Tag Archives: inspiration

“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


DIY Wedding on a Budget

On your wedding day, everything should be perfect, right? Well, with some DIY creativity, you will look perfect, your venue will look perfect, and your budget will look perfect. With these DIY wedding ideas on a budget, you can jump-start the beginning of your happily ever after. (This page contains affiliate links that we may be… Read More


Pink Lemonade Virgin Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo

Pink lemonade virgin margaritas are a go-to for me because I don’t drink alcohol. And guess what?!… Cinco de Mayo is coming up so I will definitely be making a batch of this delicious drink! It will be the perfect thing for you too if you have kids, pregnant women, or others who can’t have… Read More


The Liebster Award

The Liebster Award [We’ve Been Nominated!]

We are super flattered that Laura’s Journey of Hope has nominated us for the Liebster Award! How cool is that?! Thank you, Laura, for seeing all the passion + hard work we’ve put into The DIY Lighthouse. The Liebster Award is an honor given by fellow bloggers to new blogs that have been around for less… Read More


Ski Themed Party Ideas — Part II

Throwing a ski themed party? We got some decent traffic to our Ski Themed Party post, so we’re adding to it to give you guys more ideas. (You can see our original post here.) My husband loves to ski and I love to throw parties, so we throw an annual ski themed party sometime around his… 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 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


Fall Decor Inspiration for a Tight Budget

Fall is so fun to decorate for. I’m not a huge fan of the scary Halloween decorations so I much prefer the autumn-themed route. When decorating, be sure to pick a color scheme. Click here for 21 fall color palette ideas. In this post you’ll find oranges, yellows, reds, and browns. This is an easy… Read More


5 Halloween Breakfast Ideas

Afraid you won’t have any idea what to make for breakfast Halloween morning? Don’t fear (save that for the haunted houses) because we’ve got your back. Below are five spooktacular Halloween breakfast ideas. 1. Pumpkin Waffles The whole family will love this Halloween breakfast! Follow this recipe (click here) from Savory Nothings for moist and flavorful Pumpkin Waffles. Simply… Read More


Healthy Sandwiches for Kids: 5 ABC Back-to-School Sandwich Ideas

School starts soon and for a lot of people that means sack lunches! I often find myself making the same sandwiches over and over again. Sometimes I get stuck on a peanut butter and jelly kick, but then I get sick of them. It’s nice to shake things up and make some different sandwiches for a… Read More