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2022-11-10 21:36
If you follow me on Instagram, you know I am always sharing vintage french decorating ideas for my non-existent Parisian home. I have so much french love to share! I love seeing a french vin… Read More
How To Wallpaper Textured Walls
2022-06-30 21:04
If you’ve been wanting to add wallpaper or a wall mural to your home but you have textured walls, then you definitely want to read this post. We’ll cover how to wallpaper texture… Read More
Best Metallic Gold Paint For Furniture
2022-06-26 16:26
Over on Instagram, I often joke that I will gild anything that doesn't move. I love adding in touches of gold throughout my home, so I thought I'd share my knowledge of the best metallic gol… Read More
2022-06-24 22:32
There are some amazing, quality pieces of upholstered furniture out there that can be rescued and revived on the cheap with a little bit of elbow grease. Let’s dive in and learn how to… Read More
2022-06-07 15:01
Painting laminate furniture is an easy way to add style and customize pieces of furniture in your home. In this post, we’ll discuss the best paint for laminate furniture along with som… Read More
2022-04-04 23:59
Our Parisian inspired patio makeover is done! This whole outdoor revamp took just under two years. We’ll talk about why that is shortly, but overall I hope today’s post inspires… Read More
2021-11-15 17:50
Happy Holidays! This time of year is very exciting as so many content creators publish inspiration and photos for decorating your home. If you’ve landed here via House of Hipsters, wel… Read More
2021-05-31 18:52
This post is sponsored by Flooring America. When I was asked to participate in creating a mood board incorporating samples from Flooring America I said, “challenge accepted!” I l… Read More
2021-04-02 01:39
Bonjour, mon ami! I am so happy you’re here to check out my office reveal. Now before anyone asks, the color is SULKING ROOM PINK. Quirky name; perfect moody color for a home office. I… Read More
2021-03-12 19:39
Hi everyone! Things have been kind of hectic and in-progress here in our household, but I did want to show off some new projects/spaces for you all to enjoy. Thanks to Marty from A Stroll Th… Read More
2021-02-23 14:22
Over the course of a long weekend, we had the hankering to finally decorate and do something with Daniel’s office. We ended up painting it a deep, moody hunter green color and then we… Read More
2020-11-30 15:12
Happy Monday! I hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving and are now ready to dive in to all things Christmas. Today, I am sharing small dining room holiday decor ideas as part of the It’s… Read More
2020-11-19 19:49
I am so excited to share these mini wreaths today with you all as my latest DIY tutorial! My friend Stephanie sent me an over the top jeweled wreath she saw on Pinterest last week, and I wan… Read More
2020-11-18 10:00
Bonjour, mon ami! I am thrilled to have you all over to my Parisian inspired home office to enjoy my pink and gold floral Christmas tree with touches of black and white. Grab some champs, an… Read More
2020-11-06 11:35
My home is having a bit of a Paris moment, and I created some chic DIY Greek Christmas ornaments using miniature bust statues (or mini sculptures, whatever you want to call them). This is a… Read More
2020-10-27 19:23
Truly, I did NOT need another lamp in my home, but when I spotted this $2 brass foo dog lamp, I knew it’d be one heck of a DIY spray painted lamp makeover. This was a lamp that I saw i… Read More
2020-10-12 10:00
Happy fall! It means nothing here in South Texas, but on the blog it means it’s time for my 2020 fall home tour. A big thanks to Jennifer and Jewel for inviting me to be part of their… Read More
2020-07-15 15:09
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. You all know I’ve been hit with the gardening bug lately, so making some DIY garden markers with… Read More
2020-04-27 20:03
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cricut. All opinions are 100% mine. Back in January, I headed out to Salt Lake City thanks to Cricut for a first look at the new brand Cri… Read More
2019-11-20 12:00
Hi, friends! If you’re here visiting from Setting for Four, welcome to the 2019 My Home Style Blog Hop: Christmas Tree edition hosted by Casa Watkins Living. Soooo…I know it&rsq&hell…Read More
2019-09-11 14:17
Hi everyone! So happy to have you all over for a fall home tour. Ideally my whole home would have been ready for its pumpkin close up, but I do have my dining room and foyer ready for you al… Read More
2019-08-30 11:56
This post was sponsored by The Home Depot. All thoughts and opinions shared about my experience with The Home Depot and BEHR paints are mine. Affiliate links are used in this post. I may mak… Read More
2019-08-14 11:00
It’s August, so I think it is officially acceptable to post my first fall craft tutorial for a DIY blue and white china inspired chinoiserie pumpkin. What I love about this DIY chinois… Read More
2019-08-12 11:00
One of the topics I get emails weekly about are my black interior doors. Our modern black doors are one of the things I love most about our home, so I’m thrilled you all love them, too… Read More
2019-07-24 11:00
Today’s post is JAM PACKED with project ideas for the new Cricut Maker tools. These are beginner friendly and perfect for home decor craft lovers. Part of the allure of the Cricut Make… Read More
2019-07-12 13:56
Monica Benavidez Home is officially open for business, and I couldn’t be happier! (There’s a discount code below- keep reading!) A reminder you can always get to my store by clic… Read More
2019-07-01 15:04
I want to thank you all so much for all the love on my big announcement last week! Reading all the kind messages and comments made me feel so happy. I’ll have more details about a laun… Read More
2019-06-19 13:00
The day is finally here for you all to see my new chinoiserie dining chairs (upholstered in Schumacher Chiang Mai fabric) in the dining space. I guess I could technically call it a dining ro… Read More
2019-06-17 11:00
Lately, my local following has been growing thanks to my Instagram, and every time I’m at local Corpus Christi antique stores, I get questions! “Where is this?” or “I… Read More
2019-06-12 11:00
I know many of y’all love home tours (I know I do!), and today I have my hot pink, blue and white summer living room decor tour. If you’ve landed here from Haneen’s Haven… Read More
2019-06-11 14:14
I have this habit of getting super excited about something (ex: my Schumacher Chiang Mai Dragon fabric dining chairs), getting it done and then forgetting to update the blog. Forgive me? The… Read More
2019-05-30 14:39
It’s time for a Dollar Store DIY using a faux fiddle leaf branch. I will be honest in that I did not find the branch at the dollar store; I found it at At Home for $3! But 90% of the r… Read More
2019-05-23 11:00
Our new lucite and glass cocktail table has been a delight! I truly love it, and today I’m sharing coffee table decor ideas in partnership with Southern Enterprises.  They provide… Read More
2019-05-21 11:00
There’s a few of you who have been waiting for the DIY artificial orchid arrangement tutorial, and I apologize for the delay in getting it published. I’ll explain the issue in a… Read More
2019-05-15 11:00
It is with deep, deep, deep sadness that I come to you with the news that I had to take down the black and gold chinoiserie accent wall in our master bedroom. Vinyl wallpaper (essentially te… Read More
2019-05-13 15:48
I was on the sofa scrolling through Facebook Marketplace when I saw a very blurry photo of chippendale chairs on a listing. I can recognize that gorgeous fretwork style back and chinoiserie… Read More
2019-05-08 20:27
This is a weight loss progress post, friends! Remember how I gave up weighing myself for lent and then I told you 20 things I learned from my no weighing challenge?  Well, today I have… Read More
2019-05-06 12:49
Facebook Marketplace and all its listings can feel like the wild west. However, it can be a treasure trove for those of us with a penchant for home decor and furnishings. On my Instagram sto… Read More
2019-04-26 22:28
This post is sponsored by Babbleboxx.com.    Today I’m introducing you to some home products that will make your spring cleaning and to-do list a lot easier. They’… Read More
2019-04-22 21:27
April marks the 10th anniversary of my blog, and over the past decade I’ve enjoyed writing about my home and decor adventures. As part of today’s post, you can enter to win a K-C… Read More
2019-04-19 14:16
About two or three weekends ago, I came across a sight so horrific at a home décor consignment store and it shook me to my core…someone had the audacity to paint over a tobacco… Read More
Colorful Spring Decor Home Tour
2019-03-27 12:36
If you haven’t had your fill of colorful spring decor ideas from my first spring tour last week, well… I have more for you today!…The post Colorful Spring Decor Home Tour… Read More
How To Add Crystals To A Chandelier
2019-03-25 16:24
Y’all know I love me some bling and sparkle, and it is a truly easy DIY to add crystals to a chandelier. Now, I will…The post How to Add Crystals to a Chandelier appeared first… Read More
2019-03-20 11:00
Hi everyone! Welcome to my Spring 2019 Home Tour as part of A Stroll Thru Life’s Tour of Homes. I will sadly have to admit…The post 2019 Spring Home Tour appeared first on Monic… Read More
2019-03-19 14:40
I very nearly ruined my 34th birthday on March 8 by doing the one thing I knew I shouldn’t do. Weighing myself. I hopped on the scale that morning, saw it go up about a pound overnight… Read More
2019-03-07 18:50
When I was working on this DIY acrylic memo board in my Instagram stories, I was getting so much love for how it turned out.…The post DIY Acrylic Memo Board Tutorial appeared first on… Read More
DIY Monogrammed Napkins Using A Cricut
2019-02-27 20:40
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.   I spent all last weekend…The post DIY Monogrammed Napkins Using a Cricut… Read More
How To Paint A Campaign Chest
2019-02-22 15:31
This post has been sponsored by Behr Paint Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’ve been on the prowl for the perfect piece…The post How to Paint a Campaign Chest app… Read More
My First Impression Of The Cricut Maker
2019-02-20 13:00
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.   I’m so excited to announce…The post My First Impression of the Cri… Read More
Home Office Decor: Room Reveal
2019-02-12 12:00
I have ANOTHER room reveal for you all today and it’s all about my home office decor. I recently posted my guest bedroom makeover, so…The post Home Office Decor: Room Reveal app… Read More
Karastan Antelope Rug Review
2019-02-07 19:12
I have always loved antelope print rugs and carpets, and I finally was able to use one in my office makeover (which you’ll see more…The post Karastan Antelope Rug Review appeare… Read More
Guest Bedroom Decor: Room Reveal
2019-02-05 12:00
Room reveal day is here, and it is packed with affordable guest bedroom decor ideas that are easy. No paint, no fuss, no super major…The post Guest Bedroom Decor: Room Reveal appeared… Read More
Bold & Colorful Guest Bedroom Updates
2019-01-29 14:27
Today was supposed to be the big guest bedroom reveal, but it’s been pushed to next Tuesday due to shipments getting here late for a…The post Bold & Colorful Guest Bedroom U… Read More
2019-01-22 12:00
You all will be so PROUD of the progress I’ve made on the guest room makeover this week as part of the New Year New… The post Guest Room Lighting & Decor Updates appeared f… Read More
Guest Room Makeover Realities
2019-01-15 12:00
I wish I had some epic guest room makeover progress to show you all for the New Year New Room Challenge, but the reality is…… The post Guest Room Makeover Realities appeared f… Read More
Chic & Glam Guest Room Design Ideas
2019-01-08 12:00
After much deliberation and a way out of the budget wallpaper installation estimate, we have decided to focus on a guest room design as part… The post Chic & Glam Guest Room Desi… Read More
Peerless SideKick Shower System Review
2019-01-02 12:00
Happy New Year! I’m excited to partner and collaborate with Peerless to showcase the Peerless SideKick Shower System as my first DIY tutorial of 2019.… The post Peerless SideKi… Read More
New Year New Room Refresh Challenge 2019
2019-01-01 12:00
Happy New Year! I’ve been on a small holiday hiatus from blogging, but I’m ready to tackle 2019 by diving right in to a room… The post New Year New Room Refresh Challenge… Read More
Duck Tape Craft: DIY Wine Charms
2018-12-10 16:10
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand®. All opinions (and Duck Tape craft idea) are 100% mine. I can’t… The post Duck Tape Craft: DIY Wine Charms a… Read More
Eclectic Dining Room Holiday Decor
2018-12-05 13:00
Today is all about glam, eclectic and FUN dining room holiday decor. I have a small dining space, but I try to pack it with… The post Eclectic Dining Room Holiday Decor appeared firs… Read More
2018-11-27 12:00
We all look to the usual spots to place holiday decor: doors, trees, stair rails, mantels and tables, but I encourage you to look up… The post Chandelier Christmas Decor Ideas appear… Read More
Christmas Kitchen Decor Ideas
2018-11-26 10:00
It’s my favorite time of year… holiday home/room tour blog hops! I’m so excited to share my blue and white Christmas kitchen decor today along… The post Christmas… Read More
Amazon Handmade Gift Ideas Under $20
2018-11-19 16:33
This post was sponsored by Amazon Handmade as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my… The post Amazon Handmade Gift Ideas… Read More
How I’ve Lost 43 Pounds In 6 Months
2018-11-16 12:00
I know many of you have been waiting for this post with details on how I’ve lost weight over the last six months (about 43… The post How I’ve Lost 43 Pounds in 6 Months a… Read More
DIY Bamboo Framed Chinoiserie Wall Panels
2018-11-14 12:00
I have been obsessed with the gorgeous framed chinoiserie wallpaper panels that you see in high-end, luxury homes. They’re usually so feminine, impeccably chic and… The post DI… Read More
Chinoiserie Christmas Tree Decor Ideas
2018-11-12 12:00
I’ve been eagerly anticipating premiering my blue, white, silver and gold chinoiserie Christmas tree decor today. If you love chinoiserie and blue and white, this… The post Chi… Read More
DIY Blue & White Chinoiserie Chargers
2018-11-07 12:00
If you loved my DIY chinoiserie Christmas ornaments, you’ll love my DIY chinoiserie charger tutorial because it uses most of the same materials and process… The post DIY Blue … Read More
How To Put Ribbon On A Christmas Tree
2018-11-06 13:00
I’ve shared Christmas tree decorating tips and ideas in the past, but I shared a tutorial on how to put ribbon on a Christmas tree… The post How to Put Ribbon on a Christmas Tr… Read More
2018-10-22 19:35
Hi, friends! I try to only post if I have something new and exciting to share about home decor, BUT today I have news of a different sort. It's actually several announcements, so let's do th… Read More

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