DIY Blog Squad

Monica
Troup True Value, 105 W Sinton St, Sinton, TX 78387

Favorite True Value Product

The gold spray paint is fabulous!

Best Quick Tip

My best tip is that you don't have to sacrifice upscale style if you're on a budget. Using items like spray paint, mouldings, and fabrics can help make your home uniquely yours and very chic even on a budget.

About

I'm from San Antonio but currently residing in Beeville, Texas with my husband Daniel and our dog Pee Wee. I started my lifestyle blog, Monica Wants It, in April 2009 as a way to chronicle the random things I wanted to buy online (so I could quit bugging my friends and hubby). Eventually it morphed into a blog featuring crafts, DIY home decor, weight loss struggles and tasty recipes. When I'm not blogging, I can usually be found shopping, playing Just Dance, or out enjoying South Texas with friends and family. Of all the topics I blog about, my fave topic is sharing creative, affordable, and easy DIY projects to make all homes beautiful and personal.

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Meet the DIY Blog Squad

We've teamed up with these True Value DIY Blog Squad members to share their home improvement know-how, creativity and experience through helpful DIY tutorials.

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    Cleverly Inspired

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    Design, Dining + Diapers

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    In My Own Style

    Enthusiast for all things creative, colorful and DIY.

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    Monica Wants It

    Monica is a DIY blogger living in South Texas who loves to recreate high-end/upscale decor with the tiniest budget possible.

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  • How to Can Jams and Preserves

    Learn how to properly can jams and preserves.Watch Video

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    How to Can Fruits & Vegetables

    Try home canning your fruit and vegetable harvest.

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    Home Security for Summer Vacations

    Nothing gives you more peace of mind than knowing your home will be safe and secure while you’re away. Learn More

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    Install a Window Air Conditioner

    Don't sweat it out all summer long. Install a Window-mounted air conditioner.

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    Organize Your Dorm Room

    The right set-up can mean the difference between scholarly success and collegiate chaos. Learn More

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