Category: Do It Yourself

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 which 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.

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. This crafty potato stamp painting activity is fun and creative. All you need is a paper bag or paint paper, several potatoes and craft paint!

Re-purposed Wood Decor & Furniture Ideas

Re-purposed Wood Decor & Furniture Ideas

Creating new items out of old can easily be Eco-friendly and money saving. The sky is the limit when it comes to customization! Here are some ideas to take thrifted or discarded items and furniture and turn them into something cool, modern and totally unique! The best thing about creating your own re-purposed decor is that it’s one of a kind.
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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.

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

I wanted to do a color-inspired Trash the Dress photoshoot to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Here’s how I creatively painted my wedding dress without actually destroying it.

Little Prince Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

Little Prince Infant or Toddler Halloween Costume

Last year I decided to get creative for Halloween by making my baby boy a Little Prince Halloween costume. He was so adorable and it was pretty easy to make by tracing one of my little guy’s long sleeve shirts. If you know basic sewing skills, you can easily make one of these Little Prince costumes yourself!

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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.

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

Easily fix up scuffed kids’ shoes with a bit of fabric paint and matching nail polish. My daughter was thrilled to have her favorite shoes made sparkly again!

No-Sew Toddler Tutu

No-Sew Toddler Tutu

My little girls have always loved tutus and I was pleasantly surprised at how easy they are to make! DIY tutus are fast and simple to make out of tulle and these fun sparkly skirts are perfect for dress up, a party, just for fun, and toddler or baby milestone photoshoots. You can easily make a no-sew tutu for your own baby or toddler even if you don’t have any sewing skills or sewing equipment. All you need is a few colors of tulle, a length of elastic and scissors!
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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.

Forever & Always DIY Wood Wall Art

Forever & Always DIY Wood Wall Art

Easily make custom wood wall art with just a few easy steps. I’m excited to share with you my homemade shabby chic wood wall art tutorial!

Fabulously Colorful Paint Chip Projects

Fabulously Colorful Paint Chip Projects

Combine art and color with these creative paint chip inspired projects. Spice up a nursery, kid’s room, or living space with these custom decor ideas, or liven up a party with paint chip accents and favor boxes. The options are endless!

Make a Colorful Chandelier

Make a Colorful Chandelier

We love the idea of taking an old, outdated chandelier and turning it into a vibrant focal point of color for any room! Simply spray paint an old chandelier with a few bright coats of paint in a color of your choice. Allow it to thoroughly dry between applications of paint. Customize with clear or multi-colored crystals, beads, or even mason jars! Check out these 10 inspiring ideas.

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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.