Etsy Super Bowl Party Decor

Hosting a party for the big game? These Etsy shops have got your back and will help you create custom Super Bowl party decor. It’s cost effective while still giving you a creative look with a personal touch.

Super Bowl ticket invitation


Build a Rustic Bench for $8

Build a rustic bench for only $8Rustic Bench

Here’s a simple project that you can knock off in less than half an hour!

All it took to build this rustic bench is one 2x6x10, half a 2x4x8 and a handful of  2 1/2″ screws. It now sits proudly on my front porch.

I’ve broken this project down into simple to follow images.

Here’s how to build it!


2014 In Review For HomeSpot HQ

2014 was a fun year! Many more engaged homeowners joined HomeSpot HQ in their quest to conquer home care. Some users are looking to prevent problems while others just love great cleaning tips. The helpful reminders keep the forgetful on their toes and the home inventory has your back in the case of an insurance claim. We’d love to hear what you like most about HomeSpot HQ, but we also very much appreciate feedback that will help us build an even better web app for 2015.

HomeSpot HQ - TumblrBy the Numbers

1,496,993 – The total number of pageviews on the blog from 2014. That’s a lot of people reading about cleaning tricks, how to’s, and creative upcycling projects.

16k+ – The number of members currently signed up with HomeSpot HQ and growing.

5,098 – I was super happy to see our Pinterest following surpass the 5k mark last year! Join us on Pinterest.

410 – The number of followers on the Tumblr account we started last year. It is just another great way to interact with HomeSpot HQ!



DIY Pillow Sham & Curtains for $6

I found these great herringbone weave tea towels in a clearance bin. They were only a buck apiece so I bought 10 of them. They are a nice big size, the perfect size for café style curtains! They also were the perfect size for making pillow shams. Here’s how I made them.

Ticking stripe tea towelsMaterials

  • Cotton or linen weave tea towels
  • 1 café style curtain rod
  • 1 bag of clip-on hooks for café rods
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Fusible Tape

How to Build a Headboard from an Old Door

Old wood doors make an ideal headboard, they’re generally the perfect size for using on a double or queen sized bed.

Build a headboard from an old door