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.
Summertime is all about being outdoors. That means we should enjoy where we are hanging out, right? My patio was nothing special, and if I am being honest, I didn’t enjoy hanging out there. I knew that had to change. So, I got my DIY skills going until I transformed it into a place I love to be. The biggest piece of my patio transformation was an outdoor slat wall. I want you to have a space that you love too, so I am sharing what I learned so you can create your own DIY patio slat wall.
Do you ever look at your walls and think about the texture? No? Just me? There is a current trend going around to modernize a home by having smooth walls. But, paying someone to change the finish on your walls can be really expensive. Don’t you worry! I’ve always got you covered. Learning how to skim coat a textured wall is a very doable DIY project for any skill level.
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!