DIY can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. You just need the tools (real tools and informational tools) to get started. Let’s take the stress out of DIY with tips that everyone needs to know.
Lots of us in 2020 had to adapt and make DIY classrooms in our homes. It is hard remembering back to that time. In fact, I am sure most of us have probably blocked it out. But, if anything, we got some really cool ideas from the need to get creative. For me, one of the first creative necessities was building an amazing wood desk for my son. Are you ready to see how I transformed $35 worth of wood into an affordable and stylish DIY wood desk?
What type of art do you like on your walls? Or is that why you are here….are you not quite sure? I love large-scale art on my walls. I’ve got everything from portraits to printables decorating my home, with lots of other things in between. So, I decided it was time to combine two of my loves, large-scale art and wood, to create some doable DIY wood wall art.
Refreshing your walls is a great idea if you are looking to make a statement. Or, even if you aren’t looking to make a statement, refreshing your walls is a great option for creating some change in your space. There are so many techniques and textures to choose from: paint, skim coating, wallpaper, etc. But, I have to say that creating a wood-trimmed accent wall is my favorite way to refresh a wall. There is just something about working with wood that gives me life. That’s why I want to share 3 ways to make unique accent walls with wood trim so that you can breathe some new life into your space.
I have a thing for green. There, I said it. Now that I said it I am feeling so much better already. It shouldn’t be too surprising though. So many of my projects feature different shades of green. I just can’t help it, I love it! If you are looking for the best modern green colors for your home, don’t go anywhere. Grab a cozy blanket. Pull up a chair and get ready to hang out with me because I am sharing my favorites with you.
If you have been here a while, you’ve been on my master bedroom DIY journey with me. I have tackled DIY projects in this room one at a time and it has transformed my master bedroom into something magical. I have been documenting the process along the way, but I wanted to share the secrets to my complete master bedroom DIY.
White paint is just white paint, right? I hate to say it, but no. There are so many different shades of white paint out there. Each shade has different overtones and undertones which will reflect differently in each room. I wish there was a generic shade of white that could fit every space perfectly. Maybe that should be my next project? Instead of spending hours trying to find the perfect shade of white paint, I thought I would share my top 3 favorite white paint colors to take out the guesswork and make your DIY dreams happen faster.
There are times when a room needs a pick me up, but you don’t have a ton of money to spend. Printables are a great way to keep things changing without breaking the bank. There are so many different types of printables to choose from, but honestly, the florals are speaking to me right now. Knowing how to decorate with floral printables is going to change your space in a seemingly small but super impactful way.
$20 DIY Closet Mirror Door Makeover
I decided to take my old gold mirror closet door and upgrade it! Because life is too short to not love your closet doors, right? Right! Recently I shared with you how I DIYed my son’s closet shelves, but you know I couldn’t stop there. The old gold mirror style door was almost 25 years old and was killing the whole vibe of his room. And instead of spending the money to buy an entirely new door, I DIYed this one for only $20! Plus it’s a super easy DIY project for beginners. Which makes this $20 DIY closet mirror door makeover easy, beautiful, and affordable! I know you’re going to love it, let’s get started!
DIY Ikea Closet Update
Do your kids throw everything in their closets when it’s time to clean their room? Or is that just mine? Well, today we’re bringing order to that cluttered closet with a DIY Ikea closet update! For this closet transformation, I was determined to make sure every item had a place. Which meant adding a lot of storage. But, I also wanted it to look amazing and not break the budget! And guess what? I nailed all three with this $200 closet makeover! Check out my hacks below.