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Easy Decorating DIY — Make Taped and Painted Pillows in ANY Pattern!!

taped and painted pillows

I have used stencils to create patterns on pillows, so I thought it would be fun to try creating patterns on pillow with tape. I used ScotchBlue Painter's Tape to make these pillows. And it couldn't be easier to create one-of-a-kind pillows this way. Here's what you need: … [Read more...]

Make a Duvet Cover from a Fabric Shower Curtain!

Duvet out of a shower curtain

Have you ever had a project in your mind and then you just can't find what you are looking for? That's what I ran into with my guest room redo. For the bedding I knew I wanted a grey duvet cover that had some ruffles but not too many - so it wouldn't be too "girly". And I wanted it to be a plain color so I could make some graphic pillows to go with the bedding. I looked and looked and couldn't … [Read more...]

DIY Subway Tile Table Redo and $100 Lowe’s Giveaway!!

subway tile table makeover tutorial

I've been working on my outdoor space this year. Last month I made some DIY Subway Tile Planters and a privacy screen out of old doors that were sitting in my garage. I had an outdoor table in my yard that was very weathered and worn. And since I am working on my tiling skills (I bought a tile saw last month too), I wanted to update that table with a subway tile top! And actually, this … [Read more...]

Ikea’s Scrolly Ung Frame — 13 Different Ways to Use It in YOUR home!

ung scrolly frame collage 2

My sister Ashley has one of the whimsical Ikea Ung Frames in her entryway. She painted it a pretty grey color and put some chicken wire inside. She keeps invitations, pictures and other pretty mementos in her frame. I have one sitting in my craft room. I couldn't resist picking it up the last time I was visiting Ikea. I have been debating where to use it. Here are 12 other ways I have … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 24 Ways to Decorate for Summer!!

24 ways to decorate for Summer

Happy Father's Day!  I hope you are enjoying the day with the special men in your life!!   I love this time of the year. It makes me excited to work on my yard and home. I was thrilled to see so many beautiful Summer Decorating Ideas linked up this week. Make sure to check out all of the links!  Rocking Chair Redo @ Nest of Posies   DIY Furniture Update @ Madigan Made   Anthropologie Meets … [Read more...]

DIY Blogger House Update!!

daybreak blogger house

I can't believe how fast the DIY Blogger House is coming along at Daybreak!! Bangerter Homes is doing an incredible job. I stopped by the other night to check on the progress and was amazed!! The walls are all up and framed. It is going to be such a wonderful home!! I love all of the little details that have been thought out -- like lockers in the back entry, the pantry space, a wonderful front … [Read more...]

How To Replace Sliding Closet Doors with Standard Doors (tutorial)

how to replace slideing closet doors with standard doors

In my last two room makeovers, one of the biggest and most dramatic changes I've made is to replace the old sliding closet doors with regular hinged doors. The old doors weren't horrible doors -- at least they had a colonial look. But sliding doors are a little awkward to use and mine kept coming off the tracks. I love closet doors that open wide, it's so easy to see what's inside. Plus, if you … [Read more...]

Ashley’s Grey & Coral Nursery!!

ashley and charley

My sister Ashley just had a baby a couple of weeks of weeks ago. Her baby is so adorable - I can't wait to be able to go out and hold her!!! My other sister Wendy took these amazing pictures of Ashley's baby: I am so excited to have Ashley here to share her daughter's nursery with us!! Here's Ashley -- When I found out I was having a girl, I was so excited to get started on the … [Read more...]

Change Up Your Room — Make Easy Pillow Slipcovers (tutorial)

diy pillow slipcovers

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I'm Anna from Ask Anna -- and I am so excited to be here with you today and you're going to be shocked because I'm not sharing a cleaning tip with you, I'm actually going to share a sewing craft!!!  I will happily admit that I am not very crafty, which is why I have a cleaning and organizing blog, not a craft blog. However when I see a good idea I can usually do a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Room Makeovers!!

20 DIY Room Makeovers

 I LOVE Spring!! It makes me want to freshen up my home. So I was so excited to see so many pretty room makeovers linked up this week -- here are 20 DIY Room Makeover ideas to get your Spring creative juices flowing!!  Vestibule Reveal @ Confessions of an Add Housewife  Powder Room Makeover @ How Sweet it is  Living Room Redo @ Classy Clutter Craft Room @ Classy Clutter   … [Read more...]