Misc. DIY Projects

Woo hoo!  Friday!  Friday!  Friday dance!  Friday is the perfect day to share some creative ideas to inspire weekend projects because there is a DIY linky party on Monday as usual and you’re invited! I want to see you there!  Any DIY projects planned?  How about a thrift shop or estate sale adventure? Yessssss!  That’s my plan.  Along with ignoring my fear of the power tool monster.  Time to get over that.  I’m a big girl.  Time to see the wizard for some courage because I can’t take NOT attacking some projects full force. 
I went through some of the amazing DIY projects sitting in my inbox. It’s like a treasure chest of creative ideas in there but I really need a week to organize that area.  Maybe a future tutorial which would probably only benefit me but if your inbox looks like mine, you understand. 

Here are some fabulous ideas and transformations from the deep dark recesses of my inbox (sorry my friends, I haven’t forgotten you!).  I hang my head in shame for some of these.  I meant to share them with you a lot (A.LOT) sooner but again, the inbox disaster.  🙁 

Junkin Junky‘s kitchen is so cute!  She has so many other great projects too.  Check it out!

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 Beautiful window seat from TellerAllAboutIt!

The tale of how we dismantled and demoed our window seat!
The tale of planning how to clean up the mess!
The tale of how we created the door!
…and lastly, the tale of how we finished it all off!
A princess reading nook at That’s Beeutiful:




Dress up a window pane.  I love this idea from Pressed Petals!
Sweet nursery details at Girl In Air:
Kitchen Cabinet Redo from Shay:
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To this…
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Beadboard (natural) Home Depot = $60
Paint Behr sage with an umber glaze for texture effect – $50
Knobs & pulls – EBAY – the entire set (19 knobs, 10 pulls) $60 
Awesome DIY wall art from samples and dollar store canvas at AKA Design:
 
Leather by Heather at Decor4Poor (lots of great projects):
This window….
and this leather jacket….
make a unique window cornice:
 
Fab furniture makeover at House of Thrifty Decor:
Dresser Before:
Ahhh…beautiful!  Dresser After:
Love love love this table transformation too from Crafty in the Concrete Jungle!
Before:
Lovely After:

This china cabinet at Living on a Dime:
 
Became this pretty entertainment center!
 
So jealous of this closet makeover from Janet at Cul-de-sac Chic!

Closet Makeover 2
Closet Makeover 3

 Awesome cork wreath at Garden Patch!
Fun weekend project!  Homemade play-dough at Spearmint Baby!  Who says you need kids? 
Spiff up a door like Cassie at Hi Sugarplum!
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Amazing foyer redo and gorgeous coat rack at Dignified Rubbish Blog:
A creative ‘spin’ on family portrait art from Brandy:

A simple and pretty weekend project from Scrapbook of My World
 
She shares a great way to display them too (here) as well as hugs from Romania!  Thanks, Mona!

Pretty tile necklace tutorial at Adventures in Creating:
Great tutorial at Pretty DIY Crafts – the name says it all. I love this doily clock!
Inspiration for me!  A mini kitchen redo from Robin.  Drool!
Beautiful front door makeover at the Rodden Family:
I love to sew.  Isn’t this a brilliant idea and so cute!  Towel kimono tutorial at The project Corner:
More sewing.  SEW pretty!  Dishcloth to Apron at My French Country Home:
One more sewing project!  A precious triple ruffle pillow case dress!  Darling!  Tutorial by the Crafty Clique.
Before and after built-in cabinet painting at Impatiently Praying for Patience:
Dark before:

Fresh, bright, pretty after:

Tutorials for super cute handmade anime and video game dolls from Nikki:

300 Sackboy video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cLER-QD2uM
Sackboy Tutorial video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pc4OEbajGvA
Totoro: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDoO0HhBZxg
L Sackboy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5UKFqDL63Y

Make beautiful table cloth + drop cloth curtains (so creative!) like Burlap and Blue:

 
Easy silhouette art at La-T-Da….
Just a little DIY overload to get you through the weekend.  If you still don’t have the DIy-bug, then hope to see you at Monday’s DIY Project Parade where you’ll see more amazing projects and if you’re working on something crafty or DIY … hope to see your link Monday too!
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If you love to DIY – I know you’ll LOVE this prize pack!
More details HERE as well as info on an upcoming DIY Club Inc. party!

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