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YOUR Best DIY Projects of 2012!!

It’s been SO much fun seeing all of YOUR favorite projects from 2012!!

I’m still going through the links, but I just had to share these 45 amazing DIY projects that were linked up. 

If you are looking for a project to spruce up your home in 2013, be sure to check out these fabulous tutorials!!  

Beautiful Wall of Built-Ins @ Just a Girl

Herringbone Dresser @ The Golden Sycamore

Add Character with Planked Walls @ The Inspired Room

Kitchen Makeover @ Home Stories A2Z

DIY Hanging Daybed Tutorial @ Jordan Valley Home and Garden Club

Library Built-Ins Using Kitchen Cabinets @ Thrifty Decor Chick

DIY Barn Door @ The Olde Farmhouse on Windwill Hill

Painted, Stenciled, Upholstered Bed @ Infarrantly Creative

Faux Wood Beams @ Beneath My Heart

Condo Kitchen Makeover @ Addicted 2 Decorating

DIY Bookcases using Kitchen Cabinets for Bases @ Worthing Court

Rustic Master Bedroom Headboard Wall Treatment @ Liz Marie Blog

Stenciled Houndstooth Porch Floor @ Girl Loves Glam

Craft Room Makeover @ How to Nest for Less

Master Bathroom Makeover @ 320 Sycamore

Cottage Living Room @ All Things Thrifty

Bell Jar Pendant Lights @ The DIY Village

DIY Secret Garden @ Not Just a Housewife

Scrapwood Wall @ Pretty Handy Girl

Subway Tile Backsplash @ Southern Hospitality

DIY Dutch Barn Doors @ Remodelaholic

Modern Vintage Playroom @ Makely School for Girls

Farmhouse Landry @ Shabby Creek Cottage

Orange and Aqua Laundry Room @ Decor Chick

Striped Blue Desk @ Refresh Restyle

Industrial Family Room Makeover @ Design, Dining and Diapers

DIY Kitchen Island @ Osie Moats

Landing Makeover @ DIY Showoff

Dressed Up Storage @ The Mustard Ceiling

Kitchen Makeover @ Homey Home Design

Wood Crate Linen Cabinet @ Gingerly Made

Open Shelves and Buffet @ The Ironstone Nest

1800’s Dresser Makeover @ Southern Revivals

Kitchen Makeover @ Remodelando la Casa

DIY Nursery @ View Along the Way

Blessed Life Atop a Cake Stand

Guest Bedroom Makeover @ Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

Sofa Table to Kitchen Island @ Desigining Domesticity

Painted Wood Floors @ Mom 4 Real

Kitchen Cookbook Shelf @ With a Blast

Living Room Media Center @ A Diamond in the Stuff

Ombre Dresser Makeover @ Paisley and Polka Dot Threads

DIY Craft Table @ Organize and Decorate Everything

$10 PB-Inspired Mirror @ Dollar Store Crafts

And also, be sure to check out ALL of the projects linked up so far.

They are SO inspirational!! 

I will be sharing another BEST 2012 wrap up soon!!

Thanks for making 2012 such a CREATIVE year!! 

I can’t wait to see what you come up with in 2013!!


PS — It’s Friday!! 

It’s almost time for the Weekend Wrap Up Party!! 

Come link up YOUR favorite projects from the week.

And, is also a FABULOUS giveaway that will help get YOU more organized for 2013!


The party starts at 6 pm MST :)


  1. WoooW !!
    Amazing projects !! Love them ALL 😀
    Pinterest DIY & Crafts recently posted…45 Amazing DIY Projects Roundup – Pinterest DIY & Crafts

  2. Melanie Narron says:

    Loved your site – so helpful. Great ideas for my kitchen!!!

  3. i love all ur DIY , and especially that the majority of ur pics have some type of Owl deco would love to know where i can aquire them, i love owls in all kinds of mediums

  4. How fun to see our hanging daybed featured- especially among so many cool projects! It’s going to take me days to look through all the projects on this post and the original link but man, there are some amazingly creative people out there!

  5. Hi Jen! Thank you so much for including my craft table in this awesome group of projects! I’m so honored! xo

  6. So many inspiring and amazing projects! :)

  7. Thanks for the feature, Jen! If this thread doesn’t get my butt in gear, nothing will. So much inspiration! :)

  8. Love all of these projects, I will need to go and check out each and every single one them!

  9. Jen-
    What a great start to the new year! Thank you for featuring our kitchen island! So honored to be among so many amazing projects and DIY’ers! I’ve gone through all of them and feel so inspired! Happy New Year!


  10. Been having trouble commenting today, so if this is a duplicate, then you get double love! Thank you so much for including my floors in such fabulous company! I am in awe of so many of these talented bloggers…you rock for always shining the spotlight on others!

  11. I am so honored to be featured among such lovely projects! Thank you so much!

  12. Thank you for featuring my barn door! I was so surprised to see it hanging out with all these FABULOUS projects from the ‘big’ bloggers :) You made my day!

  13. Jenn, I’m excited to read through all of these fantastic project tutorials! I am beyond honored that you’ve included our Ball Jar Pendant Lights along side of such an inspirational grouping of DIY bloggers!

  14. Thanks to Debbie at Refresh Restyle I didn’t totally miss out on the party and linking up! There are SO many great projects to gain inspiration from ~ thanks so much for hosting and these awesome features!!! Happy New Year! :-)

  15. So many amazing projects! Thank you so much for featuring my Family Room Makeover! So much inspiration going on right here :)

  16. What an incredible collection of projects! Such beautiful inspirations, already pinned! Thank you so much for including out Mason Jar Pendant Lights, one of my favorite DIY projects Matt has done!

  17. Oh WOW! Love them ALL!

  18. I just went pin crazy. Thanks for sharing all these great ideas.

  19. AMAZING! i so needed to see some of these. i’m so inspired to get off my booty & get to DIYing!!!


  20. Those are some awesome projects! I’m so honored to be included amongst them. Thank you Jen for hosting and for featuring my scrap wood wall.

  21. HOLY COW! This post makes me want to go gut a room!! That is some wicked fabulous talent and so inspiring!! Fun looking back and seeing some posts I’ve enjoyed and friends being featured. What a round-up.

    Happy New Year Jen :)

  22. Thanks for featuring my wood beams, Jen! xoxo
    So many great projects to look at!

  23. Oh wow, what an cool surprise to see my nursery included here. Thank you so much! Now I need to dust off my pinning fingers and start checking out all these amazing projects!

  24. Thank you for featuring my houndstooth floor! These are some really incredible projects!

  25. Oh wow! Thank you so much for featuring my 1800’s dresser. That was an amazing surprise to wake up to! 😉

  26. Oh, goodness! Thank you so much for including my diy bookcases using kitchen cabinets for the base. I’m very honored! Lots more great projects that I’m going to check out.

  27. Thanks for including my Front Entry Way!

  28. This is like the creme de la creme of DIY blogs! You’re right! I love every single project! Congrats ladies (and Matt!) LOL

  29. Oh wow, there are so many amazing projects here, and so much inspiration!! I’m going to have to look through it again (and probably again, and again)…slowly…and make notes of everything I want to try. Thank you for including my breakfast room makeover!

  30. Ahhh!!! Thank you so much for featuring my herringbone dresser!! I may have just let out a little (okay BIG) squeal!! Haha!! Thank you!!!

  31. I see so many future projects, so many wonderful and creative ideas. Thanks so much for including my little Aubusson blue desk :)
    Have a great day,

  32. My oh my, there’s so much inspiration here!! Thanks so much for featuring my craft room makeover. PINNED this!

  33. Thank you so much for including my Kitchen Cookbook Shelf ! At least now I know where to find my favorite books and they stay clean 😉


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