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Creative Family Ideas in the Pacific Northwest

Category: Home Decor

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 and encourage kids to wash their hands. Learn how to to easily recreate this unique idea!

Gorgeous DIY Flower Vases from Cans & Jars

Gorgeous DIY Flower Vases from Cans & Jars

Did you know that recycled cans and jars make the best flower vases? I love keeping a stash of clean jars or tin cans on hand for displaying beautiful fresh-cut flowers. 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!

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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 the style of your home. One of the easiest ways you can refresh a living space is by painting an accent wall. Learn how to choose the best paint color + some essential painting tips.

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

What is more awesome than finding the perfect wall art to fit a specific space? The answer is making it yourself! DIY wood wall art is a great way to use scraps of wood and customize your home decor to match your accent colors. We made these whimsical wooden trees using re-purposed fence boards. We painted our DIY wooden trees in different hues of watered down craft paint to create a colored stain look. Learn how to make this DIY wood wall art project yourself!
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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.

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. After all, the bathroom is such a functional space with usually a tight layout. It turns out, there are many things you can do to decorate your bathroom and add your own personal touch and custom style!

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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!

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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Refresh Kids Bedrooms with Color

Refresh Kids Bedrooms with Color

I enjoy cleaning up our home each season and freshening up some of our decor. It’s easy to inexpensively brighten up kids’ bedrooms with a few pops of color.

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!

Gorgeous & High Quality Bedroom Basics

Gorgeous & High Quality Bedroom Basics

Mommy life can throw all sorts of curved balls my way. After a busy day filled with teaching and training my kids, cleaning up messes, washing dishes and doing laundry, the best remedy is usually a good night’s sleep. High quality bed sheets can make all the difference for restful slumber. PeachSkinSheets have become a new favorite in our home; the soft textures and high quality materials are noticeably different. After using these bed sheets for a few weeks I swapped them out with one of our other sheet sets for washing and I missed our PeachSkinSheets right away!
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