Vintage Toolbox Serving Caddy

by Dinah Wulf
Vintage Toolbox Serving Caddy Carrier

The other day I posted a picture of this vintage toolbox I found at the Long Beach Antique Swap Meet. It’s fairly large and beat up and I bought it for $20.00. I asked my Facebook friends: “Help: I have this old wooden toolbox that I’d like to use for entertaining. Carry drinks, plates, napkins, […]

Repurposed Coffee Cup Succulent Garden

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Coffee Cup Succulent Garden

I went on a very successful trip to Habitat for Humanity a while ago. I can’t wait to show you the project I’m doing, but that will come later… While I was there, I found these coffee cups in the dollar section. The second I set my eyes on them I knew what I was […]

DIY Stenciled Metal Laundry Trash Can

by Dinah Wulf
Laundry Trash and Lint Can

I have had this mini plastic trash can on top of the dryer in my laundry room for lint and used fabric softener sheets. It’s convenient, but it’s so light weight that every time I put something inside it falls over. Fast forward over a year later, I finally got around to replacing it with […]

20 Cool Must Do Stenciling Projects

by Dinah Wulf
20 Cool Must Do Stenciling Projects

Stenciling is one of my favorite crafts to do.  These are all original stenciling projects done by yours truly! I hope you find one that inspires you!! Turn some unfinished wood into a DIY Wooden Laundry Room Sign Make a Stenciled DIY Coat Hanger for Kids to hang clothes, bags, purses, and more in their […]

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 […]

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 […]

Upcycled Soccer Medal Holder DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Chalkboard Medal Holder DIY

One of my best friends asked me to make her son something to display his soccer medals on. I had a few ideas, but when I came across an unwanted (and inexpensive) sign in the Christmas clearance section at Jo-Ann’s, I knew exactly what I was going to do. Here is my Upcycled Soccer Medal […]

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 […]

Recycled Candle Holder Turned Bud Vase

by Dinah Wulf
recycled candle craft

Today I am sharing how I turned an old store bought candle into a painted stenciled bud vase. This super easy trash to treasure project makes a great gift or would even be a nice addition to a bedside table or table setting. Here is how I made this simple Recycled Candle Holder Turned Bud […]

Spring Centerpiece with Stenciled Burlap

by Dinah Wulf
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I had the honor of sharing this project, how to make a spring centerpiece with stenciled burlap, on the Darice Blog and today I wanted to re-share it with you here on DIY Inspired! Now that spring well underway, this fun and easy project will help brighten up your dining room table! I have a […]

DIY Bachelorette Party Favor Bags

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Bachelorette Party Gift Bags

I am honored to be sponsored by BurlapFabric.com today for this tutorial. OK, so I’m not technically going to a Bachelorette party, rather a fun annual girls weekend that my four best friends and I try to do once a year (it doesn’t always work out with over a dozen kids among us!).  This year, […]

Repurposed Bank Money Bag

by Dinah Wulf
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I love this trash to treasure project, a) because it’s repurposed, and b) it’s so easy!! My Mother-in-law gave me a bunch of bank money bags that are no longer used at bank branches. They are great because they are long and narrow. I wanted to make something to match my upcycled dollar bin pouches […]

Rubber Band Inspiration Board DIY

by Dinah Wulf
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I am so honored to be sponsored by Alliance Rubber Company! Today I wanted to share a step by step tutorial on how to make a stenciled rubber band inspiration board. With just a few craft materials and some colorful Super-Size Bands from rubberband.com, you can do this Rubber Band Inspiration Board DIY. Materials: 16” […]

Stenciled Cork Organization Board DIY

by Dinah Wulf
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My fellow Blogger and BFF gave me a four pack of small square cork boards. I knew I wanted to make something fun and give them back to her repurposed and reinvented. As I stared at them for a couple of days, I thought it’d be fun to make a stenciled cork organization board for […]

Stenciled Monogrammed Placemats Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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I love my Thanksgiving placemats.  They are simple, black and white, with a script style.  It has words like, “gratitude”, “share”, “Blessings”, and “thanks”… perfect for a Thanksgiving dinner party.  BUT you know me, and I had to spruce them up a little.  I thought a little shimmer of gold would be a nice touch.  […]

8 Fun and Easy Ideas for Stencils

by Dinah Wulf
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I must say that stenciling is one of my favorite craft projects to do.  It’s a fairly simple task, especially when you know a few tips or tricks.  It is also very versatile in that you can use it for small and large projects, from place mats to furniture.  Here are eight fun and easy […]

TV Tray Table Upcycle

by Dinah Wulf
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I have no idea how long I have owned these TV trays, but I would venture to say over 15 years.  They have probably been hiding away in a closet for ten of those years.  I think every home has these (kind of like the Monopoly board game), but I’m not sure how often they […]

Stenciled School Spirit Shirts

by Dinah Wulf
Stencil Tutorial

If you know a child in elementary school you can probably relate to this post.  As you know, buying clothes provided by the school can get quite expensive. Being the budget conscious crafty mama that I am, I decided to help my best friend find a DIY alternative to these pricey shirts and made our […]

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