Isn’t Christmastime the best? I love all the holiday spirit, family time, yummy treats, and of course the decorating. It’s especially fun when I can look at everything I put up and think, “I made this!” If you’re looking to DIY your Christmas decorations this year or looking for a fun family project for the holidays, I’ve got 3 DIY Christmas decoration ideas with tutorials to share with you. You’ll have to let me know which one you like most.
Okay, getting this project on the blog has been a long time coming. I just had to share the details of this super fun giant DIY lite brite I surprised my kids with last Christmas. When you were younger, do you remember playing with lite brites? You know, the toy where you got to make fun pictures that lit up and looked magical? I loved playing with those as a kid. So I thought, why not try making one? But I wasn’t going to make just any old lite brite. I was going to make a giant DIY lite brite. Like all DIY projects, this one took some problem-solving, but it turned out amazing in the end. Let me break this project down so you can recreate it.
Operation DIY Hogwarts Great Hall Thanksgiving is complete and I am here for it! I haven’t been this excited about a project in a while and I love how it turned out. Are you as excited to see these pictures as I am to share them? I’ve been asked, why create a Hogwarts-inspired Thanksgiving? Well, a big reason for this project was my kids. They are obsessed with Harry Potter, especially my kid Blake (watch this video to see his reaction). So why not turn this space into the Hogwarts Great Hall? I had to bust it in real-time to finish this room in time for Thanksgiving this year. Now that the holiday has passed, I can share all of the details with you.
Wow, it’s finally done!! Last year I decided to transform this space into the perfect playroom for my kids. I thought the space was really cool already (I mean look at those before and after pictures below). But I still felt like there were some details missing to give it that magic. So I picked up my tools and got back to work. Before sharing the full loft playroom DIY reveal, let me take you through the process.