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Category: Do It Yourself

10 Creative Uses For Old Tires

10 Creative Uses For Old Tires

You can repurpose old tires all sorts of ways. Check out these fun tire planters, shelves, sandboxes and more! Maybe you’ll find your next summer project!

DIY Happy Heart Wood Wall Art & Custom Stencils

DIY Happy Heart Wood Wall Art & Custom Stencils

Sometimes you just need a custom made sign. My darling Happy Heart wood wall art started out as an old cabinet door, transformed into a beautiful focal point on my wall with easy DIY stencils!

DIY Rhinestone Headbands

DIY Rhinestone Headbands

These rhinestone embellished headbands are super easy to make and cost almost nothing. Glitz up your hairdo for summer with one of these fun customized accessories!

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DIY Jewelry Storage Ideas

DIY Jewelry Storage Ideas

We love these creative ideas to take a frame, piece of wood, or even a rake head and turn it into a beautiful necklace holder.

DIY Superhero Capes!

DIY Superhero Capes!

Easily make a superhero cape out of a square of fabric. Personalize with fun fabric patterns or your child’s initial. These capes were so fun to create and are a great accessory for active little imaginations!

Recycled Painted Chandelier

Recycled Painted Chandelier

I love taking something that was discarded and turning it into something beautiful. I found this chandelier at a local ReStore and if I was perfectly honest, my first thought was how ugly it was. True, I was seeing it out of context and it probably looked beautiful in its original Victorian style home; but at the recycling center surrounded by a variety of mismatched light fixtures, it just looked scrappy. I also balked at the price, $100, but after the second loop around the store I was inspired. A coat of spray paint could make this light fixture the focal point of a modern home.

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DIY Coupon Box

DIY Coupon Box

I made this little DIY coupon box for storing my coupons out of the way but still in sight so I’ll use them, not lose them. You could also store mementos, photos, and other small items to keep safe.

Genius Kids’ Bedroom Solutions

Genius Kids’ Bedroom Solutions

Organizing and decorating a child’s room can be a challenge. I try to provide my kids with easy organization solutions so they can keep their toys picked up, make their beds, and learn how to keep their room clean all by themselves.

Creative Tape Painting Art

Creative Tape Painting Art

This awesome tape painting technique can be used to create beautiful, custom art. The possibilities are endless for the patterns and color schemes you can create. This project is perfect for mommies who need a creative outlet or for kids to make a wall hanging for their room.
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Simple DIY Candy Box

Simple DIY Candy Box

A DIY candy box is easy to make from a small re-purposed cardboard box; perfect for gifting candy, small treats, cupcakes, chocolate dipped pretzel rods, and more!

No-Sew Baby Bow Ties

No-Sew Baby Bow Ties

Baby boy bow ties are very easy to make with a scrap of ribbon and a hot glue gun! I whipped up four colorful bow ties for my baby boy to coordinate with many outfit combinations.

Repurposed Frappuccino Bottles

Repurposed Frappuccino Bottles

Don’t just throw away used bottles — here are some ideas for turning a yummy drink bottle into party favors or cute decor items for your home. We love the classic shape offered by Frappuccino bottles; they’re not too tall, don’t easily fall over due to their sturdy bottom, and take up minimal space.

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Simple DIY Gift Ideas

Simple DIY Gift Ideas

Making gifts is a fun and meaningful way to show friends and family that you are thinking about them. Here are 8 fun homemade gift ideas for moms, dads and kids!

How to Fold Paper Diamonds

How to Fold Paper Diamonds

These paper diamonds make great centerpieces to add some color and glitz to a table! Or just make them for fun to recycle old paper.

Make a Rainbow Table

Make a Rainbow Table

Covering a table with tape is such an awesome idea for turning an old piece of furniture or a kid’s play table into a rainbow kaleidoscope of color! This technique is perfect for a child’s room or to brighten up an office. You can transform your furniture with just a few easy steps and minimal materials!

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