Category: Do It Yourself

DIY Wooden Fence Board Bench

DIY Wooden Fence Board Bench

This DIY carpentry project took about 2 hours to make. I’ve used my wooden fence board bench for so many occasions since then. Anyone with some wood and an electric screw driver can easily create a custom bench too!

Re-purposed Wood Decor & Furniture Ideas

Re-purposed Wood Decor & Furniture Ideas

Creating new items out of old can be Eco-friendly and money saving. Here are some ideas to take thrifted or discarded items and furniture and turn them into something cool, modern and totally unique!

DIY Painted Canvas Growth Chart

DIY Painted Canvas Growth Chart

Make your own kid-friendly growth chart with painter’s drop cloth customized with a cute design. Growth charts are an easy way to cherish the toddler years and you can add to it for years to come!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

How I Trashed My Wedding Dress with Color

How I Trashed My Wedding Dress with Color

I wanted to do a color-inspired Trash the Dress photoshoot to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Here’s how I creatively painted my wedding dress without actually destroying it.

Little Prince Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

Little Prince Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

If you know basic sewing skills, you can easily make one of these Little Prince costumes yourself! I designed this costume for my little guy’s first Halloween. I hope you feel inspired by my homemade Little Prince costume for a baby or toddler!

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

A pencil cup is fairly basic right? It organizes your desk and it’s probably easy to make. These super creative DIY pencil cup ideas take homemade desk accessories to an entirely new level!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

How to Fix Scuffed Kids’ Sparkle Shoes

How to Fix Scuffed Kids’ Sparkle Shoes

Easily fix up scuffed kids’ shoes with a bit of fabric paint and matching nail polish. My daughter was thrilled to have her favorite shoes made sparkly again!

No-Sew Toddler Tutu

No-Sew Toddler Tutu

DIY tutus are fast and simple to make with a few colors of tulle, a length of elastic and scissors. These fun sparkly skirts are perfect for dress up, a party, just for fun, and toddler or baby milestone photoshoots.

Forever & Always DIY Wood Wall Art

Forever & Always DIY Wood Wall Art

When I redecorate a room in my house, I often like to make decor myself because it’s hard to find exactly what I want. Or maybe I’m just inspired and want to create something complete unique! It’s easy to make custom wood wall art with just a few easy steps. All you need to do is set aside a few hours, find a paint brush, gather some re-purposed wood and get to work! I’m excited to share with you my homemade shabby chic wood wall art tutorial and show off my “You & Me, Forever & Always” completed wood wall art!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Fabulously Colorful Paint Chip Projects

Fabulously Colorful Paint Chip Projects

Combine art and color with these creative paint chip inspired projects. Spice up a nursery, kid’s room, or living space with these custom decor ideas, or liven up a party with paint chip accents and favor boxes. The options are endless!

Make a Colorful Chandelier

Make a Colorful Chandelier

We love the idea of taking an old, outdated chandelier and turning it into a vibrant focal point of color for any room! Simply spray paint an old chandelier with a few bright coats of paint in a color of your choice.

Easy & Modern DIY Canvas Rugs

Easy & Modern DIY Canvas Rugs

A modern rug can transform a room and provide a pop of color or artsy conversation piece at the same time. Painter’s drop cloth is an amazing material you can use to make your own custom canvas rug. If you have wood floors, a chic rug easily makes a room feel more cozy too! These inspiring DIY canvas rug designs will make you want to design a rug for your home too!
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DIY Boy’s Room Wood Wall Art Sign

DIY Boy’s Room Wood Wall Art Sign

I’m excited to show off my DIY wood wall art! At the end of last year I welcomed my first baby boy, inspiring some boy-themed nursery decor. I took words from Proverbs and painted three slabs of wood with the message “Grow in Wisdom, Grace, Strength and Courage” using custom lettering stencils!

Creative Uses for Nail Polish

Creative Uses for Nail Polish

Try out these fun ideas and creative projects you can make with your stash of nail polish. The more colors and types of polish you have the better!

DIY Back To School Ideas for Moms

DIY Back To School Ideas for Moms

Can you believe the summer is almost over? We are already gearing up for back to school with some awesome ideas for moms to use in your office or kitchen work space! Spruce up your work space with a fun and creative pencil holder, custom fabric covered notebook, or washi tape keyboard that you can design to match your own style. Whether you are a teacher, homeschool mom, or just revitalizing your office, many of these projects will make starting a new fall schedule a little more fun. After all, fun “school supplies” aren’t just for kids!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.