL here! If you have kids then I am sure you can relate to this. Kids break things, not on purpose most of the time, but some of these can be very costly repairs. I remember when I was young my brother and I put multiple holes in the sheetrock of our house. If we would have hired somebody to come fix them, it would have cost my parents a ton of money. Like they say, whatever you put your parents through as a child, expect the same from your own kids. Well a game of hide and seek tag in the house turned into one of these instances. Our son was trying to get away and thought it would be a great idea to jump out the window of our bathroom.

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DIY Farmhouse Patio Table

I have been wanting some outdoor furniture for a long time. I finally talked Mr.PBL into helping me build a farmhouse patio table. I wasn’t sure how it would come out, but I have to say that I am proud of how it came out. Mr. PBL did most of the building while I sanded and painted it.

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Mr.PBL Post- DIY Blanket Ladder

Last week was a rough week for me. I went back to my home town for a funeral and also for my sister’s baby shower. A sudden change of location for the baby shower sent us into panic. I also had very little time to devout to the blog. My wonderful hubby started a project without me. I always love doing the projects together because I enjoy spending time together. I also like to be there when doing the projects because I like things done a certain way. I’ve got to say he did a great job without me and I appreciate him helping me to stay on track. Check out his DIY project below.

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