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DIY Crafting Skills


July 12, 2011

OK so I know I am not the most savvy Do It Yourselfer, but I find inspiration from those in the blogging world that are, and then borrow steal their ideas…easy enough, right? Here are some fun and fabulous DIY side projects that I am most certainly going to try on my own–need a little fun to keep my mind occupied!

Book Page Wreath via Living with Lindsay {and sent to me by April}
Colored Chalkboard Vases via Centsational Girl
Decorative Tray via Martha Stewart
Weathered Sign Tutorial via Restoration House
Jute Twine Wreath via Jones Design Company
DIY Jewelry Tree via Centsational Girl
Chevron Art via Decor8
So tell me, what are your favorite crafts and DIY projects you’ve attempted?? Post your comment and link back to your blog or the blog you found the tutorial at…I would love to try some fun new projects this summer!!
  1. Great list. I love so many of these! 🙂

  2. Sarah Wyland says:

    Ooh I want to try basically all of these! I really like that try – I need something to go on my coffee table and that could be a winner.

    I find a lot of my DIY projects on Pinterest. I'd link to my DIY board if Pinterest wasn't down right now. I made this over the weekend – it was super easy! http://alwayswearsheels.blogspot.com/p/diy.html

  3. Mindy says:

    I did the first one and it turned out so cute! I get compliments on it all the time! I went to Half Price Books and found an old hymnal to do it with.

    I definitely want to try a few that you posted!

  4. everything looks great!

  5. Caroline says:

    Oh how I love that first wreath!

  6. These are all so adorable that I am off to check out the instructions for each project!

  7. Such great finds! I can't wait to check out the book page wreath, it's perfect!

  8. AHH! I've been dying to make the chevron art too!! I have that SAME photo in my "inspiration" file! 🙂

  9. Mere says:

    Hey Natasha! I am a hugh fan of your blog, its so refreshing and I look forward to all your post! I have a fashion question in reguards to engagment pics, and I was wondering if you wouldn't mind helping me, could I email you?

  10. of course Mere! happy to help in any way I can

  11. Mere says:

    whats your email, or you can email it to me at mpjiaconia@gmail.com

  12. Ashley says:

    Hey…those projects look super fun!!!! I just got into doing DIY projects! My last post was on three projects that I just did! 🙂

  13. So glad you loved the book wreath idea! 🙂 I should photograph mine. It turned out great!

  14. Laura says:

    I have the decorative chevron tray on my pinterest craft board too. A couple other fun ones I've posted are:


    This is an etsy posting- but i think it was be pretty easy to recreate as well 🙂

  15. I did a post a few weeks ago for a super cute DIY Summer wreath: http://sundressesandsmiles.blogspot.com/2011/06/summer-diy-wreath.html. That has definitely been my favorite DIY project lately!

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