All posts by Amber

DIY Wooden Custom Clocks [by ShaNae @ CarrierCustoms]

Hello y’all! My name is ShaNae Carrier and I’m writing today with the help of my handsome husband, Spenser. We have been invited to share a little bit about our handmade, custom clocks. You can find us, CarrierCustoms, on Etsy at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CarrierCustoms?ref=hdr_shop_menu. About CarrierCustoms Spenser works in law enforcement and I’m a scientist, so ‘crafty’ isn’t… Read More


How to Say Thank You with Donuts

A sincere thank you can go a long way. You may have seen our post about 41 ways to say thank you with candy (view by clicking here), but we wanted to give you another option for saying thanks: a donut thank you basket! It’s quick and easy but can look really cute when you’re done. Below,… Read More


How to Make a DIY Window Picture Frame

If you’re looking for a fun, easy DIY home decor project then this could be for you! I will walk you through four easy steps for how to make your own DIY window picture frame. Let’s be honest… I’m in love with the shabby chic, antique look. If you are too, then make an antique, distressed looking… Read More


Font Personality Test: What Font Matches Your Personality?

There are a bunch of personality tests out there (we all know what Disney princess we are the most like), but have you ever wondered which font matches your personality? Take the quiz below to see which font you are! Font Personality Test Step 1: Answer True/False There are 4 sets of statements below. With each… Read More


Weird Holidays in November You Didn’t Know Existed

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving Day is in November. But did you know that National Men Make Dinner Day is too? November has just begun, so The DIY Lighthouse will fill you in on the wacky holidays this month. We did some research and found some weird holidays in November you didn’t know existed. November 1 – Extra Mile Day November 2 – Deviled… Read More


how to feed large groups on a budget

How to Feed a Large Group on a Budget

If you’re reading this post, then chances are you have found yourself needing to make food for a big family, a bunch of friends, a church congregation, or another event with loads of people. No fear! Below you’ll find some tips for making food for the masses and doing it on a budget! 6 Tips… Read More


11 Cheap Meals for Feeding Large Groups on a Budget

The more the merrier, right? Only if it doesn’t break the bank! We all know that a big part of feeding a large group on a budget is serving budget-friendly food; so, below are 11 ideas for cheap meals to feed a large group. If you have a menu to plan for a lot of people, definitely… Read More


How to Throw a Travel Themed Bridal Shower on a Budget

Girl bonding time is great whether you’re married or not. So, before my friend Emily got married, we had a great excuse to get together and celebrate with a bridal shower. Emily is a witty, easygoing, adventurous gal from Washington who married a handsome guy from India, so when she said she wanted a travel… Read More


Weird Holidays in October You Didn’t Know Existed

Welcome to our third post on bizarre, unique holidays. (You can view our posts on weird August and September holidays by clicking here for August and here for September.) October is just around the corner, so this edition is weird holidays in October you didn’t know existed! Every day deserves to be celebrated! Check out this crazy list of… Read More


8 Unique, Cheap, & Easy Halloween Costumes

Halloween is around the corner, and we all know what that means: a bunch of people dressed up as cats and nudists on strike. Let’s be real, those are costumes that are over done, but they are so easy to do that people can’t help themselves. We know what you’re saying. . . . “I’m not… Read More