Earth Day Activities for the Family

by Dinah Wulf
Earth Day Activities for the Family

Next week we will be celebrating Earth Day! In fact, April 22, 2015 is 45 years that we are celebrating the modern movement of environmental protection.  I thought I‘d put together some fun Earth Day activities and facts to help celebrate the national holiday. Earth Day Facts On the first Earth Day in 1970, more […]

DIY Wooden Laundry Room Sign

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Wooden Laundry Room Sign

The beauty of being a Crafter for a living is that I have a well-stocked craft room. I was at Home Goods walking around and saw a cute little laundry room sign for $19.00. I didn’t want to spend twenty dollars on it so I came home, raided my craft room, and made one myself […]

Caterpillar Clothespin Kids Craft

by Dinah Wulf
Clothespin Caterpillars (4)

Mia loves playing with these little pompoms. She sorts them by color, glues them on pictures, and pretends they are food and “cooks” them on her play stove. She looked at me and said, “What can we make with these?” I looked at her and looked at the little clothespin airplanes we made and knew […]

5 Minute No Sew DIY iPhone Case

by Dinah Wulf
Simple No Sew DIY Phone Case

I recently made some felt tassel key chains and had some left over felt scraps. I decided to make a DIY phone case for my iPhone. It’s perfect for me, because it protects my phone from all the junk in my purse, and if I don’t want to bring my purse (which is often) I […]

How to Deep Clean Upholstery

by Dinah Wulf
How to Deep Clean Upholstery

This post, How to Deep Clean Upholstery, is sponsored by BISSELL, but my opinions are all my own. It’s that time of year again! Spring cleaning time! How do you keep up with that new sofa or chair look while protecting them from spilled wine, dinner parties, and messy kids?  Vacuuming alone isn’t enough. When […]

Easy Felt Flower

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Felt Flower Napkin Rings

I love working with felt because it’s so easy to work with. I thought these felt flower napkin rings and pins would be great for Teacher’s Appreciation Day, Mother’s Day brunch, or for a springtime table setting. I have made felt flowers before and these are SUPER quick and easy. You can also make them […]

Airplane Clothespin Kids Craft

by Dinah Wulf
Airplane Clothespin Craft (3)

If you haven’t guessed already, my daughter dictates most of what we do/make for these projects and activities that I post. Yep… when she asked for a castle we made this toilet paper roll and shoebox castle. When she asked for dolls of her friends we made these toilet paper roll and ribbon roll dolls. […]

Recycled Map DIY Birthday Banner

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Map Happy Birthday Banner DIY

My parents live 3 thousand miles away on the East Coast. So, it’s rare that I get to celebrate birthdays together. This year for my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day we are having a small family reunion on Catalina Island. Woo hoo! I wanted to make it special and make a few decorations for the […]

Birthday Party Ideas for Girls

by Dinah Wulf
Birthday Party Ideas for Girls

I LOVE decorating and hosting parties. I always have. I was looking through my blog, as I sometimes do, and it’s amazing how much I forget about! I have a bunch of great birthday party ideas for girls here on DIY Inspired, so I thought I’d put together a quick round up of those parties. […]

Stenciled DIY Coat Hanger for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Coat Hanger for Kids Trash to Treasure

I was perusing Home Goods the other day. I love that place! I always find something when I go. One of the last things I do before I leave is check the clearance section in the back. You never know what you can find that just needs a little TLC. This time I found a […]

Crazy Hat Day Idea

by Dinah Wulf
Crazy Hat Ideas

My daughter had crazy hat day at her preschool and OF COURSE I couldn’t just let her go into school with a regular hat. We had this hat in her dress up clothes that was perfect. I didn’t want to permanently ruin it so she could use it again so we crafted it accordingly.  Here […]

DIY Photo Strip Frame

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Photo Strip Frame

I have so many fantastic photo booth pictures. I love shifting through them every once in a while. The only problem is that they are tucked away in my closet hidden and forgotten until I happen to come across them again. I pulled out my faves and decided to make this DIY photo strip frame […]

Four Year Blogaversary

by Dinah Wulf
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I’m celebrating my four year Blogaversary a little early this year. It’s actually next month, the date I first went live, but it was in March 2011 that I decided to pull the plug, picked my first blog post theme, and came up with the ideas and inspiration behind DIY Inspired. This early celebration was […]

Planting Amaryllis Bulbs

by Dinah Wulf
Amaryllis Plant

We received a beautiful amaryllis bulb package from Longfield Gardens not long ago. It had everything we needed to plant amaryllis with a heat pack and all. I was told that it had been given special temperature treatment for optimal blooming performance. Mia and I planted it together and I wanted to share it with […]

DIY Felt Tassel Key Chains

by Dinah Wulf
Felt Tassel Key Chains

I love felt crafts. It’s easy to work with and you can do so many things with it. Today I want to share a super easy felt craft, these DIY felt tassel key chains. They would make cute handmade gifts for teachers, friends, or for Mother’s day and Father’s Day coming up. You can make […]

Printable Coloring Bookmarks

by Dinah Wulf
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Printable Coloring Bookmarks was an original post from my other blog, which I recently said farewell to, however I still wanted to share this fun craft with you today. I hope you like it! My amazing and talented brother designed some fun free printable coloring bookmarks for you to download. He made three beautiful designs.   […]

Toilet Paper Roll Bunny Craft

by Dinah Wulf
Toilet Paper Roll Bunny (5)

Mia and I recently read a book together that was about a pink bunny. She loved that book from school and so when I asked her what she wanted to make she said none other than… a pink bunny! It worked out great too because it’s spring time and this would make the perfect Toilet […]

56 Repurposing Ideas for Ordinary Household Objects

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposing Ideas for Ordinary Household Objects

There is a reason my motto is “Repurpose, Reinvent!” I have done some serious repurposing the last several years. This list isn’t even all of it. It’s narrowed down to ordinary household objects. Yep… everything on this list was done by yours truly…man I’m cheap…I mean creative. Anyway, I hope you enjoy this reference list […]

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