Category Archives: DIY Projects

All DIY projects (furniture, home decor, holidays, parties & events, and crafts) are shown here.

Make Any Mirror Reflect You for $5

Integrating the perfect mirror into your design theme is easier than you think. And you can do it for $5! The first step is finding your mirror. For me, finding the right mirror means patiently shopping for a bargain. Because you’ll be changing it anyway, don’t worry about getting a mirror that already fits into… 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


For Smoother Results: Get the Right Sandpaper Grit Size

Here is sandpaper grit size in a nutshell. Sandpaper comes in all grits and sizes. Sandpaper sheets are covered in bumpy material that helps smooth or roughen hard surfaces or to remove a surface coating. This bumpy material is known as grit. The smaller the grit size, the coarser the sandpaper. Less grit means more space between… Read More


DIY Hack: Get Paint for Free

Needing to paint a dresser or picture frame? Chances are, you might be able to get at least some of your paint for free! Recycling and hazardous waste facilities within your county collect unused common household toxins (including paint and primer). Lucky for us, the items are then typically offered to the public at no cost. Now,… Read More


Coastal Décor is Trending: Boat Bookshelf Makeover

  As you may have noticed, coastal décor is trending. So, it was basically love at first sight when I first laid eyes on this old wooden boat posted to Craigslist.  A mere $15 later, he was all mine! Beneath the nasty green and gold paint job, I could tell he had loads of potential… 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