DIY Stenciled Backpack

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DIY Stenciled Backpack Even though I’m not going back to school this fall, it’s still one of my favorite times of the year. Treating yourself to new supplies, fresh pens and notebooks?! What a dream. It’s also the time for the most important part, a new backpack! To set yourself apart from others, add a custom floral pattern. It really only takes a few minutes and makes your bag totally unique. Here’s how: Continue reading…

DIY Ikea Dresser Makeover

DIY Ikea Dresser MakeoverA few of you noticed this from last week’s make your own art project, but YES! The pink dresser is in fact a DIY! I’ve always wanted a colorful dresser and somehow was able to convince Ryan to let me go pink when discussing our bedroom makeover…thank god we’re getting married! Since our budget is tight (that wedding is not going to pay for itself), instead of splurging on a designer dresser, I decided to give a classic Ikea one a makeover. Here’s how: Continue reading…

DIY Wall Art + A Creative Challenge

DIY Wall Art + A Creative Challenge As much as I love crafting, I don’t consider myself a fine artist/painter/etc by any means. But of course I don’t let that stop me from trying to get better, and neither should you! Knowing that no work of mine will be in a museum anytime soon, it’s much easier to relax and remove stress from the creation process. This project is the perfect way to get out of a creative funk all while making colorful and fun DIY wall art for your home. Trust me, if I can do it, so can you!  Here’s how: Continue reading…