Tag Archive: D.I.Y. Project

How I Built a Channel Tufted Storage Banquette

Hey guys! It’s been a while since I shared a project here at A Beautiful Mess, because I’ve…

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Latch Hook Wall Hanging DIY

If you’re not really interested in learning to weave but love the textured wall hangings you’re seeing all…

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Make A Terrarium Desk Organizer

It’s back to school time! And while I’m not in school any more, that doesn’t mean I can’t…

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Make Your Own Knit Cat Bed 

If you know me at all, you know I’m obsessed with my cat, Bisou, and that she’s ridiculously…

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Make Your Own Rainbow Disco Ball!

Until I, Kara, bought my first disco ball, I never realized how much sheer joy they can bring…

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Make Your Own Unicorn Sugar Scrubs

Of all the trends going around recently, the phenomena of unicorn everything really speaks to me. Maybe it’s…

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Dress Your Tech with Printed Vinyl

Hi friends, I’m excited to share a fun little project I made recently. It’s one part art project and…

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Sashiko Inspired Embroidered Pillow

Sashiko is a Japanese hand-stitching technique that translates to mean “little stabs” and is an age old way…

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Make Your Own Floating Terrariums

I’m moving into my new house this week and it just so happens that some rooms are still…

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Sprinkle Donut Apron DIY

What’s better than donuts? Baking donuts while wearing an apron you made with a sprinkle donut pocket, duh!…

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Easy Yarn Wall Art DIY 

This is one of those DIY happy accidents, if I’m being honest. I had this beaded placemat folded…

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Elsie’s Adoption Book (and How to Make Your Own Soft Book!)

Hi friends!!! One of the pieces of “homework” we have had for our adoption is to create a…

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How to Transform Any Room with Color

AUGH! I can’t even express how excited I am about today’s post! So we affectionately named the new…

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DIY Colorful Geometric Necklaces

Polymer clay is such a versatile craft supply. I have used it to create everything from mini bud…

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Unicorn Plush DIY

Nothing is more magical than unicorns, right? When Elsie asked if I could make a unicorn plush, my…

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Make Your Own Floral Picnic Basket

Is there really anything prettier than flowers? All the colors, shapes, sizes, and textures. I love them all!…

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Try This: Paint Your Own Pattern on Pattern Floral Vase

Lately, I have been introducing a bit of maximalism into a few of my decor pieces. There is…

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DIY Plants on Pink Clock

Sometimes my inspiration for decor comes from the most far off of places, and this clock is no…

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Gym Bag DIY

Our family has recently re-joined the gym (yay for us!) and have been thoroughly enjoying the endorphins we…

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Giant Family Gallery Wall

Hello friends! I feel like 2017 is REALLY my year to DIY. I feel SO empowered! I think…

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Mid-Century Slatted Bench DIY

  This project was inspired by the mid-century design of George Nelson’s slatted benches and the user-friendliness of so…

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DIY A Fruit Slice Cheese Board

I will admit that I love cheese. Like really LOVE it. So much so, that I think I…

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DIY Wall Mounted Plants AKA Living Art

I love having houseplants, but when you live in a small apartment, there are only so many window…

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Round Beach Towel DIY

With a beach vacation on my horizon, I went in search of the perfect beach towel for drying…

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Modern Toddler Bed DIY

There comes a day in the life of every mom when the crib can no longer contain their…

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Mid-Century Play Set

Hi, friends! As you know I am in full on nesting mode. I’ve become quite good at inventing…

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Hairpin Leg Breakfast Tray DIY

Let’s talk for just a minute about how luxurious it feels to stay in bed just a bit…

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DIY Cactus Oven Mitts

Cactus oven mitts! You guys! I, Kara, am so excited to share these DIY cactus oven mitts with…

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Retro Style Embroidered Photo DIY

Hello, friends! Today I am here to share a project that I had SO much fun making! I…

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Retro Style Embroidered Photo DIY

Hello, friends! Today I am here to share a project that I had SO much fun making! I…

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