Archive of ‘DIY’ category

Drab to Fab Chair Makeover

The last couple years I’ve had the privilege of speaking at a few different Home + Garden shows and expo’s. This weekend I’ll be speaking at the Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo, along with a great lineup of speakers…including Jonathan & Drew Scott from HGTV’s Property Brothers, Matt Fox who you’ll remember from HGTV’s Room by […] Read more…

DIY Phone Charging Station From Scrap

A simple and sleek little phone charging station from Restoration Hardware caught my eye while stalking my local RH store. It’s like walking into a candy store, well…if the candy was laced with gold. I have yet to be able to afford anything there, because even something as small as this lovely phone charger costs $79. It’s […] Read more…

DIY Coral Bookends for $2!

DIY projects with supplies from the “dollar store” are one of my favorite ways to add handmade decor to our home! DIY Coral Bookends We live super close to the ocean on Okinawa. Most of our summer is spent snorkeling and collecting shells, coral, and drift-wood. I found these two pieces of coral and knew […] Read more…

DIY Picture Frame Ledge

The moment I saw my new couch in this space I immediately knew that a beautiful Pottery-Barn-like picture frame ledge would be gorgeous above it and make the whole space! Needless to say my enthusiasm quickly hit a wall when I could not find the much coveted picture frame ledge of my dreams in a reasonable price. […] Read more…

West Elm Acrylic Shelf Knock Off

It’s time for another installment of the West Elm Knock-off Series! Last time I showed you how to build a West Elm knock-off slab bench (which is an astounding $699) for a mere $15!! Today myself and these 4 amazing and talented gals are excited to share our latest West Elm knock-offs. Who say’s you can’t […] Read more…

DIY Corbel Shelves

I love making custom shelves and organizational racks! It effectively increases the storage of any cabinet, room, or closet, and makes organization a cinch! You can easily and inexpensively make your own shelves and storage racks with one simple (and really cool) hack. Corbels with existing key hole fittings. It makes this DIY a breeze […] Read more…

How To Hack Your Way To A Wardrobe

This month Hickory Hardware and Pittsburgh Paints challenged 9 bloggers (including yours truly) to transform an Ikea Rast Dresser using their products. What fun! I jumped onboard right away with the perfect project in mind. My master closet is itty bitty living space, and I’ve been dreaming of the perfect freestanding wardrobe to expand some of […] Read more…

The Ugly Duckling Door Turned Headboard

Once upon a time there was a sad lonely door, and it was the ugly duckling of all the doors at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. There was also a crazy DIY chick who loved to craft and do happy dances after every project (her husband and children often stared at her with heads cocked to the […] Read more…

Simple DIY Art Calendar

Today I’m excited to be share some Bedside Organization Tips over at IHeart Organizing! You’ll see all the beautiful and helpful items that make this space not only stunning, but WORK hard for me. So pop over to IHeart Organizing and let me know what you think. 😉 I was SO happy to finally give ugly my master bedroom […] Read more…

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