DIY Day!

by Kimba on January 4, 2010

in DIY Day

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Welcome to DIY Day! Are you ready to share your latest project?

I got so lazy over the holidays. There’s not even a picture here! Horrifying. I’m totally pathetic.

But DIY Day is really all about you. You’ll provide the amazing projects and pictures in your posts. There will be spray paint and glue guns and DIY galore!

If you’re new here, every Tuesday we get together to share our newest DIY projects. I’m really flexible about what constitutes a DIY project. A furniture makeover, an outdoor project, a craft, some new artwork…maybe a great recipe?

A couple of things to make it run smoothly…

  1. Link to your specific post, not the main page of your blog. I HATE having to delete these. It makes me feel like a big meanie.
  2. Include a short description of your DIY project in parenthesis after the name of your blog. This helps people browse the HUGE number of projects. And you get MORE clicks!
  3. Link to this party from your post so everyone can get in on the fun.

Now let’s see those projects!

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  1. Amy @ Finer Things (Photo Thank You Postcards)
  2. Smockity Frocks – Teach Your Child to Read
  3. Lynns Kit Adv (sw hominy)
  4. WhisperWood Cottage {hydrangea wreath}
  5. Cross Art
  6. A tweet place mat and table runner set
  7. Easy Artwork Using Buttons @ Living With Lindsay
  8. Number Bulletin Board at Beyond the Picket Fence
  9. Prudent and Practical {DIY Geico Money with Eyes}
  10. The Shabby Chic Cottage – Rethinking things
  11. Displaying kids artwork @ Second Street
  12. Recovered Lamp Shade DIY ~ So CHIC!
  13. Amanda @Serenity Now {Chalkboard Quote Tray}
  14. Bathroom Mirror Quick Fix ~ DIY!
  15. Girly Birthday Party Decor @ Your Little Birdie
  16. REINVENTED (Pillow Talk)
  17. Beautiful Lego Table~ Shanty Sisters
  18. Finding Fabulous…A monochromatic New Year!
  19. Antique Crib Turned Day Bed @ MSC
  20. {Monogrammed Candles} at The Sweetest Petunia
  21. Turley Times (easy year – round ornaments)
  22. 3 IKEA Shelves Become a Built – In
  23. Snowflake Doily
  24. DIY burlap wreath@ Where the heart is
  25. Painting Baskets (Domestically Speaking)
  26. Ribbon & pearls bracelet
  27. Feeling Fabulous Challenge
  28. How I Ruin Antiques
  29. Enchantresses 3~New Kitchen
  30. Easiest way to change to a dot com & keep blogger
  31. DIYs of 2009
  32. leslie @ our soft spot {burlap photo mat}
  33. Glitter Silhouette
  34. Hattie @ Little Red Roost (spring twig blossoms)
  35. Hattie @ Little Red Roost (two easy bags)
  36. Modern Country ~ The best finds of 2009
  37. leslie @ our soft spot {DIY burlap photo mat}
  38. junkblossoms Sewing Chair
  39. DIY Newlyweds – Christmas Review
  40. Make Your Own Magnet Board! {Twice Remembered}
  41. Fawnda@F&J (Ruffle – Butt Onesie and Leg warmers)
  42. Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions {organizer}
  43. Rita@CurbsideCre ations – wallpapered shelf
  44. Candy Canister To Cloche
  45. tiffany@happy day (pillow talk)
  46. Paper Wreath! At Classy & Sophisticated
  47. Kims Spot (placemat folders)
  48. Delightful Dwelling – (DIY Projects 2009 Recap)
  49. Elisa (Knitted Blanket)
  50. Weight loss revele (size 12 to 2 155 to 120lbs)
  51. Creations From My Heart (A Christmas Tour Recap)
  52. Fun Childrens Bedrooms
  53. T6dd3er Craft5ng!
  54. Sabby In Suburbia (Kids Activity / Sensory Table)
  55. Stairway Revamp
  56. Pink Frenchy Heather Bailey Headband~Sunny Side Up
  57. SMART goals for DIY projects ~Wonder Woman Wannabe
  58. I love me box… trash to treasure!
  59. Marla @ Always Nesting – Laundry Basket Table Cover
  60. easy old – fashioned sugar cookies @ jam*n*jilly
  61. Build your own sassy small bookcase – MommyWords
  62. Wood Window Project
  63. A damask flower pin and an ugly French Sign
  64. the heidi diaries (scones & cinnamon honey butter)
  65. Fringed scarf tutorial Diamonds fur and laundry
  66. Organize & Decorate Everything (winter mantel)
  67. Simple Sage – PB Pillow
  68. Hennessey House – Craigslist Buffet Rehab
  69. Katies Nesting Spot : Handmade Baby Brag Book
  70. Pier 1 Mirror Revamp / Restoration / Reawesomified
  71. Old Shirt to a New Dress @ My Kind of Wonderful
  72. Shillouhette Toss Pillows@Percolating Projects
  73. Ballerina birthday girl
  74. Wrong link above (diy vase) this is the right one
  75. Casa Petrie : A Bathroom Facelift
  76. Organize & Decorate Everything (favorite projects)
  77. Kristy@Sliding Down The Stairs (photo clip plaque)
  78. Girly Lamp Shade Redo
  79. Geek Details Painting a room dark blue!
  80. Inspiring Ideas (Tissue Paper Valentine Heart)
  81. LIMA BEAN WREATH TUTORIAL at All Things Thrifty
  82. Homemade Granola (Kristen@TheTomatoVine)
  83. Kids Prayer Journal (Heir – raising tales)
  84. tatertots & jello {2010 Burlap Wreath & giveaway}
  85. Satakieli – Buttoned Scarflet Psuedo – Pattern
  86. DIY I am
  87. ILTWYD – Kick A** Couponing system binder & tips!
  88. Its A Hodgepodge Life (version of Nesters Wreath)
  89. Artwork for the naked wall
  90. full year CARD ORGANIZER
  91. Maman Tattoos holiday crafting part 2
  92. Handmade Apothecary Jars @ Made By Stephie
  93. Looking Forward to Valentines! – Somedaycrafts
  94. ADORABLE jean Skirt from pants
  95. Kuzaks Closet : DIY Save More Money
  96. Mini Closet Shelf Makeover – Get Organized
  97. Get organized with Velcro DIY and fast!
  98. Laura @ along for the ride (Christmas craft recap)
  99. Megan @ FRESH POPPY DESIGN Adorable kids food
  100. Panda charcoal drawing
  101. Destination Seaborn~New Look for Living Room
  102. thrifty : the transformed chair #1
  103. thrifty : the transformed chair #2
  104. the transformed flower sweater
  105. the lace – embellished sweater
  106. An Easy Tasty Roast Recipe @ In THIS Life
  107. Make A Super Cute Button Topiary!
  108. Casa Haus (Sweet Girl Headband)
  109. Simply Sweet Home (corn bread cake)
  110. A faux finished faucet / bathroom make over for free
  111. Valentines Quilled Paper Hearts {Stephanie Lynn}
  112. Little Lizard King – Tiffany Blue Bathroom
  113. Al Ha veDa (mod – podging an old kids table)
  114. Faux faucet redo and free bathroom makeover
  115. Treasures for Tots – Turn Socks Into Sleeves
  116. All Things Heart and Home~Borax Crystal Snowflake
  117. Paula@SweetPea (Wooden Ornament Tree)
  118. Treasia @ Stepp Into My World – Lamp Redo
  119. Lynettes Laundry Room Re – Do
  120. Tara @ Feels Like Home (sweet potato casserole)
  121. Barn Beds for Kids
  122. Gail – Our Kitchen is Completed!
  123. TV Cabinet Makeover @ Cottage and Vine
  124. Christmas craftiness @ crocuses in march
  125. The Phillips Place (Farmhouse Bathroom Reno)
  126. Ballard Designs inspired pillow
  127. Picture Frame Turns Chalkboard – jessicas treasures
  128. Tidy Brown Wren : Sidetracted Hutch
  129. Architectural Letter Photography (Red Heads Craft)
  130. GetYourCraftOn (Girls Ruffle Shirt)
  131. Gathering Wool (pincushion and fabric lids)
  132. Spackle and Stencil Antiqued Walls!
  133. Annie @ Birdcages & Butterflies Best makes of 2009
  134. every penny counts
  135. Yummy & Easy Pumpkin Muffins
  136. Great Oak Circle (Covered Button Pony Tails. EASY)
  137. Girly Princess Bedroom Reveal (3xmommy)
  138. EASY & DELISH Homemade Granola (Closet Crafter)
  139. headboard re – do and a cute little side table
  140. gail@mrl vintage sewing table transformation!
  141. Make your own growable paper @ Quarry Orchard
  142. snow @ sit relax and read
  143. Puppet Show Kayleen @ ThisOldChair
  144. DIY Cake Stand
  145. Tiny Table Refab
  146. SugaredInk (Pearl Paisley Wedding Invitations)
  1. Easy Curtains – Sumos Sweet Stuff
  2. Dusty Bay : {office}
  3. Erin K – Adorable No Sew (ish) Tote Bags
  4. Finesse Your Nest – Room Makeover with $0 Budget!
  5. Thrift Store Chic (Dumpster diving)
  6. Finesse Your Nest – Shell Topiary & Table
  7. Home.Kids.Life. (Dog Bell)
  8. D~I~Y Letter Stencils {The Mother Huddle}
  9. Top Ten Before 2010 – Mad in Crafts
  10. m @ tales from an oc cottage
  11. kitchen table redo – Chris@ecsuburbanite
  12. seven thirty three – treasure chest from diaper box
  13. Winter Garland @ Yoga Gal
  14. Painted signs @layers of me
  15. Menu Planner Tutorial and Giveaway
  16. 2009 DIY Project Round Up
  17. Christens Corner (January mantle / sideboard)
  18. JenandJuice : Vintage Valentines
  19. Master Suite Redo = A Place for Relaxation
  20. Newlyweds (Blackberry Cobbler)
  21. 10 minute project Bemis Flour Sack
  22. Creating ME Now! (kitchen facelift)
  23. Loulous TOTAL bedroom redo for under $200!
  24. Mixed Media Artwork
  25. Build a Bathroom Cabinet for $4.00 @ Remodelaholic
  26. The magic Onions – a CASHMERE Aromatherapy Pillow.
  27. 3 pumpkins little – – keepsake quilt & DIY poem patch
  28. Janell@Isabella& Max – An Oh So Pretty Chair Redo
  29. A DIY FAMILY GAME NIGHT and Party @MooreMinutes
  30. Herb Garden – Brittany @ Superwoman
  31. Candaces Country Living Lampshade
  32. Recycled Sweater / Fleece Mittens
  33. The Gaines Gang {Makin a Lego Table}
  34. Mrs. Southern Bride Table Re – do!
  35. Murals & More (A Toile Bunny)
  36. Countertop makeover on the cheap!
  37. How to Inspire a Cook
  38. Polly Pocket Cozy
  39. Bug and Bow Clippies
  40. How to de seed a Pomagranate
  41. Ribbon and Pearl Necklace
  42. Sweater Revamp
  43. Brown Paper Packages (Quilted Calendar)
  44. Barbara@HODGE : PODGE – rental home re – do tip#3
  45. Kristi @ A2D (Kitchen Cabinet Door Remake)
  46. Mini Mitten Tutorial @ childmade
  47. Judy@In His Grip~New Map Made Old
  48. Candy Cane Reindeer (an idea for next year)
  49. Finesse Your Nest – My Top 10 Projects 2009
  50. Burlap french – style pillows@mysoutherncottage. com
  51. Farmhouse Table Just Like Restoration Hardwares
  52. Graces Playhouse Loft Bed – The Cutest Bed Ever!
  53. Barnwood Frames Super Cheap and Easy
  54. Playhouse Kitchen just like Pottery Barn Kids
  55. Experimental Kitchen [Chocolate Brownie Cookies]
  56. Celebrate Winter & giveaway at Tattered & Timeless
  57. Shelves – From box to reality : )
  58. Charm Pack Toddler Skirt
  59. follow your heart woodworking (Buffet Hutch)
  60. Personalized Family Yahtzee and Checkers
  61. Jute Twine Heartstring Banner @ Design – Aholic
  62. Flocked Winter Wreath @ Design – Aholic
  63. Jessica Leighs VALENTINE decor is up!!!
  64. Heidi – HEART AND HOME year recap
  65. Clutter – free winter accessory storage solution
  66. LittleLifeOfMine (Nursing Cover – Easy and cheap!)
  67. chair pads from pillow cases by Christine
  68. kojodesigns – new years tradition book
  69. kojodesigns – i heart new years challenge (join us)
  70. Oops! I Craft My Pants Magazine Balls
  71. Creative Itch (Birthday Cards & Giveaway!)
  72. How – To Gals Black and White Photo Bracelet
  73. Polkadot Chair Altered Printer tray calendar
  74. 2009 recap +necessary but not pretty tranformation
  75. Dollar Store Cross Makeover
  76. The Byrds Nest – The jar
  77. Paint your counter tops!
  78. Kelly Hicks – WALL MAKEOVER
  79. DIY Cash Envelopes Template & Tutorial @Kelleighs
  80. Up in the Night Scrapbooking Kits!
  81. a slow cooker favorite (MOM TIMES TWO)
  82. Stacie @ Park Avenue (Easy Winter Wreath)
  83. DIY Coat Rack
  84. Purty Girl Primitives (Suet for the Birds)
  85. Patchwork Bias Tape (Rhinestones & Telephones)
  86. Coffee Table Re – do and a $75.00 GIVEAWAY!
  87. Norma Lee Good – DIY Cookie Monster Cupcakes
  88. Farmhouse Track Lighting @ continental calliope
  89. Valentines Wreath
  90. Anthropologie – esque Rose Headband@RaeGun Rambling
  91. A Slob Comes Clean (A Few Organizational Projects)
  92. Beck~mother of 3 : From Office to Playroom
  93. Abbi @ Proverbs 31 Living (a nursing cover)
  94. DIYHomeDecoratin g (Spray painted wingback chair!)
  95. Faith and Baseball @ Robins Nests
  96. Refinished Childs Chair
  97. Tara@JustDevineS tyle – Monogram Frame
  98. De – Junking The Junk Drawer (The Red Chair Blog)
  99. Hiding the Cable Box @ Totes Life
  100. Making Your Laundry Room Look Good! Sassy Style
  101. Sewing Projects : Little Girls Tops & Dresses
  102. Little Big Nest – DIY Coasters
  103. Sandra@SCM Two easy New Year Crafts
  104. Angie – Faux Tin Ceiling
  105. Trish@TheOldPost Road rearranged art aftr christmas
  106. La casa de Chany
  107. Beast to a Beauty – Denise@Copycat Creations
  108. Turn any Sweater into a Scarf @ HelpingLittleHan ds
  109. The Schoettler Family (Hideaway for my sons bed)
  110. InMyOwnStyle : Easy to Make Chandelier Chain Cover
  111. Tea Rose Home~Tutorial~Jean Corsage / Got Old Jeans?
  112. NaomiEvelyn (Valentine Pillows and Ribbon Necklace
  113. Tutorial for a FLOATING FRAME from
  114. Please Remove Your Shoes Dollar Frame Tutotorial
  115. Popcorn Served Daily – Kitchen Facelift.
  116. CyberRenos Car Cozie
  117. Felt Valentines Day Fortune Cookies
  118. TheManyFacesofMo m – Living room from scratch
  119. Book Page Heart Jar Fillers {Stephanie Lynn}
  120. gail@mrl simple scrabble valentine
  121. 3 ways to repurpose a giant flower frog
  122. Guitar Pick Pouch
  123. Potty b &a Annie @ astonesthrowfrominsanity
  124. A Fun Drop Cloth Project
  125. TidyMom {2009 DIY project recap}
  126. DanaMc @ Cooking at Caf├ę D – (Pez Christmas Tree!)
  127. Ribbon Lamp ala Make It and Love It
  128. Fleur De Lis Button Art
  129. Another New Season (Kids room redo)
  130. Mini Stocking Caps
  131. Hankerchief into headband in less than 4 minutes!!
  132. DIY Hurricanes @ Made By Stephie
  133. One Nutty Girl (Nutty Days having FUN!)
  134. Treasia @ Stepp Into My World – Lamp & Mantle Redo
  135. The Glamorous Life (super fab coasters)
  136. Crafty Rose : Challenging Me w 10 Crafts
  137. A Home Away From Home (fleece scarf and beret)
  138. Shannon@Coopers Corner – blogland inspired projects!
  139. DIY picture frames (Crafty Sisters)
  140. Photo Frame Ornaments – Orange it Lovely
  141. gail@mrl turquoise window cabinet
  142. baby quilts @ bee in our bonnet
  143. Powder Room Art@Cheap Like a Birdie
  144. Mamas DUMP CAKE!
  145. Mrs Ts turquoise half – moon curio cabinet
  146. DVD towers turned bookshelves
  147. Frugal Chic Living – Pottery Barn Napkin Pillows

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1 ALVN of WhisperWood Cottage & Junkologie January 4, 2010 at 9:31 pm

Your post makes me laugh! Lazy and pathetic are not words anyone would use to describe you!! Put up your feet and just check out the projects! ­čÖé

.-= ALVN of WhisperWood Cottage & Junkologie┬┤s last blog ..Hydrangea & Pine: A Wreath for All Seasons =-.

2 Amanda @ Serenity Now January 4, 2010 at 9:33 pm

Thanks for hosting, Kimba. If laziness was a crime, I’d be a lifer in the state pen….. ­čśë
.-= Amanda @ Serenity Now┬┤s last blog ..Chalkboard Quote Tray =-.

3 Jacky {The Sweetest Petunia} January 4, 2010 at 9:44 pm

Kimba, I finally made it over here! I’ve linked up for DIY Day once before…fingers crossed that I’ll be here more in the future!

P.S. I just realized I forgot to link back to you when I posted this morning; I’ll have to get to it tomorrow, okay? ­čÖé
.-= Jacky {The Sweetest Petunia} ┬┤s last blog ..{Monogrammed Candles} =-.

4 Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions January 4, 2010 at 10:00 pm

Thanks for hosting, Kimba! Looking forward to seeing what everyone has linked up.

5 Tiffany January 4, 2010 at 10:02 pm

Thanks for hosting this great party once again! Love it. Can’t wait to check out the great posts tomorrow!
.-= Tiffany┬┤s last blog ..pillow talk =-.

6 Marla @ Always Nesting January 4, 2010 at 10:36 pm

Thank you for being such a gracious hostess. I love it that you said this is all about us – you know for many of us we don’t hear those words very often ­čÖé
.-= Marla @ Always Nesting┬┤s last blog ..Laundry Basket Table Cover =-.

7 Mrs. Petrie January 4, 2010 at 10:59 pm

Hi Kimba! Love your blog. This is my first DIY Day and I want to thank you for hosting. Looking forward to checking out the links. ­čÖé
.-= Mrs. Petrie┬┤s last blog ..A Bathroom Facelift =-.

8 Stephanie January 5, 2010 at 3:59 am

Thanks for hosting! Happy New Year!
.-= Stephanie┬┤s last blog ..Made with Love ~ Quilled Paper Hearts =-.

9 Kristi January 5, 2010 at 7:33 am

Thanks for hosting…I’m finally on the ball so I can participate. BTW I’m going to Blissdom again this year and see your speaking…looking forward to it!
.-= Kristi┬┤s last blog ..Ballard Designs inspired pillows =-.

10 Annie January 5, 2010 at 7:58 am

Hey Kimba,
Happy New Year hun! Thanks for hosting x
Annie x

11 Imperfect January 5, 2010 at 8:10 am

Can’t wait to read through these posts! I could definitely use some fresh inspiration. ­čÖé
.-= Imperfect┬┤s last blog ..On Resolutions =-.

12 Mrs. Jen B January 5, 2010 at 9:20 am

Ooooh I wish I had a DIY to link here! I’ll have to get off my butt and start working! Either way, though, it’s fun to go through the ideas here so thanks for hosting – I love your blog!
.-= Mrs. Jen B┬┤s last blog ..Weight Loss Journal: Day 3 =-.

13 Julie January 5, 2010 at 9:51 am

Thanks for the DIY link. We just spent 3 Days Prepping, Painting, Cleaning up the Project. Not quite done, we still need fixtures & accessories but it’s nice to have a place to share!
.-= Julie┬┤s last blog ..Color of Relaxation! =-.

14 Janell Beals January 5, 2010 at 10:37 am

Hi Kimba,
I’m a little late to the party, but better late than never! Happy New Year to You!!! I just posted a little chair makeover today, so came over here to link up. Thanks! Janell

15 Ana White January 5, 2010 at 1:30 pm

Thanks so much for hosting this party! I am excited to see everyone’s projects.

16 Heidi - Heart and Home January 5, 2010 at 2:34 pm

HI Kimba,
How could you even think that you’re pathetic, after all you’ve accomplished this past year? You deserve a day or two to rest up for the coming year!! I’m sure you have big things in store for all of us!
Thanks for hosting again today, so many of us on the list! I’m doing a recap of my last year’s projects – wow, I’m proud I got a few done for a change!!
I’d love for you to stop by if you have a chance. Happy New Year!
Heidi – Heart and Home
.-= Heidi – Heart and Home┬┤s last blog ..The Year Recapped at Heart and Home =-.

17 Melanie Gore January 5, 2010 at 3:49 pm

I am new to blogging and I have to learn how to do the linky. I want to participate in all the fun parties.
.-= Melanie Gore┬┤s last blog ..Yes, We are Floridians! =-.

18 deborah January 5, 2010 at 4:37 pm

Happy New Year and thanks for all your hard work & the generous sharing of your time and talents. It is appreciated! Deborah
.-= deborah┬┤s last blog ..Farmhouse Track-Lighting =-.

19 Maggie R January 6, 2010 at 1:58 am

Yeah! I’m back and linking up. It’s been a while, but I’ve got more to share now. Thanks for the parties!
.-= Maggie R┬┤s last blog ..The Car Cozie =-.

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