DIY Conversation Heart Coasters

DIY Conversation Heart CoastersI am SO excited about today’s DIY because after a bit of trial and error, the idea that was in my head actually worked! And I only finished one bag of candy while experimenting, so I’ll call that a craft win. If you’re throwing a party for Galentine’s Day or just want to add a little love and whimsy to your coffee table throughout the year, I hope that you’ll give these DIY Conversation Heart Coasters a try! Here’s how: Continue reading…

DIY Rainbow Circle Shelf

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DIY Rainbow Circle Shelf2019 is already shaping up to be the year of organizing DIYS over here! With that being said, I thought it was about time to organize my glasses collection because I have a bad habit of laying them all around the house… which leads me to spending time everyday trying to remember where I last had them. Really, it’s a problem. The open shelving of this DIY Rainbow Circle Shelf not only helps me see all my glasses at once, but it’s a great reminder to not just set them down as I please. With a few screws and a bit of paint, you can have your own storage solution too! Here’s how:  Continue reading…

DIY Mounted Wall Desk for Two

DIY Mounted Wall DeskHappy 2019 friends! What better way to start the new year than by getting your work area organized?! When Ryan and I moved to Brooklyn last year, we needed a solution to the problem of having two computers but no designated room for an office. We wanted desks to accommodate both of our work areas, but not overpower the size of our living room (it’s an open floor plan that leads into the kitchen). Essentially we wanted it to be functional and offer some storage for our small apartment, without looking clunky or disorganized since any guest that come over will see it. Not only was a mounted wall desk the best option for being both practical and cute, but it was also the most affordable (under $400) out of all the options researched. 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…