Tag: diy

wall tree

How a Wall Tree Brought Back Christmas

The concept of a space-saving wall tree works so well for our home. It doesn't have to be expensive, or overwhelming to create.
DIY Halloween costume

Sweet and Spooky DIY Halloween Costumes (all under $20.00)

Here is a list of simple, DIY  costume projects that are not only frighteningly adorable, but also under $20.00!

Punchy Painted Pumpkins

Pumpkin EVERYTHING. Am I right? Well, if you know anything about me, I'm about watercolor EVERYTHING (or at least painted EVERYTHING). So I thought I'd...

Summer Trend: Tie Dye DIY

I remember my first tie dye. I was in 9th grade at a youth convention in St. Louis, MO. During the day they would...

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Entire Family

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays you either love or hate. Here are some fun, simple ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day with the entire family.

DIY Couple: How We Work Together Successfully

Has it always gone perfectly? Absolutely not. Has it gone well enough that we keep at it? Absolutely. Here are two sets of tips, first from myself and then my husband, that we hope will help you and your DIY partner!

I Love Renovating -But Not With a One-Year-Old 

Consider working one day on, one day off. Or, dedicate a day of the week to a family field trip where housework is off limits.
diy, DIY painting, diy projects, upcycled furniture

DIY: How I Created A Lego Styled Dresser Using Chalk Paint

What I love about chalk paint is that it can go on anything with minimal prep work. It's the perfect solution to spruce up furniture on a budget.

Tips from a DIY Painter – How to Paint the Walls

Now-many articles, videos and painters will tell you that you should paint in a "W" pattern on the walls.  I have never done that.

Painting Tips From A DIY Painter – Prep and Supplies

Now that you've made the big decision, it's almost time to paint.  But wait!  First you need to make sure you have all your painting supplies!