Category: DIY

DIY Valentine’s Day Canvas

Happy February! This month we are sharing lots of fun new projects inspired by Valentine’s Day! First up, we have a super easy canvas that you can give as a gift or keep for yourself! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: 10×10 canvas, an X-acto knife, a stencil or printed quote, a self-healing mat, and pink spray paint. Directions: 1. Create a design or quote you’d like on your canvas and print it backwards (this will create a stencil that you will use on the back of...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Round Up

Good morning! We are so excited to be working on all new Valentine’s Day content next week in the studio! In the meantime, we collected some of our favorite past projects that are perfect for helping to spread the love. Click the links below to see full tutorials on each DIY! one || two || three || four five || six || seven || eight For even more Valentine’s Day inspiration, be sure to follow @vicky_barone on Instagram!  

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Best of 2016: Our Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year!

Happy Thursday, everyone! Today we’re sharing our most-read blog posts of 2016. We LOVE seeing what you loved throughout the year and we are so excited to create even more fun content in 2017! Click the links below to see each post. Thanks for another awesome, colorful, and creative year! one || two || three || four || five || six || seven || eight  

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DIY Snowflake String Art

Have you seen any snow yet? We’re supposed to get a little here on Saturday (the first snow of the year!) and we’re very excited! In preparation, we’re sharing a snow-day craft we hope you’ll love. This snowflake string art requires just a few supplies and a little bit of patience, and the end result is oh so cute. Here’s what you’ll need: round wooden plaques (ours are from AC Moore), a wood stain (optional), nails, a hammer, and some embroidery floss....

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Happy Things Memory Jar 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! Back by popular demand is our “Happy Things” memory jar printable! We love that you commemorate all the wonderful things you have experienced throughout the year and we are so excited to hear about all your happy moments in 2017! Way back in 2014 we decided to create a memory jar to collect all the highlights of the year. From funny quotes from little ones, to memorable outings as a family, to exciting milestones, the possibilities are endless. As the...

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