Archive for DIY Projects

DIY Party Garland

Supplies: Tissue paper (1 sheet per tassel) Scissors Tape Ribbon (to string tassels on) Directions: 1. Cut approximately 1/4” thick strips about 8-9” long on […]

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Get Inspired to Decorate! Our Five Favorite DIY Projects for Spring

We’ve had a lot of DIY and decorating posts in our almost two years of blogging for The You Are Project. I love browsing through […]

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5 Fun Ways to Recycle Magazines

Magazines are absolutely full of color, texture, and inspiration—so why not give them a second life once you’re finished reading them? Here are five great […]

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DIY Fabric Lampshade

I purchased a turquoise blue lamp from Target, but I couldn’t seem to find a lampshade that really suited my tastes. White lampshades create a […]

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DIY Lace Rosebud

This lace rosebud is so beautiful and easy-to-make! It’s a perfect way to use up scraps of fabric or lace that you have leftover from […]

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DIY: Easy Acrostic

Here’s a quick and easy project that’s a super simple way to encourage a friend! My mom used to make these for my sisters and […]

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DIY Easy Wall Art

Need a simple and easy statement piece for your wall? For this project, I recycled an old canvas that I was bored with, and I […]

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Personalized Memory Box

Supplies Sturdy wooden box (mine is a cigar box found at an antique store) Spray paint Scissors Razor blade or exacto knife Cutting board Hot […]

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Mongs of My Thrifty Closet: Upcycle a Jam Jar

Hi! I am Mongs from My Thrifty Closet. I live on a tropical island called Singapore. I am a stay home mom of two boys. […]

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DIY Tassel Garland

It’s officially summer (well, here in Florida at least), and that means lots of parties and barbeques. Here is a quick and easy project that […]

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DIY Bronze Mirrors

I love the look of a mirror with an ornate bronze frame—but I don’t like the high price tags. I scored this fancy pair of […]

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DIY Tile Coasters

These easy DIY coasters are super quick and easy to personalize—not to mention cheap! For this project, I reused tiles that I saved from a […]

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