JOY vinyl covered blocks tutorial @diyshowoff #happycrafters
JOY vinyl covered wood blocks tutorial

JOY vinyl covered wood blocks What you’ll need: a vinyl cutter (or cut vinyl out by hand using scissors) three blocks of wood Happy Face Pattern Adhesive Vinyl – Holiday Pack (you’ll have some left over for more decals) This…

gift ideas for the chef
Gift Ideas for the Cook

Mr. DIY’s favorite hobby is cooking. Yes I know how to cook but he ENJOYS cooking. So while he doesn’t get home from work until around 6 p.m. every evening (and I work from home), he still does the cooking….

my favorite things blog hop @diyshowoff
My Top Ten 2014 Favorite Things

Today I’m participating in a Favorite Things blog hop and what I really like about it is getting ideas from my blog friends for my own wish list. Since we have a lot in common, reading their top choices gives me…

Christmas DIY party
That DIY Party – Holiday Edition

Happy day, friends! The countdown to Christmas is on! I just love this time of year, don’t you? How about sharing your holiday related DIY? It’s That DIY Party time! FYI: before “That DIY Party”, this was named the “DIY…

diyshowoff cinnamon apple crisp recipe
Cinnamon Apple Crisp Recipe and Holiday Baking Essentials Gift Guide

Cinnamon Apple Crisp   This is so good! I adapted my mom’s homemade apple crisp recipe to include cinnamon bark essential oil. Yum! Ingredients:  apples (peeled/cored/sliced) – 8 cups  3/4 cup water 1 tsp. salt cinnamon  optional: cinnamon bark essential…

eclectic Christmas family room @diyshowoff #BSHT
Eclectic Christmas Family Room

I’m so excited to be invited by Lindsay at The White Buffalo Styling Co. to participate in this year’s Blogger Stylin’ Holiday Home Tours. Her style is so eclectically delicious. I honestly didn’t realize I had agreed to join three holiday…

DIYShowOff Holiday Home Tour @diyshowoff #holidayhome
Holiday Home Tour {part 2}

I’m done! Our home is ready for Christmas! Have you been following the Holiday Home tours this week? I’ve found following the tours motivates and inspires me to get things done. Take a little time, follow along and be inspired…

Gift Ideas for Oily Friends
Holiday Gift Guide for Essential Oil Lovers

If you love and use essential oils every day here are some great gift ideas (besides essential oils, of course) to add to your holiday wish list or gift suggestions for oily friends. These are things I already own or…

personalized ornaments @diyshowoff
Easy Personalized DIY Ornaments

Making up a personalized DIY ornament doesn’t have to be super involved, complicated or expensive. As a part of the Lowe’s Creative Ideas December challenge, I grabbed these decorative ceiling medallion inserts from Lowe’s… Bonus: they were on sale. Check…

Christmas DIY party
That DIY Party

It’s December and time is flying! Are you getting ready for the holidays? I’m trying to balance holiday prep with being a new grandma (oh my gosh…so much sweetness!) and getting there, slowly but I’d much rather have a baby…

holiday housewalk DIYShowOff
DIYShowOff Holiday Home Tour {part 1}

Greetings, friends! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!!! Have been following the Annual Holiday Housewalk all week long organized by Jennifer Rizzo/sponsored by Balsam Hill? If not, then welcome…you have some catching up to do! Start with Day…

Aaro Birth Announcement @diyshowoff
Meet My New Perfect Grandson

Hey friends! I hope you don’t mind a little proud grandma bragging every now and then because I can’t resist the temptation. It’s going to happen. He’s just so perfect! Babies are such a blessing! I had no idea being a…

holiday YL essential oils gift basket idea @diyshowoff
Holiday Gift Basket Idea {with free printables}

I recently created a gift basket for a sweet local lady’s cancer benefit and it was a big hit. Since it’d make a great gift idea for the holidays, I wanted to share the idea as a part of my Michaels…

essential oil and sea salt gift idea @diyshowoff
DIY Essential Oil and Sea Salt Gift Set

December 1st is the official kick off for holiday prep in the DIYShowOff home. Today I’m excited to be participating in an Essential Oils blog hop – with lots of DIY gift ideas from several of my ‘oily’ friends. Is there…

Christmas DIY party
That DIY Party time

Hi DIY lovers! How is your long holiday weekend going? Decorating for the holidays? Enjoying leftover turkey? Working on a DIY project? I’m so excited to shift focus to my favorite holiday…Christmas!  DIYShowOff weekly recap:  It’s official! I’m a grandma…

Happy Thanksgiving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I just wanted to share what I’m most thankful for this Thanksgiving …family. #miracles I’m officially a grandma! Baby A was born November 25th and ohmygosh is he ever sweet! He and mama are doing well and being…

yarn wrapped reindeer tutorial @diyshowoff
Yarn Wrapped Reindeer {Secret Santa Blog Tour}

Yarn Wrapped Paper Maché Reindeer Head Tutorial But first – Hellooo, DIY friends! I have the pleasure of participating in a fun secret Santa blog hop organized by my sweet friend, Dria at DIO Home Improvements. Dria is a hard working,…

essential oils gift ideas @diyshowoff
Ideas for Hosting an Essential Oils Holiday Open House

I love holiday hosting, entertaining and getting together with friends! As you know, I love essential oils too. I recently hosted an essential oils Make & Take Holiday Open House for my team (along with their guests). We had a…

That DIY Party - autumn
That DIY Party

It’s that time of the week! That DIY Party time!  DIYShowOff weekly recap: Metallic Gold Arrow Accent Wall Tutorial  Small Apartment Nursery Nook Reveal Grandbaby status: He hasn’t arrived yet. 8 days past due (due date was 11/15). Poor, Ali….

small apartment nursery nook reveal @diyshowoff
Small Apartment Nursery Nook Reveal

I’ve enjoyed creating two nursery spaces the last couple of months. The first one was the guest room/nursery space in my own home (see links below). Today is my daughter’s birthday! Happy Birthday, Ali! Creating a space for baby is one…