How to Paint Stripes on a Bedroom Wall

by Dinah Wulf
Girls Bedroom Decor

My daughter just turned six years old this past weekend. She’ll be starting first grade next month and we thought it was time to make a couple changes to her bedroom. Last week I shared an update to her wall art display, and today I want to share how to paint stripes on a bedroom […]

How I Saved Hundreds of Dollars on Wall Mirrors

by Dinah Wulf
Wall Mirror Makeovers

The six mirrors I’m about to show you cost me about $100, plus a few dollars for supplies. Together they are worth much much more. I have had all six for a minimum of three years and they have lasted room changes and even a move to a new home. They were all what I […]

Displaying Kids Artwork

by Dinah Wulf
Displaying Kids Artwork with Metal Clips DIY

I had made this artwork display idea a while ago when we were decorating my daughter’s room in our old house. Now that she’s getting a little older, I have been slowly changing her room a little to adapt to her tastes and maturity. Oh, and did I mention I wanted to do it on […]

DIY Iron-On Baby T Shirts with Printable

by Dinah Wulf
DIY T Shirt Iron-On with Printables

Having a new baby in our home is quite the change. There is a decent age gap between our daughters (just under six years) and I find myself forgetting a lot. This includes all the things those little buggers need! To help cut down some costs, I figure out some short cuts here and there. […]

DIY Laundry Room Labels

by Dinah Wulf
Get Organized with DIY Laundry Room Labels

If you enter our home through the garage, you have to walk through the laundry room. For me, I do this several times a day because I park my car in the garage. The problem is that my laundry room is the one place that “things” get piled into: heaps of clothes, stuff that needs […]

Five Cool Stenciling DIYs for your Kitchen

by Dinah Wulf
Five Cool Stenciling DIYs for your Kitchen - Monogrammed Placemats

Stenciling is one of my favorite crafts to do. It’s a great way to personalize things with clever sayings or quotes, beautiful designs, or monograms. Here are five cool stenciling DIY’s for your kitchen I have done in the past. Just click the links for the full step by step photo tutorial. Vintage Toolbox Serving […]

3 Beach Inspired Crafts for Adults with Tutorials

by Dinah Wulf
3 Beach Inspired Crafts for Adults with Tutorials

With summer here, the beach really inspires me creatively, especially when it comes to entertaining. Here are 3 beach inspired crafts for adults with step by step instructions. You can use all three for your summer parties and BBQs this year! DIY Shell Napkin Rings Materials:                    Shells Rope- I used manila rope (3/8 inch X […]

DIY Hat Clip and Headband Clip

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Hat Clip and Headband Clip

I love wearing hats and headbands. To dress them up a little, I make a DIY hat clip or headband clip, especially for special occasions or holidays.  It’s a really simple way to add a little personalized touch to your hat or fabric headband. You can also use them as barrettes and clip them right […]

How to Make Cardboard Emoji Faces

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Emojis

The other day I shared the Emoji party favors I made for my daughter’s 6th birthday party. Today, I want to share how to make cardboard emoji faces. I love decorating for parties, but it’s important that I do it as cheaply as possible. So, with some cardboard boxes I found in our garage ready […]

Ways to Go Green at Home

by Dinah Wulf
Green Living

This article, Ways to Go Green, is sponsored by SoCalGas. My husband and I sat down a few weeks ago and talked about ways to go green at home. After all, helping the environment AND saving money are a win-win.  We brain stormed a few ideas and made a list of things we could already […]

Thrift Store Magazine Rack Upcycle

by Dinah Wulf
Painted Thrift Store Magazine Rack

My husband and I always seemed to order magazine subscriptions from our friend’s older kids.  We actually have some pretty good ones. I love flipping through them on my spare time. Even though our world is saturated with digital information, I will always love the feel of actual magazine (or book) pages.  I went to […]

DIY Fourth of July Ribbon Wreath

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Fourth of July Ribbon Wreath Tutorial

Making your own Fourth of July Wreath is a great way to add a personal touch to your front entryway. With a little time and a few materials, you can make this festive wreath with a traditional Americana style. Time: 30 minutes to one hour Materials: 18” Wire Wreath Frame 2 ½” Wide Jute Ribbon, […]

Birthday Party Themes for the Summer

by Dinah Wulf
Birthday Party Themes for the Summer

My daughter’s birthday is in July. At the end of the school year she gets lumped into a group of kids and they all celebrate all of their summer birthdays together. Over a third of her class had a summer birthday so it got me thinking. Although I have posted about several different birthday party […]

Hand Puppet Paper Craft

by Dinah Wulf
Paper-Scrap-Finger-Puppet-Craft-for-Kids - Copy (2)

I made another video! I think I’m addicted. This time, I recreated a craft that my daughter and I did last year. This hand puppet paper craft is great for kids of all ages, especially this summer as a boredom buster. Mia played with them for days, making her own puppet show. They are custom […]

Emoji Party Favors with FREE Printable

by Dinah Wulf
Emoji Party Favors with Prinable Tags

For my daughter’s 6th birthday this year, she asked for an Emoji themed party. Completely surprised, I thought, “why not” and started planning. I’m not sure why I was so surprised because I think every kid at her school had a stuffed yellow emoji hanging off of their backpacks this year.  I have to say, […]

How to Clean an Area Rug

by Dinah Wulf
How to Clean an Area Rug

Since we moved into our new home, I have been obsessed with making it our forever home. From pruning my roses to scrubbing my kitchen floor, a lot goes into maintaining a home.  Recently I have learned the differences between cleaning my carpet and cleaning my rugs. Our family room, stairs, and second floor is […]

Teacher Thank You Card Printable

by Dinah Wulf
Teacher Thank You Card Printable

Yesterday I shared a free printable for a Crossing Guard Thank You card, today, I want to share a FREE download for a Teacher Thank You Card Printable. This school year was an amazing one. As a newbie mom to school, my soon-to-be first grader was very lucky to have a wonderful teacher this year. […]

Crossing Guard Thank You Card

by Dinah Wulf
Crossing Guard Thank You Card- DIY Inspired

My daughter is finishing up kindergarten (boo hoo) and every day at school we talk to Melanie, our crossing guard.  She always has a smile on her face.  She’s friendly, cracks a good joke every once in a while, and most importantly she’s great at her job.  I wanted to give her something to say […]

Best DIY Pirate Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Pirate Party Decorating Ideas  - Treasure Chest

The photos for DIY Pirate Party Ideas were submitted by Courtney Jacques at Recherché Custom Invitations. This may be my favorite DIY Pirate Parties that I’ve seen. With so many creative Pirate party ideas, this one works for kids of every age. Courtney and her husband created all the graphics for the invitations and decorations as well […]

Airplane Clothespin Craft Video

by Dinah Wulf
Airplane-Clothespin-Craft-4

I have been on a roll make videos lately (OK, OK, I’ve only made 4 in the last month but I’m working on it!). Today I want to share a video of a popular craft I have done in the past.  Since I’ve written it, it’s been shared many times on social media, so I […]

Long Beach Antique Market

by Dinah Wulf
Long Beach Antique Swap Meet - Repurposed Truck Bench

One of my favorite places to treasure hunt is the Long Beach Antique Market at the Veterans Stadium.  It’s held on the third Sunday of every month. When I’m lucky enough to convince my family to go, we are ALWAYS glad we did. You can find the coolest things there, both vintage and antique.  There […]

Fourth of July Front Door Decoration

by Dinah Wulf
DIY American Flag Front Door Sign

This may be one of my most favorite patriotic trash to treasure projects I’ve done. I had some left over laminate flooring planks from the repurposed DIY projects I did for Best Laminate.  I made a coat hanger, coasters, and a welcome sign out of them. So, with Independence Day coming up, I thought I’d […]

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