Everyone that knows me, knows how much I love hitting up yard sales (while my kids sleep in the back and my husband chauffeurs me around). So one Saturday morning I was pleasantly surprised to see my neighbour selling all her goodies just a hop, skip and a jump away! I had been on the… Continue reading Cheating with Chalk Paint – Side Table and Dresser Makeover
When we first moved into our house 5 years ago we knew our bathroom had to go! But our house was very dated and we had lots of upgrades to do so we ended up living with our pink (but clean) bathroom for a good year before we tackled it. Look at this beauty! Once… Continue reading A New, Old Bathroom Vanity
When I was home with my first baby and breastfeeding every couple of hours, I spent a lot of time on the couch watching The Social, browsing Pinterest and dreaming up grand project ideas. As I slowly started to get out of the house, I would pick things up as I saw them (on sale obviously!).… Continue reading The Easy Peasy Personalized Pillow
One night I was staring at an ugly brown table in my basement wondering how much I would sell it for on Kijiji, when I got the genius idea to turn it into a play table for my son by cutting off the legs and slapping on a fresh coat of paint. I don’t have… Continue reading The Best Play Table Ever!
Hey there! Thanks for stopping by The Penny Pinner. As the name suggests, this website features budget-friendly DIY projects that are easy to do and sure to satisfy! My name is Shannon and I have been a self-proclaimed DIYer for quite a while, but up until now I have only shared my projects with my friends… Continue reading Welcome to my Website!