Front Door Makeover with New Paint

Friday, May 29, 2015

Sun, wind and rain all take a toll on a front door. Think about it...your door is exposed to the elements on a daily basis...which can lead to all sorts of problems!

I found the perfect paint for my front door that never fades! I'm sharing all the juicy info at DIY beautify!


We recently had to replace our front door because it wasn't able to weather the weather any longer...get it?

Our new six-panel door came primed and ready for paint. In fact, it looks like the same door, but it's not. In a few days I'll be sharing how to install a new door, but for today, we're talking paint.

Lemon Glazed Shortbread Cookies

Monday, May 25, 2015

These 5-ingredient Lemon Shortbread Cookies are sweet and tart with the additional of a whole lemon, used in the batter and the glaze. You'll find the directions at DIY beautify


I'm all about making lemonade when life gives you lemons!

But what do you do when your husband brings home a five-pound bag of lemons?

How to make Patriotic Pinwheels

Friday, May 22, 2015

When it comes to decorating for holidays, simple is always better in my book. Decor that will be on display for only a short time shouldn't be something that takes hours to make! These Patriotic pinwheels deliver a big dose of patriotic charm, and can be used over and over!

Learn how to make these awesome Patriotic Pinwheels in just a few simple steps! Find the tutorial at DIY beautify!

When I spotted these pinwheels in Martha Stewart, I knew they'd be the perfect little touch for Memorial Day!

I made a few variations to the process, and I'm sharing this simple DIY with you today...so simple, even a 5th grader can do it!

(VIDEO) How to Create a Boutique Hat for a Bargain Price!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Learn how to create a designer hat with a boutique look for a bargain price! Get the full tutorial, including video, at DIY beautify!


Hey friends, I am so excited by today's project because it's a 'bargain basement' one! I've included a short video below to show you part of the process!

This is a project that anyone can do; it's a simple way to bring a custom, boutique look to a hat comparable to those you'll find in high end boutiques, but for a lot less (sshh!). You're going to want to wear your cute hat everywhere!

(VIDEO) Easy Tip: How to Hang a Wreath on the Front of a Mirror or Cabinet

Friday, May 15, 2015

Use this Great Tip to Hang a Wreath Effortlessly from the Front of a Mirror or Cabinet Door without ANY Visible Hardware! You'll get the complete instructions and a video at DIY beautify!

How many time have you wanted to hang a wreath on the front of a mirror or a cabinet door, but you didn't know how to do it in an attractive way? The only option out there seems to be to use a wreath hanger.

Pom Pom Garland Tutorial

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I love to help make my daughter's room colorful, cozy and filled with delightful things.

We've been on a pom-pom making kick...I taught Little DIY (that's my 10-year old) to make them, and together we've made dozens of pom poms.

Fabulous tutorial for pom poms, no special tools required! | DIY beautify

Country Living Fair Nashville Recap

Friday, May 8, 2015


Country Living Fair Nashville recap | DIY beautify

When I found out that the Country Living Fair was coming to Nashville (my neck of the woods), I didn't hesitate to go online and order tickets.

It's long been a dream of mine to attend a CL Fair.

The cool thing is that the dates fell on my birthday, so it was an awesome birthday gift and Mr DIY and I made plans to go together when the kids were in school. He's awesome that way!

Guest Room Reveal (ORC: Week 6)

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

I completely transformed an empty room into a charming Guest Retreat. You've got to see this space now, all the details are at DIY beautify!

It's Reveal Day, y'all!!

I'll be honest...the last 6 weeks have literally flown by...but in that short time I've completely redone a room in my home and today I'm sharing my Guest Room Retreat, in all its finished glory, with you!

DIY Coaster from a Tile

Monday, May 4, 2015

Give the gift of a Custom Coaster, made to suit the personality of the recipient. Find the full tutorial to make a Custom Coaster at DIY beautify!

As my thoughts are on Mother's Day, I knew I wanted to make something special and unique for my awesome mom-in-law, Joan.

I've learned a few things in the 23 years that I've been married to Joan's son...

  • I know she loves blue
  •  I know she loves tea
  •  I know she loves dishes (esp with blue prints)
  •  I know she loves anything handmade

So I decided to make her a custom coaster with a pretty blue and white teacup and saucer on it, along with her initial. She's had a strong influence on my own love of blue and white dishes!

Mother's Day Gift Guide and Favorite Things Giveaway Winner announced

Friday, May 1, 2015


Are you ready for Mother's Day? It's May 10th this year, only a little over a week from now.

Moms need to feel loved and appreciated, no matter their age, and most moms enjoy a gift now and again (especially on Mother's Day!).

Just like kids, no two moms are alike. When purchasing a gift for your mom, look for something that matches her personality!
 To help you find the perfect gift for your mom, I've put together a few ideas for pretty much every mom out there, whether you have a big budget, or your budget is small.

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