Beginner Projects

Abstract wall mural

My coat closet desperately needs a makeover. The winter time makes it so frustrating with the kids hats, mitts, snow pants, etc. YOU KNOW!!  As a first step to this coat closet I decided to paint an awesome mural wall. This is the kids coat closet after all! I scrounged up all my leftover paint, …

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DIY oversized cheese board

Cheese. Grapes. Strawberries. More cheese. Oh even MORE cheese. Anyone else’s kids crazy for cheese? Make this oversized DIY cheese board. It makes the perfect holiday gift or serving platter for your family to gather around. It can be really expensive to purchase one. But you can make this under $30. This is a great …

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$2 DIY jewelry dish

I saw this beautiful DIY air dry clay jewellery drop dish on Lia’s website. I had pinned it to my board and I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to make this. With the holidays right around the corner I decided to make this for my son’s teachers. So I picked up a bar of air …

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Black modern DIY Barn Door

$30 Modern DIY Barn Door

This modern DIY barn door is a show stopper! It went viral on pintrest, tiktok and instagram! I have wanted to build a modern barn door somewhere in my home. In my basement I have only one door that leads to the bathroom. This was a perfect candidate as I would not have to compete …

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Modern scrap wood planter

As my collection of plants grows, I can’t stand spending money on planters. Why are they so expensive?  So I went into my garage to find a home for my plant! I had tons of wood lying around so this project was free using my scrap wood What you need 2×6 cut into 5.5” x …

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Add character to your Billy Bookcase in under $50!

This was the first project when we moved into our house. I love it so much for the functionality. After having it for three years I decided that I was ready to take it to the next level.  I wanted to give my Billy bookcase entertainment centre a second life. All under $50. I knew …

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DIY Growth Chart

Ever since I had my first son Mikaeel, I wanted to have a growth chart that we could measure how tall he was getting at every milestone – birthdays, Eid, First day of school. Fast forward 4 years and one more kid – I still hadn’t made one. Once I finally got around to making …

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A color blocking wall to add fun!

I’m sooo late to the one room challenge. I know. It’s week 6 and I’m getting started. Better late than never right? I’m going to be making over our desk wall because it’s a sad state. It’s a folding table that is used by everyone especially my husband trying to work full time. I’m going …

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