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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…

Thanksgiving inspiration - That DIY Party @diyshowoff
Thanksgiving Inspiration from That DIY Party


I love keeping up with your pretty and creative ideas linked up each week. Today I’m featuring some beautiful Thanksgiving inspiration from That DIY Party {in no particular order}. So many great ideas. So much talent. Visit the links for all…

metallic gold arrow accent wall @diyshowoff
Metallic Gold Arrow Accent Wall Tutorial


A small plain wall is a great spot for adding some pattern and detail to a room. This small wall in the apartment nursery nook was just begging for a little attention. Here’s what we did to give it some…

That DIY Party - autumn
That DIY Party


It’s That DIY Party time! Time to share!  DIYShowOff weekly recap: We’ve had a bit of a rough week adjusting to the loss of my sweet mother-in-law. Thank you so much for your prayers. ((group hug)) It means a lot…

casual winter fashion #ad
Casual Winter Fashion


What’s on your holiday wish list this year?  Just because I mainly blog about do-it-yourself home improvement/decorating and my ‘work’ uniform mostly consists of yoga pants, t-shirts, sweatshirts, paint clothes doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy ‘cleaning up’ too. Most days: I’m…

5 Christmas Tree Decorating Tips @diyshowoff #michaelsmakers #tagatree
5 Tree Decorating Tips


If you celebrate Christmas, more than likely you decorate an evergreen tree (real or artificial) with ornaments and lights. It’s a Christmas tradition in our home.  When the days are short and evening arrives early, there’s just something happy about…

DIY essential oils sugar scrub recipe @diyshowoff
DIY Essential Oils Sugar Scrub


DIY Essential Oils Sugar Scrub Recipe I recently held an essential oils holiday open house for my Young Living essential oils team and first time guests. One of the activities involved creating some DIY gifts. I’ll be sharing the recipes here and…

That DIY Party - autumn
That DIY Party Time


Another amazing week! How was yours? Productive? Exhausting? Blessed? All of the above? Me too! How is it the second week of November already?! It’s time for That DIY Party. Link up your creativity or browse the links for inspiration. …

diyshowoff DIY galvanized steel pipe coat rack with casters
DIY Freestanding Mobile Pipe Coat Rack


Holiday season! That means some entertaining in our home, get-togethers with families, dinner parties (having a holiday open house today, in fact).  Time to get holiday guest ready! Did you ever notice that your own family fills up the coat…

easy diagonal wall paint design tutorial @diyshowoff
Guest Room/Nursery Diagonal Wall Paint Refresh


Our guest room was painted just a few years ago (and the color is a mix of several leftover paints, but I’d say it’s close to Benjamin Moore Smoke). And an occupational hazard of loving DIY and decorating is that…

House Makeover Before - Exterior
House Makeover Part One: Exterior Before


House Makeover Part One: Ever wonder where I get my love of DIY and decorating? It’s from my mom! Like the saying goes, ‘the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’ and I am SO SUPER excited that my mom…

That DIY Party - autumn
That DIY Party


Hellooooo, DIY Friends! Happy Sunday! Happy November! Oh boy…it sure FEELS like November here. Snow flurries yesterday. But it’s time for That DIY Party and I am so excited for Thanksgiving. That’s warming! I love this time of year. How…

Succulents & Spruce Christmas Tree
Succulents & Spruce Christmas Tree {Dream Tree Challenge}


Why yes, I do realize the calendar has just flipped to November. And in real life, it’s a few weeks too early to be decorating for Christmas however it’s not too early to be collecting holiday ideas and inspiration! I’m excited…

Young Living essential oils - DIY vinyl decal/stainless steel tumbler for citrus oil @diyshowoff
Vinyl Decal Tutorial for Stainless Steel Tumbler {for essential oils}


Once I started experiencing the benefits of using Young Living essential oils, I’ve been adding grapefruit, tangerine and sometimes lemon essential oils to my water. Love it! It’s definitely increased my daily water intake! However, because Young Living citrus essential oils…