DIY Rainbow Spider Pumpkin

DIY Rainbow Spider Pumpkin Time to keep this non-creepy Halloween train rolling! While I know spiders aren’t for everyone, with a touch of paint, they become less scary and more colorful and fun. Not only is this a cheaper DIY to make (I got a bag of 150 spiders for $3 at Target), but it’s next to impossible to mess up. So go ahead and pour yourself a glass of hard apple cider and get crafting! Here’s how: Continue reading…

DIY Rainbow Poster Hanger

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DIY Rainbow Poster HangerAdding art to any space is the perfect way to add color and personality. Since we’ve already hung a gallery wall on one all of our apartment, and I didn’t want to keep adding frames on top of frames, I decided to give poster hangers a try. They’re such a great alternative for those odd sized prints that don’t fit a standard frame– PLUS they’re completely affordable. The only options I found were wooden or black, so I decided to customize my own with a bit of spray paint. It only takes 10 minutes and is so super easy. Here’s how: Continue reading…

10 Minutes or Less: DIY Happy Pumpkins

10 Minutes or Less: DIY Happy PumpkinsAlright friends, how about we kick Monday off with a happy DIY?! As much as I love fall, I’ve never really been a huge fan of traditional spooky Halloween decor. Love a scary movie, but I don’t love getting scared in my own house for a month straight, ya know? If you’re looking to celebrate the holiday, but don’t want to go full force into zombies and monsters, try making these happy ghost pumpkins instead! I seriously haven’t stopped smiling since I made them and hope they’ll brighten your day as well. Here’s how:

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DIY Paint Swatch Halloween Costume

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DIY Paint Swatch Halloween Costume Guys I am so excited about this project because I’ve finally come up with a costume to match my pink hair! And to think it only took me three years! Between my book launch and moving this year, I’ve spent a lot of time around color and paint swatches, so naturally I decided to dress like one for Halloween. If you’re looking to add a little craft and a lot of color into your costume this year, then this paint swatch DIY is for you! Here’s how: Continue reading…