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DIY Dyed Feather Art

Remember when we all fell head over heels with this sweet nursery? It's definitely worth taking a second peek at, because Jess tucked away darling details in every nook and cranny of her son's precious bedroom, and this DIY feather art definitely might be one of my favorites. It's perfect for any room, really, making it fall nicely into...

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DIY Painted “Forver” Lucite Cake Topper

There's no doubt that a homemade cake makes any occasion that much more festive, but this darling DIY topper takes the cake when it comes to celebrating in style. Try out our step-by-step instructions below, but first, make sure to take a peek at the quick video, to see how easy it really is to make "forever" yours. Acetate Sheet Exacto Knife Sharpie Foam Brush Transparent Glass Paint Scissors "Forever" Template (found...

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DIY Geometric Holders

I always see these cute geometric planters at various stores like Anthropologie, and always try to think of ways I can recreate them for less. Well, we have arrived at the solution and all you need is one material - PAPER! Card stock paper to be exact. Prepare yourself, after making these I came up with a zillion other ways to utilize them!  xoxo Alexis of The Shift Creative Card stock Paper Cut 3 squares out of 3 pieces...

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DIY Constellation Art

We spent some serious time falling in love with this sweet nursery a few weeks ago, and we are so excited to share yet another cute little craft from this inspiring space. Because not only did Jess (our resident DIY guru) design an absolutely adorable space, but she also created the artwork. I know, she can do it all - and now you can too! 2 sheets of...

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How To Gold Leaf Anything

You know we love anything and everything DIY here at SMP, so is it no surprise that, when needing a little extra dose of glam in our lives, we take matters into our own hands? This seven step DIY gold leaf tutorial is a fun way to breathe new life into old knick knacks...

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How To: Lemon Twist Garnish

A few years ago, I set out on a journey to really up the ante on my cocktails. And to me, a garnish takes any 'ol boring cocktail to the next level. So one night out, I asked our friendly bartender to teach me how to twist, and to my surprise, it's easy as pie. Our cocktails have been prettier ever since, and now yours can be too. xo, Abby Capalbo Step One Cut the ends off each side of your lemon (or orange or anything you're...

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DIY Watercolor Spotted Pillows

If you’re looking for a quick, cheap way to add a pop of print to your space then these pillows are just the ticket! They’re inspired by classic Dalmatian prints, but with a loose, more artistic interpretation. After several trials with dye (too much bleeding) and fabric paint (made the fabric too stiff), we finally found the perfect method to bring this organic look to life. Check out even more home DIY's here!

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DIY Summer Floral Wreath

Christmastime isn't for another six months, but that doesn't mean you have to forgo winter's (second) favorite piece of botanical decor: a wreath! Crafted out of summery greens and blossoms, this wreath, from Becca Olcott of Petal Floral Design, proves that a warm-weather wreath can be just as seasonally apropos as its winter counterpart. Wire Wire...

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West Elm Hack: DIY Ottoman Coffee Table

Taking an already gorgeous piece and molding it into something that is functional and fits into your lifestyle perfectly – that is what this West Elm hack is all about. Part ottoman, part coffee table, it wears many hats and can be used in so many different ways. Whether your resting your feet, your cocktail or using as extra seating, this gem is a winner. Grab the steps below and get ready to hack! Room...

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DIY Ombre Tassel Pillow

Once we spotted this ombré tassel pillow over at M Loves M, we knew we absolutely had to make one for ourselves. We're sure you're seeing the tassel trend everywhere, and now you join in with this easy and inexpensive DIY project thanks to the ever so talented Mara! And, if you haven't checked out M Loves M yet, what are you waiting for—you're totally missing out! 18x18 pillow embroidery floss (I...

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DIY Dreamcatchers

We are currently in the midst of making over 500 dreamcatchers for an event, so I thought I'd let you join in on the fun, and make your own! They are the perfect touch to any type of shower, nursery, or home decor! I made a couple different variations- I mean who wouldn't when they are making so many- so have fun with it and be creative!xoxo Alexis of The Shift Creative Embroidery hoop (any size you...

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DIY Starry Ceiling

The minute Jess told us all she was pregnant, I couldn't wait to see her nursery. Why? Because I knew it would be soo good. And of course she did not dissapoint. Between the ombré pillows, her incredible style and this starry ceiling - I couldn't love this nursery more if I tried. Don't go anywhere, the nursery in its ridiculously cute entirety is coming up next! Blue ceiling paint (I...

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DIY Ombré Dyed Pillows

We have such a fabulous line up for today. Our resident DIY genius and style guru, Jess, is unveiling her son's ridiculously cute nursery, but because Jess is Jess, it's completely overflowing with crafty goodness you'll surely want to tuck away. Starting with these sweet ombré dyed pillows, and since I am completely obsessed with throw pillows, let's just say I already started on a few for myself. Don't judge, you'll want to do the same once you see these images from ...

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DIY No-Sew Throw Blankets

While Summer afternoons can be hot and sticky, evenings often have a bit of a chill. With these lightweight summer throws, you can cuddle up with the ones you love and enjoy the night. To make them, just grab a set of sheets, a pair of scissors and your littlest helpers and you'll have yourself a pretty blanket in no time flat! Check out the rest of our...

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How to Create An Amazing Floral Centerpiece

With all the summertime entertaining and on-the-fly al fresco dining you'll surely be hosting this summer, it's always a good idea to be prepared, and that means making sure your dining table is ready for anything, 24/7. Take matters into your own hands with help from Abby and ...

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DIY Citronella Candles

The thing with outdoor parties is that even if you make them as cute as the days are long, you still need to think about the practicalities in order for everyone to have a great time - like bugs! These easy citronella candles are so versatile and can be customized to suit any party decor with different fruits and herbs. Grab the how-to below and for more from our...

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DIY Hula Hoop Hideouts

What are summers without wispy, beautiful tents blowing in the breeze for the little ones to curl up with a book in or plan an adventure with their friends? These hanging tents are made using a hula hoop and some bedsheets that you probably have laying around the house. The best part? Even the kids can help! For more from our Today Show DIY's, check out:...

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DIY Placecard Tins

Every table needs a moment of whimsy. Something that simply makes your guests smile. And these place card tins are just that! With a set of flatware, a napkin, straw and a keepsake vase of flowers, these tins bring so much sunshine to your table. Find the how-to below and for more from our Today Show crafting, check out...

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DIY Rope Ottomans

We vote this the prettiest use for an old tire ever in the history of tires. Dreamed up for Abby's most recent Today Show appearance, it makes the perfect perch for your sunroom, patio or summer get-together. Literally all you need is rope, a tire, a few simple tools and time. A nice glass of rosé helps too. Find all the instructions, a.k.a. four simple steps below! An old tire (check...

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DIY Glittery Candle Centerpiece

As a huge fan of DIQ projects (do it QUICK), these candles check all of the boxes. They are beautiful, they pull double duty serving as both lighting and a gorgeous centerpiece, and they are a total breeze to put together! From dinner table to simply sprinkled about as party decor, these are the very definition of DIY made so easy. And they're all part of our...

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