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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


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


“You are o-FISH-ally the best!” Thank You Gift

Just saying, “thank you,” sometimes doesn’t cut it. If you’ve got the oppor-tuna-ty to send a fintastic thank you message then hang around. We’ve got a thank you gift idea that you’re reel-y going to like! Gottcha hooked? Below is a step-by-step guide to your own “You are o-FISH-ally the best!” thank you gift. It’s so… 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


Weird Holidays in July You Didn’t Know Existed

July’s just around the corner which means we’re sharing the unique holidays in July you’ve never heard of. And guess what? There’s one every single day this month which is fine by me because–let’s be real–every day is worth celebrating! Here’s our list of the weird holidays in July you didn’t know existed. Weird Holidays in July Calendar… 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


Weird Holidays in June You Didn’t Know Existed

June is here and so are all of the weird holidays in June. Get out your cat, because we’re about to share at least one unique and crazy holiday for every day in June. See the list below for this month’s version of weird holidays. Weird Holidays in June Calendar June 1 – Go Barefoot Day June 2 – National Rocky Road Day… Read More


S’more Recipes for Summer: Top 25 S’more Desserts

To get you in the mood for this Top 25 S’more Desserts post, check out this adorable Campfire Cupcakes post by Justine from The Typical Mom. If you’d rather get straight to the s’mores they’re comin’ right up! With summer fast approaching, here are some pearls of wisdom you just can’t pass up… 25 s’more recipes… Read More