Bedrooms are where dreams are made, fun happens, plans are plotted, and peace is felt. Is your bedroom full of all of these things? If your bedroom isn’t giving you those vibes, it is time to change things up so that you can have your own place of wonder. I love refreshing bedrooms! I’ve done girl rooms, boy rooms, master bedrooms, you name it. Here’s my list of the best DIY projects for any bedroom.
You can be honest with me…are there times that DIY feels intimidating? I get it. Big projects can feel overwhelming especially when we are trying to figure out how to do them. It happens to me too. That is why I have my personal mantra: STOP PINNING. START DOING. It doesn’t mean we have to speed through things, we just have to start. So in the spirit of starting, I want to share 5 easy ways to update your home that anyone can do.
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.
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.
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.
3 Types of Wood I Use For DIY Projects
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!
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.
Why leave lame stucco, when you can turn it into this? I have a whole highlight saved on my instagram @angelarosehome, so check out the details there!
It’s done it’s done! I finally finished the patio and I am so excited to share it with you. This space went from never being used in 5 years, to my favorite magical hangout. Are you ready to see this epic before and after? Of course you are!