I have been blogging now at The.Refurbished.Life for SEVEN MONTHS! Seems like much longer on some days, and like I just started yesterday on other days. When I began, I had absolutely NO idea how much work it is to maintain a successful blog. The hours of writing content that is hopefully captivating enough to … Continue reading the grand finale (at least for now!)
There are seriously so many possibilities when it comes to spray paint. Never underestimate the transformation those little cans of colored mist can do! I was recently sent a pin on Pinterest that inspired me to take a few minutes to create my own geo-styled coffee mug. Here's the original inspiration, thanks to our adult daughter, … Continue reading diy geo styled coffee mug
I recently took a trip to the local Goodwill and was once again stricken by the realization that Goodwill is a major supplier for us DIYers! I mean, aisle after aisle of merchandise screaming to be painted, glued, sequined and the like. I generally start in the furniture aisles and always look for the colored … Continue reading glass diy projects
I had SUCH a great time this weekend with some vibrant, faithful, crazy sisters in The Lord as we met up in Louisville, Kentucky. We laughed, cried, prayed and ate amazing food together. Notice what's missing from that list is that we exercised together. Missing = didn't happen. And did I mention we ate great … Continue reading diy cell phone arm band
Simple and fast DIY gift idea from the fabulous bloggers at M&J! Grab yourself some paper clips and your favorite ribbon, and get to creating!
If you want to jazz up your office supply stash, look no further than M&J Trimming! We have a stash of gorgeous ribbons, trims and notions that are perfect for personalized your office space. So whether you’re a recent grad looking to beautify their first cube, an intern dipping a toe into the working world in style, or a seasoned pro who wants a little more personality in their space; you can DIY office upgrades with ease! Check out these adorable paper clips that can be used as bookmarks, or hold together your thesis paper.
Paper Clip 1 1. Place your 9mm Jacquard through the top of the paper clip.
2. Fold over the bottom piece and cut. Glue pieces together.
3. Once dried, cut the top piece on a slant or different shape.
Paper Clip 2
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I love the new sunburst mirror trend. It's versatile because you can make it work with more than one decor style, and it instantly upgrades a space from bore to more! And, once again, Goodwill is where it's at for turning plain ol' stuff into a little bit of awesomeness for your home. I had planned … Continue reading diy sunburst mirror
I am loving spring. It's sunny, somewhat breezy, all the flowers are blooming like crazy and the pool opens this weekend! So much to enjoy and look forward to. I've been doing quite a bit of crafting the last several weeks, as you may have noticed. I feel like a kid in a candy shop … Continue reading diy craft paper candles
I hope y'all had a wonderful Mother's Day! I was so surprised that my hubs had my three adult adopted-daughters come over before church yesterday for a yummy and super special Mother's Day breaky. I am so thankful to be a mom-in-the-Spirit to these young women. They are such a joy! I also got to … Continue reading diy paint dipped planting pots + utensils
Mother's Day is just about here. Are you ready to dote on your mama? I am! I've also been working on some mother's day gifts that are on the hush-hush since my mom might see them here (but I'll share next week over on my diy page!). Another great idea for mom's day is to … Continue reading diy cake plates
I am a sucker for a great deal, especially when it comes to jewelry. I love shopping at Forever21 and Charming Charlie for jewelry, both for me and for gifts for friends. I think I like these costume jewelry shops because, a) they're ridiculously affordable, and b) I change up my jewelry with frequency. Plus, I … Continue reading diy jewelry tray