Repurposing Ideas, Trash to Treasure & Craft Ideas – DIY Inspired
25th Aug2014
Upcycled Salt and Pepper Shakers

How to Etch Glass Thrift Store Makeover

I found these spice jars while I was thrift store shopping the other day.  I fell in love with the little wooden lids, PLUS they were only...

22nd Aug2014
Spray Painted Chevron Dresser

Spray Painted Chevron Dresser DIY

I have had this dresser since college.  It was a cheap IKEA buy that has lasted over 15 years. Now, I am working on making my walk-in...

20th Aug2014
Activity Tray Thrift Store makeover

Chalkboard Activity Tray Thrift Store Makeover

My daughter uses this plastic activity tray that has now officially been through the ringer.  Not only does she use it to color on or eat snacks...

18th Aug2014
DIY Pocket Greeting Card (5)

Pocket Greeting Card DIY

I like to make my own greeting cards and invitations.  Since both my parents and my husband’s parents live on the East Coast and Midwest, we often...

15th Aug2014
How to Tie a Tulle Bow

How to Make a Tulle Bow

My daughter’s best friend’s birthday is coming up and we decided to buy her…craft supplies, of course! We raided a few stores and bought a colorful floral...

14th Aug2014
PR and SEO for Bloggers

PR and SEO 101 for Bloggers

Take your blogging to the next level. Good PR & marketing skills are the secret ingredients that will take your blog from average to amazing.  Join us for...

13th Aug2014
Living Room Reveal

Living Room Makeover Reveal

I recently posted our dining room makeover reveal, and now I am finally ready to post our living room makeover reveal!  I know. I know. It took...

12th Aug2014
Special Occasion Centerpiece Ideas

Special Occasion Centerpiece Ideas

Recently I wrote a post about DIY party favor ideas that you can use for any type of special occasion, holiday, or party theme.  It got me...

11th Aug2014
Teacher Gift Thrift Store Makeover Upcycle (2)

Teacher Gift Thrift Store Upcycle

When I was thrift shopping the other day I found a kids activity tray that I upcycled; I also found this rooster tray for $3.00. Not my...

08th Aug2014
Frozen DIY Birthday Party Favors (1)

Frozen Birthday Party Ideas

It was around 1984. I was in the third grade at recess wearing a shirt that said “Dinah” in pastel patchwork letters with a little brown haired...

06th Aug2014
DIY Yarn Tassels Tutorial

DIY Yarn Tassels Tutorial

My brother designed some adorable free printable coloring bookmarks for Inheriting Our Planet and I wanted to make little tassels for them.  I thought they would make...

04th Aug2014
Stenciled Burlap Gift Sacks

Stenciled Burlap Sacks DIY

You may know that I am obsessed with dollar bins at retail stores.  I ALWAYS get sucked in.  There are very few times where I walk by...

01st Aug2014
One Basket Four Ways (1)

Door Decoration: One Basket Four Ways

I LOVE it when I find a great deal. I bought this hanging basket at a massive sale price at a Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store after...

31st Jul2014
DIY Party Favor Ideas

DIY Party Favor Ideas

I love entertaining and helping others with parties. Many of my close friends ask for help all the time and I love it. Whether there is a...

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