Tag: diy

green ribbon and leprechaun

How to Catch a Leprechaun + 4 Easy DIY Crafts

The fun thing about leprechaun traps is you can make them as simple or as elaborate as you’d like.
Lee Frazier

Meet the Contributor: Lee Frazier

I’m Lee and I’m delighted to share a little about myself. I am relatively new to Rochester. My son and I joined the community 26 months ago.
flowers and plants

I Talk to My Plants: Adventures of a Crazy Plant Lady

I talk to my plants. I actually do. When I plant them, I welcome them to the garden, and say things like "I hope you'll be very happy here!"
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...
tie dye t-shirt

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...

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!
diy, hire professionals, living through a renovation, renovating, renovating safely, renovating with littles

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.