Category: Do It Yourself

How to Arrange Indoor Plants with Colored Rocks

How to Arrange Indoor Plants with Colored Rocks

Indoor plants are a nice way to bring the outdoors into your home. Here are some tips about how to arrange indoor plants and give them a new look with colored rocks!

How To Organize A Junk Drawer

How To Organize A Junk Drawer

Everyone has a junk drawer that random clutter gets stuck into, right? Here are some easy ways you can organize a junk drawer in your kitchen or office so you can find the household essentials you need.

Stained Glass Tissue Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

Stained Glass Tissue Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

My kids love doing crafts. Seasonal crafts are a fun way to get the kids involved in making some colorful decorations for our home. These stained glass tissue paper leaf sun catchers are cheerful and easy to make with card stock and strips of tissue paper.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

How to Paint with Roses & Make Custom Art

How to Paint with Roses & Make Custom Art

Do you have a corner of your home that could use some colorful art? Painting with roses is a customizable technique whichΒ creates art that will turn out differently each time.

Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Make these easy DIY Candy Corn treat cups with a few pieces of colored card stock and a glue stick! Treat cups are great for kids’ parties, your next Halloween bash, a Thanksgiving fall festival or just for fun!

Super Cute DIY Candy Corn Pennant Banner

Super Cute DIY Candy Corn Pennant Banner

Decorating my home is one of my favorite things to do to get ready for changing seasons and holidays! I usually buy some decorations but I also love making homemade garlands, pennant banners and festive wreaths. This candy corn pennant banner is simple to make out of colored card stock and some ribbon! A fall pennant banner is a cute accent for a Halloween party or Fall Festival. You can easily make your own candy corn pennant banner in a few simple steps.
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Easy DIY Felt Pennant Banner

Easy DIY Felt Pennant Banner

A DIY pennant banner is super easy to make and you can coordinate colors to match any party theme! Learn how to make your own party decor in less than an hour.

DIY Wooden Fence Board Bench

DIY Wooden Fence Board Bench

This DIY carpentry project took about 2 hours to make. I’ve used my wooden fence board bench for so many occasions since then. Anyone with some wood and an electric screw driver can easily create a custom bench too!

Artsy Potato Stamp Painting for Kids

Artsy Potato Stamp Painting for Kids

We’ve been going through a lot of paint around here. Playing outside is fun for my girls, but not quite as exciting as a craft table full of paint. I love helping my girls to practice their creative skills. The ability to be creative can affect so many areas of life down the road; cooking, decorating, accomplishing DIY projects β€” even work ethic can be impacted by creativity. If my girls simply become accomplished DIY-ers I will be happy. This crafty painting project is fun and colorful! All you need is a paper bag or painting paper, several potatoes and craft paint!
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Re-purposed Wood Decor & Furniture Ideas

Re-purposed Wood Decor & Furniture Ideas

Creating new items out of old can be Eco-friendly and money saving. Here are some ideas to take thrifted or discarded items and furniture and turn them into something cool, modern and totally unique!

DIY Painted Canvas Growth Chart

DIY Painted Canvas Growth Chart

Make your own kid-friendly growth chart with painter’s drop cloth customized with a cute design. Growth charts are an easy way to cherish the toddler years and you can add to it for years to come!

How I Trashed My Wedding Dress with Color

How I Trashed My Wedding Dress with Color

Some of my favorite skills include creative thinking and innovation. I enjoy coming up with new angles for accomplishing a creative task. I wanted to do a color-inspired Trash the Dress photoshoot to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary but I didn’t want to actually ruin my wedding dress. After a few tries, I came up with a creative way to paint my wedding dress without actually destroying it. Here are the steps I took to trash my wedding dress with color.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Little Prince Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

Little Prince Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

If you know basic sewing skills, you can easily make one of these Little Prince costumes yourself! I designed this costume for my little guy’s first Halloween. I hope you feel inspired by my homemade Little Prince costume for a baby or toddler!

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

These super creative DIY pencil cups take desk accessories to an entirely new level, made from soup cans, mason jars, crayons, license plates and felt!

How to Fix Scuffed Kids’ Sparkle Shoes

How to Fix Scuffed Kids’ Sparkle Shoes

My kids are forever wanting to dress up and wear their sparky shoes and fluffy tutus to the playground and bounce house. I love having girls who love dress up but it also means their fancy clothing and shoes quickly become well loved. My 2-year-old often wears a dress for 3 days in a row, refusing to take it of even for bedtime. Childhood, right? Little kids don’t sweat much and my girls never get truly filthy, so I don’t mind if she wants to live in her favorite dress. These kitty shoes have been beloved by both my girls, which required me to give them a little makeover. These sparkly pink shoes were secondhand to begin with, and after a year of my daughter frolicking through the grass in our yard, these cute flats needed some TLC. I’m excited to share how I found some matching paint, pink glitter nail polish, and fixed these little kitty shoes right up!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.