Crafts & DIY

DIY Garden Ideas / Easy, budget-friendly and creative projects and ideas for backyard flower gardens and what to plant in your landscaping beds.

DIY Garden Ideas – Merry Monday #155

Who else is eager to start digging in the dirt? I know I am! We've had a lot of wet ...
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Make her Mother's Day special with a handmade gift! Check out these easy homemade DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas - simple, last minute gift ideas for mom!

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – Merry Monday #153

Hello, hello friends! First, I must apologize for the party being absent for the past couple of weeks—I've been traveling ...
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Have you ever been to the SNAP Conference for creative bloggers and entrepreneurs? I'm sharing a recap of my 2017 conference experience!

A Creative Escape – 2017 SNAP Conference Recap

Hello, hello! If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen some of my adventures last week attending the ...
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DIY wall decor ideas / Whether your style is rustic, farmhouse or boho, these easy ideas are perfect for your living, bedroom, kitchen and your whole house!

DIY Wall Decor Ideas – Merry Monday #150

If you celebrated today, I hope you had a wonderful Easter! I always feel like Easter is the official kickoff ...
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DIY Stenciled Doormat / Create your own decorative doormat with your Silhouette or Cricut and outdoor paint! Such an easy DIY welcome mat project idea!

DIY Stenciled Doormat – Silhouette Creators

I don't know about you, but I am suddenly ready for summer and all things tropical! There's a good reason ...
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DIY Book Page Flower Pins / How to make beautiful book page flower pins or flair to add to a tote bag or wear as a lapel pin.

DIY Book Page Flower Pins

I don't see my obsession with these book page flowers waning anytime soon! I keep coming up with so many ...
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How to create a simple DIY faux succulent centerpiece. I love this decorating idea for creating a modern-rustic Spring table & it's easy to make, too!

DIY Faux Succulent Centerpiece – Create with Me DIY Challenge

Today is our April Create with Me Challenge and we're all about sharing succulent projects! Succulents have become so popular ...
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Be sure to save these 12 adorable & easy DIY Easter Bunny crafts and ideas for spring, from paper crafts to fabric to wooden projects!

Easter Bunny Crafts Ideas – Merry Monday #148

Can you believe Easter is just two weeks away!? If you're still on the hunt for some cute Easter bunny ...
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Make your next brunch, shower or event extra special with these beautiful DIY book page flower place cards. Gorgeous and creative name cards for a bridal shower, baby shower or Mother’s Day.

Book Page Flower Place Cards

I've got another beautiful book page flower craft to share with you today! Whether you're hosting an Easter brunch or ...
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How to create beautiful chandelier crystal necklaces. This is such a fun way to repurpose and upcycle found vintage crystals into gorgeous pendant jewelry!

Vintage Chandelier Crystal Necklaces

I am pretty excited about sharing these chandelier crystal necklaces with you today! This is a project I've had in ...
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The easiest ever tutorial you will find on how to make a DIY chalkboard sign! Learn how to turn an affordable chipboard sign into a custom chalkboard!

The Easiest DIY Chalkboard Sign

Friends, I am not exaggerating. This is seriously the easiest-ever DIY chalkboard sign. It's one step away from buying one, ...
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Check out these 10 decorative Easter egg ideas! So many beautiful and easy DIY Easter egg ideas. These are perfect for Spring crafts and home decor.

Decorative Easter Egg Ideas – Merry Monday #146

With St. Patrick's Day behind us, attentions are turning to Easter! And I am totally smitten with these gorgeous and ...
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Create a beautiful centerpiece for your home with this simple spring butterfly cloche decor idea. Just add flowers, moss and butterflies!

Spring Butterfly Cloche

Have you jumped on the cloche trend this Spring? I know they're not new, but it seems they're suddenly everywhere! ...
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Make your gifts extra special with these DIY book page flower gift toppers - perfect for bridal shower gifts, Mother's Day gifts, and birthday gifts!

Book Page Flower Gift Toppers

Remember the book page flowers I made last week (if you haven't seen them yet, you can find them here) ...
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Brighten up your front door with one of these gorgeous Spring wreath ideas! So many pretty DIY wreaths you can make yourself!

Spring Wreath Ideas – Merry Monday #145

Spring is in the air, and I couldn't be happier about it! I love ushering in the season by hanging ...
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DIY Rustic Easter Bunny Sign. Cute idea for rustic spring home decor - add adhesive vinyl to a store-bought sign to make your own pretty Easter decor!

Rustic Easter Bunny Sign – Silhouette Creators

As I've been switching out my winter decor for spring-ier items, it's come to my attention that I don't own ...
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How to make book page flowers tutorial / Easy DIY book page flowers - a perfect crafts idea for upcycling old or vintage books in fun new ways.

Book Page Flowers – Create with Me DIY Challenge

Apologies for the radio silence around here last week; I've been working on several things behind the scenes, including setting ...
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Saturday Showcase

Saturday Showcase #2

Welcome to our second edition of Saturday Showcase! If you missed the first one back in January, you can check ...
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Did you know you can use watercolor paints on wood? Use inexpensive store-bought signs to create your own wood plaque art for your home!

Watercolor Wood Plaque Art

Do you ever happen upon the clearance aisle at the craft store, fill your cart with all sorts of materials ...
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Check out these 10 easy DIY decor projects that you can make in just one weekend! DIY home decor ideas that are creative, fun and simple to do yourself!

Easy DIY Decor Projects You Can Make This Weekend

If you're anything like me, you probably love projects that give you instant, or nearly instant, gratification. I like being ...
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Pay tribute to your favorite author this Valentine’s Day! Jane Austen Silhouette Art featuring Darcy’s famous quote from Pride and Prejudice.

Jane Austen Silhouette Art

Less than one week until Valentine's Day! I've got another fun DIY art project to share with you today. As ...
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DIY Blanket Scarf / Easy tutorial on how to make your own oversized plaid flannel blanket scarf. Perfect for staying warm on chilly fall and winter days!

DIY Blanket Scarf – Create with Me DIY Challenge

Today is a fun day, friends - it's our February Create with Me DIY Challenge day! And our material for ...
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Valentine's Day Canvas Art / Easy DIY Valentine's art idea with watercolors, metallic paint and an inexpensive art canvas from the craft store.

Watercolor Heart Valentine’s Day Canvas Art

Happy February! The month of flowers, chocolates and hearts! I'm not one to make a big deal out of Valentine's ...
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Adorable donut Valentine's card made with washi tape! This would be a really easy craft, and so cute for an anniversary or birthday card!

Washi Tape Donut Valentine’s Card

It really doesn't take much to make me laugh... it's probably why I love a good pun. And things don't ...
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How to build a drawer / Read this full tutorial for tips and step-by-step instructions for building your own storage drawers.

How to Build a Drawer

D. Lawless Hardware provided the knobs and drawer slides for this project. All content and opinions expressed here are my ...
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"Cheers" DIY Bar Tray Idea / Makeover a thrifted metal tray with paint and a vinyl decal to turn it into a chic, modern mini bar tray for your home.

DIY Bar Tray – Silhouette Creators Challenge

I'm excited to be Joining a group of blog friends to bring you new Silhouette projects each month! Be sure ...
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How to make wood slice wine charms. Never misplace your wine glass again! Easy DIY wine charms idea made from wood slices for a rustic touch.

Mini Wood Slice Wine Charms – Create with Me DIY Challenge

Hello friends! After a few weeks off to enjoy (and let's be honest, recover from) the holidays, I am back ...
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2016 Year in Review - best DIY projects, crafts and home decorating ideas of the year.

2016 Year in Review

Hello friends! I hope you've had a wonderful holiday season. I took some time away from Two Purple Couches to ...
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Are you a first-time homeowner or aspiring do-it-yourselfer? This list of the best tools for beginner DIYers will help you get off to a great start! This is also a great power tool gift guide for the holiday season!

Best Tools for Beginner DIYers

With our first big home improvement project wrapped up, I've been thinking a lot about the tools we've acquired over ...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!! I probably don't say it enough, but I am so, so grateful for you guys. Without you, I'd ...
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These adorable mason jar ring wreath ornaments are perfect for holiday decorating and gifting! Plus check out 21 other handmade ornament ideas!

Mason Jar Ring Wreath Ornaments & A Blog Hop

I have an adorable holiday craft idea to share today! These mason jar ring wreath ornaments are so cute and ...
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How to turn a thrift store wood tray into a drippy gold pineapple clock. Such a clever way to transform an old wood tray into something unique home decor!

Drippy Gold Pineapple Clock – Swap It Like It’s Hot 6

It's that time of the year again! No, not the holiday season (though we are getting so close!). It's time ...
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No more messy garage floor or patio! I can spray paint with less mess and fewer headaches with my new Spray Shelter from HomeRight.

Spray Shelter—Spray Paint with Less Mess

Thank you to HomeRight for sponsoring this post. All content and opinions expressed here are my own. Click here to ...
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Learn how easy it is to make your own large porch sign and create a warm welcome for guests. Love how this looks and it's so easy to customize!

DIY Large “Welcome” Porch Sign

Happy October, friends! This year certainly feels like it's zipping along, doesn't it? Or maybe it's just me. I am ...
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Create your own "cozy" DIY fall pillow cover with this simple technique using rope trim and hot glue! This idea is perfect for fall or winter decorating!

Cozy DIY Fall Pillow

I love throw pillows, and I would guess lots of you are nodding and agreeing with that statement. Throw pillows ...
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Create your own beautiful hand-lettered art for fall using this easy-to-follow tutorial. Use for fall decorating on a mantel or entryway table!

“Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice” Hand-Lettered Art

Hello friends! I have a cute and simple DIY hand-lettered art project to share with you today. I know I ...
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