I transformed this little side table with a fresh stain of pink-and-pink, and I think it’s ready to brighten up a little girl’s bedroom.
If you are looking for inspiration for your home or you want to do a project like this, I hope you’ll check out other fun DIY projects that we’ve shared on our blog. see more
After-school snack time is even better with a custom snack bar upgraded with fresh paint. I’m a lucky mom because I usually get an answer to the question we all ask: “How was your day?” And I know that when I can sit down for a snack after school, I’ll … see more
We chose an elevated planter box, because it is versatile for most spaces and easy-to-use as a garden box or as a spot to keep drinks for a backyard party.
Here’s the how-to for the project that we shared with Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s blog. see more
The plain, unremarkable top felt like it needed a little pizazz, and I immediately envisioned a pattern in gold and greens. see more
For workshops, I always choose affordable and easy-to-manage tools. The tools I shared with the team at FYI Philly are my favorite go-to tools for most projects. They also are easy to carry, set-up, and store away. see more
Giving a new look to older furniture is easy with paint and a few simple tools at Habitat ReStore. (Ahem….While the headline says it took 6 hours, it only took 4.) I was lucky to share an afternoon with Samantha Melamed from the Philadelphia Inquirer. We walked around the Philadelphia … see more
When I shop Habitat for Humanity ReStore, I have an idea, and then the shop’s treasures make it even better. Not every DIY project upcycle starts with a trip to the home improvement center for supplies… when the fun can start at a Habitat ReStore. When I’m working on a project, from a backyard makeover … see more
Fun desk shelves that are stylish and loaded with upcycle saavy see more
In just an afternoon, here’s how to make a tiki torch with a pair of skis. Mark and I were challenged by our friends at Krylon to make a tiki torch from something out-of-the-ordinary. Using unusual materials in new ways is my favorite way to DIY, so I felt like … see more
Habitat ReStore workshops are a fun way to gain DIY skills and meet new friends. I have a major crush on creative upcycling. And while Pinterest and Instagram are always available on my phone for a quick creative fix, there is nothing like sharing ideas in-person with a group of … see more