DIY ShowOff & Share
DIY ShowOff & Share


Let’s get this party started! It’s DIY ShowOff & Share time!  Link up your latest DIY project, room makeover, craft project or recipe. Browse the links to make new friends and find inspiration for your next DIY project.  1. Please…

Valentine's Day Inspiration
DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas


Who’s collecting ideas for Valentine’s Day creativity? This girl! Handmade with love and your own two hands? All the better! Time to get crafty! Take a look at these DIYShowOff crafts from Valentine’s past.  DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas Essential oil…

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Top DIY Posts of 2018


Looking back at top DIY posts of 2018. I’m sometimes a little surprised at most visited posts – they’re blasts from the past! I’ll share a 2018 recap later this week but let’s take a look at DIYShowOff reader favorites…

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Project Diary #12 Christmas at the Studio


It’s Christmas as the studio! Since we can’t put life on hold, let’s ignore the unfinished projects and enjoy a festive look at the holiday cheer in a mostly finished space. A place where we share DIY home ideas and…

Project Diary #11 – Living Room Before & After


I know. I know! It’s about time I checked in with progress. It has been slow moving given it’s been just about exactly one year since we closed on this studio space. And it’s still a work in progress, especially…

Project Diary #10 Vinyl Floor Tiles


Finally! I know. It’s been a while since the last update. Lots of work! There is something to report in the #helloredreno series, a bit of progress that includes beautiful new vinyl floor tiles and walls in a back entry…

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Project Diary #9: Carpeted Stairs


The #helloredreno series continues! The stairs at the studio needed some attention. We started with carpeted stairs and I knew that I wanted to go in the same direction. Choosing carpeting for the studio space from the entrance of the…

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A Clean Home is a Beautiful Home


One thing that I can’t stress enough when it comes to creating a beautiful home is that it begins with providing a safe environment and one way that I lessen the chemical footprint in our home is with the products…

Project Diary #8: Hardwood Floors


Project Diary #8: Hardwood Floors! Finally! The day I’ve been waiting for!  Moving right along! As a member of the Shaw Styleboard, I had the opportunity to choose flooring for the studio renovation. There are so many beautiful flooring options…

Project Diary Entry #7: Sealing Brick


Project Diary Entry #7: The bathroom makeover continues! We’re sealing an old original ‘decorative’ vintage brick chimney today! The full bathroom at the studio property I’m working on was completely covered in paneling or what my husband refers to painted…

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Project Diary Entry #6: Bathroom Flooring


It feels as if it’s been a while since I shared an update on the studio renovation. Most recent progress is the beautiful tile floors have been installed in the upstairs bathroom. As a member of the Shaw StyleBoard, I…

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Top Essential Oils for DIY lovers


Hello fellow DIY lovers!!!  With the studio renovation in progress (follow #helloredreno), I’ve never been so grateful for the power of essential oils! As a DIY enthusiast, I always have one project or another going on and as a DIY…

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Yardsale Finds and Repurposing


Repurpose something old! It’s that time of year! It’s a great time to hit the yard sales and estate sales. Scoop up fun inspiration for making something old new again. Check out these repurposed, upcycled and refreshed ideas! Chandelier –…

5 Easy Weekend DIY Ideas


I was just looking back to gather a collection of favorite DIY ideas and thought I’d share a round up here with you too! Here are 5 easy weekend DIY projects for inspiration. Gather up your supplies and get creative…

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Project Diary Entry #5 – Sealing a Wood Plank / Shiplap Wall


::Snooze:: Okay, not much to report as work and progress on the studio renovation has been slow the past month. The renovation has sort of been on hold for a few weeks while we await our turn on a possible…

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DIY Chocolate Candy Wedding Party Favor Gifts 


DIY Chocolate Candy Wedding Party Favor Gifts  Isn’t it funny where inspiration comes from? At times, it’s somewhere completely random or even unknown. I’m thinking the inspiration for these DIY chocolate candy wedding party favor gifts may have been handmade…

Mancave – basement Flooring (Part 2)


Last week I shared the beginnings of a basement makeover with major clean up, a wall removed, fresh new paint (Mancave in Progress – Part 1) and today…you guys! I’m so excited to show you the floor! Hurray! One step…

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Mancave in Progress (Part 1)


We have a mancave makeover in progress! Hurray!!!  Well, to be precise…we’ve never had a mancave in our home so we’re doing a basement makeover and creating a mancave for Russ. When it comes to our home, my husband has…

awesome vintage bathroom makeover @diyshowoff #helloredreno #shawstyleboard
Project Diary Entry #4 – Full Bathroom Demo Day


Bathroom DIY Demo The rooms at the new studio are coming along – soooooo slowly – but getting there. It’s never as fast as I plan or as smooth! Right? Hiccups and unforeseen projects and unplanned expenses. But let’s take…

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Project Diary Entry #3 Color Passive Paint


There’s more progress on the studio and the #helloredreno series. I need to get you caught up. I am a big lover of the power of paint. It’s such a game changer and a budget friendly one at that! There…

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DIYShowOff Fab and over 40 Favorite: Savvy Minerals MakeUp


“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” ~Coco Chanel A little detour from DIY home improvement and decorating today as I share a little about one of my new favorite things!  It’s a tad long but very informative…

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Project Diary Entry #2 – Efficiency Apartment


Hello DIY friends! Happy hump day! Half way through the week! Remember last week when I shared the main floor of the #helloredreno series? Today, I’m sharing the rest of the building. It’s the staircase and upstairs area which now consists…

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Project Diary Entry #1 – Hello Red Reno!


Project Diary Entry #1 – Hello Red Reno!  A couple of months ago I shared that I’m the proud new owner of this charming property… I love it. Just looking at that cute exterior makes my heart beat faster. I…

DIY ShowOff & Share
DIY ShowOff & Share


Hellooo DIY lovin’ friends! How was your week? Filled with productivity and creativity of the DIY variety? Let’s see what you’ve been up to! Share by linking up your latest DIY below or browse the links for inspiration for your…