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Pumpkin Trolls Kids Craft for Halloween or Fall

Pumpkin Trolls Kids Craft for Halloween or Fall

Whose kids also went crazy over Dreamworks’ Trolls movie? Forget a ballerina, the president, a teacher, or a professional soccer player, my three-year-old wants to be a troll when she grows up. So when it came time to decorate our Fall pumpkins, the only option really was to do a Pumpkin Trolls kids craft. These… Read More


DIY pink & gold-dusted pumpkin decorating

DIY Pink & Gold-Dusted Pumpkin Decorating

If you want a more classic way to decorate for fall–one that is void of pumpkin guts–I’ve got exactly what you’re looking for! This DIY rustic, totally “in” color pallete combines the romantic light pink pumpkin dusted in gold glitter with the classic white pumpkin. And below I show you how it all came together. DIY Pink &… Read More


DIY Halloween Compilation

Frightened you won’t be ready for Halloween? Don’t worry. We’ve taken our best DIY Halloween posts and created a wicked list. This DIY treat is sure to satisfy even your spookiest do-it-yourself cravings. Helping you DIY Halloween: 7 Halloween Cupcake Ideas Don’t let making dessert be the death of you on Halloween night. Cupcakes are a quick, simple way to bring… 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


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


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


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


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