Best of DIY Inspired 2014

by Dinah Wulf
Best of DIY Inspired 2014

Happy New Year! Wow! What a great year. I can’t believe we are officially in 2015…yikes! Just as in 2013 and 2012, I wanted to reflect back to this past year and put together a best of DIY Inspired 2014. I broke it up in different categories. Here we go! Best Furniture Makeover I did […]

Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids BLACK + DECKER

Thanks to BLACK+DECKER for sponsoring today’s post, Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids. All opinions are 100% my own. I finally did it! Inspired by BLACK + DECKER’s “Your Big Finish” initiative, I completed a project I’ve been meaning to do for a while now. A few months ago, I found a little bench while […]

DIY Playroom Wall Art

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Playroom Wall Art (7)

Thank you to Pear Tree Greetings for sponsoring this post, DIY Playroom Wall Art. All opinions are 100% my own. OK, so I don’t really have a playroom, however I CAN say that my daughter and some toys have officially taken over part of the family room.  I know a lot of fellow parents have […]

Recycled Can and Mason Jar Vases

by Dinah Wulf
Mason Jar and tin can centerpiece with pink and green fresh flowers.

I originally shared this idea on my friend’s blog, A Fabulous Fete, and thought I’d share it with you today! I don’t know about you but I am always saving spaghetti sauce jars. I’ll even take this a step further and admit to you that I buy spaghetti sauce based on the jar and not […]

Easy Felt No Sew Bags

by Dinah Wulf
Easy DIY Felt Pencil Cases

My family and I travel a lot and it seems like I can never have enough little bags to help me organize my makeup, makeup brushes, jewelry, hair accessories, and so on. Not to mention my daughter’s things as well. Looking around my craft room and supplies I already had in hand, I busted out […]

Breakfast at Tiffany’s DIY Invitations

by Dinah Wulf
Breakfast at Tiffany's themed birthday party invitations with envelopes.

I have been on a roll with invitations lately! I have to say, I really enjoy paper crafts like this. Recently, I made a clam shell for a Little Mermaid Party and a Rapunzel Tower invite with yarn hair for a Tangled themed party. This time, I am helping my best friend with her oldest […]

Hanging Fall Wreath DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Hanging Fall Wreath

Maybe I should have titled this post “One Wreath, Five Ways” because this is the fifth time I have used this little hanging basket for my front door decoration.  I love that it is so versatile and you can use it for all holidays and special occasions.  This time, since autumn is officially here, I […]

Thrift Store Finds to Makeover for Your Kids

by Dinah Wulf
DIY projects for kid's toys and furniture befor and after collage.

I am no stranger to thrift store shopping. In fact, I have done so many thrift store makeovers that I have lost count. I noticed that I have made over several pieces, specifically for my daughter, so I thought I’d put together a round-up of thrift store finds to makeover for your kids. This entire […]

Thrift Store Find Wooden Bowl Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Wooden Rope Bowl DIY

I spend A LOT of time perusing the aisle of thrift stores. As a result, I have done so many thrift store makeovers. If I go, I rarely leave empty-handed. If you have the patience to look, there’s a good chance you’ll find a hidden gem.  I found this wooden bowl for $6.00 at a […]

Mango Pina Colada Lip Balm DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Mango flavored and pina colada flavored lip balm in recycled containers.

Thank you to Nature’s Flavors for sponsoring this post, Mango Pina Colada Lip Balm DIY. All opinions are 100% my own. I have made my own lip balm before, but I must say that this batch might possibly be the best! I’m going to venture to say it’s because of the ingredients I chose to […]

How to Etch Glass Thrift Store Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
Etched glass salt and pepper shakers.

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 99 cents each.  My Mother accidentally broke my antique pepper shaker that I had and so I decided to turn these spice jars into my everyday salt and […]

Spray Painted Chevron Dresser DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Spray Painted Chevron Dresser

I have had this dresser since college.  It was an inexpensive IKEA buy that has lasted over 15 years. Now, I am working on making my walk-in closet a little prettier and wanted to make it stand out. This project came just in time for the Make It Yours®​ with Krylon® contest (details to follow) […]

Chalkboard Activity Tray Thrift Store Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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 on, she steps on it, leans on it, and sits on it. It’s now warped and slouchy in the middle. When I went on a hunt on my […]

Pocket Greeting Card DIY

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Pocket Greeting Card (5)

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 send them snail mail with our daughter’s school photos or artwork.  Most recently, my daughter danced her very first ever dance recital, so I wanted to make a […]

How to Make a Tulle Bow

by Dinah Wulf
Purple tulle bow for a gift.

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 plastic bin to keep everything inside.  This way, she would have her own storage bin separate from her three sisters. The plastic bin was beautiful in itself, so […]

DIY Yarn Tassels Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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 great back to school gifts for teachers or a Teacher Appreciation gift as well. I had never made them before and found they are extremely easy to make. […]

Stenciled Burlap Sacks DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Stenciled Burlap Gift Sacks

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 and find nothing. This time I found some little burlap sacks and some pretty trim. I tossed them into my basket and knew exactly what I was going […]

Kids Artwork Display Idea

by Dinah Wulf
Kids Artwork Display Idea (8)

My daughter got a new loft bed in her room and we had to rearrange her furniture.  That also meant that I had to move her fabric Duck Brand tape shelves. The wall was blank and empty so my best friend from Simply Creative Ways gave me a Kids Artwork Display Idea. The two of […]

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