Tag Archive: DIY

Sep 25

A Celebration of Everything Fall

I have said this before, but I love fall! I thought that I would gather some fun ideas that I have either tried and liked or am planning to try sometime soon. I will link them here for you to inspire you to celebrate fall with your family. Last week I gave you some suggestions for …

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Feb 10

DIY – Recovering Lamp Shades with Fabric


  Guest post by Anna Bruce   My husband and I just moved into our first home and I’m having so much fun decorating it! But as many young couples, just starting out, we are flat broke. So no extra moolah to spend on fancy, smancy shades. Enter Pinterest! I was browsing around Pinterest when …

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Jan 14

Who Knew You Could Use Your Crock-Pot for This?


Have you ever wanted to take advantage of a great price on marked down milk but had no idea what to do with it before it spoils? It is not really a good deal if it just sits in your fridge and goes bad, right? Well, I have a great do-it-yourself idea that is easy and will …

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Aug 08

DIY- Reupholstering and Painting Old Bar Stools


Guest Post by Anna Bruce My dad recently came upon these old and extremely dirty bar chairs when clearing out an old barn. Seeing as how the ones we currently had made me feel like Pee Wee Herman when I sat on them (They were way too short for our bar), I decided to take …

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Jun 21

Keeping Kool with the Kids

Keep Cool with A DIY Car Wash

I found this idea on Pinterest a couple of months ago and knew I had to try this with the kids. The idea was to make a “car wash” sprinkler out of PVC pipe. We made a trip to our local home improvement store as a family and purchased the necessary supplies. A few days …

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Jun 15

Pinterest Project of the Month


I decided in January that I would attempt one DIY project a month from my growing pinterest project board. I have been so inspired by the wealth of ideas I come across on Pinterest, but I found myself pinning stuff and never getting around to trying out any of the ideas. So I plotted out …

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