I love taking a well-loved beaten piece of furniture and turn it into something sort of fabulous. My desk in the home office was transformed a very long time ago (almost a year now) so this post is way way overdue! My office is still a work in progress although most of the major work … More DIY: Thrifted Office Desk Makeover
Isn’t just painful that you spend so much money on fresh flowers and they barely last for a week? I don’t care where you get your blooms; we all face the same problem. Once they begin to wilt, the water starts to smell like mildew so the next logical step is to toss them out, … More Half-Wilted
Before continue scrolling down, I highly recommend that you first read this previous post, The Graham & Brown Decision, as this one is a continuation of that. So my Graham & Brown Decision was the Desire Gold-Mustard wallpaper and I couldn’t be happier! It just adds such elegance and color to our living space and … More LZM Home: DIY Wallpaper (Living Room)
Although at times our home renovation process feels overwhelming, hopeless, and never-ending; there is light at the end of the tunnel! After a long and excruciating 6 month work on the exterior, it’s going to be completed by the end of next week. We’ve had three major projects happening simultaneously and I guess it would … More The Graham & Brown Decision
Our home renovation is going s l o w l yyyyy, but who can blame us? We have a 5 month old infant and a toddler who’s as energetic as ever. There’s literally no time in the day for any type of extracurricular activities whatsoever. Kids and work take up 99.9% of our time. Outside, we … More DIY: Tea Space
It’s been way too long since I’ve written an inspirational decor post. Our dining room makeover is basically complete! If you knew me, you probably wouldn’t be surprised that there are a couple of diy projects and the main color scheme is – white. Nope, I’ve never thought that an all-white home was impossible with … More Inspirational Dining Rooms
I’ve been lacking so much sleep, it’s insane. Axel’s been waking up every 1.5-2 hrs at night. Each time he brutally wakes me up, I swear I would nap during the day to make up for the lost sleep. However, when morning comes I’m as energetic as ever. Napping?! Nah– it’s for the weak folks. … More DIY RAINCLOUD MOBILE
I’ve always had a thing for thrifted items, particularly furniture pieces. You never know what gems you’ll find. Yes, it takes a little work to turn these loved treasures into something spectacular but it’s well worth the effort. Seven months ago, we bought a pair of nightstand for $20 (!) a piece. After some sanding … More Nightstand Makeover
Are you an aspiring fashion designer but don’t know where to start? You are going to LOVE this… ShopRagHouse, a new and upcoming fashion site, believes that anyone can be a designer and wants to empower women to try their hand at design. So whether you are a fashion enthusiast or a fashion graduate, as long … More ShopRagHouse
Want to create a space that’s instantly whimsical and full of life? Just add pom-poms! I can’t think of a more inexpensive decor than these paper floral balls. Here are a few ideas, round-up from my Pinterest boards. Click on image for source. This is my dream child’s room for Zoey! It is perfect in … More Pom-Poms
I recently stumbled on this site called OnToBaby and saw the cutest nursery prints. The best thing about it? It’s absolutely FREE!! All you need are some paper and a color printer to create these adorable initial nursery prints. I made one for Zoey (green for her birthstone color). They are fairly simple to create. Just … More FREE Initial Nursery Prints!
It’s known to mankind (aka the husband) that I hoard unnecessary random objects. To me they are absolutely NOT unnecessary. My motto has always been “You NEVER know when you might need them!” and I’m still standing behind this ideology. In our relationship, I’m ALWAYS right. For instance, I like to keep empty glass bottles. … More DIY Gold Chevron Vase
Ever since I discovered how to make body sugar scrub, I’ve been fairly obsessed. No more splurging on fancy scrubs when I can make them myself. And I’ll tell you, I’ve made some fabulously fancy scrubs. I mean, my body DESERVES them! Not only that, it’s super economical and I love me some savings. Sometimes, … More DIY Cherry Blossom Sugar Scrub
Hello fellow readers/bloggers! Hope everyone is doing well. You’ve probably noticed that LZM has a new header image. I’ve actually changed it a couple of times since I’ve started LZM 14 mths ago. It has always been a challenge to create a header that’s reflective of the blog and oneself. Today, I’m going to share … More The Story Behind The Header
My sister’s wedding was full of DIY’s. One of the most unique ones was the Photobooth Room. Frames were created by the Bride&Groom and implemented by us. My sister’s fiance (at the time) cut out a polaroid frame using a Styrofoam board. Due to its lightweight, we were able to string it from the ceiling … More DIY Photobooth Room
I think that one of the most rewarding things in life is being able to shower your loved ones with gifts. I’m not talking materialistic things here but rather gifts that would last in memory for a lifetime. Perhaps like giving a trip to Paris? My oldest sister did just that. She gave my newly … More PARIS, A Gift!
I ADORE Tiffany. Maybe a bit too much. In fact, if you knew who Tiffany was, you’d like her too. Lately, I’ve been on a spring cleaning rampage and Tiffany did me GOOD! She helped me get totally organized. But that’s not all, she got things organized and made them pretty. For me, that’s a … More Organizing with Tiffany
Ever since I discovered how to make dessert/jewelry stands (as seen in this post) on a dime, I’ve been a little obsessed with them. Then comes my sister’s wedding… It was just the perfect opportunity for me utilize my DIY cake stand-making skillzzz. This 2 tier dessert stand was among the many types of stands … More DIY 2 Tier Cake Stands
So many pictures to sift through…where to even begin? I think starting with The Bride seems to make the most sense. Here are some images of my sister as she was getting ready. Gorgeous and classy but yet so spunky (wait ’til you see her heels!). Our oldest sister helped her put on her veil … More The Bride
We had an amazing time at my sister’s wedding! The night was like a roller coaster, lots of emotional moments filled with tears and many laugh-worthy highlights. We worked so hard to pull everything together – up to the very last second. I was running around like a chicken w/o a head finalizing all the … More Wedding Sneak Peek!