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…

DIY Marble Dipped Utensil Holder

DIY Marble-Dipped Utensil HolderToday’s project comes to you from my book Hello Color! If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, grab it at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books A Million, Indigo, Target, Walmart, or your local bookstore (it’s under $24)!  love this DIY because it’s such a simple way to introduce color into your home, perhaps in an area you would’ve never considered before. If you want to add some unexpected pattern to your kitchen countertops here’s how make a marble dipped utensil holder: Continue reading…

How to Style Your Sofa + DIY Pillows 3 Ways

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How to Style Your Sofa + DIY Pillows 3 WaysThe sofa aka the modern dining room thanks to Netflix. Seeing how it’s the focal point of just about every home, why not make it look great? There’s a few easy tips and tricks to keep in mind when styling PLUS I’m sharing three different ways you can DIY your own pillow cases to match your space perfectly.  Here’s how: Continue reading…