When I was building my hallway cabinet storage I couldn’t find a frame that I liked. If you were following along, were you surprised? It’s got to be just right, you know? This is why I decided to figure out how to DIY a frame for large wall art so that I could make my DIY dreams come true.
While I was dreaming up ways to add more storage to our home, the hallway cabinet storage project was born. I have lovingly been calling it, “OPERATION: What Do You Do When You Need More Storage – You Build Your Own Dang Storage”. This is one of the many reasons why I love DIY. It gives us chances to find creative solutions that ultimately spark joy. And let me tell you, now that this DIY project is finished, it is sparking so much joy! If you are anything like me, you are also looking for ways to make more storage in your home. So, here’s my how to guide for my hallway cabinet storage reveal so that you can dream up something similar for your home.
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?
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.
Modern Staircase Renovation Tutorial
The first time I walked through my house I can remember looking up at the giant bulky staircase and thinking, I’m going to knock that out in a day. Now it may have taken more than a day to complete, 3 months to be exact, but I finally did renovate that awkward staircase! The original staircase surrounded a large wall structure that blocked the entire view of the living room from the loft. And I felt like it was dating my house. So I picked up my tools and got to work! And this modern staircase renovation tutorial turned out to be one of my favorite projects ever!
This was an intimidating project to start and it took me almost 3 months to finish. I poured my whole heart, mind, and body into this staircase transformation! Hours were spent knocking it down, building it up, trimming it out, and installing the new railings. And it was all worth it! Because now I really love my stairs and I get to enjoy them every day. I’m a DIY nerd, I know. I love all the little things! If you’re looking for the courage to make a change in your home, I am your biggest cheerleader. You can do it! Now let’s renovate these stairs.
Make Faux Plants Realistic With 4 DIY Hacks
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.
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.
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!
Giant DIY Lite Brite That Anyone Can Make
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.
Today I posted about my giant shower curtain wall art! And LET ME TELL YOU, I am in love…both with the way it turned out, and the cost. So get ready, because all you need to make this wall art is some wood and a shower curtain! I have all the videos saved in my story highlights on @angelarosehome as well.