DIY Show & Tell

Hello DIY readers! I have a few highlights and announcements I can’t wait to share with you today!  There are so many fun things going on! 
  • The DIY Club – quick before/after freshen up existing decor
  • Announcing the 2011 True Value Blog Squad!
  • DIY Project Parade Highlights
  • Giveaway Alert at the DIY Club for $50 blog design credit 
I‘m sharing a quick easy way I took a dark monogram and gave it a fresh new look for the kitchen makeover using left over Dutch Boy and Dischanger (also featuring Rockler) at the DIY Club today. 
Yes! This is a sneak peek of the kitchen, although just a temporary placement.
Update:  Bamboo floor is scheduled to arrive within the week!  Can’t wait!


More details at 
Announcing the 2011

“Veteran” Blog Squad Members
·         Katie with All Bower Power:
·         Josh with Bungalow 23:
·         Kate with Centsational Girl:
·         Brian & Paul with Handyguys Podcast:
·         Layla & Kevin with Lettered Cottage:
·         Roeshel with The DIY Show Off:
·         Sarah with ThriftyDecorChick:

“New” Blog Squad Members
·         Bruno with ManMade DIY:
·         Taylor with Mary Janes and Galoshes:
·         Marian with Miss Mustard Seed:
My name is there too!  Listed as a ‘veteran’! I’m honored to be included! Woo hoo! You may already follow a few of those mentioned ~ I invite you to check out the ones you’re not familiar with as well.  Make a new friend or two!  I look forward to working beside these talented DIY’ers and seeing what their up to this year! Welcome to the new team members! Hello to my fellow veterans!  Knowing this bunch, there will be some amazing and creative projects coming up!

Don’t miss the updates!


 The DIY Show Off
The DIY Project Parade is going on all week!  Here are just a few of the projects that inspire my creativity. They are ALL worth checking out. Thank you so much for joining in and sharing your DIY ideas!
Find the images shown above listed below for the original link.
Have you shared your latest DIY project?  Link up here: browse the thumbnail images below to spark your imagination and creativity and get started on your own DIY project (then come back and share!)…

And finally, the TGIF giveaway at the DIY Club is now an all month long event. May ends soon!  Summer is the perfect time to give your blog a little custom update.  I love my new custom social media buttons! Aren’t they adorable?  
Marcia from Measured by the Heart is ready to give your blog a mini makeover to one lucky DIY Club follower!  Enter today for a chance to win at  

Happy Wednesday!
Do you have some good news to share? 
Have a DIY project you’d like to show off?
Fill out the submission form ~ let’s see what you’ve been up to!

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