No Spend Month Review

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Hello there and welcome to what will be a crazy hectic weekend for us! It is going to be packed but will be a enjoyable one particular for certain.

As several of you know, final month was a no invest month for me. I typically do this 1 month out of the 12 months and I believe I’ll make every single January that month from now on. It was just what I required soon after the hustle and bustle and Spending in the course of the holidays. For the duration of these months I don’t commit on anything DIY or decor and it typically spills over to other items like garments and other added things as well. I do even now go out to consume though. 🙂

My to do record is even now very long but did get a great deal carried out! My very first large task of the 12 months (I in fact feel I got it accomplished at the end of last year) was cleaning out the catastrophe that was our storage space:

storage room organization

I do not think you can appreciate the following unless of course you go see the just before. ) It is so great to have it organized again and to have some empty area on the shelves!

Following up I shared the prepare for our extended-awaited kitchen redo:

chalkboard in kitchen

Really do not you love the beautiful island? It’s looked like that given that our family members room renovation in the summer season of final 12 months. 🙂 I’m SO enthusiastic about the potential for this space folks!! I’ve presently manufactured wonderful progress in the past week (I am in beast mode soon after that no commit month) and you can see our quite new window seat here.

Most of the tasks I finished during the month were people I had laying all around or on the record permanently. I lastly finished our small basement kitchenette by hanging the shelves that I’ve had considering that final summer:

basement kitchenetteI did not want to do upper cabinets – I knew it would truly feel too heavy, so the tiny shelves are excellent. We don’t have a ton of factors to retailer in that region anyway.

I inform you what – you get a Great deal carried out around the property when you are not paying income. I decluttered like crazy and shared some of my preferred clutter busters in this submit:

organizer for little tools

It appears like I use that tiny organizer virtually each day – it is wonderful!

I received began on the initial task in the kitchen by adding new door trim and starting up the board and batten around the pantry as well:

glass door on pantry

It wasn’t finished when I shared it (no baseboards) but I’m constantly shocked at the energy of white paint and a tiny bit of trim! It manufactured such a distinction and truly brightened up that spot. It is virtually done now – just have to finish painting the boards I place up this week.

As I was decrapifying the residence I realized there are five items we keep about that we had WAY also several of. So numerous of you agreed but some of you are magical individuals that do not have sufficient cups! )

decluttering tips

A whole lot of what I accomplished in excess of the month were minor projects that had been bugging me for months. I acquired a ton accomplished in our master bathroom:

hanging glass votive holders

And I actually feel like I achieve a lot more when I get the smaller things knocked out. I shared far more of the tiny stuff like hanging art I’ve had leaning against the wall for a year:

DIY shelf behind washer and dryerOne particular of the simplest projects I acquired done was an straightforward (and totally free for me) frame I put on the artwork my son and I manufactured:

DIY frame around canvas

It was just a canvas and I knew it required a tiny one thing to set it off and the black frame is best!

Have you ever experimented with a spending freeze like this? I found last month to be exceptionally comforting actually. We stayed home a Lot much more – working out to run errands really grew to become a chore because we had been home so considerably and loved it. I utilised less gas and my automobile (and home!) stayed a whole lot cleaner. I could do this more than when a yr! )

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