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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


How to Say Thank You with Donuts

A sincere thank you can go a long way. You may have seen our post about 41 ways to say thank you with candy (view by clicking here), but we wanted to give you another option for saying thanks: a donut thank you basket! It’s quick and easy but can look really cute when you’re done. Below,… Read More


How-To Holiday Decor: DIY Christmas Star

The Christmas star is one of the most significant, beautiful symbols of Christmas. Throughout the holiday season, the star helps remind us of the “why” of Christmas, and it helps turn the focus away from ourselves and, instead, toward serving and giving to others. The star represents the need to be a light to those around us. Because… Read More


How to Make a DIY Window Picture Frame

If you’re looking for a fun, easy DIY home decor project then this could be for you! I will walk you through four easy steps for how to make your own DIY window picture frame. Let’s be honest… I’m in love with the shabby chic, antique look. If you are too, then make an antique, distressed looking… Read More


Tree of Gratitude and Thanksgiving How-to

Thanksgiving Day is all about giving thanks for the good things we have in our lives. That’s why a Tree of Gratitude and Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday craft for your family this time of year. Even the smallest of children can participate in this project and show an attitude of gratitude for life’s blessings. How to… Read More


DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Wreath

If Thanksgiving dinner was an election, turkey would totally win, right? Stuffing would probably come in as first runner-up, with cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie trailing closely behind as finalists. So with turkey in the spotlight at this time of year, it only seems fitting to pay tribute to it via door. Hence, this super easy and… Read More


DIY Antique Towel Holder How-To

When my husband and I got some fancy pantsy, white robes for our anniversary, we didn’t have anywhere fancy pantsy to put them. . . . Hence this gorgeous DIY antique towel holder. Super easy. Super quick. And my favorite part of this project is that it only cost $7.47 to make! I know, right? A low maintenance… Read More


How to Make A DIY World Map on a Budget

If you are looking for a fun project, craft, or home decor idea, try your hand at a DIY world map. On a tight budget? No problem! I made this world map for easily under $5. 4 Easy Steps for Making a DIY World Map on a Budget Step 1: Get Your Supplies Stop by… Read More