4 Tips for Crafting with Burlap

by Dinah Wulf
Four Tips for Crafting with Burlap

Some of my most popular posts are burlap craft projects. I’ve cut it, sewn with it, stenciled it, ironed it, washed it, and even upholstered furniture with it! It gets pretty messy and you have to deal with fraying and fiber debris all over your work space. I’ve done so many projects and through the […]

How to Get Glue and Paint Off Skin

by Dinah Wulf
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Thank you to WD-40 and Lava Soap for sponsoring this post, How to Get Glue and Paint Off Skin. All opinions are 100% my own. Question: What do all of these projects have in common? Answer: I used industrial strength adhesive to make them! Question: What do all of THESE projects have in common? Answer: […]

Clever Kitchen Storage and Organization Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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Every year after I take down all of my Christmas decorations, I go on a cleaning and organizing rampage. I don’t know why, but after all the decorations are down, it seems like the house is bare and dirty. I thought I’d share a few of my clever kitchen storage and organization ideas today. Some […]

Creative Gift Wrapping Tips and Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Creative Gift Wrapping Tips and Ideas

I recently wrote a post entitled, Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas. As you can tell I’m a fan a gift wrapping. To me, it’s part of the present. It doesn’t have to be extravagant, but it shows that you took a little extra time to make their gift special.  Since writing that post, I have had […]

Preparing for Holiday Houseguests

by Dinah Wulf
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Thank you to BISSELL for sponsoring today’s post, Cleaning and Preparing for Holiday Guests. The holidays are approaching quickly! That means I have seven of my family members flying in to stay with us SOON! I admit; I have been prepping for a while. With decorating, cleaning, grocery shopping and preparing, it never seems to […]

My MyFixItUpLife Interview: Design for Poop?

by Dinah Wulf
MyFixItUpLife Interview

Who knew I could talk about poop for 20 minutes? Yes. Poop. I had the honor of being interviewed by Mark from MyFixItUpLife.  I was so nervous about this at first, but after we started I felt so comfortable and it came pretty easy to me…thanks goodness! The hosts, Mark and his wife, Theresa have […]

Camping Ideas and Tips

by Dinah Wulf
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Happy Friday! With summertime well underway, I thought I’d put together a list of helpful checklists, camping ideas and tips, DIY hacks and ideas, games, crafts, and tasty treats from some fabulous fellow Bloggers. Here we go! Check Lists and Camping Tips: Checklists, tips, and tricks to help prepare you for a successful and safe […]

Tips for Painting a Wall from Dark to Light

by Dinah Wulf
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I am so honored to be sponsored by 3M DIY today! As you may know, I spend so much time in my craft room. It’s painted a beautiful dark blue, which I love, however I felt that it was too dark with all four walls painted blue.  I decided to paint one of the walls […]

Printography: Tips for Hanging Pictures

by Dinah Wulf
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I am honored to be sponsored by Printography today to share with you my Tips for Hanging Pictures. I received a beautiful bamboo mount 8X8 photo of my daughter the other day.  I chose this picture because it sums up her age at this moment in time… mismatched clothes because she has to pick out […]

Guest Room Etiquette and Preparation for Visitors

by Dinah Wulf
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Having overnight visitors in your home can be both stressful and exciting. There are three things to keep in mind for proper etiquette and preparation; preparing the room, providing necessities, and adding special touches. With these three Guest Room Etiquette and Preparation for Visitors tips in mind, you are sure to have a fun and […]

How to Decorate with Ribbon

by Dinah Wulf
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Adding special personal touches and details to your décor is what sets it apart from the rest. Decorating with ribbon is a great way to achieve that uniqueness. There are so many beautiful textures, colors, and patterns of ribbon available to make it easy for you to choose a style to fit your décor to […]

Craft Storage and Organization Ideas with All Access™

by Dinah Wulf
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Every year when I take down my Christmas decorations I feel the need to clean, purge, and organize everything in my house! It never fails.  This year, thanks to Home Depot and Rubbermaid® All Access™ I have been able to do that. So, today I wanted to share with you my Craft Storage and Organization […]

Transform Your Backyard With These DIY Projects

by Dinah Wulf
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Transform Your Backyard With These DIY Projects, written by Guest Author Melissa Jordon Some people ignore their backyard and it becomes just a place to let the dog run and the kids play. With these easy DIY projects, you can turn your backyard into a place to entertain and relax. Once completed, these additions will […]

How to Repair a Broken Mirror Frame

by Dinah Wulf
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Five months ago I got an amazing deal on two mirrors at Home Goods.  They were in the clearance section because they were damaged.  One frame retailed for $120 and I got it for $8 and the other retailed for $80 and I got it for $12. I made over the former into a two […]

The Right Height to Hang Shelves

by Dinah Wulf
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Since we have painted and upgraded the house a little, I have been very careful with making the right choices for hanging things on my walls.   In case you are wondering, yes those are some of my Halloween decorations above, not my everyday decorations…ha! I did an online search for guidelines for the right […]

How Going DIY Helps the Environment

by Dinah Wulf

How Going DIY Helps the Environment is a Guest Post Written by Andy Giardo. Photo of a upcycled bowl made from cans by bee-cycle via Flickr Saving on energy has deep roots closely tied to the burgeoning indie craft community. It may seem a crazy connection, but the ties between the two movements are closer than […]

Top 7 Tips to Organize Your Bedroom

by Dinah Wulf
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Top 7 Tips to Organize Your Bedroom, written by Denise Baynes Author Bio: Denise Baynes is a single mother, keen on repurposing and organizing all the stuff around her home that can be repurposed, conceivably. Leave Only the Essentials. You’re trying to make this part of your home look comfortable and inviting, so it’s a […]

Easy Bathroom Organization Update

by Dinah Wulf
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I recently visited my in laws in Wisconsin.  I love going there especially because my daughter Mia gets to see her Grandma and Papa.  Rarely getting to see her Grandparents is definitely a drawback of living so far away from them (my parents are on the east coast).  I particularly love antique shopping there as […]