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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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8 Easy Updates That Add Polish to Your Space

Every time we flip through a home design magazine, we get serious house envy. Creating a stylish space that can handle kids, pets and everything else life throws at you (and sticking to a budget no less)—where do we even start? That's where the design experts at MyDomaine come in with these simple ideas to add polish to your space. Check out the slideshow below for eight easy tips! For more from...

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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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Take DIY Throw Pillows To the Next Level, Try this Ombré Dyed Style!

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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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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Ikea Hack: DIY Console Table

We love ourselves a good Ikea hack. Oh yes we do. This version is courtesy of our in-house design star, Jess. She was on the lookout for a console table that would streamline her tv situation and not add bulk. One that was chic and still offered up storage for unsightly remotes and things of that nature. And from that, this yummy DIY was born. Grab the...

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Do It Quick Projects to Add to Your Weekend Agenda

Whenever I spot a great DIY, I immediately scan the instructions to see how much time and effort is needed. If it's hard or takes too long, I'm out. I'm cut throat like that but these projects all make the Do It Quick List. DIQ's as we like to call them (thanks to Abby's BFF Katie who coined the term). They're easy DIY's that will add an instant update in no time at all. So pencil in a few of these gems this coming...

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Ikea Hack: DIY Upholstered Bench

From standard bench to upholstered beauty, this is an affordable DIY approach to those luxe benches we've been lusting over. And it's a versatile MVP  in the decor department whether end of bed, saddled up to a sofa or sitting pretty in an entryway. See why we love it so? For fully upholstered without the big price tag, roll up those pretty sleeves and get to work on this...

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DIY Stylish Side Table

Here at SMP, we love any excuse to add a personal touch to our homes. And the best projects are the ones that marry both form and function. This metallic and lucite side table would be a stylish accent to any living room, not to mention the perfect place to rest a chilled glass of rose! With some help from our friends at Southern Living, this chic side table can be yours!

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Ikea Hack: Cobalt Office Chair

You know we love ourselves a good Ikea hack. Love might not even be strong enough a word. And this one is practically unrecognizable from the standard store bought offerings with a pop of glossy cobalt and some leopard for good measure. This office chair is not shy but that's why we love it so. Give an Ikea piece an oh-so glam update with this fab project. And for even more Ikea hacks, click here!

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DIY Wanderlust Globe

For someone who has travel on the brain 24/7, this sweet little DIY from Jennifer of Pretty Little Details is one I need to add to my "must craft" list ASAP. Completely customizable and oh so cute, this globe will up your #shelfie (yep, that's a thing) game in a jiffy. I recently saw this amazing hand painted globe at Anthropologie and I thought it would be a fun and inexpensive project to diy...

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DIY “No-Sew” Throw Pillow

Just a few weeks ago, we learned the magic a simple throw-pillow swap can have on our living rooms. But now, we're taking this simple project up a notch, with this no-sew version! Yes m'dears, now you can fulfill your craving to redecorate without even taking out that old sewing machine! Take a peek at the video below to learn how to make you're own throw pillow covers in no time at all!

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DIY Clay Trinket Dish

I am a huge fan of the ceramic trend that has graced us with its presence recently, but some of the pieces can be a bit on the pricey side. So a DIY project was in order. I decided to experiment and the result is this clay trinket dish. Not only are they super easy, but fun to craft. Don't believe me? Try it yourself! xoxo Alexis of The Shift Creative Polymer Clay Rolling pin Circle cookie...

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DIY Throw Pillow Slipcover

Sometimes we all get the urge to change things up at home. But you can't redecorate at the drop of a hat. Luckily, there are quick and easy ways to upgrade your home that make a big and very stylish impact! Recovering your throw pillows falls squarely into this category. Take a peek at the video below to learn how to make you're own throw pillow covers in no time at all! Fabric Sewing pins Iron Sewing machine Scissors Yard stick Measure your piece of...

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DIY Baking Soda Scouring Powders in 3 All-Natural Scents

Baking soda in a scouring scrub is a safe yet effective way to get stains and grease out of surfaces, but Hello Natural takes it to another level with these all-natural powders infused with luxurious ingredients like dried rose petals and herbs. Not only would we feel good about using these green cleaners, but we'd break them every chance we get just to enjoy the wonderful scents! Discover how to make your own with these three recipes from...

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DIY Dyed Muslin Bags

Looking for a different way to present you fresh spring bouquets, or ripe veggies? This DIY is super adorable, simple, and affordable! Give them as a gift, or simply lay them out as a place setting (even write the name of your guests on the bag as a place card!! eeekk!) People love the thoughtfulness that flowers bring, so do yourself a favor, and make these one of your Spring "must do's"! xo Alexis Muslin bags 2 colored...

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A Versatile DIY Tray

Caitlin of The Picket Fence Project shows us this super easy DIY to makeover an old tray for next to nothing! We love the rope detail on the tray handles, giving it the perfect nautical touch that wouldn't look out of place in a Nantucket beach house. You wouldn't know by looks alone that this tray started from humble beginnings as a green polka dotted piece from her parent's home! If you've been following this tray's...

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DIY Hanging Rope Planters

I am so excited to share these DIY Hanging Rope Planters with you guys! Think fringe, tassels, and metallic gold coupled with greenery - need I say more? Sure, you could spend hours basket weaving your own, or you can try it my way! I promise it's ten times easier. xoxo Alexis of  The Shift Creative Rope (cotton rope) Gold Ribbon Yarn Hot glue Raffia Pot Plant Yarn Needle  After...

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