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Creative Family Ideas in the Pacific Northwest

Category: Home Decor

How to Make Creative Tape Painting Art

How to Make Creative Tape Painting Art

Create beautiful, custom art with this awesome tape painting technique! The possibilities are endless for the decorative patterns and color schemes you can create.

Best Futons to Create a Versatile Living Space

Best Futons to Create a Versatile Living Space

We love finding ways to use our home differently or more effectively. A futon is a great way to transform a room from a living space to a sleep space!

Colorful Lego Soap Dispenser

Colorful Lego Soap Dispenser

A colorful Lego soap dispenser is an innovative way to decorate a kids bathroom or just add a pop of color next to a bathroom sink. My kids absolutely love Legos. This Lego soap dispenser is a fun idea to encourage kids to wash their hands. To recreate this idea, all you need is a clear soap dispenser, liquid hand soap (clear soap makes the colors stand out), and a handful of assorted Lego pieces.

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Gorgeous DIY Flower Vases from Cans & Jars

Gorgeous DIY Flower Vases from Cans & Jars

Did you know that recycled cans and jars make great flower vases? Next time you are emptying a tin can or glass jar from your cupboard, don’t throw it away! Wash it out and use it to display some pretty blooms!

DIY Happy Heart Wood Wall Art & Custom Stencils

DIY Happy Heart Wood Wall Art & Custom Stencils

Sometimes you just need a custom made sign. My darling Happy Heart wood wall art started out as an old cabinet door, transformed into a beautiful focal point on my wall with easy DIY stencils!

How to Choose an Accent Wall Paint Color + Painting Tips

How to Choose an Accent Wall Paint Color + Painting Tips

Small home renovation projects are a great way to update your home and customize it to your style. One of the easiest ways you can refresh a living space is by painting an accent wall. A single painted wall can provide color to a room without overwhelming the space. These tips can help you can choose an accent wall color that best coordinates with your home design and decor.
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Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

A DIY felt leaf garland is a pretty decorative accent for a party or child’s bedroom. You could also use this easy craft idea to create a garland of stars, hearts or flowers.

DIY Wooden Trees Made From Fence Boards

DIY Wooden Trees Made From Fence Boards

These DIY wooden trees are a simple and eye catching addition for any blank wall. Anyone can complete this home decor project with a little time, some wood and a splash of craft paint.

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. I enjoy growing low-maintenance house plants such as cactus and succulents in my kitchen. One of the challenges with maintaining indoor potted plants is that the potting soil gets old. I refreshed one of my plants with new soil, a layer of rocks to secure the soil, and some colored decorative rocks. Here are some tips about how to arrange indoor plants and give them a new look!

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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.

Super Creative Ways to Decorate Your Bathroom

Super Creative Ways to Decorate Your Bathroom

Decorating a bathroom can be one of the most challenging projects in the house. It turns out, there are many things you can do to decorate your bathroom and add your own personal touch and custom style!

Easy DIY Felt Pennant Banner

Easy DIY Felt Pennant Banner

Homemade party pennants are super easy to make and you can coordinate colors to match any party theme! I made a cute felt pennant banner in under an hour with just a few supplies; ribbon, felt, a piece of cardboard, scissors, a hot glue gun and a measuring tape. Once the party is over, you can hang the pennant banner in your child’s room or in the playroom to brighten up an everyday space.

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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!

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!

Refresh Kids Bedrooms with Color

Refresh Kids Bedrooms with Color

I enjoy cleaning up our home each season and refreshing some of our decor. It’s easy to inexpensively brighten up kids’ bedrooms with a few new pops of color. I recently updated my daughter’s bedroom with new bedding, colorful curtains and a pretty painted accent wall. My kids love switching up their bedroom design and I’m happy to minimize the cost of easy bedroom updates. See our tips below for how to add color and style to a bedroom on a budget.
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