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 from the past year: 

top posts 2018

Lighted PVC Candy Cane Decor made the top of the list of faves. Wouldn’t several lining a walkway look so festive and inviting? 

Lighted PVC Candy Canes Tutorial DIYShowOff

Looks like a tire swing but upcycle an old tire into a planter: DIY Tire Planter. This always gets compliments at our home. Who knew an old tire turned planter would be a great conversation starter?

How to make a tire flower planter @DIYShowOff

Pallet Herb Garden – time to give some thought to this year’s herb list. I love that we still utilize this on our patio which is located right off the kitchen. Mint for mojitos, rosemary for roasted cashews. 


This one reminds, me. I really need to organize and refresh these shelves in real life. Adding it to the to-do list! This former under-utilized space in our home (there are 6 door ways in this small space!) now functions as an open pantry and we love it!

DIY Pipe Shelving Tips

DIYShowOff Open Pantry

Ah. Another oldie but goodie and favorite project. Next time you’re at the thrift store, check out the electronics/lighting department (i.e. maybe 1 shelf of things with wiring). lol

DIY Chandelier Planter

DIY baseboards – I’m guessing inquiring minds want to know. haha! I’ll actually be recreating this post in real life with some baseboard trim at the #helloredreno studio. 

baseboard tutorial

Everyone loves outdoor entertaining and so this tutorial for Giant LCR Dice Yard Game was a hit in 2018!

DIY giant outdoor LCR dice game tutorial

When you’ve accidentally dropped your phone one too many times, it’s time to get creative with ways to keep it safe!

DIY Toilet Paper Holder Shelf

DIY Toilet Paper Holder with Shelf tutorial @diyshowoff

DIY Tray Cat Perch – kitties love to be in the sun AND watch for birds and squirrels and what’s going on with the world outside, so no surprise this made top views. Cats rule!

DIY Cat Window Perch

Love a good Cinderella story? Then you’ll want to check out this Before & After Bathroom Makeover!

DIYShowOff Bathroom Makeover

Any of your DIYShowOff favorites up there? Remember a few of those? What’s one of your favorite projects from last year?