Category Archives: DIY Projects

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


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



Bed and Bath Themed Bridal Shower on a Budget

Last summer I threw my adorable friend, Joy, a bridal shower. She wanted to have a Bed & Bath themed bridal shower! So on a tight budget I pulled together a fun, inexpensive, shower with the help of Rachel, a good friend of mine. Hopefully this gives you some ideas for your own Bed and Bath… Read More


Ski Themed Party Ideas: Invitations, Food, and Decorations

For my husband’s birthday a couple years ago, I planned a Ski Themed Party at the “Corkin Lodge”. He loves skiing, and because we couldn’t bring all of his friends onto the ski slopes, we invited them to a ski themed party. I came up with some fun ski themed party ideas for the food… Read More


10 Ideas for a Sports Themed Party

  Looking for some inspiration for a sports themed party? Below are ten ideas: Provide classic looking popcorn bags with popcorn, cracker jacks, roasted peanuts, or other sports stadium-themed snacks Put Baby Ruth candy bars in a glass jar or bowl on the food table Make baseball, basketball, or soccer ball cupcakes Use paper plates,… Read More


An Apple a Day Card: Get Well Soon Card

Looking for a creative twist on the typical “Get Well Soon” card? Look no further. I love making “An Apple a Day” cards. I usually make mine so the card says, “An Apple a Day…” on the front cover and then on the inside says, “Keeps the Doctor Away.” When someone is sick or not… Read More


DIY Decoration Banner: Supplies, Directions, and Tips

Need a quick and cheap decoration idea? Make a DIY decoration banner! This is a great way to add some color or interest to an otherwise boring wall at home or for a party. Below you can see some examples of decoration banners. Below is also a list of supplies needed, step-by-step directions, and some quick tips for making your… Read More


Sofa Table Gone Rustic

Rustic is back. And one way to get an old, rustic feel into your living space is to heavily distress a piece of furniture. Distressed furniture doesn’t just look amazing, it creates a warm, homey feeling because the furniture piece looks loved and used. What went into my project: Entry/sofa Table Sandpaper Drawer knobs Spray… Read More


How to Distress an Antique Dresser

Follow these step-by-step directions on how to stain, paint, and distress dresser. I will also be taking you through my DIY project where I turned an ugly 1930’s dresser with a lot of potential into a beautiful, white distressed antique dresser. Step 1) Prep & Disassemble Prep your area by laying down your drop cloth… Read More