DIY Picture Frame

DIY Decoupage Picture Frame

While I didn’t make any resolutions for 2018, I have definitely been more focused on cleaning out and organizing everything I possibly can in our apartment.  Along the way I have made a list of small DIY side projects for myself.  In this post I will share the first of these – making a DIY picture frame.  And then making a lot more.  They were much easier than I anticipated, and I can’t wait to spread them out over the wall I have picked out for them!

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Holiday Wreath DIY – A Friend Makes It Better!

Holiday wreath diy close up

I was so excited when one of my best friends, Rachel, asked me to get together with her last week to make a holiday wreath!  Both of our work schedules and the traffic we’ve seen in our respective positions has been crazy the last few weeks, and it’s hard for us to coordinate our work schedules.  I know I can’t be the only one feeling like my social life has been lacking due to holiday preparations/stress and a busy work life! Not only does making a holiday wreath get you excited for the season, but it’s an easy activity to fit in with a friend after working all day.  Get out your ribbon and glue gun and create with us!

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How I Styled My Front Door for Fall

Fall Wreath Tutorial

After a DISASTER of a summer wreath attempt, I decided to give it another go for the fall season. I’m glad I did, because I’m really enjoying this finished product! The options for decorating outdoors while living in an apartment are very limited (can’t obstruct any of the outdoor walkway areas), and I rely on wreaths to give our entrance some personality. This particular design incorporates flowers of the season, giving dahlias the spotlight with a few sunflowers for good measure. The gold ribbon gives it some subtle metallic shimmer to catch the eye and makes the otherwise bare areas of the wreath more interesting. Best of all, it only takes one trip to the craft store and roughly an hour to put together!

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