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THAT DIY PARTY and DIY Favorites

Hello, DIY friends! Happy Memorial Day Weekend! For most, it’s the first weekend of the summer filled with picnics and family get togethers, making memories,  but the long weekend is also perfect for catching up on some do-it-yourself projects around the house.


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DIY Highlights

SHOWING OFF:  Here are some highlights from last week’s DIY party for some summer time DIY inspiration. (*Reminder: Please pin from the original source links included below.)

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~Awesome Rooms~

Mel really transformed her kitchen with a DIY wood plank back splash at Junkin Junky. Wow!

wood plank kitchen backsplash at Junkin Junky

A change in seasons is the perfect time to give a room a mini-makeover with moving things around and a few fresh new accents. Lisa shares her pretty family room changes at Before Meets After.

new changes in family room Before Meets After blog

I think Anu is secretly Wonder Woman. Her modern dining room reveal at Nalle’s House is stunning…a bright, beautiful transformation.

dining room after kitchen at Nalles House

An awesome entryway makeover at Hey Ambular makes this space much more functional.

entry way makeover at Hey Ambular

~Fab Furniture~

Rebecca did an awesome job with this gorgeous vintage chair makeover at Living Better Together.

vintage chair Living Better Together

If you saw the condition of the “before”, you’d agree with me that Courtney did an amazing job on this dining set makeover at A Diamond in the Stuff. Lovely!

french country dining set makeover

I always love seeing the furniture rescues and makeovers at the Weathered Door. Isn’t this a beauty? Inspiring!

small antique buffet at the Weathered Door

Another super talented amazing furniture doctor, Restoration Redoux. This happy yellow side table makeover makes you feel better and smile, doesn’t it?

YellowTable at Restoration Redoux

Shavonda shares some great tips for using oil based paint in her table makeover at A House Full of Color. Beautiful results!

oil based painted table makeover at A Home Full of Color

~Amazing Accents~

I love embroidery hoop art. Easy way to add pattern and color into a room and Carrie does  the cutest job in the nursery with nautical themed embroidery hoop art at Making Lemonade blog.

Making Lemonade - embroidery hoop art

Limited budgets often inspired DIY as is the case for Laura. Her knock-off PB Hayden utility boards at Inspiration for Moms are every bit as awesome as the real version for a fraction of the price.

hayden utility boards DIY by Inspiration for Moms

Another PB inspired DIY: Jaime always has the coolest fun DIY projects. Check out her PB inspired lazy susan tutorial at That’s My Letter. Wood. Metal. Love it!

DIY PB inspired lazy susan at That's My Letter

While we’re on the subject of knock-offs, Kim’s Ballard inspired rop mirror at Made in a Day is a great summer/nautical accent.

diy-rope-mirror by Made in a Day

I’m not good with installing zippers or buttons when it comes to sewing, so I do exactly what Krista shows you: Simple DIY envelope pillow covers at The Happy Housie. Great tutorial!


How cool is this idea for displaying medals at Shaped by Grace?

Medal Holder at Shaped by Grace

I love love love this chalkboard basket organizer by Lesa at Home Frosting. Chalkboard. Seagrass. Awesome-ness!

chalkboard organizer at Home Frosting

Marianne always has the cutest DIY and rooms filled with charm. I love her vintage door chalkboard at Songbird.

chalkboard-kitchen-door Songbird blog

~Outdoor Decorating~

I love pretty colorful flowers for summer time outdoor decorating. See a great tutorial for DIY hanging baskets at Life After Empty Nest. Thanks for the tips, Sharon!

DIY Hanging Flower Basket Life After Empty Nest

Beautiful inspiring window boxes at Just Grand. Erin…those are stunning! Wow!

window boxes at Just Grand blog

Jenna at Rain on a Tin Roof: screened in porch makeover is so pretty. Love the decorative accents and comfortable space for summer days.

screened in porch makeover at Rain on a Tin Roof

Desiree’s fun summer wreath at the 36th Avenue is a great way to add some colorful whimsy to welcome guests. So cute!

summer wreath at the 36th Avenue blog

Pin Courtesy: Follow THAT DIY PARTY highlights Pinterest board with pins from the That DIY Party links every week to re-pin my pins linked to original party link sources.


More DIY Highlights: Previous week’s DIY highlights if you missed them. So much creativity!


THAT DIY PARTY: Now let’s see what you’ve been up to!

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1. Please use the button above or text and link to this post to share the linky love. Here is the link: I’m not one to double check and will feature your DIY project if I love it whether you linked back or not. However, I’d love for you to share a link, share on FB or by tweet or pin too! Invite your friends!

2. This blog linky party is for DIY projects only. Links not related to DIY will be deleted. Please share your link one week only.  Please do not link recipes, giveaways, linky parties, promotions or a collection of inspiration that isn’t your own DIY project. 

3. By joining the party, you give permission for your project to be featured and ‘shown off’ via blog highlight, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, G+, etc.

4. If you’ve been featured, feel free to proudly display a DIY Show Off “I’m Featured Button” found here.

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