Bookshelf Décor Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
How to Decorate a Bookcase

When I first saw this house, one of the things that got me excited was the built in bookshelves in the family room. Having a love of decorating, I could imagine changing my bookshelf décor around with every holiday and season. Today I thought I’d share a few of my bookshelf décor ideas. Although I […]

Easy Way to Hang Pictures with Two Hooks

by Dinah Wulf
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We had put our house on the market a couple of months ago, and we happen to obtain a new buyer and have found a new home with a closing date just a few days before Christmas.  No holiday home tour for me this year, but that’s ok! I have a new beautiful house to […]

Child and Baby Safety Tips and Tricks

by Dinah Wulf
Plantation Shutters Guest Bedroom

This article, Child and Baby Safety Tips and Tricks, is sponsored by Smith & Noble. All opinions are 100% my own. I have HUGE news! I’m pregnant with baby #2!!! This was a very pleasant surprise for my family. You see, not many people know this but this is my third pregnancy in three years. […]

How to Select Your Sandpaper Grit

by Dinah Wulf
How to Select Your Sandpaper Grit

As I mentioned before, I participated in the GMC DIY Challenge where I competed against two other amazing DIY teams in a furniture upcycling and repurposing challenge from thrifted items at Habitat for Humanity. You can read about it, watch it, and see some behind the scenes footage here and here. During filming, I was […]

How to Hang Wallpaper with a Pattern

by Dinah Wulf
How to Apply Patterned Wallpaper Featured

This article, How to Hang Wallpaper with a Pattern, is sponsored by Bellacor. All opinions are 100% my own.  I have to admit, I was a little intimidated with the idea of hanging wallpaper. However, I quickly got over it after seeing the many beautiful patterns available that simply put; you can’t do with paint […]

How to Pick and Apply Paints

by Dinah Wulf
How to Pick and Apply Paints

Last month I participated in the GMC DIY Challenge where I competed against two other teams in a furniture upcycling and repurposing challenge from thrifted items at Habitat for Humanity. You can read about it, watch it, and see some behind the scenes footage here and here. During filming, I was lucky enough to do […]

Kitchen Cleaning Shortcuts

by Dinah Wulf
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Kitchen Cleaning Shortcuts is sponsored by Bounty. All opinions are 100% my own. Hi. My name is Dinah, and I take kitchen cleaning shortcuts. Part of this post is a little embarrassing; mostly because of the BEFORE photos. Working from home is tough sometimes. I don’t have a house keeper, and now that I’m busier […]

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
Lava Soap for Crafters

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: […]

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 […]

DIY Wreath Hanger Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Wire Hanger

I was decorating the house the other day and I needed a simple way to hang a wreath on the mirror over my mantel. I had a regular wreath hanger you can buy at the store, but it was too long. It hung too far down the mirror. Like a dork, I attempted to tape […]

Playhouse DIY Mini Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I am proud to be a 3M- sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate products from 3M DIY. Opinions are my own and additional product used in the project were selected by me. My daughter has a large playhouse on the side of our home that needed a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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