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Simple and Tasty Greek Salad Recipe

Hey friends! I'm so excited to share one of my very favorite salad recipes with you. It's not a traditional lettuce salad, it's a chunky and flavorful Greek Salad, and it's so easy to prepare!

Looking for a simple and tasty salad that is packed full of veggies? This Greek Salad fits the bill. Get the recipe at diy beautify!

How to Style a Shabby Modern Birthday (Plus a $150 Minted Giveaway)

It's no joke - kids grow up way too fast! If you're a parent, I'm sure you'll agree with me! Little DIY ( my sweet daughter) is turning 12 in just a few days and I really want to stop the clock!

While she's mostly a tomboy, her tastes are starting to change and she loves what we've termed 'shabby modern'. So we decided to celebrate her birthday with that style in mind. Read on to see how we styled a shabby modern birthday party with Minted. You'll have a chance a little further down to win a $150 Minted gift card!

I used vintage decor items to style a shabby modern birthday party, as well as select items from Minted.com!

5 Steps to the Ultimate At-Home Pedi (and Night In)

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I recently found myself at home alone...for an entire evening! If you're a mom, I know you're cheering with me! I decided to make the most of this rare occurrence and treat myself to some "ME" time! I indulged in the ultimate at-home pedi, followed by ice cream and a movie! All alone!!! Read on for my tips to getting this spa treat at home!

The goal = relaxation and pampering!

Sharing 5 steps to the ultimate at-home pedi, and other ways to indulge and relax when you find yourself alone for the evening!

Fresh Strawberry Pie (The Taste of Summer)

One of my favorite things about summer is eating fresh fruit! Summer desserts like this strawberry pie are the perfect opportunity to use up an abundance of fresh, ripe fruit. My strawberry pie is made with a combination of halved and mashed strawberries. Try it and see what you think!

This fresh strawberry pie is one recipe you need to try this summer! Made with fresh berries, it is stunning as well as delicious! Get the recipe at diy beautify.

How to Make a Farmhouse Sign and a Free Printable

Tweaking, fluffing, moving, arranging and re-arranging...it's all par for the course when you love home decor. Nothing stays the same for very long...but that's part of the fun! And I find when my space lacks something, before I run to the store, I try to remedy that by making something myself.

That was definitely the case with this quick DIY sign. It adds texture and just the right farmhouse feel for the space above my sofa. Read on to find out how to make it!

Instructions for making a DIY farmhouse sign including a free printable. Get it at diy beautify!

How to Antique a New Wood Crate (Hiding in Plain Sight)

Sometimes the necessities of life aren't very pretty and they need to be hidden away in plain site. You know, so you can access them easily but don't have to stare at them cluttering up valuable floor or counter space. This antiqued wood crate turned out to be the perfect hiding place for my Soma Care heating packs.

Instructions for antiquing a new wood crate, and adding a stencil. Find the tutorial at diy beautify!

Styling a Living Room with IKEA

Today I'm sharing a few updates to my living room. I love shopping at IKEA and always find some great new pieces for my home!

My living room got some new updates courtesy of a recent shopping trip to IKEA, one of my favorite sources for affordable home furnishings! You can see what I found and how I incorporated these pieces into my home at diy beautify!

Remember that episode on Fixer Upper when Joanna and Chip hit up the antique store to find the perfect item for their clients...and Chip disappeared for a minute and then came out wearing nothing but a funky pair of liederhosen? If you missed it, don't worry...he does something like that on every episode!

Shopping with the diy beautify family is a similar experience.

Women's Hair Loss (My Journey)



Today I want to take a brief departure from DIY projects, crafts and the other things I do to make my home beautiful. I want to talk to you a little bit about personal beauty...specifically my hair. If you are a woman suffering from genetic hair loss, you are not alone! My hope is that as I share my journey with Women's ROGAINE® Foam, I will experience dramatic results which will, in turn, give you hope for your own journey!

This is part 1 of a 2-part series dedicated to my journey with hair loss and my experience with Women's ROGAINE® Foam. Read more at diy beautify!

8 Deliciously Simple July 4th Desserts

Chances are, if you're like millions of other Americans, you're gearing up for a fabulous July 4th celebration with friends and family. There's sure to be great food, awesome fireworks and delicious desserts.

Maybe you need a little inspiration on the dessert front. I've got you covered! Here are 8 fabulous and deliciously simple July 4th desserts. The hardest part will be deciding which one to make!
Delicious and simply July 4th dessert ideas! More information at diy beautify!

Inspiring DIY Kitchens

The kitchen is where it's at in most homes these days. Think about it...it's the hub. It's where cooking and baking happens, homework gets done, games get played, and people congregate when you host a party. Food is very important in our culture!
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