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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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