All posts by Amber

How to Make an Easy and Cheap DIY Wedding Bouquet

(Condensed Version) DIY Wedding Bouquet Short on time? On a tight budget? No problem! Here is a short 5 step tutorial on how to make an easy and cheap DIY wedding bouquet. (This page contains affiliate links that we may be compensated for. Your clicks and purchases help support The DIY Lighthouse at no extra charge to you.… Read More


Owl Themed Baby Shower Inspiration

Whooo is looking for some owl themed baby shower or party inspiration? Read on and owl give you some great ideas! *This post contains affiliate links which means we may be compensated for purchases made. However, it does not influence our opinion in what we recommend for cute owl themed baby shower ideas and inspiration. Color Scheme My… Read More


DIY Old Page Wall: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

My mom wanted her walls covered in old pages for a while. (She got her inspiration from Marisa, a talented lady in her neighborhood.) So, I took on the project to cover her music room walls in old hymn book pages. My mom loves her music room now! The walls add so much character to… Read More


DIY Vintage Soap Jar: Bathroom Decor

If you’re looking for a little decor piece to freshen up your bathroom, try making a DIY soap jar. It’s so simple anyone can do it! Just use different white and cream colored soaps (unwrapped), or throw in some colored soaps that match your bathroom. Put them into a mason jar, hurricane vase, or other see-through container. I… Read More


Fourth of July Food Ideas

The 4th of July is secretly my favorite holiday! I love summer time, the fireworks, and the food that comes with the holiday 🙂 Below is some Fourth of July food inspiration. Red, White, and Blue French Toast This was a yummy breakfast… Need I say more?…cinnamon bread French toast, whipped cream, red and blue… Read More


Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

If you need some Cinco de Mayo party ideas, here is some quick food and decoration inspiration for a low-key Cinco de Mayo party. Food Below is a simple menu for a party. Something salty and savory, something sweet, and something sour. PARTY MENU Tortilla chips with salsa, guacamole, and/or seven layer bean dip Churro cupcakes Lime Margaritas (I… Read More


DIY Rice Krispie Treat Flowers

These treats are fun for Easter or any spring day. Here is the short list of ingredients: 1 pkg. mini marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies ¼ cup butter Food coloring Frosting (optional) Because I wanted to make two different colored rice krispies, I put half of the ingredients in one saucepan and half in another.… Read More


Easter Brunch Menu Ideas

Needing ideas for what to serve at your Easter brunch? Below is some inspiration for a simple, fresh, well-balanced menu to serve to your family and friends! Easter Brunch Menu Ham, roast beef, and/or turkey sandwiches on rolls Carrots and celery with ranch dip Homemade potato fries and sweet potato fries Strawberries Deviled eggs Raspberry… Read More


How to Keep Your Paintbrush from Drying Out

Believe me, I am no painting expert… I’m just a woman who occasionally finds myself in the middle of painting projects. If you’re an expert you may want to stop reading, but if you’re a beginner then you may find this tip helpful. Most painting projects don’t get completed in one sitting. Either 1) you… Read More


Card Making on a Budget: 3 Steps to Recycling Cards

Looking for a way to make cute homemade cards but don’t want to spend a bunch of money buying paper, bows, and embellishments? My best tip for making cards on a budget is to recycle and reuse cards. Here are three easy steps to follow: Step 1) Receive card You probably receive a card, read… Read More