DIY Projects

Three Awesome DIY Project Ideas to Do with Your Kids Thumbnail

The truth is that kids get bored easily. And it makes parents like me want to pull our hair out every time we hear "I'm bored!" However, there are ways to entertain your kids, teach them valuable skills, bond with them, and save yourself some money. Do-it-yourself projects can work for children of any age [...]

5 Fun Outdoor Craft Ideas Thumbnail

Even though apps like Pokémon Go are getting people back outside, it’s still not disconnecting them from their screens. Yeah, they’re catching Pokémon in real-time and are involving their friends in the hunt, but is it challenging their dexterity and helping them to express their creativity? I’m going to argue on the side of not. [...]

Choreograph a Brand New Shower with Kohler Thumbnail

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kohler. All opinions are 100% mine. Our master bathroom is pretty basic. Double sinks, shower, garden tub, toilet, eggshell walls — no nice finishes or anything that makes it feel like the retreat I wish it was. If there's one room I really wish we [...]

Upcycling Idea: Hula Hoop Tent Thumbnail

My kids love building tents, forts and other spaces they can crawl into and get comfortable. This usually means — particularly during the summer — that my living room winds up decorated with blankets and various improvised poles to hold up their often multi-room constructions. But as much as I love letting them use their imagination, [...]

Time for a Quick Transformation with Rust-Oleum Thumbnail

I take a lot of decorating tips with a grain of salt, because there is rarely an idea that will work for everyone. But if there's one tip that I swear by, it is the transformative power of paint. Whether you want to change the look and mood of a whole room, or makeover a [...]