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DIY Sharpie Mugs – Wedding Gift Idea

If you’ve got a wedding coming up for a special friend or loved one, forget boring baking pans and totally obvious towels, try making DIY Sharpie mugs with the bride’s and groom’s initials and wedding date on them. Matching and personalized wedding mugs would make a thoughtful, handmade wedding gift! I’m always looking for new DIY projects… Read More




Silhouette Profile Portrait Tutorial

When my not-so-baby girl turned two this week (where does the time go?!) I made this silhouette profile portrait to capture her darling features before she grows up too fast. It turned out sooo cute, I just had to make a tutorial post on this in case other mommies wanted to DIY their own! These… Read More


DIY Herb Planter How-To

My husband and I are a perfect match, but we are differ quite a bit when it comes to hobbies and what we get energy from. He gets a thrill from participating in surgery, using tools, building cars, and going camping. I would rather run, watch a movie, do something crafty, and eat way too… Read More


10 Ideas for Teaching Kids Colors

***This page contains affiliate links. Your clicks and purchases help support The DIY Lighthouse at no extra charge to you. Even if your toddler is a smarty pants, colors might not come easily to him/her. And that’s okay! Teaching kids colors can be tough because colors are super tricky. Think about it! They may have just learned what an… Read More


41 Ways to Say THANK YOU with Food & Drinks

Our post 41 Ways to Say THANK YOU with Candy is one of our most viewed posts, so we’re adding to the list with 41 ways to say thank you with food and drinks. This is great for all of those people who may be looking for a sugar-free alternative or just more thank you ideas… Read More


DIY ombre tissue paper fringe wall decor

DIY Ombre Tissue Paper Fringe Wall Decor

Call me weird, but I have this thing where I collect gift bags and tissue paper. After years of doing this, I have over 10 gallon-sized Ziploc bags full of carefully folded tissue paper (in every color of the rainbow) and about 30 gift bags. These get recycled and used for birthday, wedding, baby shower,… Read More


Top 10 DIY Summer Crafts Trending on Pinterest feature

Trending Summer DIY Crafts on Pinterest

Find out what trending summer DIY crafts are covering Pinterest feeds! FYI, The DIY Lighthouse is on Pinterest! Follow us to stay in the loop. (Click here to find our boards.) Pinterest Trend 1. Cactus Crafts You can’t hop on Pinterest without seeing pins about real + faux cactus projects and ideas. Cactus themed mugs are saying, “Don’t be a prick,”… 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