New Year's @diyshowoff
Happy New Year


Wishing you a year filled with happiness and blessings!  I had decorating intentions, plans to create a New Year’s mantel or a Happy New Year’s party-themed vignette but then I got distracted but this cutie. Way more fun! Don’t you…

10 most popular posts of 2104 @diyshowoff
10 Most Popular DIY Project Pages of 2014


And the results are in! Let the countdown of most popular/most visited 2014 projects/pages at DIYShowOff begin! I was actually quite surprised that a couple of projects from previous years (all the way back to 2011 even) made the cut for…

Christmas DIY party
That DIY Party


Okay, who’s ready to tackle packing up Christmas decorations? I’m ready but not quite motivated…yet. Perhaps after the new year. It’s time for That DIY Party! DIYShowOff weekly recap: I couldn’t resist sharing a few grand baby’s first Christmas photos…

DIYShowOff 2014 Year in Review
DIYShowOff 2014 Recap


We tend to look at all we didn’t accomplish, every thing still taking up space on the to-do list but this time of the year is a great time to count blessings and recap accomplishments. Here’s a look back with…

Merry & Bright @diyshowoff.com
Merry Christmas, friends! {and Aaro’s 1st Christmas photos}


Wishing you a Christmas filled with love and all things healthy & happy!  Thank you so much! I’m so blessed by your visits, your kind comments, your generous support & your friendship! I’m so glad you’re here.  xo ~from: Roeshel…

Christmas DIY party
That {Holiday} DIY Party


It’s nearly Christmas! I’m so excited! Things will be quiet this week but today, today let’s “show off”. It’s That DIY Party time! DIYShowOff weekly recap: A few of my favorite things…and a blog hop for more blog friends’ favorite…

metallic striped Christmas tree tub tutorial @diyshowoff
Metallic Striped Christmas Tree Tub


Looking for a new idea for your Christmas tree? Grab these things: large galvanized beverage tub gold spray paint FrogTape® Multi-Surface Use the FrogTape to create stripes or a pattern on the galvanized tub. i just applied mine without exact measurements….

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…