Tag: DIY

DIY: Bathroom Baskets | Little Miss Wedding Planner

We had a major wedding craft session in our household this weekend, so expect a lot of DIY posts from me this week.  First up:  Bathroom Baskets!

I know, I know…it seems a bit early to be doing bathroom baskets, since the wedding is still 7 months away.  In effort to stay organized and meet my goal of “no wedding tasks left to complete wedding week,” I am trying to knock off as many little tasks as possible early on—one of those being bathroom baskets.

If you’re not familiar with the wedding world, you might be asking yourself what bathroom baskets are (Dr. Groomy definitely looked at me like I was nuts when I showed them to him!).  Basically, they are baskets of little toiletries you put in the bathroom of your reception venue as a courtesy to your guests.  Ours look like this:

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DIY Home Improvement Projects To Try While You’re Stuck At Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant all of us are spending more time at home. Even when social distancing restrictions lift, it’s clearly going to be a different summer than most of us were probably anticipating at the beginning of the year. So why not take this opportunity to improve your surroundings with some DIY projects? Even if you’ve never attempted a DIY home improvement project before, know it doesn’t need to take advanced skills or lots experience to make a major design impact. It’s also something the whole family can help with. Here are the best DIY projects for every level.

Swap Out Hardware

Anyone who can use a screwdriver can makeover a room simply by changing the pulls and knobs on drawers and cabinets. This is one of the few projects that requires zero skills. A true

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DIY Bathroom Mirror Storage Case

I am just slightly excited about this DIY Bathroom Mirror Storage Case I am sharing today.  Ok, just kidding.  I’m giddy!  I shared a little sneak peek on INSTAGRAM last week, and I am so happy to finally reveal the whole thing!  I have imagined it in my head, and the results are even better than I was hoping.  I have always wanted a full length mirror.  It makes checking out the final outfit before heading out the door so much easier than using the reflection of my glass shower door or my blank computer screen 😉  I thought it would be so great to add some function to this new mirror.  May as well kill two birds with one stone! I decided to build a big storage case behind the mirror to hold all my goodies and I am LOVING the results!  Here is how it turned out!

DIY Bathroom Storage Cabinet

DIY Bathroom Organization

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Bathroom Remodeling Design DIY Information Pictures Photos Ceramic Niches Shower Shelves Kitchen Manassas Shower Tile Ideas Va.

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Ceramic tile shower shelves designed and handmade in the USA by Mark Daniels.

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Cantilevered vanity on one side. The powder bath on the right has a sheet of 3/4 ply slipped into the the end of the cabinet vanity and screwed to the side of a stud enabling the vanity to “fly” approx 14″ off the floor. Really creates a feeling of more room in your powder bathroom or any bathroom for that matter, do it in your 5×8 bathroom. Shows off the porcelain floor tile. Tie your under cabinet lighting in with your over the vanity lighting, switches on at the same time. “Banjo top” over toilet tank, another level of quality added.

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Match your vanity mirror to your vanity!

Strasser bathroom vanity recessed shampoo

Very nice “Strasser” furniture look vanity with matching framed mirror, a sense of extra room with the underside open. Stock granite top. Recessed combination

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The 5 Best DIY Home Improvement Projects While You’re Sheltering in Place

Collect this ideaDIY home improvement projects while sheltering in place

Most of us will be social distancing throughout April and if you are too, then you’ve probably burned through most of your Netflix queue already. Doing a little home improvement can help you feel productive, improve the space you’re stuck in and kill some free time. We’ve outlined a few project ideas to get you started. 

1. Put some paint on it

Use up some old paint or buy a new color to paint something you’ve been meaning to. You can paint or stain your deck and fence in preparation for summer. Paint a wall or ceiling that needs a new look. Freshen up an older piece of furniture, like a dresser or bench. Major retailers like Home Depot or Lowe’s offer online delivery of swatches, samples and paint cans, along with all the supplies you may need. 

2. Create an accent or gallery wall

Redesign and

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DIY Vintage French Decor Ideas

Friend, today is Trash to Treasure Tuesday again with some of my best blogging buddies – and I’m delighted to share my project and also their thrifty makeovers at the bottom of this post.

For this month’s T2T project, I dug this old thrifted artwork out of the garage.  I’ll show you how to repurpose old wall art and upcycle the frame and glass into DIY vintage French decor – along with some more fabulous French project ideas below.

Thrifted repurposed wall art to glamorous DIY vintage French decor - Upcycled decor and furniture makeover ideas by Girl in the Garage

For this project I used supplies that I already have at home, but I’ll include some links in case you want to order similar items online. (P.S. There’s also a short helpful video of this project included for your convenience.)

 

This post contains some affiliate links so you can easily find the products I use and recommend.  Discover all my favorite brands and tools for doing DIY makeovers here.

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6 Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper Patterns for Your Latest DIY Decor Project

As the new coronavirus spreads, I’m even more grateful than usual for my home, where I’m now spending basically all of my time. But studio life isn’t without challenges—doing everything in one room is hard. My peel-and-stick wallpaper habit is really a godsend right now.

I spent months deliberating over and applying (then reapplying) wallpaper until I found something that stuck in more ways than one. And now, in light of the newfound quality time I’m spending at home, those design choices have helped keep me sane. The moody floral mural behind my canopy bed makes it feel like I actually have a bedroom, even though I don’t have any walls designating one. The black-and-gold bee pattern near my TV complements my couch and sends a message to my brain that maybe, just maybe, I have an open living room and kitchen space. My point? Peel-and-stick wallpaper helps control the

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16 Super Easy DIY Home Improvement Ideas

Ever wished that you could give your home a new look without the extensive cost and time of a complete renovation? Well if you’re willing to put in a little bit of work, there are plenty of DIY home improvement projects you can undertake that will help transform your space—no contractor required.

The key to choosing the perfect DIY home improvement task is to focus first on what you’re trying to accomplish and then consider how much time you want to spend doing it. While all of these projects are easy to complete, some are more time intensive than others so you want to be sure that you know what you’re getting into when you get started. On the bright side: none of these projects should take you more than a weekend or two, and many of them can be done in just a couple of hours or less.

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Totally Home Improvement | Where DIY & Professional Home Improvement Aficionados Come To Blog

Here you will find helpful advice on home living & improvement by experts in their fields for both home owners & renters. So take a look around and when you see ideas you like you can easily save them to pinterest & share them on your favourite social media site and please use the contact page if you’d like to suggest a topic or ask an improvement question

Compulsive Renovation Syndrome

As a leading international authority on home improvement disorders and founder of the Greatest Handyman Ever Hall of Fame, I have, of course, long been aware of the devastating condition known as Compulsive Renovation Syndrome. After some early dismissals of the disorder as “too many dollars and not enough sense” and various attempts to blame it on Minecraft and The Sims, CRS is now a generally accepted diagnosis. Today, it is a rare home show that does not feature a panel on CRS, many of which I have sat on myself.

Spring Ready Backyard in 5 Easy Steps

After a long and harsh winter, it’s time to make way for the beautiful warm spring. You’re going to be spending a lot of time in your backyard, which means it’s time to give it a complete spring makeover. You want to make turn this area into your own personal oasis where you can invite guests. Here are some

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Thrift Store Decor Bird Nest DIY

Simple thrift store basket repurpose

Today is Thrift Store Decor Team Wednesday (it is Wednesday, right?) and since we’re all staying safe at home and the thrift stores are closed I dug into my stash to create a simple project made with craft supplies you just might have on hand.

Except for the bird which I bought at Michaels a few weeks ago.

But you can easily substitue any bird or chick you have around the house. Not live ones, that would be weird.

Totally off topic, but I cry a little bit when I think of all the stuff just sitting on the thrift store shelves just waiting for us to come buy it. That little Pyrex dish just cannot understand why no one is coming by to rescue it right now.

But, just think how much stuff is going to be at the thrifts when we get back to normal. All those people

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