DIY Home Project Tips for Beginners

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DIY Home Project Tips for Beginners

You guys know how much I love do-it-yourself projects. They’re what I’ve built my business and my home doing! But, even after all of my year’s building, crafting, and painting, sometimes starting a new DIY project still feels intimidating. This is especially true if you’re just starting out. In this blog, I’ll share with you all of my best DIY home project tips for beginners. I’ll also share some great starter projects and some of my earliest DIY mistakes with you, and we’ll fight the new project overwhelm together! Like I always say, it’s time to Stop pinning. Start doing.

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Modern Slat Wall Design You Can DIY

modern slat wall

Modern Slat Wall Design You Can DIY

Whenever I start a new project I always like to draw it up to help me visualize things first. Although I have a pretty good idea of how I want a space to feel, I might not have all the decisions made. That’s just part of the DIY process. In the room makeover I did for my son, I had been thinking about adding a slat wall but was still undecided. It wasn’t until after putting a wallpaper mural on all four walls (and finishing some other things up in the room) I decided a slat wall was the right move. Yes, this meant covering up some pretty wallpaper, but not a lot. If that makes you sad, just wait. The end result was worth it! Here’s a step-by-step on how I made this modern slat wall design, so you can replicate it in your space.

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DIY Wood Project Tips for Beginners

DIY wood project tips for beginners.

DIY Wood Project Tips for Beginners

When it comes to DIY projects it’s so helpful to get to know your materials. And one of my most used materials is wood! Over the years I’ve learned so many tricks when working with wood that have saved me time, money, and stress. No matter how big or small your project is – staining a shelf or building a whole kitchen table – there’s a lot to learn. Let’s dive into my most important DIY wood project tips for beginners.

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DIY Trundle Bed Anyone Can Make

DIY Trundle Bed Anyone Can Make

Sure you can go out and buy a bed frame, but making your own DIY trundle bed is way more fun! Right? At least I think so. I recently did this for my son’s room and to be honest, building a bed frame big enough for a trundle felt a little bit like a giant game of adult Tetris. But it’s totally doable. Let me share how I built my son’s trundle bed so you can repeat this project in your space.

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3 Ways to Stencil Your Tile Floor

Painted stencil on tile floor using vinyl.

3 Ways to Stencil Your Tile Floor

Are you ready to say goodbye to ugly, outdated tile without demolishing the whole floor? I sure was when I painted the floor in my laundry room and two of my bathrooms. So I put together my favorite 3 ways to stencil your tile floor. I know it can feel overwhelming to take on a task like updating your floors, but this guide is here to help make it so simple. And for less than $100! Seriously, not only is painting and stenciling your tile floor easy, it’s also the most affordable way to renovate them. 

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DIY Hanging Rope Light Tutorial

diy hanging rope light

DIY Hanging Rope Light Tutorial

Sometimes it’s the smallest details that really change the whole mood of a space. That was the case for the DIY hanging rope light I made for my son’s room. It was a simple project but added so much. Want to add something like this to your space? Read through this blog post for a step-by-step tutorial! This project is something anyone can do, and I can’t wait to see what it looks like in your home. So let’s dive in!

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DIY Shiplap Ceiling With Faux Beams

diy shiplap ceiling

DIY Shiplap Ceiling With Faux Beams

If there’s one area of the room that’s often overlooked during a remodel, it’s the ceiling. Usually, you can just add a fun light fixture and be done. Though sometimes the room needs a little more to pull it all together. For my son’s room I remodeled, I decided to build a DIY shiplap ceiling with faux beams. I knew that added touch would really give the oasis feel I was going for. Let me share some behind-the-scenes of this project so you can repeat it in your space!

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How to Use Wallpaper in Your Home

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Wallpaper has been making a comeback in the past few years. But don’t worry, it’s not the wallpaper we all remember from the 70’s and 80’s! Now, instead of cutesy borders, people are using murals and abstract patterns in their homes. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use wallpaper in your home. Plus, I’ve got a few tips for installing wallpaper in your home!

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DIY Floating Corner Shelves Tutorial

DIY Floating Corner Shelves Tutorial

Recently I made some DIY floating corner shelves for my son’s room. They turned out looking so cute that now I’m searching the other areas of my house for an excuse to build more! If you’re looking for a fun way to upgrade a small space, this might be just the thing you’re looking for. To help you get started, I’ve put together a quick tutorial on how I made these floating corner shelves so you can build them too.

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