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Confession time, I do not have a green thumb! As much as I’d like to have a bunch of thriving house plants around, it’s just not the case. But, I don’t let my lack of plant care skills keep me from adding some greenery to my home. Instead, I use faux plants. Honestly fake plants have come a long way, and when done right they can be pretty convincing. So here are my tips on how to make faux plants realistic.
Whenever I start a new project I always get asked what type of wood I’m using and how I chose it. It took me a long time to understand how to pick out the best wood and all of the different types. So I get it! Today I’ve put together everything I know about wood and I’m going to break down the 3 types of wood I use for DIY projects. Although it does depend on the project, I usually stick to using one of these: MDF (Medium-Density Fiberboard), plywood, or solid wood. Let’s get into it!
There is just something about a big piece of art on the wall that makes a statement. Right? The only problem is, art that size can get pricey pretty quick. Especially if you have to frame it. Over the years I’ve experimented with a few DIY large scale art ideas to get a similar look, but at a much better price. Now I get to share them with you! Use one or all five of these art ideas to add a little magic to your space (number five might be my favorite).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
I love a good DIY project. Over the years I’ve found my passion in doing DIY projects for my family and others! Because I’m always doing something to improve my home, I’ve come up with some DIY hacks that help me get the job done. Here are my top DIY hacks that are cheap and easy to do!
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!