DIY Home Decor

Heartfelt DIY Valentine canvas

Heartfelt DIY Valentine canvas

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Photos and article by Ginger Lueck Here is a fun and easy craft to make for Valentine’s Day that is cute enough to leave up the entire year long! Supplies: One 16” X 20” […]

Fall Craft Ideas: Mini Painted Pumpkins

Fall Craft Ideas: Mini Painted Pumpkins

Oh Fall, how we’ve missed you. With your cool, crisp temperatures, and your beautiful falling foliage — you are the stuff of entirely too-long-summer dreams. Don’t even get me started on the scarves, the boots, and the chunky sweaters. (You won’t be able to shut me up!) And yes, I am a big fan of […]

DIY: Wood Slice Chalkboard

DIY: Wood Slice Chalkboard

Pulled from the pages of the June 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine, get the how-to on creating this lovely wood slice chalkboard, found in ‘5 simple ways to bring the outdoors inside.’  In the spirit of tree houses, campouts and the great outdoors, I thought it would be loads of fun to create a […]

To Accent Wall, or Not, That is the Question

To Accent Wall, or Not, That is the Question

Ahhh, accent walls.  Such an interesting and sometimes touchy subject.  If you’re debating whether or not to add an accent wall to your home, here are the questions to ask before starting, as well as my general rules of thumb and guidelines. 1. Is there an interesting architectural feature on this wall that I want […]

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf

Not all DIY projects are complicated and drawn out; that would be pretty daunting.  If you’re a bath lover and in need of a quick project this Earth Day (or any day, really), this reclaimed wood bath caddy is right up your alley. DIY: Reclaimed Bath Tub Shelf To create a shelf to hold soap, […]

DIY: Valentine’s Day Heart String Art

DIY: Valentine’s Day Heart String Art

Love is in the air and that means it’s time to think about adding some LOVEly touches to the home! This heart string art project is so much fun to make and for less than $10.00 in supplies it’s also a pretty sweet deal. Here’s how to create one for your home. Supplies: Wood plaque […]

How To: Vintage Knifecicle Christmas Ornaments

How To: Vintage Knifecicle Christmas Ornaments

Trimming the tree and decking the halls sometimes calls for a design shakeup, a conversation piece and whimsical twist to the ordinary Christmas décor. On a quest for a fun DIY and vintage accent for my tree I came across the idea of making knifecicles. Yes, you read that right knifecicles. Fun, butter knives turned […]

Personalized Photo Christmas Ornaments

Personalized Photo Christmas Ornaments

It’s that time of the year again! The time to pull out the Christmas décor and get busy making your home ready for the season. I‘m afraid I have decorating ADD…I realized a few years back that I wasn’t excited to put up my tree because I was tired of the same old thing, and […]