DIY Valentine’s Day Wreaths

Decorating with a fun, whimsical wreath is a fast and easy way to celebrate Valentine's Day. Whether you like over-the-top fancy and layered designs or simple and clean, wreaths are a great do-it-yourself project because they can be made from just about anything you can imagine. The blogosphere is hopping with a lot different of…

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Make a Statement with DIY Mantel Words

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Dressing up your mantel a few times a year is an easy and creative way to change up your decor and celebrate each season. If you browse different mantels online, you'll notice that oftentimes people incorporate words into the decor. Sometimes it is…

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DIY Rustic Paint Finish

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: I am not a professional painter. My dad has been a house painter since before I was born, but alas, he didn't pass down his skills to me. Of course, I couldn't help picking up a few basics, but I usually leave any…

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Set a Pretty Table with DIY Braided Vine Napkin Rings

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Now that November is here, I'm so ready to start planning a fabulous Thanksgiving meal with my sister-in-law. Not only do I love a delicious meal, but I love a pretty place setting too. A couple of weeks ago, I fell in love…

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Decorate for Fall with a DIY Twig Mirror

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: A couple of months ago, I stumbled across a twig mirror online and was really taken with it. I was not, however, taken with its price tag of $169. When I saw my husband pruning our hedges, I decided to save some of…

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Personalized Glass-Etched Team Mugs

The following post is from Eric from GlassEtchingSecrets.com: This is a recent glass-etching project that I did for a friend to highlight his favorite basketball team, but you can etch nearly anything on a glass to easily personalize it. To start, you'll need to round up some items. The most common way to etch glass…

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Keep Essentials at Hand with a DIY Fast Felt Purse

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: These fast felt purses can be as simple or as elaborate as you want them to be. They are perfect to hold all those little odds & ends that roll around in the bottom of your purse or diaper bag. Plus, they are…

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5 Tips to Make Flea Market Junk Work for You
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5 Tips to Make Flea Market Junk Work for You

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: I wouldn’t be able to have a lovely home without being creative with yard sale deals and flea market junk finds.  Sure, one man’s trash may be another mans’ treasure…but not without a lot of spray paint and wood glue. When I was a young…

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Get Inspired with DIY Canvas Word Art

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: For me, the beginning of the academic year feels like the New Year. It's an opportunity for me to refocus, get inspired, and set new goals for the next year.  When I saw art canvases on sale at the craft store, I decided…

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Create Stylish Storage with a DIY Woven Paper Box

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: It's Back-to-School time!  For our family that means shopping for new clothes, shoes, and school supplies as well as getting things a bit more organized around the house. Recently, I reorganized our school and craft supplies with plastic shoeboxes.  Sometimes I'd like a…

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