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Introducing: Tea Geek Boutique, by Urbanista At Home!

I always have a cup of tea by my side when I’m working on a DIY project, but because I often get so into what I’m doing with my project, my poor cup of tea always ends up cold. Using a Tea Cozy on a big pot of tea is my go-to way to keep… Continue reading Introducing: Tea Geek Boutique, by Urbanista At Home!

Decor · DIY At Home · In The Kitchen · Uncategorized · Up-Cycling

The Frugal Girl’s Guide to a Luxurious Home: How-To “Thrift Shop” Your Way to a Well-Appointed Home and Kitchen

When I discovered the thrill of thrift store shopping when I was a teenager, I thought I had cracked the code to putting together an awesome outfit at a fraction of the cost my peers were spending. I don’t know about you, but the “dress code” at my high school was peer pressure-implemented , with… Continue reading The Frugal Girl’s Guide to a Luxurious Home: How-To “Thrift Shop” Your Way to a Well-Appointed Home and Kitchen

Decor · DIY At Home · Up-Cycling

From “Giveaway! To “Gimme!” : DIY Re-upholstered Bench On A Budget

Until I entered the DIY-Blogging world, I had never heard the word “upcycle” before. Yet “upcycle” (meaning to “process (used goods or waste material) so as to produce something that is often better than the original”) is the word that best describes most of the projects I do. Maybe that drive to “reduce, reuse, and… Continue reading From “Giveaway! To “Gimme!” : DIY Re-upholstered Bench On A Budget

Baking and Desserts · Decor · DIY At Home · Paper Crafts · Party Planning

Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!

Happy Monday everyone! I’m sorry I’ve been a bit AWOL on the posting front lately. I’ve had a few exciting new developments in the career-corner of my life in the past few weeks, and have definitely been a busy bee getting everything sorted and settled. But fear not, I love being able to stay crafty… Continue reading Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!

News · Updates

Urbanista At Home is now on Pinterest!

Hi everyone! I hope you’re having a restful Sunday, recovering from all those Valentine’s chocolates (like I am). Just a little weekend update: Urbanista At Home is now on Pinterest! Each DIY/Tutorial post created on the Urbanista At Home blog will be pinned on our boards on the Urbanista At Home Pinterest account, making it… Continue reading Urbanista At Home is now on Pinterest!

Crafts · DIY At Home · Gifts

Guest Blogger Marina: Who says bouquets only have to consist of flowers? A DIY Personalized Bouquet in 4 Easy Steps!

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Whatever your marital status, I hope you are feeling loved and appreciated today. The ability to love is one of the great things about being human, and I always marvel at how love (familial, romantic, platonic, friendly, etc) just has this amazing power to enhance our lives and bring smiles to… Continue reading Guest Blogger Marina: Who says bouquets only have to consist of flowers? A DIY Personalized Bouquet in 4 Easy Steps!

Crafts · DIY At Home · Gifts · Paper Crafts

Magnetic Attraction: Valentines Gift-Pockets

Last week, a friend told me that St. Valentine’s day is only for women, that it’s all about men spoiling their S.O. with chocolates, roses, and romantic candle-lit dinners. And we’ve all heard someone say that Valentine’s is purely a consumer holiday, something that was created solely to drive sales of cards, chocolates, and fuzzy… Continue reading Magnetic Attraction: Valentines Gift-Pockets

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Feel Like Being Social? Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram!

Hi everyone! Just a quick little Wednesday afternoon update: Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram! If you’re also using these social networking platforms and want to join in on our little party, feel free to search us up and follow by clicking these buttons: Follow @UrbanistaAtHome I’ll be posting with the @UrbanistaAtHome… Continue reading Feel Like Being Social? Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram!

DIY At Home · Sewing · Up-Cycling

From One Outfit to Two: Turn That Tired 90s Dress Into 2 Cute Statement Pieces

Like a lot of girls, I love clothing shopping. Not necessarily the type of shopping where you walk into a mall with a clutch full of cash and out of it four hours later with armfuls of carrier bags, but the type of clothing shopping that doesn’t always even require buying anything, but rather just… Continue reading From One Outfit to Two: Turn That Tired 90s Dress Into 2 Cute Statement Pieces