All posts by Aubri

Meet The Sellers! [The DIY Lighthouse Shop]

When Amber and I launched The DIY Lighthouse in July of 2015, we had a vision for the future of our website. That vision included opening up an online shop that showcased handmade products and supported creativity. What we didn’t foresee at the time were the 10 other women and 1 husband and wife team… Read More


DIY Wedding on a Budget

On your wedding day, everything should be perfect, right? Well, with some DIY creativity, you will look perfect, your venue will look perfect, and your budget will look perfect. With these DIY wedding ideas on a budget, you can jump-start the beginning of your happily ever after. (This page contains affiliate links that we may be… Read More


Mother’s Day Gift Idea | DIY Home Decor How-To

Moms are like ninjas. I mean, think about it. They can be a chauffeur, personal chef, nurse, referee, house maid, comedian, shrink, banker, professional organizer, teacher, aaaand the Tooth Fairy and Easter Bunny all in the same day. Like I said, ninjas. And while they have one of the most demanding and never-ending jobs around, moms… Read More


DIY Spring & Summer Wreath Compilation

Can you feel it? Mmmhhmm! It’s summer time…almost. And when it feels like spring or summer, it should look like it too! Which is why we’ve pulled together this DIY Spring & Summer wreath compilation photos for your crafty self! Achin’ for some bacon (aka wreath inspiration, ideas, and how-to tips)? No probs! After you’re done looking through these lovely, visual-feast wreath… Read More


Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Baby Shower

When my friend mentioned that she was using a star theme to decorate her baby-to-be’s room, I just fell in love with the idea of throwing her a Twinkle Twinkle Little Star baby shower. Dreamy, right?!  Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is a nursery rhyme and lullaby, so it seemed like the perfect platform to celebrate… Read More


The Liebster Award

The Liebster Award [We’ve Been Nominated!]

We are super flattered that Laura’s Journey of Hope has nominated us for the Liebster Award! How cool is that?! Thank you, Laura, for seeing all the passion + hard work we’ve put into The DIY Lighthouse. The Liebster Award is an honor given by fellow bloggers to new blogs that have been around for less… Read More


You’re in Luck! St. Patrick’s Day Family Traditions

Don’t turn green with envy while everyone else celebrates St. Patty’s Day. Start your own St. Patrick’s Day family traditions! These 6 family traditions are not only fun for everyone…they just might bring a bit o’ luck. St. Patrick’s Day Family Traditions 1. Jump Start Your Luck. Eat a Green Breakfast. I just loved this colorful tradition… Read More


50 Women Blogs to Follow {for the Do-It-Yourself Woman}

Being truly creative requires constant inspiration. Well, we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled an alphabetized list of 50 women blogs to follow. These women, most of whom are mothers, write about DIY, family/parenting, food, home decor, and parties & events. As your DIY captains, we feel these websites are individually #onpoint and collectively,… Read More


FREE Valentines Day Printables You’ll Love

We have been feelin’ the love from our adoring, supportive crew since we began this DIY voyage. We thought we’d show love back by giving you free Valentines Day printables that you’ll love! Sooo, print these off, get hit by Cupid’s arrow, shower your friends & family with love, and live happily ever after because we think you… Read More


How to Complain in Marriage [by Ashley LeBaron]

We all know that complaining is bad. …Right? Well, research shows that some complaining in marriage is not only okay but good! Hold on. Complaining can be very destructive when done in the wrong amount, about the wrong things, or in the wrong way. So how should you complain in marriage and why? 1. How… Read More